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Category Archives: Pastas

Vegan Spinach Pesto

Written on May 26, 2011 at 6:30 am, by

I can’t ever get enough pesto in my life during the summer months. It’s rare that I stray from traditional basil, but this spinach pesto really hit the spot for a summery dinner last night. I served it over brown rice pasta with a fresh arugula salad and sweet steamed corn. It would be great  Continue Reading »

Creamy Dairy-Free Baked Pasta

Written on April 20, 2011 at 6:30 am, by

I gave up dairy over two years ago but I still crave two things: pizza and mac and cheese. Pizza is easy to remedy with pizza dough, vegan pesto, tomato sauce, mushrooms, and chicken sausage. Mac and cheese is a little harder to come by. I’m not a huge fan of Daiya and other vegan  Continue Reading »

Nana’s Sunday Spaghetti and Meatballs

Written on March 15, 2011 at 6:30 am, by

Every Italian-American insists that their “Nonna” makes the best gravy (what we Italians call tomato sauce) and meatballs. Unfortunately they are all wrong because they have yet to meet my nana. At the age of 86 she can still make the best pot of gravy and meatballs this side of the Atlantic, and luckily for  Continue Reading »

White Beans and Kale

Written on January 11, 2011 at 8:00 pm, by

Ingredients: 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 head kale, washed and cut into strips 1/2 can of Eden Organic cannelloni beans Extra virgin olive oil Directions: Sautee onions in olive oil for 3 minutes or until tender Add garlic and cook for 1 more minute Slowly stir in kale and continue to  Continue Reading »