Tag Archives: pasta

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 sauté 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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Fusilli in tomato sauce with zucchini and mushrooms. 9/20/22

I am so glad that the weather has been cool enough to permit pots of boiling water and simmering sauce. After sautéing the mushrooms, onions, pepper, and garlic I added 2 tablespoons of tomato paste and cooked that briefly. Next … Continue reading

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Fusilli with mushrooms and asparagus over kale. 8/31/22

After two weeks without making pasta due to the heat we decided that we really wanted our Pasta Wednesday! Tonight’s fusilli was joined by asparagus, mushrooms, onions, and garlic as a sauce with some pasta water and olive oil. Because … Continue reading

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Vegan fettuccine with mushrooms and zoodles. 8/3/22

Our pasta dinner turned out even better than usual! I think the reason why is that instead of using red pepper flakes I used two minced bird’s eyes chiles and also added a chiffonade of basil. The chiles were not … Continue reading

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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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Whole grain penne with broccoli and tuna 7/20/22

Making pasta at home or while traveling is an easy, nutritious dinner. Adding a protein and a vegetable makes your pasta dish satisfying. Garnishing your dish with olive oil and Parmesan cheese makes it special. Tonight in our little self-catering … Continue reading

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