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Creamy baked macaroni and cheese casserole (2)

Creamy baked macaroni and cheese casserole (2)

Enjoy this classic comfort food—without the guilt. I often make it and freeze individual servings in plastic containers, which are perfect for lunches. It's kids' favorite pasta dish, and when they... Read More

Small-shell pasta beefaroni

Small-shell pasta beefaroni

Better than any packaged version of beef and pasta. The combination of the meat and cheese sauce is fantastic.

Three-cheese beef lasagna

Three-cheese beef lasagna

I love a good old traditional beef lasagna. But often the fat and calories are enormous due to the fat in the meat, the tons of cheese and the béchamel (white cream sauce). I use lean ground beef... Read More

Soba noodles with creamy peanut-tahini dressing

Soba noodles with creamy peanut-tahini dressing

Soba is a type of thin Japanese noodle made from buckwheat flour. It has a nutty flavor and firm texture and goes beautifully with this peanut-tahini sauce and sautéed vegetables.

Light fettuccine alfredo with sugar snap peas and red bell pepper

Light fettuccine alfredo with sugar snap peas and red bell pepper

Fettuccine alfredo, better known as heart attack on a plate. The sauce in this version, however, uses stock, evaporated milk and light cream cheese, and it's really delicious.

Couscous with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes

Couscous with broccoli and sun-dried tomatoes

Couscous has to be the fastest food to prepare—it only takes 5 minutes. The key is not to boil it, but rather to add it to boiling stock and then let it sit (off the heat) for 5 minutes.

Israeli couscous with roma tomatoes, three cheeses and basil

Israeli couscous with roma tomatoes, three cheeses and basil

Israeli couscous is a small, round semolina pasta, different from the tiny, yellow North African couscous. It's often referred to as pearl pasta because of its shape and texture.

Wheat berry pilaf with dried fruit and orange dressing

Wheat berry pilaf with dried fruit and orange dressing

Wheat berry is a husked whole kernel of wheat with its nutritious bran intact. It has a chewy, nutty texture. I buy it in bulk and keep it in my freezer.

Orzo with cherry tomatoes, olives and goat cheese

Orzo with cherry tomatoes, olives and goat cheese

Orzo is a rice-shaped pasta that cooks in about 8 minutes and makes for a quick, easy meal. It suits a tomato and cheese-based sauce.

Shrimp fried rice with edamame

Shrimp fried rice with edamame

Fried rice in asian restaurants is often made with lard or excess oil, adding enormous amounts of calories and fat. In my recipe I use a stock-based sauce that only uses 1 Tbsp of flavored sesame... Read More

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