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Ingredients

  • 1 spaghetti squash
  • 3/4 cup raw cashews or almondsbaked-spaghetti-squash-garlic-butter-4575
  • 1/2 red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 large avocado
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • handful fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil for onions and peppers

Directions

  1. Soak cashews or almonds in a bowl of water for a few hours.
  2. Cut squash in half and remove seeds
  3. Place face down in an oven proof dish with a little water in the bottom of the pan and bake 375F for 30 minutes.
  4. Scrape squash into a bowl
  5. Drain and rinse nuts. Place in your blender or Vitamix. If you are using a blender you may wish to blend your nuts first a bit
  6. Add in avocado, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Blend until creamy. You may need to add a bit more olive oil depending on how moist your avocado is
  7. In a frying pan cook onions and peppers in a little olive oil until starting to brown
  8. Bring peas to a boil and turn off
  9. Pour avocado mixture in with squash and mix well.
  10. Top with onions, red peppers and cooked peas
  11. Sprinkle parsley on top

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Shirley Plant

About Shirley

I'm Shirley Plant, nutritionist and cookbook author. My passion is helping you figure out which foods fuel your body and which ones deplete it.

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  • CTV News
  • Rogers TV
  • FoodNetwork.ca
  • The Eat Real Food Health Summit
  • Menopause Wellness Summit
  • The Parenting TeleSummit

Shirley's Cookbooks

Finally... Food I Can Eat!

Finally... Food I Can Eat!

A dietary guide and cookbook featuring tasty non vegetarian and vegetarian recipes for people with food allergies and intolerances. Recipes free of gluten, dairy, eggs, corn, wheat, nightshades, sugar and yeast.

Finally... Paleo Food I Can Eat!

Finally... Paleo Food I Can Eat!

Paleo recipes for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, and dessert. Recipes free of grains, legumes, dairy, refined sugar, eggs and almonds. Plus, chapters on the mind body connection by Dr. Eva Selhub M.D and healing your body from chronic illness with Dr. Terry Wahls. M.D.

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