Category Archives: Pasta

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Happy holiday Monday. I hope that lots of you have a long weekend and plenty of time for fun and relaxation. It has been a busy weekend here. On Friday morning we went to see a puppy at a shelter, … Continue reading

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Pre-run Butternut Squash Polenta Lasagna

It has been quite awhile since I’ve posted a carbohydrate rich, pre-run meal. However, I have been increasing mileage lately in preparation for a couple of races in the spring, and weekend long runs are the perfect excuse to whip … Continue reading

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Healthy Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Marathon training is a great excuse to make pasta. I also really enjoy brown rice the night before long runs, but since I will be traveling to my marathon in November, I decided to eat at the pasta party the … Continue reading

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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Shrimp and Chard

The best foods are delicious and beautiful. I love the vibrant colors in this autumn-hued pasta dish, and the perfect blend of flavors and textures. Silky smooth butternut squash sauce coats al dente spaghetti, tender shrimp, and slightly crisp baby … Continue reading

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Black Spaghetti with Cornmeal Fried Shrimp

Last summer my mom visited me in Germany and we traveled around quite a bit. We ended our trip in Venice, where we ate and ate and ate the most delicious foods. One of the things I really wanted to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Hazelnut Spaghetti

Giant pasta dinners the night before a long run are one of my guilty pleasures. I love pasta, but with so much media criticizing excessive carbohydrate consumption, I don’t always feel “allowed” to enjoy it. That said, when I’m running … Continue reading

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Pre-run pasta with avocado and shrimp

As my weekend runs have become progressively longer over the summer, I’ve enjoyed making a weekly bowl of pasta the night before. The trick with pre-run and pre-race pasta is to have something that is filling but not too heavy. … Continue reading

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