TBH pasta used to be one of those foods that made me uncomfortable. Uncomfortable in the sense that all I could wrap my head around was all of the carbs. Years ago I used to associate carbs as ‘BAD’ food. Too much meant weight gain and overall unhealthiness. I suppose much of this mindset had to do with a time when fad diets roared their ugly heads and made us all think foods such as pasta, rice, bread, and other whole grains meant you’d be packing on the pounds just from smelling it. Sure, any food in excess isn’t good for you and yes, if you were to eat pasta 24/7 and do nothing but binge watch Netflix you’re probably setting yourself up for a point proven. However, I can assure you that pasta isn’t the enemy that many of us used to think it was. Continue reading “Vegan Alfredo Pasta with Peas”
I’ve had this recipe in my back pocket so to speak for a while now. I’ve made it so many times and each time it’s a hit! Our favorite way to serve these lentil meat(less)balls is with gluten-free pasta and a fresh, leafy green salad on the side. YUM! Continue reading “Lentil Meat(less)balls”
I am seriously always and forever pumpkin EVERYTHING. Once Fall hits I’m instantly trying to make every kind of comfort dish possible and squeezing a little pumpkin into it. Truthfully, there’s really nothing I can’t pumpkin-ize. 😉 Continue reading “Tuscan Pumpkin Pasta”
This year I decided to wear a new hat aside from just the ‘mom, blogger, fitness instructor overall caretaker of things’ one. This one is ‘gardener’. Truthfully, I’ve never had a green thumb. My biggest achievement has been keeping alive some kind of vine looking house plant. Seriously, I actually forget what kind of plant it is. This year though, after a failed attempt last year, I waited for the perfect conditions and had at it, again. I went in full force, and by full force I mean prepped the soil, spaced everything properly, buried the seeds at the correct depth and labeled everything precisely.
And then it rained. Continue reading “Roasted Red Pepper Sauce”