Archive for the ‘Pasta’ Category

Five Hearty Chicken Recipes

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

These hearty chicken recipes are perfect for fall. For lunch or dinner, a quick and easy meal or something that gets better with time, we are sure you’ll enjoy at least one of these dishes this season.

Chicken, Broccoli and Potato BakeChicken, Broccoli and Potato Bake

Perhaps the heartiest of the bunch, bring this to a potluck or at a festive party.

Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Bow Ties

Get your pasta fix alongside savory garlic chicken.

Chicken, Potato and Wild Rice Soup

For those inevitable colds or as something to have on hand all week.

Creative Commons "Grilled Chicken Caprese" by esimpraim / Cropped from originalAvocado Chicken Salad

Make a batch of this specialty chicken salad for the whole family.

Chicken Caprese

Tastes best with fresh mozzarella and basil.

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Green Olive Vegan Pesto

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

This vegan pesto recipe is great for a quick weeknight dinner or to serve in larger quantities for a dinner party. Mix in with your favorite pasta – spaghetti, rotini, linguine – and enjoy!

What You’ll Need:

  • 8 ounces pasta
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/4 cup green olives, pitted
  • 1/4 cup parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup black olives, pitted
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta water. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor, mix garlic, green olives, parsley and basil. Keep the food processor running slowly while adding oil; process until fully combined.
  3. Pour into a large skillet or pan and cook for 2 minutes over medium heat. Add pasta, pasta water, black olives and salt and cook until the water is absorbed. Serve hot.

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November is World Vegan Month

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Veganism is a lifestyle many people embrace, or are starting to embrace for themselves. To kick off World Vegan Month, we are featuring some facts about the vegan diet as well as a few recipes to either add to your vegan repertoire or try for the first time.Farm Fresh Goodness Print

A Vegan Diet

  • includes nuts, leafy greens, fruits,
    legumes, vegetables, whole
    grains and seeds (variety is key!).
  • is high in protein and low in
    fat and cholesterol.
  • cuts out meat, fish, poultry,
    eggs, dairy products and honey.

Vegan Recipes

Crispy Potatoes with [vegan] Nacho Sauce: This comfort snack is perfect for game day, after school or as a delicious side dish at dinner.

Creamy [vegan] Pumpkin Penne: Perfect for this time of year, this pasta dish uses large penne noodles covered in a creamy pumpkin sauce. The ultimate hot dish to serve on cold fall and winter nights.

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread: This recipe had us at “double chocolate.” Serve for breakfast, a snack or dessert, or send a loaf to a friend.

Do you have a vegan recipe you would like to share with us? Let us know in the comments, on Twitter or on Facebook. Happy eating!

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