4 posts tagged parmesan

Spaghetti Squash

I am half Irish, half Italian, and grew up knowing the Italian side of my family. Pasta was a main staple at our dinner table and it is still a food that brings me much comfort. It doesn't however bring my waistline much comfort. Imagine how excited I was when I learned how to make some of my favorite Italian dishes using squash as a substitute for pasta. I am not sure I can forgo the pasta all together, but this tasty spaghetti squash is a healthy alternative. With this simple recipe, I've ... Continue Reading

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Eating healthy is a priority for me, but there are some things I just can't give up. Pizza is one of those things. By using fresh cauliflower as the base for this delicious crust, I can feel a little less guilty about indulging on my much loved pizza night. The best part, you can make many variations of pizza and get a full servings worth of veggies in. Hooray for veggies!   Cauliflower Pizza Crust Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ingredients 1 Small ... Continue Reading

Baked Zucchini Sticks

These golden, crunchy zucchini sticks are so flavorful it'll be hard to keep them on your plate. Not to mention, it's a great way to serve up some veggies as an appetizer or a side dish. Try adding some yellow squash to add some variety! Continue Reading

Pasta with pumpkin sauce, cinnamon sugar pepitas and shaved Parmesan...delish #mycreativetwist #pumpkin

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Pumpkin Sauce Pasta

A delicious blend of pumpkin, cheese and spices makes this dish a perfect option for fall. Not to mention that it's super easy to make. Take your favorite pasta, mine is fussili, and pair it with this rich, flavorful pasta sauce. Topping it with some candied pepitas adds a hint of warm and spicy sweetness, while the parmesan adds a nutty saltiness. A perfect combination! Continue Reading