HEALTHY & TASTY SUNDAY LUNCH

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Appetizer. 

Mussels with a pinch of curry powder and a teaspoon of olive oil and pink salt from Himalaya.

Health benefits: Mussels are rich in omega 3, vitamin B12 and selenium. Curry powder is an anti-oxydant, the pink salt is rich in oligo-elements (+80)

Main course for vegans

Chinese cabbage, carrots, konnyaku noodles, soya sprouts, minced seitan (wheat protein) and starred aniseed.

Health benefits: Chinese cabbage (anti-oxidant, calcium, bio-availability, source of vitamins and minerals), carrots (rich in beta carotene), konnyaku noodles (rich in fibres and low in calories, reduces glucose and lipids levels in your blood stream), soja (reduces cholesterol), minced seitan (wheat protein that replaces meat), starred aniseed (or badiane helps calm stomach pains, eases digestion and intestinal transit)

Dessert

Fromage blanc (0%), chestnut cream & gaude flour shortbread crumbs.

Health benefits: Chestnut cream (rich in minerals including vitamin B and phosphorus which help to balance the nervous system). Gaude flour recipe – see separate post.

Wine pairing

Chablis 1er Cru Beauregard 2011 from La Chablisienne estate.

With its traditional sea air aromatics, apple, pear and pineapple notes and that freshness so unique to Chablis, this wine pairs well with the mussels as an appetizer and the exotic side of the main dish.

 

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