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Skinny Mushroom Stroganoff {by Skinnytaste}

This weekend, I made this great recipe from over on Skinnytaste. If you aren't a Skinnytaste fan, you should be. I have loved every recipe I've made from Gina's site. I love hearty pasta dishes, but always feel guilty eating them. So for this recipe, I used whole wheat noodles, and I loved the result.… Continue reading Skinny Mushroom Stroganoff {by Skinnytaste}

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Pasta Salad {Healthified}

In honor of the Titans pre-season opener over the weekend, Jonathan and I made a FEAST of chicken wings and veggies and pasta salad. He found this great recipe for a pretty healthy pasta salad, and it turned out to have a ton of flavor. I followed the recipe, and used nonfat plain greek yogurt,… Continue reading Pasta Salad {Healthified}

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Penne and Zucchini with Lime and Herbs {from Rachael Ray}

Can't take credit for this one, but it was quite delicious! This recipe comes from the most recent Everyday with Rachael Ray issue that currently adorns our coffee table. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 lb. penne rigate pasta 2 firm zucchini about 3 tablespoons EVOO 1 fresno chile pepper, finely chopped (I could not find this so… Continue reading Penne and Zucchini with Lime and Herbs {from Rachael Ray}

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Cooking for a Crowd: Baked Ziti

Just dropping in to say hello. Hello. I don't have photos yet, but last night I whipped together a big ol' batch of baked ziti for the undergraduate Presbyterian Student Fellowship-ers (PSF) tonight.  Are you ever asked to make something for a whole bunch of people?  Is your reaction, "OMG no."  Well, fear not.  I'm… Continue reading Cooking for a Crowd: Baked Ziti

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Lemon Chickpea Pasta with Capers

This is such a great, easy, light recipe, perfect for a weeknight dinner.  I'm beginning to cook a bit more vegetarian lately, and this is definitely a keeper. Ingredients: 1/2 lb small penne (or pasta of choice) 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed 1/2 lemon juiced and zested 4 tablespoons good quality olive oil 3… Continue reading Lemon Chickpea Pasta with Capers