Use pasta as a backdrop for healthy ingredients. Because, you know, a spoonful of penne helps the broccoli go down.Photo: Naumoid/iStockphoto
Farfalli with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach and Walnuts comes together in under 20 minutes!
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Think they’ll notice their plates have as much green as they do white? Orecchiette and Turkey with Broccoli is speedy, weeknight winner.
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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese has all the creamy taste of the classic but gets a nutritional boost from the sweet potato.
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Sometimes simple is best: Fresh Tomato Pasta only requires that you find some nice, ripe tomatoes at the grocery store.
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Italian Roommate Pasta is packed with veggies but still delivers big time comfort factor.
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Once you’ve roasted broccoli once, you’ll never look back. Spelt Penne with Broccoli and Feta is hearty and so easy to make.
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When they’re craving the classic, nothing else will do. Spaghetti and Meatballs takes a little bit of time but the result will have them cheering for you at the dinner table.
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These bowls of healthy soup will warm up chilly nights.
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