Tag Archives: pasta

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

Posted in Healthy Eating, Pasta | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Food Bureaucracy, Healthy Eating, Pasta, Products, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Chicken, Christmas, Meals For Two, Pasta, Pork, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Food Bureaucracy, Healthy Eating, Pasta | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Quick Lunch Sauteed Bella Mushrooms

Baby Bellas are Cremini mushrooms that have been allowed to mature for up to seven days longer than commercial Creminis.  Available in most supermarkets year-round, baby Bellas have an intense, meat-like flavor when cooked.  They are at their peak in … Continue reading

Posted in Healthy Eating, Recipes, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Macaroni Baked Ziti is Possible

What is Baked Ziti? Traditionally, Baked Ziti is an Italian casserole dish, cooked with tomato sauce and cheese.  After searching my pantry, I discovered I did not have any Ziti, nor Penne pasta, both used interchangeably in this classic recipe.  … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Pasta, Pork, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Homemade Tomato Sauce Without Sweating Over a Hot Stove

With my bounty of my home-grown tomatoes and Doug’s love for red pasta sauces; I have been searching for a tomato sauce, NOT requiring me to sweat over a hot stove all day long.   So, imagine my elation when I … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Slow Cooker Simplicity, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment