#MeatlessMondays – Crema de zapallo (squash soup). Healthy seasonal eating.

#MeatlessMondays – Crema de zapallo (squash soup). Healthy seasonal eating.

A couple years ago I took a holistic nutrition class, and I learned something that  may seem very obvious, but not everyone follows: that eating and drinking warm things during cold months is extremely important to keep a cozy body temperature. However healthy raw eaters say their diet is, if you’re cold like I’m starting to [...]

Ingredients

  • ½ chopped red onion
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • 1 peeled and cubed buttercup squash (or the equivalent zapallo loche if you find it)
  • 1 peeled and cubed sweet potato or yam (or the equivalent Peruvian yellow potato if you find it)
  • 1 teaspoon(dry), or 2 sprigs (fresh) rosemary, thyme, or any herb you wish to add
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 litres water or vegetable stock
  • Grated of shaved parmesan cheese to decorate (optional)
  • For the croutons (optional)
  • 1 chunk of bread (it doesn’t matter if it’s stale).
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
Read the whole recipe on Peru Delights