5 Tricks for Healthier Pasta Dinners at Home (Page 4)

3. Balance with Veggie Side Dishes

Every bowl of pasta I eat begins with, or is accompanied by, a big green salad—my delicious trick for sneaking in some folate and vitamins A and C. Other great sides to go with pasta include roasted broccoli or asparagus, sautéed greens like spinach or kale or steamed string beans or peas. These can help fill you up faster without eating too much pasta.

Pictured Recipe: Simple Green Salad with Citronette

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