With so much conflicting nutrition advice in the media, it can become agonizing trying to figure out what foods are and aren’t healthy. Vital, nutritious foods like pasta and other carbohydrates have wrongly gotten a bad reputation in recent years, but there’s a new book that wants to set the record straight.
Healthy Pasta: The Sexy, Skinny and Smart Way to Eat Your Favorite Food written by Joe and Tanya Bastianich, reminds readers that pasta should be a staple in everyone’s kitchen, and shouldn’t be avoided. Healthy Pasta brings pasta back into our diets in a celebratory way. The siblings say the key to fitting pasta into a healthy diet is watching portion sizes. Here are a few of their other tips for cooking healthy pasta dishes:
In addition, readers will learn lighter cooking techniques for cooking pasta, the different types of pasta shapes, what’s a reasonable serving size, and more. Healthy Pasta also contains 100 mouth-watering pasta dishes that all clock in at under 500 calories.
Now this is a book we can get behind! We can’t wait to purchase this book, and start making the delicious recipes found in it! If you have questions about the health benefits of pasta, head over to our Nutrition Page.
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