I cook a whole package of pasta and after removing the water, I put individual size servings in a ziplog bag. I add about 1 tablespoon of water each (to prevent dryness) and put them in the refrigerator. It stays fresh for about 3 days, and it freezes perfectly for about 2 weeks.
When I'm in the mood for pasta, or have not time to cook, I just grab a bag, run under hot water, steam some veggies, season and VOILA!!!
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Order the alfredo sauce on the side and only taste the pasta. Then you'll have Cajun chicken with vegetables.
When we ate out, I saw Cajun chicken & vegetable Pasta on the menu. Looked really good until I saw 'alfredo sauce'. I told our server that alfredo sauce always makes me sick and asked if I could have it on the side. She said, 'of course.' With soup. it was very satiisfying.
Sauce & pasta went home for my husband.
Pasta & You...Blunt The Carbs..Diabetic Or Dietetic
Amino acids in protein help manage blood sugar. When eating pasta chose Dreamfield's Pasta which has 5 digestible carbs & always pair it with turkey or chicken meatballs. Add green beans, brocolli, even chickpeas to the pasta...you will think your getting more pasta. Remember to have only 2 ounces of pasta which is about the size of a quarter raw. Try Jennie O tukey sausage links in your pasta too, they are juicey and great tasting @ 160 calories a link.
Donate High fat, high sugar, high carb foods to a food bank
Clean out your pantry, fridge and freezer! Remove all baked goods, anything white or that says enriched, anything that contains more than 3 grams of sugar per serving. All rice, except Brown rice,all corn or beets as they turn quickly into sugar, all white sugar, brown sugar, honey, molasses, and corn syrup. No ketchup. No white pasta... Any canned soup which has lots of sodium. Make a commitment to yourself to lose weight. Dump any processed foods. Eat fresh vegetables and fruit
Make homemade soup it's lower in sodium Buy Smucker's sugar free jelly Buy Dreamfield's pasta which has only 5 digestable carbs for 2 ounces of pasta
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