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March 5, 2019
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MIXED VEGETABLE SAUCE WITH ZUCCHINI

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This sauce has been my to go sauce for some time now and I will want to share with you guys. It’s simple and healthy pack.

I specifically didn’t use meat or fish for it but you can grill some meat and set aside.

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This is perfect if you looking at losing some weight or if you are on a healthy diet plan. Have it in the fridge and pair with any staple food of your choice or you can eat alone.

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I highlighted zucchini because this is my first time of eating it and it’s so good in the meal.

You too can incorporate zucchini in your diet.

Zucchini is packed with amazing health benefits such as:

 

📍 It Improves digestion

Zucchini reduces constipation and other digestive issues. It is high in water. It also contains good amounts of fiber, electrolytes, and other nutrients that are necessary for a healthy digestive system.

📍It Lowers blood sugar levels

By adding zucchini in your food, you will be increasing your fiber intake. Fiber-rich foods reduce your blood sugar levels and increase insulin sensitivity. This can change your risk of developing diabetes.

📍It Boosts energy level

Zucchini is rich source of B-vitamins, especially folate, riboflavin, and B6, because of that, it can help to boost energy production in the body. This reduces fatigue and improves moods. These vitamins inclusively supports various brain functions including cognition.

📍It aid in weight loss

Just like every other vegetable low in calories, high in water and fiber, zucchini is a great food for those wishing to reduce their body weight.

Due to its high content in fiber and water, it makes you feel full for longer and you will eat less.

📍It Protects against oxidation and inflammation

Enjoy eating zucchini together with the flesh, the skin has more antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, including vitamins A and C, glutathione peroxidase, and superoxide dismutase.

Eating zucchini regularly lowers oxidation and inflammation within the body.

📍It Slows down aging

Zucchini helps clear off free radicals and inflammations due to its richness in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients.

📍It Supports healthy circulation and a healthy heart

Know that zucchini is low in fat and sodium, but high in fiber and potassium. Thereby helping to maintain healthy blood circulation and blood pressure and lowers cholesterol levels.

Don’t forget that we are always excited to get your feedback. Like, comment and share🥰

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Ingredients

📍2 bunches of spinach

📍1 clove of broccoli

📍2 medium carrots

📍1 cup of chopped mushrooms

📍1 red bell pepper

📍A hand full of shrimp

📍2 scotch bonnets

📍3 fresh tomatoes

📍4 cloves of garlic

📍1 inch of fresh ginger

📍2 tablespoons of olive oil

📍1 medium onion

📍2 stock cubes

📍Seasonings

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Procedures

📍wash thoroughly and chop all vegetables and set aside.

📍wash and blend together tomatoes, peppers, ginger, and garlic.

📍slice the zucchini (it’s treated like vegetable though).

📍wash and chop the onions

📍wash the shrimp and set aside

📍place a saucepan on the stove, add little oil and let it heat up, add the shrimp and sauté. Set aside once it’s done.

📍place a pot on the stove, add the blended mixture, cook to dry the excess water.

📍once it’s dried, add the olive oil then the onions and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.

📍add stock cubes, salt, and other seasonings. Add the chopped bell pepper, chopped mushrooms, and carrots and cook for a minute.

📍Now add the spinach, broccoli, and zucchini. Add the shrimp

📍cover the lid and let it cook for a minute then turn off the heat.

Its done😘😂….serve with boiled rice, boiled yam, boiled potato or boiled plantain.

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Enjoy

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4 thoughts on “MIXED VEGETABLE SAUCE WITH ZUCCHINI

  1. The health benefits of this meal is outstanding. It looks delicious as well. Will love to try it.

    Like

  2. Great! Looks good and it’s healthy too. Never knew Zucchini had such benefits.
    Keep up the good work.

    Like

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