Gluten-Free Spring Pasta Salad

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 presetI feel like I’m always posting recipes with pasta. It’s pretty ironic because we truly are wild,brown, any color but white rice and farm fresh potato kind of people. But, I’m going with whatever flows today and staying in this moment (I know. How very yogini of me, right?). So, pasta it is. Now, I wouldn’t say that we are a gluten-free house, but I am conscious about how much we eat and where it comes from. This time, however, I thought I’d try a gluten-free pasta from Trader Joe’s – -Organic Brown Rice Fusili. Now, I have to admit, gluten-free pasta has nothing on the fresh off the press stuff. That’s just pure heaven in my book. But, I will admit it worked in this dish. A simple pasta salad for a sunny (SUNNY!) spring day in New York.

A cup of yellow split peas, cooked al dente and baby broccoli add a bit of crunch, while the quick roasted tomatoes and garlic give it a bit of sweet.Throw whatever veggies you want in and make it your own divine yumminess. And remember, I think food is like yoga. Offer up what feels and tastes good to you and  comes from the heart and others will enjoy!

1 bag gluten-free pasta (I only used 3/4 of a bag, cooked al dente)

1 cup, cooked yellow split peas, al dente

1 cup, cherry or grape tomatoes, roasted

3-4 stalks baby broccoli

1-2 cups baby spinach

1-2 cloves of garlic, roasted (optional)

1/4 cup basil, chopped basil (optional)

kosher salt

extra virgin olive oil

Combine all ingredients and serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 2-3 days.




About Tracye

Known for her motivational mantras and joyful practice, Tracye Warfield puts the play in yoga and yummy food. Tracye began practicing yoga in 1999, when she first hobbled onto the mat after a long and achy marathon. Ten years later, she walked away from a successful career in corporate America to start living the life she was meant to live. Currently, she teaches Vinyasa, Power Yoga, Hatha, and Pilates in studio classes, workshops, online, with private clients, and at her bytracye yoga.yummy food retreats throughout the U.S. and internationally.

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