|Cavatappi or shell-shaped pasta||4 ounces|
|Olive oil||2 teaspoons|
|Garlic clove, minced||1|
|Large tomato, seeded and chopped||1|
|Water-packed artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped||1 (15-ounce) can|
|Basil, chopped||2 tablespoons|
|Crumbled goat cheese||2 ounces|
- Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Reserve ¼ cup of pasta water, drain, and set aside.
- Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook one minute. Stir in tomatoes and artichoke hearts and cook 2-3 minutes. Add basil, turn off heat, and stir.
- Toss pasta with vegetable mixture and goat cheese. If it seems dry, add some of the reserved pasta water.
3 starches; 1 high fat meat substitute; 1 fat; 1 vegetable
Side Suggestions: Tossed Salad
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||8 g|
|Dietary Fiber||13 g|
A systematic review found that participants given chewing gum after abdominal surgery may have a faster return to normal for their digestive system. Unfortunately, the quality of trials is low and more research will need to be done before this simple solution is confirmed.
Early Peanut Consumption Associated with Lower Risk of Peanut Allergy in High Risk Children
Breastfeeding May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Obesity
Tonsillectomy May Reduce Number of Sore Throat Days in Children