Zucchini Spaghetti With Bolognese Sauce

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    Ingredients:

    • 2 yellow squash
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • ½ yellow onion, diced
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 pound crimini mushrooms, chopped
    • 1 (28oz) can crushed tomatoes
    • 1/4 cup red  wine
    • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
    • Fresh basil, minced
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
    • Salt and pepper, to taste

    Directions: 

    1. Add olive oil to saucepan over medium high heat. Sauté onions for 5 to 7 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for one more minute. Add the mushrooms; sauté for two more minutes. Then add the wine and increase the heat until wine simmers.
    2. Add the tomatoes, dried oregano, basil, bay leaf, and coconut sugar. Simmer for 1-2 hours until the sauce is reduced. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    3. Remove bay leaf before serving.
    4. Cut the zucchini in half down the middle. Insert one half into the Spirooli slicer and turn until noodles are formed. Add to bowl and top with Tomato Mushroom Bolognese Sauce.

     

    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.