Category Archives: Pasta

All types of pasta are used in these recipes.

Crushing My Craving For Pasta

Foodies, I am still battling my love for PASTA. Despite my recent doctor’s advice, see my post http://joannsfoodbites.com/ways-to-lower-bad-cholesterol-triglycerides/ I am still cooking it at least once a week (okay, it was twice last week). Believe me, the Lightlife plant-based, soy product  was … Continue reading

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Lightlife’s Savory Plant-Based Food Innovations

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, one of the biggest food trends for 2018 will be the expansion of plant-based food innovations, such as plant protein sources and Lightlife is one of the pioneers.  Read my Food … Continue reading

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5 Recipes to Get Rid of Leftover Holiday Ham

Did you make a holiday ham for Christmas?  Do you plan to make a ham for New Year’s dinner?  You are going to have some leftover ham at some point.  Don’t throw it away!  Strategically plan dinners and snacks, with … Continue reading

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Meal 3: Our Series 3 Meals for 2 People Without Leftovers

Three Meals for Two People Meal Three: Meaty Skillet Lasagna This meaty skillet lasagna is simple and scaled down, requiring very little prep and it will not leave behind a wake of dirty dishes. Do not substitute no-boil lasagna noodles … Continue reading

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Three Meals for Two People

For those readers who are empty nesters or for those living alone, I am constructing three days worth of meals for you.  I will not be preparing but three meals this week, due to evening meetings and commitments elsewhere.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Pasta Can Be Healthy

DAY 6 of my 100 Days of Real Food Challenge and my #1 issue is PASTA!  I crave it constantly. Scientific research claims when we crave carbohydrates, it is usually due to the association of comfort and our mood. Besides … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken, Rigatoni and Zucchini

Even a beginner could make the home smell like an Italian restaurant with this Baked chicken, Rigatoni and Zucchini meal. Although zucchini is at its peak in the summertime, fresh zucchini is available at most supermarkets throughout the year.  Adding … Continue reading

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