B-Nut Squash & Sweet Potato Mac n' Cheeze

October 5, 2014

Recipe - 

bake in the oven chopped and cubed sweet potato and butternut squash with coconut oil and garlic

 

When cooked, add the baked sweet potato and butternut squash to your food processor. Add the following: 

2 cups almond milk

1 tsp chilli flakes

1 tsp turmeric 

2 tsp onion powder

2 tbsp nutritional yeast (or more) 

salt and pepper to taste 

BLEND IT UP .

 

Add to quinoa or rice pasta, and top with sauteed spinach or kale. 

 

Why this is good for you: 

 

Butternut Squash - super low in calories at 45 calories per 100g, rich in fibre, high in Vitamin A (more than pumpkin), rich in B vitamins, contains adequate levels of iron, zinc, copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus! 

 

Sweet Potato - 180 calories per 200g, loaded with 7 g of fibre per serving, high in Vitamin B6, potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and manganese 

 

Spinach - a good source of Niacin and Zinc, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.

 

Add that with the nutritional extras of nutritional yeast, and herbs and spices which help with digestion and metabolism you have a big bowl of nutrients - with a bunch of flavour! 

 

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