Paleo, Primal, and Gluten-Free Recipes

pasta

Spaghettini with Turkey-Mushroom Meatballs

Spaghettini with Turkey-Mushroom Meatballs

Since I started my grad program I have taken very little time to prepare a special meal just for myself. Now that it’s spring break and my friends are away (or sadly enough, even harder at work than I am on take-home exams) I had […]

Slow-Cooked Minestrone

Slow-Cooked Minestrone

When my parents came down to Georgia for my graduation and move, I was glad to have some of minestrone soup on hand, which is hearty and affordable. This recipe is derived from a recipe by Ellie Krieger, featured in the 2010 Food Network magazine. […]

Orzo with Sausage, Peppers, and Tomatoes

Orzo with Sausage, Peppers, and Tomatoes

I’m visiting my family for Thanksgiving and I’m so glad to be back in Indiana. I have a huge surprise to tell you about. On the day I flew out, I got a huge package in the mail from Hickory Farms via Foodbuzz‘s Tastemaker Program.  […]

Linguine with Deconstructed Marinara Sauce and Chicken

Linguine with Deconstructed Marinara Sauce and Chicken

It’s week 3 of the new semester and I’m deep in my thesis writing, not to mention the fact that I’ve started teaching a new class, microbiology. I’m enjoying teaching something new and relishing the fact that I’m in my last semester of my master’s, […]

Dirty Red Beans and Rice Pilaf

Dirty Red Beans and Rice Pilaf

I can’t remember if I mentioned this yet, but I recently made a facebook page for Chow Bella! You can check it out on the sidebar here. It would be a great way to interact with anyone who stops by as well as give sneak […]

Stir-fried Soba Noodles with Vegetables and Shrimp

Stir-fried Soba Noodles with Vegetables and Shrimp

Remember how over the last couple month or so how I have been playing along with foodbuzz.com’s Daily Special Posting Contest? Well, I received a very exciting email recently from foodbuzz saying that I would receive a special gift for playing along. I got to choose […]

Spaghetti with Garlic-Roasted Tomatoes

Spaghetti with Garlic-Roasted Tomatoes

Summer is in full swing and the variety of fresh produce is increasing, which is so inspiring for me. One thing that I seem to be inundated with is tomatoes, one of my favorite ingredients. The garden I share with my friends is just putting […]

Whole Wheat Spaghettini with Roasted Vegetable Pesto

Whole Wheat Spaghettini with Roasted Vegetable Pesto

The garden I have with a couple of friends of mine is starting to finally yield a greater variety of vegetables. This week I was able to pick eggplant, cucumbers, and a few cherry tomatoes.I picked the eggplant while they were rather small because, one, […]

Spaghetti with Asparagus and Cannellini Beans

Spaghetti with Asparagus and Cannellini Beans

This is an easy pasta recipe that comes together within the time it takes to cook the pasta. It’s a go-to for me on a busy night, and I often substitute other seasonal vegetables for the asparagus; broccoli is a great example. It’s a light […]

Creamy Ricotta Pasta with Spinach, Peas, and Peppers

Creamy Ricotta Pasta with Spinach, Peas, and Peppers

I was cleaning out my SD memory card from my camera and found some pictures of recipes I made while I was at home for winter break! I just never finished the blog entry…probably because I was too busy having fun with my family. Anyway, […]