Category Archives: Pasta

Pasta Wednesday—pesto, asparagus, mushrooms 12/7/22

About a month ago I cut off all the leaves from our basil plants and made pesto with the basil leaves, almonds, garlic, and olive oil. I froze the pesto in a quarter cup ice tray and then transferred the … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale. 11/30/22

I really, really enjoy our pasta Wednesdays and this was a particularly delicious one. I had a little of the red sauce that I made last week leftover so I added a can of Rotel to it to spice it … Continue reading

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Tomato-mushroom fettuccine with zucchini two ways! 11/23/22

Our vegan pasta dish this week was so delicious and so filling! Using tomatoes, mushrooms, and chunks of zucchini plus stretching my pasta allotment with zoodles gives me a portion size that I really enjoy. The zucchini really did double … Continue reading

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Pasta with broccoli, mushrooms, and zucchini 11/14/22

As much as I love going on vacation and eating dishes that someone else prepares and cleans up, I am always happy to come home to my own kitchen and my own way of cooking. My bowl of pasta is … Continue reading

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Chicken spaghetti vegetable soup. 10/30/22

While John was having an omelet (again!) for his Sunday supper, I decided to raid the produce bins in the refrigerator, use up the rest of the pulled chicken from enchilada night, and break up some whole wheat spaghetti for … Continue reading

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Zoodle-mania. 10/26/22

So here is a silly/stupid thing I did. I wanted to make some zoodles to augment our pasta dish. Unfortunately I pulled a cucumber out of the fridge instead of a zucchini! John snitched a few strands out of my … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms, broccoli, and kale 10/18/22

Tonight we were supposed to have a tofu bowl for dinner. However apparently no one told the avocado it was supposed to be ripe by Tuesday and so it sits stubbornly in its clipped paper bag with only an apple … Continue reading

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Eleventh anniversary of my blog! And eggplant parmesan pasta. 10/13/22

Wow, I have been recording my dinners almost every day for 11 years! I started out just putting in pictures of my dinner plate but have evolved to making comments and tips on how to make the dinners I eat … Continue reading

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Vegan pasta with tomato-mushroom sauce, zucchini 10/5/22

Two weeks ago I made extra spaghetti sauce and froze it. Tonight all I needed to do was thaw the container of sauce and sautĂ© a few more mushrooms to add to it. I decided to keep the zucchini as … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with zoodles and mushrooms 9/28/22

While I will never be fooled by vegetables parading as pasta, if you mix zoodles with actual pasta what you get is a very tasty dish that takes a while to eat. I am definitely a fan of a big … Continue reading

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