Pizza, Pasta, & Grains Recipes

Nicoise Pasta Salad

Take the classic French salad for a spin with this quick and easy Nicoise Pasta Salad. A perfect weeknight dinner the whole family will love! Pin the Recipe Do you recognize this pasta dish? I posted a similar picture of it in one of my Menu Plan Monday posts back in October upon my return from the Food and Nutrition…

Roasted Root Vegetable Pasta with Pesto

Roasted root vegetable pasta with pesto is a hearty and nutritious one-bowl meal. A perfect way to celebrate the flavors of the fall and winter season.   Pin this Recipe If you love roasted root vegetables raise your hand. My hand is raised, is yours?! I know it is because who doesn’t love roasted root vegetables! In fact I love root vegetables…

Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto Drizzle

Be transported to Italy with this easy, gluten-free, and vegetarian Farinata with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Pesto. Pin the Recipe It’s Recipe ReDux time and I’m loving this month’s theme! A Vacation-Inspired Recipe Start unpacking your favorite vacation memories. Think about a trip you took state-side or internationally and create a healthy recipe from an unforgettable meal you enjoyed. Or, create a recipe from…

Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad with Lemon Mint Vinaigrette

Nutty farro, crunchy radishes, and sweet peas are tossed together in a tart lemon mint dressing in this bright Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad! | Pin the Recipe  I was compensated for writing the original article, “Spring Peas,” and developing the Spring Pea and Radish Farro Salad recipe found in the May 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated…

Quick and Easy Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta

Get a nutrient-rich, flavor-packed dinner on the table in less than an hour with this Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta. Your family will thank you (and ask for more)! Pin the Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. One of my goals with my weekly menu plans is to inspire people to make home cooked meals on…

Cranberry Ginger Sorghum Salad {Recipe ReDux}

This sorghum salad is made by infusing whole-grain sorghum with fresh cranberries and ginger for a flavorful and nutrient-rich side dish. Serve it alongside your favorite protein for a balanced lunch or dinner. In honor of the first Recipe ReDux of 2016, this month’s theme is A New Ingredient for the New Year.  Pick a new ingredient that you’ve been wanting…

Start the Day with this Quick Berry Oatmeal {Recipe}

Start your day with gluten-free, creamy quick-cooking oatmeal that will satisfy your taste buds and keep your belly satiated throughout the morning.  During the winter months, oatmeal is my breakfast of choice. It warms me up before I head out into the cold and it keeps me full and satisfied for hours before it’s time for lunch. Oats are one of the…

Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples & Root Vegetables {Recipe}

This nutritious and delicious spiced quinoa is packed with fall produce, is vegan and gluten-free, and can be made in less than 30 minutes! It’s quinoa week here on Nutritioulicious! Earlier this week, we explored the versatility of quinoa with 40 healthy ways to cook quinoa including innovative breakfast bars, classic grain salads, unique burgers, and enticing desserts. Today, I have…

40 Healthy Ways to Cook With Quinoa {Recipe Roundup}

Start cooking this popular ancient grain with 40 healthy quinoa recipes for every meal of the day.  This post was compiled with the assistance of Nutritioulicious intern Amanda Mateer Although relatively new to most Americans, quinoa has been a staple of the of Inca diet in Bolivia, Peru, and Chile for over 5,000 years. In fact, quinoa means “the mother grain”…

Lemon Ricotta Ravioli with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries

Homemade ravioli filled with creamy and zesty lemon ricotta and topped with balsamic roasted strawberries is a naturally sweet and savory meal perfect for entertaining any month of the year. ‘Tis the season for pumpkins, Brussels sprouts, and citrus fruits, but let’s not forget about our good old friends from the summer – strawberries. Strawberries aren’t normally on my weekly…

Corn & Black Bean Quinoa Salad

Corn and Black Bean Quinoa is a light, summery gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan-friendly salad that’s great as a side dish or for lunch on it’s own. Try it with fresh corn before summer ends or enjoy all year round with frozen corn! I’ve had this recipe sitting on my desk since I made it for our first barbecue of the…