Main Dishes

Not As Guilty Alfredo

This not as guilty alfredo has lots of cheesy flavor with just enough creamy feel on your tongue without making you feel weighed down after eating it. If you use whole wheat pasta, zucchini ribbons or butternut squash, you will boost the healthy factor even more. It is very easy to put together in only the time it takes for the pasta to cook. I compared this recipe to a full fat version for nutritional analysis and this one has 237 calories with 7 grams of fat vs. 356 calories with 19.3 grams

4
8 oz. pasta
1 T. butter, unsalted
1/4 cup plain yogurt (lowfat or non-fat - Greek works well)
2 T. half and half
5 T. grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/3 cup pasta cooking water
Garnish with parsley if desired
Cook pasta according to package directions. While cooking, mix yogurt, half and half, cheeses, salt and pepper together. Remove the 1/3 cup water from almost done pasta and stir into cream mixture. Drain...
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Nutritions

Calories
265

Sodium
458mg
19% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

A Spanish omelette is also known as tortilla de patatas in Spain where it is a tapa and it consists of just four ingredients plus seasoning. It is a Spanish classic dish for very good reasons. It is simple to make, it is nutritious and absolutely delicious. Oh, Spanish tapas!! Aren't these simply the best?



6 large eggs
1 large onion I used red organic
3 med potatoes sliced or cubed
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper or some chilli flakes/cayenne pepper
6 tbsp parsley fresh -chopped (optional)
1 med red pepper (optional) added in this recipe
4

1. Wash, peel and slice the potatoes, rinse them again and allow them to drain in a colander while you prepare other ingredients.
2. Peel, wash and shred the onion and add to the potatoes ready to be...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
377mg
15% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
6g
12% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV