Thursday, March 29, 2012

i'm a poser.



boyfriend and i have been trying to watch what we eat during the work week and upping our exercise routine to about 4-5 times a week. our diet during the week is pretty simple - grilled chicken, veggies and fish - trying to stay clear of starches as much as we can (bathing

come friday night we get a bit more laxed. if we feel like having pizza, we have pizza. if we feel like having pasta, we have pasta. and the other friday night, we were craving some pasta.

when i saw marissa's lemon pepper pappardelle recipe, i instantly knew i had to copy it. 
what can i say, i'm a food poser

my mom gave us the same trader joe's pappardelle a while ago and it was just sitting in our cabinet because we didn't know what to pair it with. so when i saw that marissa used the same brand of pasta to make this dish back in her home state, i squealed with joy.

finally! a great and simple recipe to use with the pasta!

if you haven't seen her recipe yet, head on over to marissa's blog and check it out. like i said earlier, this dish is sooo simple and the pappardelle is oh-so-yummy. also, boyfriend and i didn't feel all lethargic afterwards from eating it! the lemon and olive oil flavor make it light and refreshing. 

marissa knows her stuff...you will not be disappointed.


12 comments:

Lindsay [Elle Elizabeth] said...

Everyone keeps talking about this Trader's Joe place! We don't have one in my area and I have no idea where the closest one is....

CupcakesOMG! said...

omg that looks DELICIOUS!!! i love papperdelle noodles sooooo much! dammit paleo!!

CupcakesOMG!

Morgan Stone said...

This looks SO good! I love finding new pasta recipes! xoxo, morgan

Holly said...

My bf & I are also trying to eat healthier during the week & work out 4-5 times! Go all of us!! :) I actually have this same pasta from TJ's & we haven't uesd it yet because we didn't know what to do with it! Crazy, I know.

The Management said...

This looks awesome! No idea where to find that pasta in BC, but we'll see!

Jenna | The Paleo Project said...

Everytime I come to your blog I can't help but sing " I gotta pocket, gotta pocket full of chuckles" in this way: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HVCB9hW6kg

Not relevant. But needed to tell you.

marissa at the boot said...

ahh! thank you so much erica! i love that you copied. :) wasn't it delish? xoxo

smk053078 said...

I wish we had Trader Joe's in Texas...this looks dee-lish...it's about the end of my work day ...and my tummy is growling out loud...this post didn't help! ;) YUMMO!

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Good for you! I was doing so well...then work got stressful and the bad eating returned :(

whitney said...

i want this.

i am such a bad cook. i don't like to do it.

but pasta is one thing i can usually knock out of the park.

so i am trying this.

Nicole Marie said...

i'm the same. i try to eat healthy during the week so i don't feel so bad about the late night pizza on the weekends. that pasta sure looks good!

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