Tuesday, October 9, 2018
October is national pasta month! Celebrate national pasta month by learning a new recipe or eating a new kind of pasta. Pasta is that one food we all know and love. Not only does pasta fill you up, but it gives you a lot of nutrients as well. Pasta is healthy, being cholesterol free and low in sodium, it gives you energy with it being a complex carbohydrate and it’s inexpensive, all you need is a pot, stove and water.
Fun facts about pasta:
1. According to the International Pasta Organization, more than 600 different shapes of pasta are produced around the world.
2. Americans consume 6 billion pounds of pasta per year.
3. Italy produces over 3.3 million tons of pasta each year.