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Celebrate the Pasta-bilities, October is National Pasta Month

Thirty-one Days Devoted to Enjoying America’s Favorite Food!

NEW YORK (October 2, 2012) According to a 2011 survey conducted by the National Pasta Association (NPA), pasta lovers eat their favorite food seven times a month – nearly twice a week! Bringing American families exactly what they are looking for, pasta is a versatile dish which can easily fit into a healthy lifestyle. It shouldn’t surprise anyone that when asked what food they could not live without 60% of those surveyed chose pasta, even instead of chocolate!

Celebrate this household staple over family dinner this October during National Pasta Month. Quick, fun, fall recipes the entire family will enjoy like Acorn Squash ‘n Pasta Soup, Pasta with Turkey-Black Bean Chili, and Apple Frittata are available at www.ilovepasta.org. If you are looking for a reason to celebrate pasta, here are some interesting facts that might persuade you:


There are so many ways a food lover can celebrate National Pasta Month, from learning how to cook the perfect pasta to trying out a new pasta shape, or even creating a pasta dish with a healthy twist. To share your low-calorie recipes and for more information on how Pasta Fits into your diet, lifestyle, and budget, visit www.pastafits.org or www.facebook.com/PastaFits.

About National Pasta Association
The National Pasta Association (NPA) is the trade association for the United States pasta industry. Founded in 1904, the NPA’s mission is to increase the consumption of pasta, to promote the development of sound public policy, and to act as a center of knowledge for the industry and the consumer. For additional information, please visit: www.pastafits.org or www.facebook.com/PastaFits

Mac and Cheese, yes please! National Pasta Association has delicious Mac and Cheese recipes
Mac and Cheese, yes please! National Pasta Association has delicious Mac and Cheese recipes
Bloody Mary Linguine puts a new twist on a delicious pasta dish
Bloody Mary Linguine puts a new twist on a delicious pasta dish
Pasta Fits your favorite fall meal with  Pasta and Black Bean Turkey Chili
Pasta Fits your favorite fall meal with Pasta and Black Bean Turkey Chili
Roasted Vegetable Pasta is a delicious veggie-filled dish to help celebrate National Pasta Month
Roasted Vegetable Pasta is a delicious veggie-filled dish to help celebrate National Pasta Month
Craving mushrooms? Try the National Pasta Association's  Exotic Mushroom Linguine
Craving mushrooms? Try the National Pasta Association's Exotic Mushroom Linguine

Related Links

www.pastafits.org
www.ilovepasta.org

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Related Documents

NPA – Apple Frittata Recipe
NPA – Pasta with Turkey-Black Bean Chili Recipe
NPA – Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
NPA – Linguine with Exotic Mushrooms
NPA – Pasta Cooking Tips