Tag Archives: pasta

Garganelli with Broccoli Rabe, Red Pepper and Spring Garlic

More homemade pasta? Absolutely! This one is incredibly fun to make and absolutely delicious. The shape of garganelli pasta is very impressive when made by hand. In fact you may want to make sure that anyone you are cooking for actually sees you making it, otherwise they may not believe that you made it yourself. […]

Farfalle Primavera

I have completely fallen in love with homemade pasta. It is so incredibly therapeutic to be able to escape to my kitchen after a long stressful day and take out all that stress on a ball of dough. I don’t think of kneading pasta dough as work, instead it is a time to gather my […]

Easy Spinach and Cheese Lasagna with Homemade Noodles {vegan, tofu ricotta}

Lasagna seems like such a complicated dish when one considers all the boiling of noodles, layering of ingredients, etc. The problem is, I really love lasagna. I am a really busy mother of a toddler though, so it was absolutely essential that I find a way to make a healthy, homemade lasagna that doesn’t take […]

Whole Grain Spelt Pasta Dough

Homemade pasta is one of those foods that I was always timid about trying to make. Once I did it a couple times, however, I have been spoiled for store-bought pasta forever. It is really quite simple, not very time consuming and allows for mistakes (too much water? Add flour. Too much flour? Add water. […]

Parmesan Tofu

This recipe was a happy accident. I had pressed some tofu, but had not planned anything else for dinner. It was one of those nights where I went in the kitchen, opened my refrigerator and pantry and let my imagination run away with me. My imagination can be brilliant, but also has a way of […]

Penne Pasta Salad

It is like summer today. It is the middle of February, a time when Northern Colorado should be covered in snow, and the windows are open to a balmy breeze. I can hear kids and dogs playing down the street and I really don’t want to admit that somebody just started up what sounds like […]

Vegan Spinach Ravioli

I tend to dive into things headfirst. For my very first blog post, I most definitely was not about to change that! I have never, ever made pasta from scratch. Therefore, it only makes sense that I would make ravioli my first attempt. I figured I’d skip over spaghetti, fettuccine, even lasagna and just head […]