Healthy Pasta Side Recipes


"Acorn Squash & Bacon" Baked Macaroni & Cheese

By Tiffany Bannworth
I love this sweet, creamy dish as much as I love Sweet Potato and Candied Pecan...

Amazing pasta salad

By Lynn Socko
This is the season for cold salads. This one was inspired by another JAP member,...

Angel Hair Pasta Salad

By Christine Whisenhunt
A woman my husband worked with made this for a potluck once. I couldn't stop...

Antipasto Salad

By Angela Pietrantonio
This salad gets so many requests at our house! My family wants it all the...

Antipasto Salad aka Kitchen Sink Salad

By Mary Beam
So, I wanted to make a pasta salad. I hunted around for what was in the...

Apple Lasagna

By LINDA BAILEY
From Mr. Food. I know! I know! Apple Lasagna sounds strange, doesn't it? Well, I sure...

Asian Vegetable Pasta Salad

By Linda Dalton
This is a variation of a recipe I created a number of years ago that gave...

Bacon, Broccoli & Cheese Veggy Dish

By Kay Tilley
This is a dish that I came up with for my family. It was made with...

Baked Coconut Mac N Cheese

By Desiree Stone
I got this recipe online and fell in love with the flavors. I soon found that...

BAKED ITALIAN PENNE

By Ellen Bales
I found this recipe on the back of a penne rigate box. Sometimes those are the...

BAKED MAC & CHEESE WITH CORNBREAD CRUST

By Ellen Bales
Cheesy, crunchy goodness in one dish. What could be better? Recipe: 18 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Photo: whitelightsonwednesday.com

Basil Pesto

By ALEKSANDRA B.
My Mom's recipe.Just delicious.

Best Ever Macaroni and Cheese

By Elaine Douglas
This recipe is a treasure. Don't let the list of ingredients put you off. It comes...

Best-Asian-Style-Chicken-Soup-Ever

By LINDA BAILEY
We're betting you'll agree that this is the Best Noodle Soup Ever. Our Asian-style chicken soup...

Bird's Nest

By Natalie Loop
The saddest thing for me at the end of summer is the closing of produce stands...

BLACK BEAN PASTA BOWL

By Ellen Bales
This is a very simple and tasty recipe from the great folks at the Kroger Company,...

BLACK PEPPERCORN ALFREDO SAUCE

By Ellen Bales
This sauce reminds me of a favorite Italian restaurant where the alfredo is to die for!...

Bow Tie Pasta Salad

By Pat Duran
This is a great salad to serve during the summertime heat- very little cooking and you...

BROWN BUTTER-POPPY SEED SKILLET

By Ellen Bales
Another tasty and easy recipe from the Food Network Magazine if you're in the mood for...

Buttered Corn and Noodles

By Pat Duran
This is a perfect comfort pasta that is light and easy, but still very filling. ...

CACIO E PEPE

By Ellen Bales
I borrowed this easy recipe from a magazine in the hospital lounge last week. I thought...

Calico Cauliflower Pasta Salad

By Pat Duran
This is a colorful tossed veggie salad with pasta and a lemony vinaigrette that coats...

Candi's Italian Pasta Salad

By Candi Hummer
There is alot of pasta salads out there, I threw this one together for my friend...
15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]

Baking With Blueberries

Baking With Blueberries


Breads and muffins and coffee cakes, we love baking with blueberries! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, these goodies are bursting with fresh blueberries and a treat for the whole family. So grab all those blueberries you recently picked and head to the kitchen!