Welcome! I am so happy you chose to gather around my table. My name is Mia Swinehart and I am a registered dietitian with a passion for simple healthy recipes, women's hormonal health, and overall wellness!
As a celebration for how much you guys have been loving my new Sunday Gatherings weekly newsletter, I decided to share one of the exclusive recipes from the Sunday dinner series! Each week, my newsletter included a comforting, simple Sunday night dinner- often a secret family recipe or just a favorite authentic Italian dish.
My family secret vodka sauce recipe was featured in the first ever Sunday Gatherings newsletter a few weeks ago, and I wanted to let this one live on the blog! I was so happy seeing how many of you made this :). One of the goals of the Sunday dinner series is to inspire you to stay connected to your roots- whatever that may mean for you in the kitchen. For me, it’s enjoying these family recipes without adapting them to be paleo, vegan, etc. Just authentically, and deliciously, the way they were mean to be made! This is a big part of my healthy relationship with food, and I absolutely love this part of my Sundays.
This vodka sauce recipe is SO simple! With a short ingredient list, and minimal prep required, this is the perfect simple + comforting Sunday night dinner.
This is one of my family’s all time favorites. We typically serve this with bowtie pasta, but you can use whatever you have on hand!
A quick simmer of the tomatoes, vodka sauce, cream, and a few other simple ingredients and you have the most amazing sauce. I’m seriously drooling thinking about it!!
More on Sunday Gatherings:
If you want my newsletter to hit your inbox every Sunday, scroll to the bottom of this post to subscribe! No spam- just one email per week with mini meal plans, products I’m loving, books I’m reading, etc. Plus some Sunday dinner inspo 🙂 I send the newsletter out early Sunday so that you can plan your groceries accordingly, for both the mini meal plan and the dinner recipe!
I’m so SO happy with the response I’ve gotten and kind messages about the newsletter. It takes more work than I anticipated, but it’s totally worth it to me. I love this new way to connect with you all, and share some extra inspiration. It’s meant to feel like we are enjoying our Sunday morning coffee together, getting ready for the week ahead.
Anyways, I hope you love this Zarlengo family recipe. I can’t wait to hear what you think! If you make this, or any Gathered Nutrition recipe, be sure to tag me on Instagram! I love seeing what recipes you guys are enjoying! xx