Travis Rathbone
March 8, 2016 10:59 AM EST

By now, no doubt you’ve been advised hundreds of times to avoid white pasta. But does that mean you have to give up noodles altogether? No way! These days the pasta aisle is loaded with alternatives. Read on for the lowdown on five different types, and delicious recipes to try with each one.

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