Need more omega-3s? Salmon is a tasty way to get them, especially when it’s tossed with tender pasta shells, sweet green peas and a zesty balsamic-Dijon dressing! Use sustainably-caught, Alaskan canned salmon for rich flavor and easy prep. Once the pasta is cooked, just combine what’s left on the ingredients list, chill and serve.
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Take a break from your usual mayo-smothered tuna salad sandwich lunch with this light dish made from whole grain pasta shells, cherry tomatoes and tuna tossed in olive oil and lemon juice. It’s a great way to squeeze in a serving of healthy omega-3s, without the excess fat. Be sure to choose low-mercury, wild-caught, natural tuna—available right here at Vitacost! Read more →
A bag of gluten-free pasta is perfect when you just don’t have the time and energy to cook. (In fact, it’s one of my go-to meals for busy nights!)
But just like with everything else, nothing beats the taste of homemade. And here’s a bit of news that might surprise you – homemade pasta is a whole lot easier to make than you think!
The alfredo-like sauce on this pasta is made with whole milk instead of heavy cream, giving you the same flavor and texture, but not all the unwanted fat and calories. The trick is to start with a simple roux made from butter and flour, then to slowly stir in milk for a thicker consistency. Toss in some diced eggplant and fresh oregano, and you’ve got a delicious and filling vegetarian meal.
It’s time for a New Year’s resolution check-up! Last month we assured you that taking baby steps is all you need to do to achieve great gains. But if you have been overwhelmed by the “extra” tasks that come with a new year, you may have started to let those resolutions fall by the wayside. Let us help you pick back up — one step at a time.
Go for goat cheese if you want a lighter, healthier alternative to feta or ricotta in a pasta dish. In this meatless, gluten-free Goat Cheese and Garlic Penne, its sweet-tangy creaminess complements the rich flavor of fresh garlic and basil, while a sprinkling of pine nuts adds subtle crunch.
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