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Noodles/Pasta

Sweet Potato & Buckwheat Noodles with Chicken, Chile Flakes and Spinach (Wheat & Gluten Free)

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Unintentionally, this month I’ve shared mostly Asian or Asian-inspired recipes, today I have one more for you. The main component of this light noodle meal is the sweet potato and buckwheat noodles. They are a new ingredient in my kitchen and though I’ve had mixed experiences with buckwheat, I was very much looking forward to […]

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Meatless Mondays: 33 Pasta and Noodle Recipes

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My number one choice for meatless meals is pasta. It is a great choice not only for vegetarian meals, but also because dinner can be on the table in about 30 minutes — unless you mix it with an elaborate sauce. Another really great thing about pasta is that it is sure to satisfy even […]

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Linguine with Broccoli and Creamy Parmesan Sauce, Plus A Giveaway

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How many of you are nursing a St. Patrick’s Day hangover? Well, today I’m going to share a hearty recipe that will help settle your stomach. This simple linguine with broccoli and creamy Parmesan sauce is so fast and easy to prepare so it’s a great Monday night , or when you’ve partied too much, […]

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Steak and Cremini Mushroom Orzo Pilaf (Vegetarian Option)

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Orzo is a wheat pasta shaped liked grains of rice and barley. The word means barley in Italian and it’s a reference to the size and shape of the pasta. It is commonly used in Italian, Greek, and Middle Eastern cuisines with soups, salads, pilafs, casseroles, and as stuffing for peppers and squash. The delicate […]

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(Lighter) Gouda Macaroni and Cheese, Plus Foodie Gifts

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When we moved to Europe one of the items that we always asked for in our care packages was boxes of macaroni and cheese. My husband and I so craved the taste of comfort food from home. (Back then I didn’t cook) Every time we tore open the shipment containers we grinned at the sight […]

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Curried Chicken Farfalle Pasta & Cyber Monday

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Have you ever met anyone who didn’t like pasta? I haven’t. In fact it seems like everyone really loves it. The evidence is all around my neighborhood with it’s 5 Italian restaurants all within walking distance of each other. That’s crazy but at the same time a good thing as each has a specialty that […]

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Easy Miso Udon Soup and My Favorite Soup and Stew Recipes

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“As the days grow short, some faces grow long.  But not mine.  Every autumn, when the wind turns cold and darkness comes early, I am suddenly happy.  It’s time to start making soup again.” ~Leslie Newman Before I begin let me tell you that I am not claiming this as an authentic Japanese recipe. (So please […]

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