Kale and Tomato Alfredo Pasta

Gather the family for an Italian inspired Alfredo pasta with kale and tomatoes that will leave everyone satisfied.
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Funny enough, I recently tore out a vegan Alfredo recipe from a magazine (for a friend!), and both my daughters independently walked by and said, “That looks good!” So I decided to make an adapted “non-vegan” version of it for us, and it turned out to be the big hit my daughters were expecting! The final recipe is below.

Also, I did still pass on the vegan version to our friend, which uses cauliflower and cashews instead of butter and cream to make the sauce. He, unfortunately, has some concerning (hereditary) blood pressure levels that cannot be easily controlled by medication. This drastic change in diet has not been an easy transition for his family. So, if you have any other tasty vegan recipes I can share with them, I’d love it if you could please leave a link in the comments. Thanks!

Kale and Tomato Alfredo on 100 Days of Real Food

My New Favorite Noodles

Not at all sponsored, but I’m absolutely loving this new (to me) egg pasta and had to share. The texture might be just as good as homemade pasta (okay well, almost), which says A LOT! I may never buy the regular store-brand box again after trying this one from Whole Foods recently. Also, I just noticed you could order it from Amazon. Let’s keep these people in business—it’s good stuff!

Good Store Bought Pasta on 100 Days of Real Food

 

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  1. This looks delicious!!! My favorite websites (both have recipe apps as well) for vegan recipes are Deliciously Ella and Forks Over Knives. We aren’t vegan, either, but these sites come in handy during church fasting periods when meat and dairy are not permitted.

  2. I was vegan for a time and really found the Forks Over Knives meal planner to be a sure fire way to stay on track. Thought it might interest your friend.

  3. Looks yummy! I’ll need to check out whole foods. I followed your link to amazon & it is now unavailable so looked up other Grand’mere pasta & it was $23 a bag!

  4. This looks great but I’ll be searching for a nut-free vegan version because of family allergies to dairy, eggs & nuts. Perhaps point your newly-vegan friend to Clean Food Dirty Girl? The language is unapologetically salty, but the community is incredibly supportive & the whole-food-no-oil-plant-based recipes are BONKERS DELICIOUS. They also have subscription weekly meal plans that might be helpful for transitioning to a different way of eating, as they provide shopping lists & batch-cooking instructions.. (not affiliated – just a fan!)

  5. The Oh She Glows Cookbook is amazing for vegan recipes! Neither my sister nor I are vegan, but we both have a number of favorite go-to recipes from this cookbook.