3/4 cup soaked dried mushrooms or 1 cup fresh mushrooms
3/4 cup soaked cashews
3/4 – 1 cup of water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon agave nectar
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Salt to taste (not too much)
Add all ingredients into a Super blender and process until smooth.
Sauce can be added to your pasta or salad, toss well and allow to simmer for 30 minutes before serving.
Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin D which helps regulate the absorption of phosphorus and calcium. These minerals are essential for healthy bones and teeth. Mushrooms also strengthen the immune system, lower cholesterol levels, aid in weight loss and provide iron which is good for the body especially for people with anaemia.
Lemons are very good for you, they contain vitamin C, B6, A, E, Folate, Niacin thiamin, Riboflavin, Copper, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Zinc and Protein. They can be used to treat throat infections, indigestion, constipation, dental problems and high blood pressure. Lemons also strengthen the immune system and are also considered an excellent blood purifier.
Nuts, especially organic nuts are very good for you. Here are our 3 favourites and their benefits.
Almonds are rich in fibre, vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium. With these nutritional benefits, almonds aid with constipation, respiratory disorders, coughs, heart disorders, anemia and diabetes. They also help in the maintenance of healthy hair, skin and dental care.
Cashew nuts have a very low fat content which is very good for the heart, cholesterol levels and weight loss. The calcium and magnesium content will keep your bones and teeth strong and healthy.
Macadamias, not only do they taste very good but macadamias are a powerhouse of nutrients, vitamins and a source of essential oils. Eating these on a regular basis will help you keep your heart strong and healthy.
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