It’s the age-old question: when preparing pasta, should you add salt or oil to the water? In our newest video, Pasta Fits Chef’ Tina Ruggiero has an answer for you and explains why this particular condiment contributes to perfectly cooked pasta. Watch the video below to see if you are cooking pasta correctly and stay tuned for our next video, Pasta in a Pinch: Love Your Leftovers!
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the price of food has risen dramatically over the past few years and the price of meat is no exception. To combat these high prices, many families are adopting Meatless Mondays as part of their weekly meal plans. If you’d like to start making Meatless Mondays part of your dinnertime regimen, stock up on these must-have items to get you started:
We’re so excited to debut the first installment of our ongoing pasta tips video series! In this video, Tina Ruggiero, the chef and registered dietitian responsible for our featured recipe each week shares the secret formula that will get you perfectly cooked pasta. We asked our fans what cooking tips and information they were dying to know and we will release a new video answering your questions!
To celebrate National Pasta Month this October, Pasta Fits has launched a contest where visitors simply vote on their favorite pasta party meal for a chance to win a cash prize! To enter, simply visit our Facebook page or contest page and fill in your information. Pasta Fits will also be launching a new video series offering insider cooking tips and ideas.
Thanks to low-carb weight loss plans such as the South Beach Diet, carbohydrates have been wrongly vilified by dieters as being unhealthy. But new studies support the role of carbohydrates in one’s diets, and health organizations have recommended eating carbs for decades. A new article reminds us of 7 Reasons Why We Shouldn’t Fear Carbs.
Fall is officially here, and there’s no better way to beat the dropping temperatures than with a warm homemade meal. On this morning’s Today Show, Martha Stewart shared her favorite comfort food dishes from her new book “One Pot.” These recipes are perfect for fall—once you’re done eating, you only have one pot to clean!
We know that eating a healthful diet is important to you, but what nutrition advice should you listen to? Our nutritionist, Diane Welland wants you to know why eating balanced meals that include grains are important! Diane explains what role grains take in our diet and why we need to eat them!
Trying different diets and not seeing any results can be extremely frustrating. But, a new study published this week in the Journal of American Medical Association states any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results, as long as the dieter sticks to it.
Kids are picky-eaters – feeding them and you can be tricky! We’ve brought in Debbie Koenig, food writer and and the author of the cookbook Parents Need to Eat Too: Nap-Friendly Recipes, One-Handed Meals & Time-Saving Kitchen Tricks for New Parents to give tips on how to feed the whole family!
Q&A on Staying Healthy during the Holidays with Sarah Lippincott, RD, CDN from Good Clean Fun Nutrition
With snacks and celebrations everywhere, we know the holidays can be a tough time to keep your diet on track so we asked Sarah Lippincott, RD, CDN from Good Clean Fun Nutrition to give some tips on staying healthy this holiday season.
We were delighted to find out that food historian, cookbook author, and all around food genius, Francine Segan has just released a new book entitled Pasta Modern: New & Inspired Recipes from Italy, so we asked her if she would mind answering a few questions about pasta for our November Spotlight.
We wait all year for National Pasta Month, and now that it’s here, we’re ready to celebrate! To reward you for your love of pasta and for making delicious recipes – we’re running the Pasta Presto recipe contest. One lucky winner will be celebrating in style with a prize of $1,500!