March Your Way Through Noodle Month

March is National Noodle Month, but that doesn’t mean you are limited to just noodles!  There’s a variety of “noodles”that you can explore from!  Whether you enjoy noodles in your soup or eat them in pasta dishes such as spaghetti and meatballs, you can you enjoy your noodles as you like.   Typically, when you…

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The Basics Of Wheat

The New Year has begun and what better way to start the year off by learning about the basics of wheat. January is National Wheat Bread Month so take advantage, stay informed and make the most out of it!   All About Wheat   Did you know that wheat makes up a majority of our…

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Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with Zoodles

Pasta has been a staple in many people’s diets since as early as the 13thcentury.  Pasta made its way to the Americas in 1789 when Thomas Jefferson brought it over. Its popularity has grown even more since then! There are many different types of pasta: penne, ziti, macaroni, farfalle and spaghetti to name a few….

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Make it a Macaroni Day

Did you know that today is National Macaroni Day?If you’re like me, you know that any day of the year is a great day to celebrate this versatile food. Pasta has gotten some bad press over the last few years, and it’s time to set the record straight. You can have your macaroni and eat…

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Stay Energized with Pasta

Did you know that July 7th was National Macaroni Day? In recent years macaroni, as well as pasta in general, has gotten a bad rap. The “low carb” craze has many people cutting back on their intake of this tasty wheat product, but is this really necessary?   No, it’s not!   Why? Because pasta…

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Eating Pasta Doesn’t Make you FAT: Enjoy that Pasta Salad!

In recent years, pasta has gained a reputation of being unhealthy, fattening, and a little heavy on the carbs for weight loss. You likely consider pasta as “empty” carbs that provide no nutritional benefits. So why do Italians use pasta as a basis of their eating patterns? Now that got you thinking, huh?!   Studies…

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The Best Vegetables to “Zoodle”: A Creative take on Pasta

“Zoodling” originated as the term for zucchini spirals made into noodles. Zoodling vegetables is a creative way to make meals look good, taste amazing, boost your servings per day of vegetables, and eliminate heavy gluten products in pasta-like dishes and other meals for those who need to be gluten-free (i.e. Celiac Disease). Usually, zoodling is…

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Spaghetti the Healthy Way

I hope you all have been having a wonderful New Year so far! To start your New Year on the right foot, start by celebrating National Spaghetti Day the healthier way. Most people make the same resolution every year- to change their diet and to exercise more. The thing is that most do not end…

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Mama Mia! It’s Spaghetti Day!

Today is National Spaghetti Day.  You must think I make these things up, but I promise I don’t.  Spaghetti is the most common round type of pasta and in Italian, “spaghetti” means “little lines”.  Kids and adults alike love this fun food.  But wait!  Before digging in there are some things you need to know. …

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