Protein Packed Healthy Baked Ziti + Giveaway

No longer is pasta dinner a carb-heavy meal that will leave you feeling sluggish! Try this protein packed healthy baked ziti for a simple and nutritious midweek meal!

Protein Packed Healthy Baked Ziti | C it Nutritionally #vegetarian #grainfree #glutenfree

So let’s talk about the wonderfully strange world of social media

When I posted my Gluten Free Greek Pasta Salad a few weeks ago, a dietitian social media friend reached out on twitter saying I should try my recipe with Banza Pasta. Within minutes, the super cool peeps over at Banza Pasta replied to the tweet offering to send me some of their chickpea pasta. How could I refuse?!

But as a foodie, almost dietitian, and overall new food connoisseur, I was embarrassed that I hadn’t even heard of Banza Pasta (insert monkey emoji covering its eyes). I quickly googled and couldn’t believe this gem was hiding!

Now, I’m not one to typically eat out-of-the-box pasta because, well, I don’t think there’s anything too special about it, and I’d rather eat other whole grains with an earthier flavor or spiralize my way to deliciousness, but when pasta has a Nutrition Facts label like Banza’s does, it’s hard NOT to eat it…not to mention how deeelish it tastes!

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{Labor Day BBQ Recipes} 25 Summer Salads You Need At Your BBQ

Refresh your party spread with these 25 Labor Day BBQ recipes that scream summer! Because now is the perfect time to enjoy a fresh salad before the chill sets in…now back to that fun in the sun! 

{Labor Day BBQ Recipes} Summer Salads You Need At Your Labor Day BBQ | C it Nutritionally #summer #healthyeating #healthyfood

Can you believe it’s September?? And can you believe it’s already Labor Day?! This summer FLEW by (surprise, surprise), and I don’t know about you, but for me it was full of food, friends, travel, relaxation, and more food! 

I’m not too sure how I feel about this late to the party summer Labor Day. Yes, the unofficial end to summer is prolonged, but I’m already knee deep in new classes and I’m pretty sure there’s not a school around that is yet to be in session.

Despite my sharpened pencils, we still need to give summer an ((unofficial)) goodbye. 

And what better way to do that than with one last backyard BBQ hurrah! 

While I cannot wait for pumpkin, apple, and cranberry everything, let’s relish in the flavors of sweet summer one last time and celebrate Labor Day with these veggie-rific meat free salad recipes for Labor Day you didn’t even know you needed at your party…

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