French Onion Penne

French Onion Penne
So cheesy and decadent. It was seriously hard to stop eating this dish!

I’m super excited to report that we did our first Vegetarian Cooking Club this week and it was a GRAND success! I’d been resistant to doing it because it never felt like there was quite enough interest, but we had a really great group of people who were either vegetarian or just curious about making more vegetarian food and we had an awesome time and cooked some AMAZING food!

This recipe (adapted from this one) was definitely one of the faves of the day, so I wanted to get it posted and shared for anyone who is interested in it.  I’m also super psyched that it will be incredibly easy to add chicken and use it for “regular” Cooking Club as well. Continue reading

Fettucine with Chicken and Creamy Spinach and Asparagus Sauce

Fettucine with Creamy Spinach Sauce
Chicken and mung bean fettucine added to this already delicious recipe up the protein and make a great main dish!

I don’t even remember how I stumbled on this recipe from, but, with a few modifications it became one I know we’ll make over and over again for Cooking Club.  The sauce is reminiscent of some of the pestos we’ve made in the past and all the beautiful green ingredients just scream SUMMER!  But I also feel that since it relies on spinach rather than basil we’ll make this year-round. Continue reading

Bolognese with Mung Bean Fettuccine

Beef Bolognese with Mung Bean PastaAs soon as we made this recipe from Blue Apron, I knew I was going to be modifying it for Cooking Club!  So easy and delicious… and a simple swap of Edamame & Mung Bean Fettuccine for the fresh pappardelle gives it big boost of extra protein and fiber!

Another bonus:  using just the leaves of the Brussels sprouts leaves you all sorts of extra sprouts to do something delicious with.

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