Cheesy Pesto Pasta

Spring has sprung, and we’re starting to crave lighter meals with bright, fresh ingredients. I was in the mood for a bowl of cheesy pesto pasta flavored with some grape tomatoes and garlic today. It’s amazing how 1 can of pesto can dress up a whole bowl of noodles. This recipe is about as simple as…

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Trofie pasta is one of my newly discovered favorite pastas. It’s short and twisty and has a similar texture to gnocchi, but not quite as thick. Trofie is usually used in Italian cooking, especially with pesto, but I was in the mood for a Summer-like salad using cucumber, basil, fresh mozzarella, slow-roasted tomatoes, and of course,…

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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

I’m loosing my chill over this chili. An absolutely essential winter dish at its finest- black bean sweet potato chili cooked down to the nth degree of tenderness. Let me preface this by saying that I am a huge meat lover. The thought of a vegetarian chili isn’t something I’d normally be drawn to. HOWEVER, I…

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