Here’s a full meal in itself! Raw and vegan and full of flavor: try raw pasta with a tomato-nutter sauce. The base of the sauce is a combination of tomatoes and peanut butter, but you can use a different nut and/or nut butter instead.
While doing research on peanuts, I noticed a bunch of benefits for your skin. Be sure to check out the additional information below the recipe. You might just learn something; I know I did!
Raw Pasta With Tomato-Nutter Sauce
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I LOVE this sauce. You may want to start with a little less nut butter and add a bit more as you go. I think this would be a great dressing and condiment for raw burgers and wraps, too!
Kitchen Tools / Equipment Needed:
Ingredients / Grocery List:For Noodles
- 1 Medium to Large Zucchini, Spiralized
- 8 to 10 Cherry Tomatoes
- 2 T Peanut Butter (or other nut butter)
- 2 T Braggs Liquid Aminos
- 1 to 2 T agave syrup
- 1 T Lemon Juice
- To Taste nutritional yeast
- Dried or Fresh Basil To Taste
- Hemp Seeds To Taste
- Pinch cayenne pepper
- Pinch Celtic sea salt
Instructions / Directions / Method:
- Put all ingredients into high speed blender for the sauce.
- Top spiralized noodles with the sauce.
- Add your toppings.
Alternatives / Replacements:
- Use Raw Honey, Maple Syrups, or other sweetener instead of Agave
- Use Soy Sauce, Tamari, Nama Shoyu, Miso, Coconut Aminos, or SeaClear instead of Bragg's Liquid Aminos
Benefits of peanuts for skin
Peanuts contain Vitamin E, zinc, and magnesium, keeping skin glowing while fighting bacteria that leads to acne. (1) The protein content in peanuts helps with cell regeneration. (1) Anti-inflammatory properties in peanuts may treat certain skin disorders. (1) Fatty acids found in peanuts reduce swelling and skin redness. (1) Containing a good amount of fatty acids, it’s believed to benefit those with mood swings, skin disorders, wrinkles, fine lines, and dullness. (1) Fiber in nuts eliminates toxins and waste. (1) Plus, peanuts help flush out toxins from the body, which translates to healthier skin. (1) They’re loaded with magnesium, helping to calm our nerves, muscles, and blood vessels, while providing better blood flow to the skin and giving you youthful, healthy skin. (1) Vitamin E found in peanuts defends skin’s cells against the damage of stress, and guards our skin from UV rays, protecting us against sunburn and skin damage. (1) Beta carotene found in peanuts is good for skin health, too! It’s converted into Vitamin A and helps the growth and repair of body tissues, which helps heal wounds and bruises at a faster pace. (1)
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