Category Archives: Pasta

Spaghetti Casserole with Fresh Greens and Feta

I’m less than two months from my next marathon (Space Coast Marathon in Florida), so a lot of my life is consumed by carbs. Last year, I gained several pounds while training for Marine Corps Marathon. I expect at least … Continue reading

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Basil Poblano Pesto

I received a nice bunch of basil in this week’s vegetable box, and was tempted to make pesto, but wanted to do something different with it. I was really stuck for an interesting idea until shopping today at Whole Foods … Continue reading

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Pasta with Spicy Goat Cheese Sauce

I’ve been pushing hard the past few weeks teaching two courses in an intensive May semester, and it’s finally caught up with me. I’ve got a cough and sore throat and tonight I found myself craving spicy comfort food. I … Continue reading

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Poblano Goat Cheese Couscous

I was in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend and stumbled on a terrific Spanish restaurant on their downtown mall. I was treating myself to a good, big meal after running a half-marathon that morning, and decided on Zocalo, as much for its … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Noodles with Veggies and Spicy Almond-Butter Dressing

One of my guilty-favorite dishes is noodles with a spicy peanut sauce. I’m not sure how Asian restaurants make it, but I have to imagine that it’s got a lot of peanut butter (almost certainly not organic all-natural peanut butter), … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Casserole

It’s been a while since I’ve had occasion to post anything about carb-loading. Except for a couple of races, I’ve not been running long distances over the past few months. Next week, however, I’m running the Tough Mudder with a … Continue reading

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Pasta with Arugula and Tomato Sauce

I’m running a half-marathon tomorrow morning, so I’m focusing on my carbs today.  I’m also getting ready for Thanksgiving, so I didn’t want to make anything too fussy or that required a trip to the store. Thus, lunch today depended … Continue reading

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