I turned the furnace on today. It was bittersweet. Summer is definitely gone, and all I want is a my cozy slippers,
Bravo a good book and a warm bowl of comfort food. Pasta, to be exact. Pumpkin pasta.
Comfort food has a bad reputation. You know…fattening. But you can dig into to something comforting and soul satisfying – and healthy.
You may be wary of pumpkin and pasta together. But it’s SO good. The pumpkin makes it creamy and delicious without adding a ton of fat. And the nutmeg and sage are perfect in this dish. It is savory. It feels indulgent. The kind of food you want to curl up with.
I like to eat mine with a little extra parmesan and a few shakes of hot sauce. You could sub cheddar if you want to fake out your kids and pretend it’s mac and cheese, too. I won’t blow your cover. Promise.