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Gluten free pasta with veggie cream and veggies! Yummy!

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Here you are one of the best gluten-free vegan dish ever! Thanks to my roomie Avil who showed me how to prepare the “sauce”…

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Preparation time: +/-  1h

Serves: 4-6 people

Ingredients

½ White cabbage

300gr. Brussels sprouts

2 Courgettes

200-300gr. Spinach

2 Onions

½ cup to 1 cup bouillon (or water)

Olive oil, salt, herbs…

Almond powder

Pasta (80-100 gr. per person)

*EXTRA TIP: sun-dried tomatoes (I used the ones that come already in oil)

Directions

Sauce

  1. Peel & cut the onions and start cooking in a pot with some olive oil.
  2. On the meantime, wash and cut the courgettes and add to onions.
  3. Leave for a couple of minutes while stirring and pour some bouillon (and water if it is concentrated.
  4. Let this cook until soft and then add half of the spinach.
  5. Add salt, pepper and spices to taste, blend and leave apart.

Veggies

  1. Clean and cut the cabagge and the Brussels sprouts and cook in a pan with some oil.
  2. Add some more bouillon, spice* to your taste and let It cook covered at low temperature. *I used Italian mix to give it some taste, it was great!
  3. On the meantime, get your pasta ready! (if you are using any other kind of grain that takes longer to cook, consider starting there)
  4. Once the veggies are soft add the sauce and let it cook together for a little while.
  5. Cut some dried tomatoes (if desired, they are not in the picture, hehe) and as the pasta might be ready put everything together! That means veggies (and sauce already), pasta, dried tomatoes, almond powder and the rest of the spinach.

It also goes well with some whole rice and/or  adzuki beans instead of pasta ;-)

You will not believe this, but it is incredibly creamy, vegan, gluten-free and yummy! :) 

Big big hug and much love,

Sara

P.S. Tell me how do you like this recipe!

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My 5 top reasons to eat organic :)

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I have been all over the place for the past weeks trying to understand what was going on in my life. I had to stop and write my priorities down. The first one is: taking care of myself in order to stay healthy :) Sounds cool, right? Well, next step is revising what I am doing to get there and what else could be done to feel better about it. One of the most important things that come to my mind then is food :) So I start revising what I eat and I realise that although it is not bad at all (specially compared to a couple of years ago), I am missing something! Hmmmm… Interesting… What’s wrong then? Well, for one thing or another I had almost stopped buying organic foodorganic

Why? Maybe because its more expensive or less convenient that the regular supermarket…  However after having worked in an organic (and vegetarian) fryi

ng shop during the weekend I realised I wanted to go back to eating organic as much as possible! Why? Here you are my main reasons to buy and eat organic:

  1. It keeps chemicals away from my plate
  2. It adds nourishment and flavor!
  3. It protects water quality and helps the environoment
  4. It helps the development of the local economy
  5. It promotes eating veggies from the season, which will help you to conect with yourself

What is your main reason to eat organic? Do you have more reasons? Stay tuned to check the best tricks to eat organic while saving money! ;-)

Big hug and loads of organic food!

Sara.es