Rabbit Recipe: Zucchini Pasta

26 Oct

In an effort to improve our diet Husband and I have decided to replace at least 50% of our meals with raw food,

or as my daDdy affectionately refers to it, Rabbit Food.  Each Tuesday I’ll share my latest Rabbit Recipe, along with our raw food successes (and failures).

Enjoy!  })i({

 

 

 

Rabbit Recipe #1: Zucchini Pasta (our first attempt at eating an entirely raw meal…)

 

Yes, I put the bowl on the floor to take this picture. No, I'm not ashamed by that.

 

You’ll need:

-1 or 2 zucchini, shredded (I used 1 zuch and 1 yellow squash)

-1 handful artichoke hearts, chopped to bite size

-1 handful green olives, pitted

– 1 Tablespoon olive oil

– juice of 1/2 lemon

-sea salt to taste

*Throw everything into a bowl and stir.  Serves 3-4.  Serve Immediately.

PRO TIPS:

1. Rinse your olives first.  That is, unless you want your entire meal to taste like an olive.

2. I thought mine needed more color, so I added a shredded carrot as well.  It looked like a pile of scraps, but it tasted yummy!

3: This stuff got soggy very quickly, so if you’re going to store it, I’d recommend storing it in a colander with a plate underneath.  I don’t imagine it would last much longer than about half of a day. I was supposed to eat the rest for lunch but got distracted by a pickle instead, and by dinnertime the next night it was a soggy nightmare.  Sad!

4. YES, I put Parmesan cheese sprinkles on top.  NO, I don’t care if cheese counts as a raw food.  I think we’re still meeting the more than 50% rule here, aren’t we?

5.  I’m pretty sure the piece of cake I had for dessert canceled out all nutritional value from this meal.  Meh.

6. You really can’t go wrong with a meal that only requires this many kitchen tools:

 

easiest dish night ever!

 

 

 

 

 


One Response to “Rabbit Recipe: Zucchini Pasta”

  1. Amy October 26, 2010 at 9:45 am #

    going vegetarian has almost forced me into raw foods a lot of the time, and i gotta tell you…it’s HARD at first, but once you get the hang of it, you won’t want other foods. and one of the perks of this whole veggie/raw food thing is…easiest weight loss ever! (and as you mentioned, easiest dishes to clean EVER!)

    anyhow, good luck with your raw food stuffs. at least you got one of the boys on board… the day i get D to eat 50% raw or vegetarian on a regular basis is probably the day the world ends, so it won’t matter anyhow😉

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