This weekend recipe is a spicy carrot soup with chickpeas.  My boyfriend, Adam loves this soup.  It’s so easy to make that he can even make it and he is pretty new in the kitchen.   It is very healthy, carrots are a great source of antioxidants, they have vitamin C,  beta-carotene and many other phytonutrient antioxidants.  Carrots benefit the cardiovascular system, it helps oxygenate the blood and arteries. They are also great for eye health, carotenoids.  Carrots help fight against eye diseases like glaucoma, and cataracts. Cumin helps in aiding digestion, has essential minerals that we need like magnesium which help with heart health and blood pressure because cumin helps in the absorption of calcium.  Cumin is also an excellent source of iron.  Coriander helps with controlling cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and is an antiseptic so it’s great for mouth ulcers. If you have anemia coriander is a great…

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  My boyfriend, Adam and I are healthy eaters, and have started cooking at home a lot.  Let’s be honest, I cook and he buzzes around the kitchen looking for things I’ve chopped up to snack on.  I recently made him this pasta with ricotta, asparagus, lemon zest and pine nuts.  It’s super easy to make and very savory.  Adam loved it so much he made me make it 2 days in a row and tried to get me to make it a third day.  If you don’t like asparagus you can substitute peas, or spinach.  Also, if you can’t find pine nuts you can substitute walnuts. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup pine nuts Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 12 ounces of Tagliatelle pasta 1 bunch of asparagus (the skinny ones) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup ricotta cheese 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 4 lemons (lemon zest) 2 tablespoons…

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