Tag: pasta

Spotlight Recipe: Sauteed Onion Kasha and Bowties

by in Healthy Recipes, April 15, 2009

Ever since I was a little girl, kasha with bowties was my comfort food. Kasha, or buckwheat, is a fiber-rich whole grain that cooks up with water in about 10 minutes. Flavored with sautéed onions and mixed with bowtie pasta, it’s a combo that everyone will love!

Spotlight Recipe: Pasta with Tomato & Peas

by in Healthy Recipes, March 30, 2009

This is a light-yet-effortless weeknight dinner that’s easy on the budget, too. Frozen peas add hunger-fighting protein and fiber and Italian cheeses bring the savory bite. Have a green thumb? Swap the frozen peas for some fresh-from-the-garden spring peas. Get the recipe »

Healthier Dining Out: Italian

by in Dining Out, March 5, 2009

Pasta and bread, melted cheese, and creamy pastries…though delicious sounding, the typical components to a typical Italian restaurant’s meal can mean a calorie overload. Here are some sure-fire tips to keep on track when eating out Italian-style.