Easy fixes make pasta salad a healthy choice
Published 06/14/2008, The Jamestown Sun
You can’t have a summer barbecue or potluck without pasta salad. Unfortunately, the typical version isn’t all that healthy — white pasta swimming in a heavy mayonnaise-based dressing. Occasionally, there token bits of celery or carrot, but nothing to get a nutritionist excited. But with a few easy fixes this classic dish can be transformed into a healthful fresh vegetable pasta salad loaded with good carbs and low in saturated fat and sodium. Best of all, it is every bit as creamy as full-fat versions.Word count: 438
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