Pasta is usually a staple of a long-distance runner's diet, so it's easy to get bored with the same old pasta recipes. Try some of these healthy and delicious pasta dishes on your carbo-loading days.
This easy, creamy, low-fat pasta dish uses low-fat ricotta cheese, fresh spinach and basil, and your favorite pasta.
This meatless, low-fat lasagna is full of vegetables, making it a healthy and nutritious pre-long run meal.
This nutritious lunch or dinner recipe combines chicken and noodles with a spicy peanut butter sauce that's both heart-healthy and delicious.
This garlicky chicken and asparagus sauce is tossed with hot penne to make a tasty and satisfying dinner.
Salmon is an excellent protein source, and it's a great food for runners
. This healthy and delicious recipe combining salmon and pasta is simple and easy to make.
I love making crockpot meals in the fall and winter. This delicious Italian meal is made in your crockpot and uses only five ingredients.
This healthy main dish is easy and quick, so it's a great weeknight meal. With lots of veggies and a soy-based sauce, this vegetarian and vegan recipe is very low in fat.
If you're a fan of spaghetti and meatballs, try this low-fat version, which uses 99% fat-free ground turkey instead of beef.
This healthy and hearty vegetarian pasta dish contains spinach and beans, so it's packed with nutrients.
Macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but if you use regular cheese, butter, and whole milk, it adds up to a lot of fat and calories. This low-fat version of macaroni and cheese gives you all the flavor without the guilt.
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