I really don’t mean to rub it in, but the truth is that I am at the beach.
Not only am I at the beach, but I am at the beach with Little Sis and her family and Carni-Mom. What could be better than that? Not much my friends. And I certainly hope you have some time this season with loved ones in a special place.
As presented in posts around this time for the last several years, during our sojourn on the lovely shore of North Carolina, we take turns cooking large healthy meals for each other and skip the fast food / restaurant scene. Lots of fun, lots of time together and everybody feels great and ready to hit the beach the next morning. But of course, it isn’t always easy cooking for a discerning crowd that includes some vegans, some who do not do dairy, some who do not do gluten, several picky children and at least one who would really rather be eating meat (you may have guessed that this last individual is ‘Carni-Mom’).
So in Little Sis fashion, I decided to deconstruct a meal and present theparts so that everyone could find something that pleased their palate and their dietary approach to life.
Pasta offers many such opportunities! And who doesn’t like pasta?
Oh – that’s right. Mr. Bigg Sis, my dear husband, does not eat gluten. Well there is always rice or quinoa pasta but honestly I am not a big fan of gluten free pasta…. but spaghetti squash makes an awesome (and vegetable based) alternative! Continue reading