Tag Archives: pasta

Penne with shrimp and broccoli 7/2/22

We are on vacation! This is our 50th wedding anniversary road trip!! We have already spent two driving days where we went through some beautiful and also some desolate country. Here are a couple of pictures- We are settled for … Continue reading

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Zoodles, fettuccine, and a lot of broccoli

A new ingredient that we have been using is Carba-Nada pasta. It still has carbs but way less than regular pasta. And it tastes great! We also have a handheld spiralizer as a new gadget. So although we only used … Continue reading

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Fettuccine and zoodles with broccoli and mushrooms. 6/22/22

Wow, what a giant bowl of food! I cut down my pasta portion but added a bunch of zoodles. There are a lot of vegetables in this as well and a little bit of oil. This is the perfect vegan … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with arrabbiata sauce

It’s pasta Wednesday and we are finally getting around to having fettuccine arrabbiata! Arrabbiata sauce is a spicy tomato sauce. To make it spicy I used a can of Rotel, a minced jalapeño, red pepper flakes, and several squirts of … Continue reading

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Egyptian koshari (vegan) 6/4/22

According to The Mediterranean Dish, the website where I found this recipe, koshari is “an Egyptian comfort bowl of lentils, rice, chickpeas, with a special tomato sauce and savory crispy onions on top!” I think I made it even more comforting … Continue reading

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Vegan green vegetables pasta 6/3/22

We used up a bunch of vegetables from our crisper today with a delicious vegan pasta dish. In the time it took to bring our salted water to a boil and cook the pasta I sliced and quickly cooked all … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and asparagus 5/19/22

This is a delicious and filling pasta dinner that I make every week. It always includes some shape or strand of pasta, onions, garlic, mushrooms, and a vegetable. This week I used asparagus. It is one of my favorites. The … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato and mushroom sauce 4/30/22

I was supposed to be eating some sort of egg thing on Saturday since we were having a big family dinner on Sunday, the normal breakfast for dinner day. But I just could not make myself do it. We had … 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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Vegan Spring pasta. 4/5/22

Asparagus is coming down in price as its season is beginning. It is a great Spring addition to our usual pasta plus vegetable plus mushrooms dinner. The only other ingredients are garlic, onion, oregano, and pasta water. And salt, do … Continue reading

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