Grab a Spoon And a Fork because it’s Italian Night! Healthy Pizza, Pasta + More
What makes Italian food so close to heart? We can all admit that pizza and pasta are some of our favorite dishes to share with friends and family. What makes this food so special isn’t just the amazing taste, but the quality and care that goes into making intricate sauces and complex flavors. Baked, sautéed or simmered, we complied our favorite dishes from a slew of talented bloggers who have a flair for Italian cooking.There is something so satisfying about a hearty warm dish during the winter, but that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy. These 10 dishes offer that hearty, satisfying taste with a healthy spin. We promise you won’t be disappointed!
Spaghetti Squash Primavera
A classic Italian dish that’s loaded with light-weight veggies! Food Faith Fitness features delicious recipes, stunning photography and essential advice for encouraging faith + fitness.
by: Bree Hester
A delicious, hearty dish–Braciole uses a combination of two cheeses and white wine to create its savory baked sauce. BakedBree offers meal ideas for any occasion, we could scroll through for hours!
by: Victoria Berman
Pasta With Creamy Cherry Tomato Sauce and Ham
A gluten and dairy-free option–this pasta is covered with a creamy cherry tomato sauce and topped with sautéed crispy ham creating a colorful, flavor-packed dish! Using coconut milk to create the thick, creamy texture–Avocado Pesto is right up our ally!
by: Dorit Jaffe
A rustic tomato soup that is made with fresh tomatoes, carrots and onions. Whole Healthy Glow has a beautiful blog filled with great meal ideas for any time of the day. She believes that being healthy encompasses a physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental state of well being.
by: Anjali Shah
Homemade Whole Wheat Pita Pizza
An easy, vibrant dish, made with tomatoes, onions and bell peppers. This whole wheat pita pizza is an easy go-to meal for The Picky Eater, who inspires readers to try healthy alternatives that still taste amazing! We promise you won’t be disappointed.
by: Elizabeth Stein
Mushroom Ravioli in Tomato Sauce Spoon
A gluten free Mushroom Ravioli with tomato sauce is a simple dish that can be served before dinner. It has a cashew filling that is creamy and packed full of flavor. Elizabeth focuses mostly on gluten-free and vegan options.
By: Jess Pelasky
Italian Sausage with Peppers Pasta
Jess loves pasta, so you know she takes her Italian dishes seriously! This pasta is perfectly paired with sausage and peppers to creates a wholesome hearty dish that is packed with flavor. Her blog is filling with ton of meal ideas that will always leave you wanting more!
Paleo Pizza Sticks
Is there anything better than pizza sticks? Especially ones that aren’t from Domino’s or Papa John’s?? These Paleo Pizza sticks from Multiply Delicious hit the spot and are perfect to make with the family. Check out Multiply Delicious for advice and even has meal plans to help with paleo eating.
by: Brittany Mullins
Skinny Tofu Zucchini Lasagna
Skinny Tofu Zucchini Lasagna is packed with protein and wholesome ingredients. This bubbly pot of goodness is an easy way to enjoy comfort food without the guilt. EatingBirdFood has great advice for finding balance in your diet and making recipes you’ll love eating.
by: Sunnie Heers
Spaghetti Squash with Homemade Vegan Vodka Sauce
This is a delicious vegan dish made with cashews and peas. It is so creamy, but soo good for you! Modern Girl Nutrition is all about balance and learning to eat without counting the calories.