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Vegan! Fusilli and kale with mushrooms 7/27/22

Absolutely the best way to eat pasta when you are dieting is to make a little pasta and a lot of vegetables. If you are like me you want to have a large bowl of pasta but cannot expend all … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 5/11/22

It’s pasta Wednesday! It’s also vegan Wednesday! I try to keep my Wednesdays vegan along with one or two other vegan or vegetarian days a week. This week along with with this pasta dinner, Friday (Afghani dal), Saturday (grilled porto … Continue reading

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Penne with broccoli and mushrooms 5/7/22

Saturday night’s quick and easy dinner was whole wheat penne with lots of mushrooms and broccoli. Cooked the mushrooms first with some onion, garlic, pepper flakes, salt, and oregano. I added the broccoli shortly before the penne was al dente. … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and kale 4/27/22

It’s Wednesday so it must be pasta! I cannot tell you how much I look forward to pasta night. Our pasta is a healthy, vegan bowl of vegetables and olive oil with some pasta water to make a thin sauce. … Continue reading

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Fusilli with broccoli and mushrooms. 3/2/22

Is it a bowl of pasta or a bowl of vegetables? I would say it is about 50/50. By using a lot of mushrooms and broccoli in my pasta bowl, I created a satisfying dinner using less than 3 ounces … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with mushrooms and greens 2/16/22

Tonight was supposed to be fettuccine arrabiata but after Tuesday’s harissa failure I needed a non-spicy dish, thus pasta and greens. With the exception of some salt, olive oil, and an optional sprinkle of parmesan cheese the caption under the … Continue reading

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Fusilli with cannellini beans, mushrooms, broccoli. 12/11/21

Oh no, the chicken did not thaw!! Chicken parmesan is definitely not happening tonight. Quickly we came up with a Plan B. I had used some cannellini beans in my lunch salad so they were at the ready, the refrigerator … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with broccolini and mushrooms. 11/29/21 (Day 59 Getting Back to Goal)

I am about to give up on these whole grain orecchiette imported from Italy that I bought through Amazon. There are no directions on how long to cook them and even at 16 minutes they still seemed doughy! Anyway, here … Continue reading

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Whole grain penne with mushrooms and broccoli. 10/27/21

Happy Pasta Day! Whole grain penne is our current go-to pasta and broccoli is the all-season vegetable. This yummy vegan entree takes less than a half an hour from slicing the first mushroom to ladling it into your bowl. A … Continue reading

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Vegan! Pasta with mushrooms and kale 10/20/21

Who does not love a big bowl of pasta especially when it is good for you! My Wednesdays are almost always pasta and vegan. I rotate through different vegetables. Today I chose kale. The sauce is basically pasta water and … Continue reading

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