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Carrot and Pineapple Smoothie
50 g carrots, cut in pieces
400 g fresh pineapple, cut in pieces
80 g bananas, cut in pieces
2 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only
300 g water
Blend it all together.
In Thermomix - Place carrots in mixing bowl and grate 4 sec/speed 7.Add pineapple, bananas, mint and water then blend 1 min/speed 9.
Mushroom Bolognese with Courgette Noodles
100 g pecorino cheese, cut in pieces (2 cm)
110 g onions, quartered
2 garlic cloves
60 g olive oil
200 g carrots, sliced (1 cm)
2 celery stalks, cut in pieces
500 g fresh oyster mushrooms, cut in pieces
400 g tinned chopped tomatoes
30 g tomato purée
2 fresh bay leaves
1 sprig fresh rosemary
4 sprigs fresh thyme
2 tsp sweet paprika
2 tsp caster sugar
2 tsp fine sea salt, plus extra to taste
½ tsp ground black pepper, plus extra to taste
800 g courgettes, cut in thin strips
Grate pecorino cheese (Thermomix 15 sec/speed 10). Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
Chop onions and garlic (in Thermomix chop 5 sec/speed 5). Add oil and sauté until nicely done (Thermomix 5 min/120°C/speed 1.
Chop carrots and celery (Thermomix 10 sec/speed 4).
Add mushrooms, tomatoes, tomato purée, bay leaves, rosemary, thyme, paprika, sugar, salt and pepper and cook for around 20 minutes on the pan.
Cut the courgettes into thin strips and steam them so you can your courgette noodles ready at the same time as the bolognese sauce.
If you have a Thermomix, you can now place the Varoma dish into position then weigh in courgettes, ensuring some holes remain unobstructed for steam to circulate. Cover Varoma then steam 20 min/Varoma/reverse/speed 1.Set Varoma aside.
Remove rosemary, thyme and bay leaves from bolognese then season to taste.
Divide steamed courgette noodles between 4 bowls, ladle bolognese over each and sprinkle with reserved grated pecorino. Serve immediately.
Chocolate Dates Energy Balls
100 gr raw almonds
20 gr raw cashews
220 gr Pitted Dried Dates
2 tsp vanilla extract
65 gr desiccated coconut
20 gr cocoa powder or raw cacao powder
10 gr coconut oil (if it is a bit dry add 10g more afterwards)
1. Process nuts in your blender (Thermomix 15 seconds on speed 10).
2. Add remaining ingredients & process in your blender until a nice mixture (Thermomix 30 seconds on speed 10)
3. Roll into ball shapes & roll in some extra coconut or dried fruits (I used strawberries for this one). Put into the fridge or freezer for 30 mins. Ready to eat!!
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