Saturday, May 9, 2009

Beauty Food recipes

So now you about some beneficial foods, but how do you implement them in your diet? Here are some delicious recipes to get more of these beauty foods in daily regimen. These recipes are brought to you courtesy of Edenfoods.

Spinach Spirals with Roasted Eggplant and Tomatoes

Serves 6 | Prep Time 0:55 | Cook Time 0:15

4 cups eggplant, cubed
1 large onion, halved and cut into 1/2" thick wedges
3 large organic plum tomatoes, cut into chunks
1 1/2 teaspoons Eden Sea Salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
1/4 cup Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
12 ounces Eden Organic Spinach Spirals
1/4 cup pitted black olives, halved
1/2 cup grated Romano or parmesan, optional
1/4 to 1/2 cup reserved pasta cooking water, if needed
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Preheat oven to 450°. Mix eggplant, onion, tomatoes, salt, pepper and olive oil in a medium mixing bowl. Toss to evenly coat. Roast 45 minutes until tender, tossing half way through cooking. Cook pasta as package directs. Reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Drain the pasta and return it to the pot. Add roasted vegetables, olives and grated parmesan. Toss to evenly coat, adding 1/4 to 1/2 cup of the reserved pasta cooking water, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Info

Per serving: 347 Calories, 13g Fat (34% calories from fat), 12g Protein, 46g Carbohydrate, 6g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 613mg


Spinach, Tomato Pasta Soup

Serves 6 | Prep Time 0:10 | Cook Time 0:10

3 Tablespoons Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
6 cloves garlic, chopped fine
8 cup vegetable stock or water
12 ounces Eden Organic Kamut & Buckwheat Rigatoni, 1 package
29 ounces Eden Organic Diced Tomatoes, 2 cans, do not drain
any Eden Organic Diced Tomatoes
1 cup onion, diced
2 1/2 cups spinach, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Eden Sea Salt, or to taste
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Heat olive oil in a soup pot, sauté the garlic and onions for 2 minutes. Add the water or soup stock and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and sea salt, cook 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes together with their cooking liquid and simmer on low until the pasta is tender. Add the spinach and basil. Cook 1 to 2 minutes and serve.

Nutritional Info

Per serving: 336 Calories, 8g Fat (23% calories from fat), 11g Protein, 54g Carbohydrate, 8g Fiber, 0mg Cholesterol, 178mg Sodium

1 comment:

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