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the Lorax Movie Release on DVD

Today’s the day for Universal Studios Home Entertainment to release the  Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax DVD.

To celebrate the release, we’re highlighting our Lorax Pasta Dinner Makeover.  Get the recipe here:

Lorax Pasta Recipe

Lorax Dinner Makeover

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Lorax Pasta Dinner

Lorax Pasta Dinner

Lorax Pasta Dinner


  • Cavatappi Pasta- 1 lb
  • Food coloring- Wilton or Duff's Electric Pink, Orange and Yellow (found at Michael's or Walmart)
  • steam-ready broccoli florets- 8 oz.
  • steam-ready asparagus tips- 8 oz.
  • Alfredo sauce- 1 jar


  1. Fill pasta pan with water and add 4-5 drops of food coloring (one color at a time) and a teaspoon of salt; mix well
  2. Bring to boil
  3. Add one-third of pasta and boil in salted water until tender
  4. Repeat steps 1-3 for additional two colors
  5. Steam broccoli and asparagus
  6. Transfer pasta to serving bowl and top with steamed broccoli and asparagus
  7. Combine blue food coloring and Alfredo sauce to mix well, then drizzle over the top of pasta to create a river


Lorax Pasta Recipe


Lorax Pasta Recipe



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What’s For Dinner This Week- Better Than Burgers

Meal Planning for Busy Families

The Organized Cook answers the question, “What’s For Dinner Tonight?” with the answer- What’s For Dinner This Week.  And, to celebrate the opening of “the Lorax” movie this Friday, and in recognition of Lent, we’ve created a simple pasta dish with a “Lorax” makeover.

If you’re a subscriber to The Organized Cook Weekly Meal Plan System, here’s what’s on the menu this week:



Chicken with Lemon Sauce

Day 1: Chicken with Lemon Sauce over Steamed Rice and Asian Cucumber Salad



chicken tortilla soup recipe

Day 2: Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup with Zesty Polenta Cakes



Greek Pita Pocket recipe

Day 3: Greek Pita & Greek Yogurt Cucumber Sauce with Mediterranean Potatoes



Southwest Chicken Enchiladas

Day 4: Southwest Chicken Enchiladas with Tex Mex Fried Rice



(to celebrate the opening of The Lorax movie this Friday, we’ve done a “Lorax” makeover on this dinner)

The Lorax Family Dinner

Day 5: Cavattapi Pasta with Broccoli, Asparagus & Alfredo Sauce (food coloring optional)


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