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Love Pasta? Try These Super Healthy Noodle Alternatives

Pasta is delicious, but it doesn't always have to mean those dense, high-carb noodles made with white flour. Believe it or not, there are a few lighter, more fiber-rich options that taste just as good…

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How to Make The Best Pasta Ever

Ah, pasta—it's one of the easiest and most delicious meals you can make. You don't need a recipe, you don't need a big budget and you don't need to spend hours slaving over a stove. As simple as it is…

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Why Undercooked Pasta is Better For You

Pasta gets a lot of love across the world, but also an unfair share of bad press. Maligned as an unhealthy fattening dish, pasta is actually good for you if cooked the right way. Experts say you sh…

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Pasta with Summer Squash and Feta

YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 4 cups yellow or green squash, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 ounces feta cheese Fresh basil Instructions 1. Sauté squash in olive oil over high heat unti…

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Pasta with Squash and Mint

Fettuccine pasta and ribbons of squash entwine for this lovely taste of summer. YIELD 10 servings Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 1/2 pounds summer squash (zuc…

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Swiss Chard & Goat Cheese Baked Pasta (Recipe)

    Swiss Chard & Goat Cheese Baked Pasta Ingredients: 2 Cups tomato sauce (homemade or store-bought) 3 Ounce soft, mild goat cheese Coarse salt and freshly ground peppe…

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4 Easy Ways to Sneak In More Veggies (You’ll Never Notice)

Let us admit: we all want to eat healthy, but our taste buds often dictate otherwise. While the nutritionist advises you to eat more broccoli, cauliflower and carrots, you find yourself wanting cakes,…

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Lighter, But Still Delicious, Mac & Cheese

  Yes, it can be done! You can get all the goodness of homemade mac and cheese, and not as many calories. Though it's certainly not a diet food, this recipe for macaroni and cheese sure takes …

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Mexican Fideo

Recipe: Fideo From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Here is a quick and easy recipe for the "sopa" my grandma used to make for me. It’s a Mexican pasta…

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Better Mac & Cheese with Swiss Chard (Recipe)

  Play around with the cheeses -- though this recipe calls for edam and gouda, gruyere, a nice, aged cheddar or fontina all work well. I substituted pecorino romano for the last 1/2 cup of gou…

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