With the Autumn equinox a new season has come: a golden, sun-kissed, glorious season. Autumn calls for warm fluffy clothes, hot matcha lattes and delicious soul-food. The autumn dishes are usually heavier than the summer ones, yet can be healthy, well-balanced and nutritious. Have a look at our three autumn recipes to try this season:
Baked Potato with Coconut Spinach & Chickpeas
(per 2 servings)
Prep. time 60 min
2 sweet potatoes
2 teaspoons coconut oil
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced
1 tsp. grated ginger
4 Tbs. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2-3 handfuls of spinach, cut
1 can organic coconut milk
½ tsp. curry powder
Some Himalayan salt, ground black pepper and paprika
Preheat the oven at 200 C (fan) and roast the potatoes.
In a larger pan heat the coconut oil. Put the onions and cook for 2-3 min.
Then add the garlic, ginger and chickpeas. Cook for 3 min, stirring frequently.
Now it’s time for the dried tomatoes and spinach. Cover the pan and let it rest for 1-2 min.
Lastly add the coconut milk and all the spices. Reduce the heat to medium low and cook for further 10 min.
Serve hot over roasted sweet potatoes cut in the middle.
Red Hot Apple
Prep.time 5 min
1 red pepper
1 small beetroot
150 ml coconut water
Light Smoked Salmon Penne Integrale
(per 2 servings)
Prep time: 15 min
1 cup multigrain penne pasta
180 gr organic tomato sauce all’arrabbiata
½ cup chopped eggplant
½ small onion, finely chopped
½ red pepper, chopped
2 white mushrooms
100 gr. smoked salmon, cut
1 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 tbsp. dried tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
½ tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta.
Meanwhile preheat the oil in a cooking pan. Put the chopped onion in and cook until golden brown.
Stir the eggplant, pepper and mushrooms in and cook for 2-3 min.
Add the tomato sauce and cook for 1-2 min more.
Turn off the heat and stir in the smoked salmon, parsley, dried tomatoes and lemon juice.
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