Pasta

Our Rigatoni with Roasted Cauliflower is super easy to make and non-vegans will be amazed at how creamy it is.

While there are many recipes around for this classic comfort food favorite, trying to find a vegan version of Mac and Cheese that tastes like it came from the familiar blue box can be hard. Finding the perfect vegan Mac and Cheese is akin to a quest for the Holy Grail for many vegans.

While Drunken Spaghetti sounds like something you might eat cold, out of a storage container, standing over the kitchen sink after a night out, it is nothing like that all. In fact, we would be truly shocked if you had any leftovers of it at all. Drunken Spaghetti is simply spaghetti cooked in red wine.

Filled with vegetables and pasta, our Spinach Orzo Soup can be a meal unto itself or part of an Italian feast.

Forget calling for take out. Our Soba with Bok Choy and Shiitake is a quick and easy meal that is packed with flavor. This can be made gluten free easily by using gluten free soba and tamari.

As it’s name suggests, wide rigatoni is paired with lentils for our Rigatoni with Lentils. This is simple dish is packed with flavor. Pair it with a salad for a wonderful meal.

Our lasagna rolls are a great twist on an Italian classic. Make individual servings all in one pan.

One night when trying to come up with an idea for dinner I was stumped. It had been a long day and I was not up for cooking anything. I figured I would just make some pasta and sauce and call it a night. But I knew that as much as I like that, I would still be hungry and not fully sated. So I looked at what I could do with it and saw the answer in the freezer.  As for where the name came from, that is all Ethan.  One of his nicknames for our dog Phoebe is Kooka.  For some reason, when I made this, the name Pasta Chick’n Kooka just sort of fit. This is really a jazzed up version of pasta with red sauce. This is a great dish for kids; they all love pasta and chick’n fingers, so why not put them together in

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This is one of those “all in one” type recipes, somewhat like a casserole where everything is contained in one package. Here, eggplant acts as a shell to contain a filling of cheese, pasta, vegetables and TVP. If you don’t like TVP, you can use any kind of vegan crumbles you like, just skip that part of the preparation steps and toss the crumbles in when you are preparing the filling. You’ll want to keep this in your make ahead or weekend recipe file. Grilling the eggplant takes a little work but when you open the springform pan at the end and have a beautiful dish to serve, it is all worth it. And really, grilling eggplant slices is not that hard. Just be sure the eggplant slices aren’t too thick, you need them to be bendable after they are grilled. You also don’t want them too thin or they

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A few years ago, Ethan and I were not going to be able to see my mother for Mother’s Day because of a wedding we had to attend on Mother’s Day.  So, rather than miss seeing her at all, we had dinner with my parents the night before.  We went to an Italian restaurant they like, that is very happy to work with people with differing dietary requirements, be it vegan, low salt, whatever. I called an spoke with them ahead of time and the only thing they asked was for us to bring our own dried pasta.  They made their pasta fresh and it contains eggs, and they knew we couldn’t have it.  When we arrived at the restaurant and were seated, the server came over and asked us how we would like the pasta prepared. We told him a red sauce would be fine. He then asked if

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