Cooler temperatures and the busy holiday season lay the cravings on heavy. While pasta certainly isn't an everyday food, for anyone looking for a little Winter comfort, each of these lightened-up pasta dishes will hit the spot.
Fettuccine alfredo is notorious for being one of the heaviest Italian pastas. This healthier recipe dramatically lightens the load by making wise (low-fat) dairy choices that don't affect the flavor or texture and skipping the butter altogether. At less than 350 calories per serving, this creamy and comforting dish is a perfect dinner for a special Winter night at home.
Ready to get cooking? Keep reading for this delicious pasta recipe.
While spaghetti carbonara is not a daily indulgence if you're trying to lose weight, every once in a while you need something a little comforting. For one of those cool Fall nights when you're in need of a little Italian, this lightened-up recipe is sure to satisfy cravings. Forget dialing the Italian restaurant down the block, and create a healthier spaghetti carbonara in the comfort of your own kitchen.
Keep reading to learn how to make healthier carbonara.
Just because it's Winter, doesn't mean asparagus is off limits. Check out the full post for the line up of health benefits this amazing vegetable has to offer!
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Pasta is one of my favorite weeknight dinners. Most sauces, whether it be something classic like carbonara or different such as sun-dried tomato cream, come together in no time at all. The latest recipe to be added to my pasta rotation? This vegetarian-friendly lemon spaghetti. The just-cooked pasta is tossed with a creamy lemon-garlic sauce, tons of grated parmesan cheese, and a heavy sprinkling of fresh herbs. On its own, it's a delightfully light dinner; however, it would make an excellent side to grilled chicken or shrimp. I prefer to enjoy it with a chilled glass of sparkling Rosé. Here's the uncomplicated technique!