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Fuel Up for Fall

October 16th, 2018 by

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Fall is fleeting. You need to cram in those favorite outdoor activities (not to mention all the other things you juggle every day) before the colder weather sets in. If every day feels like a marathon, try some of our protein-rich pasta recipes to help fuel your days and nights.  Click here to see this week’s recipes and keep coming back through October for more. Ready. Set. Go!

Seasonal Colors Make Dinner Beautiful and Tasty. Last week we featured recipes that utilized the flavors AND the colors of the season. The reds, oranges, greens and yellows look resplendent against a palette of pasta. And the flavors?  Whoa – they’re off the charts delicious.  Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself here.

Butternut Squash Bolognese

Kale and Cheddar Mac and Cheese

Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll-ups with Kale

Easy Skillet Beer Bacon Mac and Cheese

Thai-style Curry Beef and Pasta

Creamy Basil Chicken Pasta

Seafood stew with Rotini

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Bright and Colorful Pasta Dishes

October 8th, 2018 by

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The colors are exploding all around us, so why not on our plates as well.  This week we’re highlighting pasta recipes that are as delicious as they are beautiful.  It’s like painting a portrait of the season with orange and yellow squash, red peppers, and green kale blended on a canvas of Dreamfields pasta.  Truly a feast for the eyes! This week we’re featuring the following deliciously colorful pasta dishes:

Apple-Berry Chicken Pasta Salad

Creamy Carrot and Parm Pasta

Butternut Squash & Kale Autumn Lo Mein With Crispy Tofu

Roasted Beet Hummus over Penne

Angel Hair& Honey Butternut Squash Pasta

 Vegetable Elbow Soup with Carrot top & Pumpkin Seed Pesto

 Roasted Veggie Mac n Cheese

 

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You KNOW that we adore you for being a fan. Now we want to hear why you love us back?  To enter for a chance to win one of our awesome #HealthyPastaMonth2018 Sweepstakes prizes, this week we want you to tell us in 25 words or less why Dreamfields is your favorite pasta. The best part? You can come back every day this month and enter again for a total of 31 chances to win one of our fantastic prizes below!

 


Welcome to Dreamfields #HealthyPastaMonth2018!

October 6th, 2018 by

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It’s October and you know what that means. . .time for the biggest, bestest pasta party of the year!  Join us every day for mouthwatering recipes, valuable coupons and daily chances to enter to win exciting prizes. This week we’re focusing on our most popular recipes – Stovetop Saviors!   You know. Those go-to staples that you can almost prepare by heart on days when every minute counts.  Dreamfields is here to the rescue! 

 

Stovetop Mac & Cheese  

Chicken Taco Pasta   

Rotini with Ground Beef and Spinach

Sesame Shrimp and Broccoli with Angel Hair

Easy Chicken Parm Soul

Spanish Charcuterie Pasta Salad

Elbows with Prosciutto, Olives and Marinara 

 

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Don’t forget to enter! 

We’re giving away some awesome prizes.  Click here to enter . . .and come back every day for another chance to win one of these prizes


#Pastapalooza2018 Let’s Get Patriotic

June 27th, 2018 by

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Wave your flags! The annual ultimate celebration of all things American is about to begin.  It’s time to fire up those grills and fill your picnic tables with the most delicious pasta side dishes around. And what better way to close out #Pastapalooza2018 than by singing the praises of those beautiful amber waves of grain that make up Dreamfields pasta.  You can taste the heart of America in every bite!

Ready to wow the family on the Fourth of July? Enter to win one of four perfect picnic party packs and pair it with your favorite Dreamfields pasta salad recipe – it’ll be a blockbuster hit! Click here to enter, and when you do, you’ll also be entered to win the #Pastapalooza2018 Summer Blockbuster Grand Prize – $1,000 Visa Gift Card + a year’s supply of Dreamfields pasta!

 

Recipes

BLT Pasta Salad

Red, White, & Blue Lasagna

Fresh Tomato and Basil Pasta

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

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#Pastapalooza2018 Unique Pasta Pairing Ingredients

June 20th, 2018 by

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We sure have been having a cosmically-fun summer so far, and this week we’re taking it to the outer limits! Explore the world around us by trying these recipes featuring atypical pasta pairing ingredients… and the world within us by learning more about the gut health-improving ingredient found in every bite of Dreamfields — prebiotics.

