I can’t believe this is already my 3rd Whining Wednesday.
I’m still going strong, although I’ve decided to ditch the scale, as it’s bringing me down!
I’ve really taken to this healthy lifestyle, so you can imagine how it feels when that bloody scale tells you you’ve gained 0,5 kg!
I feel I’m losing weight in my clothes, and I don’t need a stinkin’ machine to tell me otherwise :)
I’ve also introduced small changes like drinking a glass of water with 2 tablespoons of apple vinegar in the morning (through a straw as not to damage your teeth enamel) and walking to the shops instead of taking the car.
Today I wanted to share with you my absolute favorite vegan dinner.
I know some people feel like they are carnivores therefore can’t imagine dinner without meat.
I think this dish will prove that even vegan food can be very satisfying.
It’s actually our Sunday treat and I hope you enjoy it.
It’s so easy to do, and I guarantee it’s mouth-watering!
This is a great dish for people who’d like to cut down on their meat intake and need a healthy but hearty dish.
For 2 people you will need:
I go for whole-wheat penne and I only cook a handful for 2
An avocado or two
As I’m cutting down on out fat intake, so I’ve reduced the avocado to 1, but you can use more…
I like my avocado ripe
I use 3 large onions, but you can adjust this based on your taste buds
I’m a firm believer in garlic, so I add 3 or more cloves
Heat a few drops of olive oil in a pan.
Throw in the sliced or diced onions.
I only use a tiny bit of oil, and add water until the onion softens by cooking it on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
It’s a wonderful way to avoid using too much oil.
Salt to taste.
In the meantime dice the avocado.
I usually cut it in half, take the stone out and then scoop small bits using a teaspoon.
Dice the garlic (I like it a bit chunky).
Start cooking the pasta al dente.
Once the onion softens, and the water has evaporated from the onions, add the avocado and garlic and cook for until they soften (just a few minutes).
Add the pasta and combine all the ingredients.
You can add seeds or nuts to give it a crunch.
By the way, here are some vintage ads that make me wonder why I bother losing weight!
I feel better about myself already!