Tag Archives: basil

Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

I thought this was really good! My kids thought it was okay, and husband said it would have been better if the veggies had been softer. SIGH. rating: 8.5 Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Vegetables (http://www.joyfulhealthyeats.com) Ingredients: 1 lb. of … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Parmesan

You can cook this soup in your slow cooker or on the stove. I chose the stove. I thought this was REALLY good! I’ve eaten leftovers for lunch for two days now, and it’s still good! My kids didn’t care … Continue reading

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Family-Style “Chicken” Spaghetti

This was okay. It was a little bland to me, but the family seemed to like it. rating: 8 Family-Style Chicken Spaghetti (Cooking Light, July 2016) serves 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces uncooked whole-wheat spaghetti (I used regular spaghetti) 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Orzotto with Peas

I really thought my kids would be all over this. They were not. Husband and I, however, thought it was great! This is almost like risotto. It’s very creamy and rich-tasting. I had some leftovers for lunch and it was … Continue reading

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Mozzarella Caprese

I wanted some kind of salad the other night, and I came up with this! It’s super easy to throw together, but it does take a few minutes for the bread to toast and the tomatoes to roast. Kids picked … Continue reading

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Tomato and Garlic Pasta

This was okay. It was good, and we all ate it, and I ate the leftovers for lunch. But would I make it again? Probably not. rating: 8 Tomato and Garlic Pasta (All Recipes magazine, April/May 2016) serves 4 time … Continue reading

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15 Minute Creamy Avocado Pasta

This recipe does indeed take only 15 minutes! That’s awesome! And I used angel hair, so it actually took a little less for me to make! My 9 year old LOVED this and had 3 servings. He also asked to … Continue reading

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