Spinach ricotta lasagna – gluten-free, vegetarian

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Everyone loves a good ol’ lasagna – I mean, how can you go wrong? Although I grew up eating the ground meat lasagna, I still prefer the vegetarian spinach ricotta lasagna any day. My husband is a huge fan of this dish, but I feel it sometimes gets too heavy for me which can result in heart burn. I found that substituting the regular lasagna strips for gluten-free strips has not only tasted better – in my opinion- but it feels much easier on the stomach. For this recipe, we don’t use any flour or create any traditional white sauce layer. You will find that this recipe is a lot easier to make and doesn’t require much care. You can whip this up really quickly if you have the ingredients on hand – especially if using a delicious pre-made pasta sauce. I personally recommend the Classico florentine spinach and cheese sauce you can find at most grocery stores. I prefer this one over others, as it already comes with a generous amount of spinach and cheese blend. Try out this recipe and let me know what you think in the comments. What are some of your favourite sauces?

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Quick & easy flat bread pizza

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Sometimes you just don’t feel like making elaborate meals. In a busy world like today, you’re more prone to eating fast food – especially when grabbing a slice of pizza from the local shop is so easy. As tempting as this is, don’t resort to eating out for everyday meals and instead make your own. That greasy pizza slice down the corner will satisfy you temporarily, but you will regret it when you have to hit the gym twice as hard – or when you feel that heart burn. Here is my quick and easy go-to recipe that I use for days when I just don’t have time to cook. To make it extra healthy, omit the butter or use olive oil, limit the cheese, add more veggies, and use a whole wheat naan bread instead.

If you haven’t tried this before, what are you waiting for? This is literally the easiest, cheapest, flat bread pizza you can make in just 10 minutes.

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