This week’s prize is the perfect way to watch all those Sci-Fi movies you’ve been meaning to see + binge on a few shows you never knew you needed so badly! Three prize packs consisting of a one-year Netflix subscription + a family pack of Dreamfields Pasta is up for grabs this week. To enter click here. When you do, you’ll also be entered to win the #Pastapalooza2018 Summer Blockbuster Grand Prize – $1,000 Visa Gift Card + a year’s supply of Dreamfields pasta!

 

Recipes

Garden Market Pasta Salad with Smoked Trout

Harissa Hummus Noodle Salad

Red Thai Curry Shrimp Linguine

Blackberry Ginger Pasta Salad

 

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Spring into Action!

June 13th, 2018 by

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What keeps Dad energized throughout his action-packed day?  Protein — and we’ve got a lot of it in these tasty recipes to serve this week. Dads pull some amazing stunts for us all year-round and the least we can do is serve up some outstanding pasta dishes to keep him at the top of his game.

This week’s prize is the perfect gift to keep you or your dad active – a Fitbit Blaze Watch + a case of Dreamfields. To enter to win one of our two prize packs, share with us one of the funniest pieces of advice your dad ever gave you below.  When you do, you’ll also be entered to win the #Pastapalooza2018 Summer Blockbuster Grand Prize – $1,000 Visa Gift Card!

 

Recipes

Fennel Pesto Pasta with Fennel, Roasted Tomato & Cannellini Salad

Salmon Pasta Salad with Mint & Lemon Vinaigrette

Bahama Penne & Seared Mahi-Mahi

 

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Animation!

June 6th, 2018 by

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We’re drawing upon all our childhood film favorites this week to celebrate family-friendly dishes and activities.  Don’t kid yourself — a fiberful pasta dish goes a long way in helping you feel full and animated. Perfect for those long, active summer days!

This week’s blockbuster prize will be a hit with kids of all ages – a home movie projector and indoor/outdoor screen! We know there’s nothing better than cooling off in the basement with a movie after a day of fun in the sun! To enter to win one of three prize packs, create a Pinterest board that highlights your best ideas for family summer fun and your favorite hot weather pasta recipes and enter the URL here. Remember, each entry will also be included in the drawing for the #Pastapalooza2018 Summer Blockbuster Grand Prize – $1,000 Visa Gift Card + a year’s supply of Dreamfields pasta!

 

Recipes

Chicken Taco Pasta Salad

Fruit & Yogurt Elbows

Lunchbox Pasta Salad

Taco Spaghetti

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Chick Flicks!

May 30th, 2018 by

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Whether they’re emotional tear jerkers, heart-swelling love stories, or side-splitting comedies, “chick flicks” have one thing in common – they’re best shared with a BFF. So, call your favorite co-star, grab a bottle of white, and whip up these delicious chick(en) dishes for your next movie night.

The only thing better than a night at the movies is a day at the spa. Enter to win one of two prize packs that include a $200 Spafinder.com Gift Cards and family pack of Dreamfields pasta. To enter, upload a photo of you and your BFF on the #Pastapalooza2018 website or post it on Instagram. Don’t forget to tag @HealthyPasta and #Pastapalooza2018! Remember, you can enter daily. Each entry folds into the Grand Prize drawing of a year’s supply of Dreamfields + $1,000 Visa Gift Card! Get all the details here!

 

Recipes:

Chicken & Bacon Rotini

Tuscan Pasta with Chicken

Creamy Basil & Chicken Pasta

Chicken Caprese Salad

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GET READY FOR BLOCK PARTY SEASON!

June 29th, 2017 by

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Summer’s here and we’re dancing in the streets to celebrate #Pastapalooza17!

Whether you’re dancin’ in Chicago or down in New Orleans, block parties are a great way to great way to celebrate summer with neighbors and friends. To help you plan your summer blockbuster, we’re sharing some party-perfect Top 40 Summer Pasta Hits below. In addition, we’ve created a special Pinterest board with more block party planning ideas and invite you to do the same….

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PASTA SALADS ARE PERFECT VACATION DISHES

June 22nd, 2017 by

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Vacation is all we ever wanted. So pack up those flip flops, shore up that sunscreen and go explore – whether it’s your home town or sites across the globe!

We’re sharing some vacation-friendly Top 40 Summer Pasta Hits where the focus is on fun, NOT food prep! Easy, delicious, and healthy, these recipes will be on the table in no time!  What is YOUR favorite vacation spot with the family? Share a photo of your family enjoying summer vacation and you’ll be entered to win one of FIVE prizes consisting of a Dreamfields Family Pack and a $100 gift card! All entries automatically feed into our grand prize drawing for a year’s supply of Dreamfields pasta and a $1,000 gift card! Remember, only one entry per day….

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