Category: Pasta

The Spiralizer- A Great Kitchen Gadget

The Spiralizer- A Great Kitchen Gadget

[ 4 ] January 19, 2015 |

  Are you familiar with Spiralizer machines? – Handy for turning vegetables like zucchini into curly pasta-like strands. This handy slicer creates beautiful mounds of julienne squash, carrots, zucchini, cucumbers and other vegetables for garnishing, toppings, and create recipes.   It’s simple to use and makes nutritious spiral vegetables & noodles – a gluten free, […]

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Classic Light Lasagna

Classic Light Lasagna

[ 3 ] February 9, 2014 |

Lasagna is practical, comforting, and has infinite variations. This Classic Light Lasagna is easy to make, and by adding your personal touch, you can make it your own. Classic doesn’t always mean that you have to stick to the basics; there are so many possibilities when making lasagna. For example, lasagna is often made with […]

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Spinach and Sausage Stuffed Manicotti

Spinach and Sausage Stuffed Manicotti

[ 11 ] November 18, 2013 |

A simple dish for a great meal. Spinach and sausage stuffed manicotti is comfort food at its best. This hearty filled  pasta dish will feed a crowd. This is by far my favorite italian dish! This manicotti is a great make ahead meal. This is a delicious recipe that can be assembled in advance then baked […]

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Butternut Squash Lasagna with Onion and Broccoli

Butternut Squash Lasagna with Onion and Broccoli

[ 1 ] September 7, 2013 |

Low in fat, butternut squash delivers an ample dose of dietary fiber, making it an exceptionally heart-friendly choice. It provides significant amounts of potassium, important for bone health, and vitamin B6, essential for the proper functioning of both the nervous and immune systems. One of my favourite fall vegetables is, without a doubt, the butternut squash. […]

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Orzo Salad with Three Peppers and Olives

Orzo Salad with Three Peppers and Olives

[ 3 ] July 5, 2013 |

    This is such a colorful dish it can’t help but be delicious too! It’s great served warm or cold. The orzo salad recipe is written as vegan, but feel free to add some crumbled feta or goat cheese for extra zing. Are you familiar with Cooking Planit? First things first  Cooking Planit  isn’t just […]

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Baked Pasta Casserole

Baked Pasta Casserole

[ 3 ] June 17, 2013 |

This Baked Pasta Casserole  is hearty, satisfying, and easy to prepare. Always a family favorite. Inexpensive and easy for weeknights. Add a green salad and some crusty bread for a complete meal.   Casseroles are one of America’s most popular comfort foods, they can feed a crowd and be prepared in advance for entertaining. My […]

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Penne with Chicken and Vodka Sauce

Penne with Chicken and Vodka Sauce

[ 3 ] May 13, 2013 |

Vodka sauce usually has a pinkish hue and is creamier and richer texture than regular marinara, thanks to the additon of vodka and cream. With this version, however, I use half and half instead of the cream.   This dish is a vibrant mix of sautéed garlic, shallots , onions, tomatoes, and vodka, tempered with […]

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Seafood Lasagna

Seafood Lasagna

[ 0 ] April 15, 2013 |

This lasagna is rich and tasty, loaded with seafood and vegetables, this dish is a favorite. The creamy sauce pairs very well with shrimp, crab, and spinach. This lasagna will please your family and guests. I use no-boil lasagna noodles for a quicker version. Seafood Lasagna   Print Author: Citronlimette Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons […]

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Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

[ 1 ] April 12, 2013 |

There are a lot of things I love to do with fresh tomatoes and one of my favorite things to do is to roast them. They make a wonderful sauce. Slow-roasting tomatoes really intensifies their flavor. They end up sweet and concentrated.   This is the perfect technique for both concentrating flavor and preserving tomatoes. […]

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Roasted Vegetable Lasagna with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

[ 1 ] March 11, 2013 |

You won’t miss the meat in this delicious Roasted Vegetable Lasagna. The roasted red pepper sauce give an amazing taste to the lasagna. A nice change from the regular tomato sauce. When feeding a crowd, lasagna is the perfect choice. The roasted vegetables bring a rich flavor to the lasagna. A comforting dish for a […]

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Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Marinara

Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Marinara

[ 1 ] February 25, 2013 |

This Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil Raw Marinara Sauce is easy, light, healthy. Any leftover sauce would be really really good  as a dip for tortilla chips. I love this sauce with zucchini noodles. It’s thick and hearty, and really delicious. This sauce is so versatile. This raw marinara can also be used  as a pizza […]

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Orzo Chicken Asiago

Orzo Chicken Asiago

[ 2 ] February 13, 2013 |

This easy chicken dinner is a real simple one-dish meal because you cook both the chicken and the pasta in the same pot, then add  the tomatoes, the peas, herbs and cheese. Only one pot to clean. This satisfying dish can be made even more nutritious with the addition of some spinach. Here’s a quick […]

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Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

[ 3 ] January 30, 2013 |

I love Asian Cuisine!  I enjoy the fragrant  flavor of ginger and the wonderful flavor of  hoisin sauce in a stir fry. Ginger is technically a spice, not an herb, and the gnarly part that’s edible is technically a rhizome, not a root, but most people can agree that the flavor is a great addition […]

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Spaghetti and Italian Turkey Meatballs

Spaghetti and Italian Turkey Meatballs

[ 0 ] January 18, 2013 |

I have been making this pasta recipe for my family, my friends and my clients so many times! And  it is always a big hit! Packed with italian flavor, these meatballs can be served over pasta or use as an appetizer. Spaghetti and meatballs is a quick and easy  meal. Serve with a green salad […]

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The Best Marinara Sauce

The Best Marinara Sauce

[ 8 ] January 12, 2013 |

There is so many marinara and tomato sauce recipes. This one is my favorite. It’s simple and delicious. I’ve always loved tomato-ey sauces. It is such a life saver during the weekly night. It is traditionally served over pasta, but is equally delicious with polenta or rice. It also makes a wonderful sauce for grilled […]

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Southwestern Lasagna

Southwestern Lasagna

[ 5 ] January 7, 2013 |

A tasty and easy to make vegetarian lasagna. If you enjoy Mexican food, you will love this dish. Delicious layers of beans, corn, salsa and cheese, this dish gives a variation to the traditional lasagna. This dish freezes very well, making dinner fast and easy on week night. Make the lasagna, don’t bake it, cover […]

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