Enjoying a tasty meal and comfortably digesting it is our birthright!
But most of us are unaware of bad gut health and consider it to be normal. It is not normal! Bloating, gas, fatigue, migraines and food cravings are not normal and you must change your diet.
Our gut is the place that is home to the highest amount of bacteria on our body (Extra info: there are approx. 40 trillion bacteria in our body). All the bacterias collectively in the gut are known as the microbiome. The food we intake determines the type of bacteria found in our digestive tract.
Here are some recipes for you which will satisfy your tastebuds as well as keep your gut healthy.
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Pasta
Pasta is a good source of energy that contains a good amount of fibre. This recipe contains herbs such as garlic and rosemary. These herbs are filled with anti-inflammatory properties and inulin, a functional fibre that makes your gut function better overall.
|Agastya whole wheat pasta Dried tomatoes in oil Onions Minced garlic Roasted red peppers Fresh chopped rosemary Chickpeas ricotta cheese Kosher salt Freshly ground pepper|
|Cook Agastya pasta until al dente. Drain pasta, reserving about 1/2 cup of pasta water.While pasta is cooking, heat a small pan. Add sun-dried tomatoes with their oil to the pan and stir for about 2 minutes. Add the onions and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes until translucent. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds until fragrant. Add roasted peppers and stir together for 2 minutes more. Add chopped rosemary (if using) and stir for another 30 seconds. Remove from heat. (Skip this step if pressed for time.)Transfer pepper tomato mixture to the bowl of a food processor, add chickpeas and ricotta cheese and puree until mostly smooth. (There may be a few chunks of pepper and tomato.) Drizzle a bit of olive oil in the bottom of the pasta pot and return drained pasta to the pot over a low flame; toss to coat with oil. Toss pasta with sauce, adding reserved pasta water if necessary to thin out the sauce. Serve hot.|
Veggies blast pasta salad
The name of this pasta itself describes how healthy it is. Veggies such as spinach, bell pepper and carrot here are high in fibre. They act as a natural vacuum cleaner in your gastrointestinal tract and keep gut cells healthy. Not just healthy but also a quick and easy recipe to cook.
|Agastya Pasta Mustard Red wine vinegar Garlic cloves Olive oil Herbs for seasoning Artichoke hearts Baby spinach Red/yellow/orange bell pepper Parmesan cheese carrot Kosher salt|
|For the Pasta: Cook the pasta according to package directions. Once cooked, drain and rinse under cool water. Drain thoroughly and spread out on a baking sheet to dry while you make the dressing.|
|To Make the Dressing: In the bottom of a large mixing bowl, whisk together the mustard, vinegar, garlic and Italian seasoning. Once combined, whisk in the olive oil.|
|For the Salad: Add the cooled, cooked pasta to the bowl with the dressing along with the artichoke hearts, spinach, bell pepper, carrots and parmesan cheese. Toss to combine. Season with kosher salt and black pepper to taste|
A healthy gut communicates with the brain and that helps maintain health’s well-being. Cook the healthy Agastya Pasta and stay healthy with 100% wheat ki shakti!