No Time? No worries. Delicious healthy pasta in 30 min.

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Servings 2-3 adults.


  • gluten free pasta
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • chopped assorted vegetables: zucchini, onion, asparagus, mushrooms, green beans.
  • can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cube beef bouillon
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • chopped fresh basil


(meanwhile, boil water for pasta, cook al dente, drain)

  • heat olive oil in sauté  pan.
  • brown garlic cloves, remove.
  • add vegetables and sauté  approx. 10 min. (should be soft with slightly firm center)
  • add crushed tomatoes, beef bouillon, sugar, basil.  mix well.
  • cook approx. 15 min.
  • pour over cooked pasta.
  • garnish with remaining chopped fresh basil

Buon Appetito!


Perfect Thanksgiving Nibbles – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


Pumpkin Choc Chip Cookies

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, room temp
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Cream butter and sugar; add egg and beat.   Blend in pumpkin and vanilla.  Add sifted dry ingredients, stir to mix well.   Stir in chocolate chips.

Drop by spoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet.   Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes, do not over bake.   Let cool slightly.