Warm Bow-Tie Pasta Salad

Ingredients:8 ounces uncooked farfalle (bow-tie pasta)2 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 1/3 cups julienne-cut red bell pepper (about 1 large pepper)1 cup sliced cremini mushrooms (about 2 ounces)1 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushroom caps (about 2 ounces)3 garlic cloves, minced3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1/4 teaspoon salt6 cups gourmet salad greens1/2 cup (2 ounces) finely…

Braised Winter Vegetable Pasta

Ingredients:2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 small onion, diced4 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage or 1 teaspoon dried rubbed4 cups vegetable broth1 cup dry white wine8 ounces whole-wheat medium pasta shells or other small pasta2 cups bite-size cauliflower florets2 cups bite-size butternut squash cubes1/4 teaspoon saltFreshly ground pepper to taste1 10-ounce bag frozen…

Avacado Pasta Salad

Another great summertime salad for the campout, BBQ or dinner party. This heart healthy salad recipe makes use of avocado as a main protein and