• Marinara Spaghetti Squash

    Marinara Spaghetti Squash

    Some days, I am in the mood for something very simple to eat. The hardest part about this spaghetti squash recipe is cutting open the spaghetti squash! It took me like 10 minutes to cut the thing open. Any tips?? After that, it was smooth sailing. Just rub some olive oil on the cut squash, sprinkle a little salt, and roast them “face down” on a baking pan in the oven for about 25 to 30 minutes. Once they start browning, you know they are done. If you have never made spaghetti squash before, it is really easy and fun to scrape the “noodles” out of the squash. Once they…

  • Whole Wheat Noodle Stir Fry

    Whole Wheat Noodle Stir Fry

    Sometimes when I open my fridge and pull out leftovers, magic happens. I love it when I throw some stuff together and it creates something delicious. That is how this whole wheat noodle and vegetable stir fry happened. I made whole wheat spaghetti the night before, and made too many noodles so in the fridge they went. I also had mushrooms and broccoli going bad, so those had to go. With some carrot, green onion, walnuts, and sesame oil, this yummy whole wheat noodle stir fry came together perfectly! I like to cook the vegetables until done by still crisp so the stir fry is more on the crunchy side.…

  • Egg noodles with mushroom sauce

    Egg Noodles with Mushroom Sauce

    This popular German dish, “spätzle with champignon rahmsauce,” or egg noodles with mushrooms, is one of my favorites! You can get it at many German restaurants. It is very easy main dish to make at home if you have a spätzlemaker. A good one can be a little pricey, but it is worth investing in one, because spätzle, or egg noodles, are a great side to many different main courses. To make the spätzle, or egg noodles, you only need a few ingredients: flour, eggs, salt and water. I love how fresh the noodles taste when you serve them hot from the pot. They also keep fine for use during…