Spaghetti squash may just be my favorite pasta substitute (sorry zucchini!) I get to make not-super-healthy pasta sauces, but don’t feel like a glutton because instead of pasta I’m eating vegetables. Read the rest of this entry »
Over the summer, a group of researchers from Harvard (don’t they always ruin the fun?) announced the best and worst foods for health and weight loss. At the top were yogurt, nuts, and other foods that we all know by now are healthy. But way at the bottom of the list, worse than soda, was the simple potato. Although it has some nutritional benefits, people who ate potatoes, in any form, were heavier than those who didn’t. I immediately stopped buying my bi-weekly bag of red potatoes. Read the rest of this entry »
Alright, I’ve been on a bit of a spinach kick as of late. I’m aware of this and I’m seeking treatment. But spinach is such a great filler in in meatless dishes, and combined with butternut squash, this dish has a one-two punch of meatless and veggie-full (even the pasta has vegetables!).