A quick and easy weeknight dinner for the family. The creamy yogurt adds a tang to the savory bacon and earthy mushrooms.

Bacon and Mushroom Yogurt Cream Pasta

A quick and easy weeknight dinner for the family. The creamy yogurt adds a tang to the savory bacon and earthy mushrooms.

Ready In: 25 minutes

Level: Easy


Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Yields: 4 Servings

directions

Step 1

Cook the pasta as directed on the package. Set aside.

Step 2

In a large saute pan (I use my cast iron pan), cook bacon for 5-8 minutes, until crispy. Remove half the bacon fat and add chopped mushrooms.

Step 3

Cook mushrooms for another 5 minutes and add butter. Once butter melts, whisk in flour to make a roux. Whisk in yogurt and cream and stir until it thickens, over low heat. Toss with pasta and lemon zest and serve. Garnish with fresh seasonal herbs. NOTE: We used parsley.

A healthier version of the classic chocolate mousse with a touch of tart pomegranate will make this your go to dessert when you need a quick chocolate fix!

Chocolate Pomegranate Mousse

A healthier version of the classic chocolate mousse with a touch of tart pomegranate will make this your go to dessert when you need a quick chocolate fix!

Ready In: 20 minutes

Level: Easy


Prep: 5 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Yields: 2 Servings

directions

Step 1

In a double boiler (small saucepan halfway filled with simmering hot water with a small bowl placed on top), stir together the milk chocolate and coconut oil until melted. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Whisk together greek yogurt, vanilla bean powder, pomegranate molasses, and cocoa powder until incorporated.

Step 3

Drizzle in melted chocolate and quickly whisk together.

Step 4

Serve in glass jars topped with shaved chocolate.

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