• Deconstructed Lasagna | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Deconstructed Lasagna

    Have you ever heard of Deconstructed Lasagna? Or Free Form Lasagna? Its okay if you haven’t! Neither had I! I first discovered deconstructed lasagna at one of our favorite local restaurants here in Columbus – The Market. Full of fresh foods and flavors, The Market offers delicious fresh foods with seasonal menu offerings and GREAT wine. The deconstructed lasagna on their menu, or “Free Form Lasagna” as they call it, changes seasonally. Whether its loaded with meat or completely vegetarian, it is always amazingly yummy. It wasn’t until the seventeenth time that I ordered it that I thought, why haven’t I tried making this? This Deconstructed Lasagna recipe is based…

  • Warm, creamy, and satisfying, this Healthy Tomato Bisque is super simple & super delicious - top with sour cream, or better yet enjoy with a grilled cheese! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Healthy Tomato Bisque

    Honestly, what is better than a nice hot bowl of soup when its cold outside? I really can’t think of much! Maybe ice cream on a hot summer day? Something about having that delicious something to warm you up or cool you down, right when you need it! Just perfect. I love all kinds of soups – Potato Leek,  Cauliflower Potato and Leek Soup, Butternut Squash, Clam Chowder, Broccoli Cheddar, Black Bean, Chicken Tortilla, Chili, Ramen Noodle, French Onion, Wonton – the list seriously goes on and on. Of course, there is one classic soup that I have always loved, but never been able to quite master – Tomato Bisque. Campbell’s makes a MEAN Tomato Bisque.…

  • This Caprese Pasta Salad is easy and perfect - Al dente orzo, creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil all tossed with a light vinaigrette. | NOMaste Kitchen
    Healthy Salads and Sides,  Sides

    Caprese Pasta Salad

    I love a good pasta salad. Loaded with veggies and cheese, it is the perfect side to any potluck or barbecue. Top with some fresh herbs – MWA! Delicioso. This Caprese Pasta Salad is so easy yet so delicious. Al dente orzo, creamy mozzarella, juicy tomatoes, and fresh basil all tossed with a light vinaigrette. Better yet? It stores wonderfully! So you can make a big batch and enjoy for multiple nights in a row! Alright – time for me to get up on my soap box. I am not a HUGE fan of dressing. Actually, I’ll take that back. I love dressing! But, its not very healthy. So I…

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    Tomato, Basil, and Goat Cheese Pasta with Pine Nuts

    This Tomato Basil and Goat Cheese Pasta with Pine Nuts though… Juicy little cherry tomatoes bursting with flavor, perfectly paired with fresh basil and goats’ cheese. All topped with roasted pine nuts for added texture and taste. NOM!! I love fresh, locally grown food – it feels so good to support your local community and know exactly where the food you are buying has come from. Summertime is the best because there are so many amazing fresh, local foods available – abundant ripened fruits and fresh veggies – it makes it even easier to incorporate local goodness into your every day diet! Having said that, I am a woman of…