Inside Out Lasagna

Happy New Year everyone!!

So while we’re all trying to be good in 2013, sipping wheat grass shots, showing up on time to Yoga, and wrestling with separation anxiety over our secret chocolate drawers (doesn’t everyone have one of those??), I thought I would taunt you with a little bit of lasagna… :)

Because nothing says New Years resolution like fluffy ricotta cheese, rich tomato sauce, and a big. fat. bowl of carbs

or does it??

This healthy take on lasagna is lower cal, full of fiber, and bursting with flavor.The perfect way to start on a realistic path to a healthy 2013! The trick to successful resolutions is setting manageable goals – forget the juice detoxes and 3 hour workouts. Do what makes you feel good inside and out….. like lasagna! With a healthy twist.

This was my recipe featured in the January Issue of my very first magazine appearance! The goal was to take a comfort food and make it over into a healthier dish to keep us on track in the New Year.

Here’s a fabulous trick from this recipe - bake your ricotta separately in the oven. This way you can crumble up a healthy portion of the cheese instead of the gigantic portion found in most lasagna dishes.

Throw in some whole wheat pasta, spicy cracked red pepper to get the metabolism going, and fresh basil, and you’ve got a super easy (super quick!) healthy dinner.

pic from my magazine shoot!

Nutrition Information; Calories: 274, Fat: 9 grams


Comments

  1. Kristina, this looks amazing! I will definitely be trying this next week, and congrats again on your feature!

    • Whipped Baking says:

      Thanks Kristen! It was a very fun week! You’ll have to let me know what you think :) The tomato sauce is one of those recipes I’ve been eating since I was a kid!

  2. Eeeee I’m so excited for you that you were in a magazine!!!

    You obviously deserve it-and this inside out lasagna is GENIUS. GENIUS! So bookmarked.

  3. This sounds and looks so good!! I have a secret love for pasta that I tend to try and suppress since it’s not always on the healthy side, but this is perfect. Thanks for sharing!

    • Whipped Baking says:

      Hahah me too! I have a gigantic soft spot for pasta.. and carbs :) It’s just all about portion size, enjoy Shaina!

  4. My husband LOVES pasta and would ADORE this lasagna! :-) I’m pinning this to make later! :-)

  5. I love this because it makes having lasagna so easy…I hardly ever make lasagna because it takes to long!

    • Whipped Baking says:

      Haha same here, maybe twice a year… :) I make this sauce all the time so this was the perfect way to cheat!

  6. Love this! Such a fun recipe. You look so adorable congrats on the magazine.

  7. This looks so good! congrats on your first magazine appearance! So exciting!!

  8. This sounds incredible! Definitely will be trying this :)

  9. I LOVE this Kristina!!! Yum!! I’m craving pasta so bad right now.

  10. Very excited to be in a magazine. This dish looks amazing. I would have this and a bit from my chocolate draw :)

  11. LOVE THIS. :)

  12. This is a great take on lasagna! Much easier and healthier :)

  13. What a great pasta! Looks great my dear!

  14. We are big pasta eaters in my house. This looks so delish and so healthy. Can’t wait to try this on a weeknight for dinner.

  15. So proud of you and your first magazine feature! Eeee! :-)

  16. YUM! and congrats too!

  17. I love the recipe and the whole magazine thing is awesome!!

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