Mushroom Alfredo Fettuccine

Recipe from Plant-Based Katie Mae. Editor's note: This plant-based recipe isn't your typical fettuccine, which is normally loaded with butter, cream, and cheese. This healthy pasta dish is gluten free and nutrient-packed and also creamy and delicious. Enjoy! What do you think of this plant-based recipe? You might also like Katie's Strawberry-Coconut Gelato recipe.

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Mushroom Alfredo Fettuccine

Recipe from Plant-Based Katie Mae. Editor's note: This plant-based recipe isn't your typical fettuccine, which is normally loaded with butter, cream, and cheese. This healthy...