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Raw Zucchini Lasagna

This masterpiece is full of savory flavors bursting in your mouth with each bite. This raw zucchini lasagna dish is prepared with hearty layers of raw marinated vegetables, plant-based spreads, and toppings. Eating a raw food diet that encompasses green vegetables, can neutralize your gut and help eliminate digestive issues. This dish can help stabilize your blood sugar and reduce inflammation in the body because the ingredients are very alkaline. The best part is, that you get to build it yourself and add what ever layers or toppings you would like.

Ingredients:

(Marinated Veggies) 
1 Roma tomato (washed, de-seeded, and sliced)
1 cup shiitake mushrooms (sliced)
1 tablespoon tahini
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

(Basil Pumpkin Seed Pesto)
1 cups fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup walnuts
1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
1 lemon (juices)
1/4 cup chopped scallions or 1 clove of minced garlic
Add purified water as needed
Season with Himalayan or kosher salt and pepper to taste

(Chickpeas & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread)
1/2 cup sprouted chickpeas
1 tablespoon tahini
1 lemon (juices)
1/4 cup chopped scallions or 1 clove of minced garlic
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes
Add purified water as needed
Season with Himalayan or kosher salt and pepper to taste

(Raw Zucchini Lasagna Noodles)
1 zucchini (slice into thin pieces lengthwise)

(Toppings) 
Hand full of spinach
Handful of olives
1/4 cup chives

Instructions:

  1. Marinated Veggies: Slice the mushrooms and tomato and put in a bowl. Mix the tahiniand oil in and stir evenly. Next, turn oven on lowest setting and transfer ingredients from mixing bowl on to a lined cookie sheet and place in oven. Let flavors marinate while you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  2.  Basil Pumpkin Seed Pesto: Place all the ingredients in your food processor or blender. Set on chop or blend until it has a pesto-like consistency. By choice add purified water as needed. Put in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Chickpeas & Sun-Dried Tomato Spread: Place ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend together until forms a paste like consistency. Paste will look red in color.
  4. Raw Zucchini Lasagna Noodles: Slice the zucchini into thin pieces lengthwise.
  5. Build: Start to build each layer using zucchini as the base. Lay down zucchini noodles beside each other on to a plate. Add sliced tomato or marinated veggies on top of the base. Lay down another layer of noodles. Add marinated veggies and top with another layer of noodles. Add chickpeas & sun-dried tomato spread and add a layer of noodles. Add layer of marinated veggies and add another layer of noodles. Add basil pumpkin seed pesto. Top it off with spinach, olives and chives.
  6. Enjoy right away!

Optional Ingredients: (Toppings)

Nuts & Seeds: Tree nuts, hemp hearts, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds, or sesame seeds

Fresh Herbs: Cilantro, rosemary, oregano, parsley, tarragon, thyme, mint, sage, or Thai basil. 

Healthy Living,

Jaclyn Rae