|Olive oil||1 tablespoon|
|Garlic cloves, thinly sliced||2|
|Mushrooms, cleaned and sliced||4 ounces|
|Fresh fettucini (or other fresh pasta)||8 ounces|
|Packed fresh spinach||4 cups|
|Light garlic and herb spreadable cheese||1/3 cup (about 3 ounces)|
|Low-fat milk||¼ cup|
|Fresh ground pepper to taste|
- Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. When done, reserve ¼ cup of water, drain the rest, and set pasta aside.
- Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute, until just soft and fragrant. Add mushrooms, stir, cover, and cook for about 3-4 minutes, until mushrooms are soft.
- Add spinach to the skillet and stir until just wilted. Reduce the heat to low and mix in the garlic and herb cheese and milk.
- Turn off the heat and add the pasta to the skillet and toss until well-mixed. If pasta dish seems dry, add reserved pasta water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until creamy. Season with ¼ teaspoon of salt fresh ground pepper to taste.
4 starches; 1 lean meat substitute; 2 vegetables; 2 fats
Side Suggestions: Classic Tossed Salad
Toss mixed greens with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, olive oil, and vinegar.
|Serving Size||½ recipe|
|Saturated Fat||4.5 g|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g|
Improving parent-adolescent sexual communication has been noted as one factor that could help to encourage adolescents to practice safer sex behavior. This study found that sexual communication with parents plays a small protective role in safer sex behavior among adolescents.
Celiac Disease May Increase the Risk of Bone Fractures
Music May Improve Sleep Quality in Adults with Insomnia
CPAP May Help Older Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea