Category Archive: Pasta

Lisa’s Whole Wheat CousCous Salad

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Add some cooked chicken or shrimp and a little feta cheese and you have a complete meal. Delicious! It’s a tabbouleh type salad and you can do all kinds of versions depending on your taste and what veggies you have. Add some olive oil, cilantro or mint, garlic or a little cumin if you wish. …

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Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

Cheesy Italian Pasta Bake

You can adapt this recipe to your liking, use low fat turkey Italian sausage in place of ground beef, provolone cheese instead of mozzarella, homemade marinara sauce instead of store bought, add some mushrooms and top with a little fresh basil if you have it. It’s cheesy deliciousness!I have also made a successful lower-fat version …

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Last Minute Lasagna

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This unusual lasagna recipe uses frozen raviolis instead of traditional noodles, marinara sauce, frozen spinach, Parmesan cheese and mozzarella cheese. What’s not to like? My family had their doubts until they tasted it – oh yes – it was a hit! Not everyone loves spinach so I only used spinach on half the dish. Last Minute Lasagna 1 …

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Creamy Light Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli

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When I made this dish for the first time the guys told me it was a winner and to be sure and make it again! Using evaporated low fat milk instead of half and half gives it the creaminess without the calories and fat. Good quality Parmesan cheese adds tons of flavor while using a …

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Italian Sausage Bean Soup with Kale

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On top of the outstanding flavor,this soup is a powerhouse of fiber,vitamins and good nutrition! The Italian sausages do add a lot of flavor and the al fresco brand are really low fat and low calorie for a sausage. These soup freezes well so be sure to put some away to enjoy later in the …

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