No-Bake Summertime Lasagne

What makes me happy: Pasta. Loads of it.
What makes me and my electricity bill not-so-happy: Turning on the oven in the summertime.

My electricity bill last month was so high, I wept. So, for the rest of the summer, we’re going to conserve as much as possible, limiting oven use, turning on the television less (goodbye Mythbusters!), spend more time in the pool instead of indoors under air conditioning and unplug our 6 computers, 5 monitors, 3 printers and the scanner. No more blogging. HA! just kidding.

If I stopped blogging, I think I’d have an emotional breakdown. And it wouldn’t be pretty. It would require sympathy in form of a cake. Which needs to be baked.

Kate of the very beautiful blog, Framed, is sharing her recipe that saves me from turning on the oven, her No-Bake Summertime Lasagne Recipe on Steamy Kitchen on TLC.

p.s. if you happen to have Sirius, I’ll be on the Martha Stewart Radio Show around 10:30am during Whole Living, talking about the SmartFarm that we’re building!

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Comments 26

  1. Kim in MD

    This looks fabulous, Jaden! This will be on the menu in my house this summer. Your photo is amazing! πŸ™‚

  2. Natanya @ Fete and Feast

    I love that this recipe is such a light summer take on what is often a fall and winter recipe. I can also imagine the technique could be applied to all sorts of different combinations of veggies available at the farmers markets this summer – what fun!

  3. Olive

    it looks so freah and healthy, I am going to make this for sure..thanks so much for sharing it, Jaden! Have a nice day!! πŸ™‚

  4. Cyndi

    Made this last night and it was good, I used whole wheat bowtie since I had that in the pantry and a layer of turkey meat. Quick, fresh and easy to modify

  5. Ray

    This looks so fresh and light. I will make this for my daughter – Miss Pasta Girl this weekend and I’m sure she’ll love it. Thanks for sharing the recipe Jaden.

  6. Danica

    WOW ~ I LOVE how easy, fresh and light this looks. I bet it tastes even better. Definitely perfect for a hot day. Off to check out the recipe now πŸ™‚

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