There is no need to dream about spaghetti anymore on a gluten free or any kind of elimination diet because this dish is unbelievably and totally delicious. The pasta is made purely from zucchini, which is filled with fiber, vitamins A, C, K, beta-carotene, folate and potassium. Plus, it has high water content so it aids in weight loss. A pasta dish that aids in weight loss? Count me in! Smothered in homemade and flavorful eggplant and tomato sauce this is a perfect meal if you are craving a hearty and satisfying comfort meal without the calories, fat and carbs that usually come with it.
Goat cheese is much easier to digest than regular cows milk cheese, which makes it a great option for people like me who have Lactose Intolerance. It also has less fat and calories than regular cheese and is a great source of calcium and protein. Asparagus is one of those super greens loaded with nutrients like fiber and vitamins A, C, E & K. It’s packed with antioxidants and it may even help protect against certain types of caner. Add in the protein rich quinoa pasta and you’ve got a perfect, delicious, satisfying, nutritious & easy side dish or meal.
I call this “Superfood” pesto because I have replaced the usual ingredients of pesto with some unbelievably nutrient rich ingredients. Not only do kale and spinach have zero fat and are high in fiber they are both filled with powerful antioxidants and high in vitamins K, A, C, high in calcium and high in iron. As a matter of fact kale has more iron per calorie than beef! Walnuts are high in fiber, antioxidants, magnesium and vitamins. They are high in protein and contain healthy fats that your body craves including Omega 3.
This recipe is perfect for a side dish or for a quick and easy meal!