Creamy Vegan Mushroom Rigatoni

There was one time in my life when I hated mushrooms. Can you even believe that? What was I thinking. Now I love those little fungi so much. That’s why I had to dedicate this pasta to them – to say I’m sorry for a lifetime of neglect, and it won’t happen again. One thing…

Lemony Vegan Basil Pesto

Nothing says summer more than a bright and herbaceous pesto! Who’s with me?! Pesto is a highly underused food, IMO. It is so versatile – from a sauce for pasta or pizza to a simple spread for toast, it is a complete flavour bomb! Traditionally, pesto is made with five key ingredients: Basil, pine nuts,…

Butternut Squash and Kale Lasagne Roll-Ups

Sometimes I pretend I’m on the show Chopped and I try to use ingredients in an innovative way. Like lasagne noodles for example. Why lay flat, when you can roll, baby. Thaz right. The layers in this lasagne aren’t lookin’ like a sedimentary rock, nuh uh. They are more like a snail shell. Yah feel…

Tortiglioni in Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Shoutout to pasta for being the most consistent love I’ve ever had. It’s never let me down and that’s how I know it’s real. “Tortiglioni” is really hard to say. It looks kind of like rigatoni, so I may just stick with that if I ever have to say it out loud. I use Molisana’s…

Lemon Caper Pasta

Hi, my name is Kelly, and I am a rule-abider. It is March, 2020 and I am self-isolating. I am aggressively washing my hands. I’m FaceTiming my friends. I am using what’s in my pantry for meals, instead of venturing out to the grocery store. I may still have fresh and frozen vegetables in my…

Easy Butternut Squash Fettuccine “Alfredo” with Whipped Ricotta

Attention everyone! This should be your next pasta night recipe. Here are my supporting arguments: Smooth and rich like an alfredo but without the dairy and calorie count Vegetable bonus blended right into the sauce A lot less fat content than regular alfredo Cloud-like whipped ricotta (okay, it’s dairy, but some things are just worth…