Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo: healthified fall comfort food.
Here’s a nice recipe to work off of, from CookieandKate.com (and see a few posts of mine, listed below, for more healthy pasta dinner ideas)
Make this dish as healthified as you choose- whole wheat pasta, low fat cheese and low fat milk. Note: I skipped the butter and flour part of the recipe and went straight to sautéing the garlic in olive oil; I used low fat cream cheese (about 3 tablespoons) in place of goat cheese; and dumped tons of cinnamon and red pepper flakes in…none of this “pinch” business.
Also see posts 1) Healthified Pesto Pasta, 2) Avocado Zucchini Spaghetti Sqash “Pasta”, 3) Avocado Asparagus Orzo, and 4) Spicy Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese, for a few more healthified pasta or pasta-like dins