7 vegetables of fruit and veg a day. Is that really possible?
Here at Gluten Free Foods we have been discussing the best way to get a large amount of vegetables into your meals with as little fuss as possible.
Our top way of doing this is by rustling up great big bowls of veggie pasta dishes. Over the next couple of days we will be sharing other ways of getting your recommended daily dose of the good stuff!
Today, we thought we'd share our top 2 pasta sauces that are filled to the brim with vegetables (for those who have kids who can't even bear to think about eating their 5 a day, these sauces may help ease the stress of getting them to eat veg!
Step 1: Choose a pasta variety. With plenty of gluten free pasta options on offer, the first decision is to choose whether you fancy Spaghetti or Tagiliatelle or perhaps the kids might want animal shapes!
Step 2: Now choose which sauce you are after: Mediterranean Veg or Green Pesto
Mediterranean Vegetable Sauce
3. Now pour the sauce into a blender along with the roasted red peppers. Once smooth, pour it back into the saucepan. Simmer for 5 mins to thicken, then stir in the pasta ands serve!
This nutty, creamy sauce is my favourite when looking for a quick way of getting towards my 5 a day!
These sauces are seriously simple and are full of amazing health benefits- it's a win-win situation!