This dynamic duo has super powers!
It's time to start the week off with a healthy and delicious Meatless Monday meal. Pasta with anchovy-walnut sauce not only is a treat for your taste buds, but the health benefits of two of its ingredients, anchovies and walnuts, are amazing!
This pasta recipe has a true double-whammy power punch when it comes to healthy foods. Along with a great taste combo, both anchovies and walnuts are really good for you!
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids. That means we need them to help our bodies to function properly, but our bodies don't make them. But we can get them through food like certain types of fish (including anchovies), as well as walnuts.
Now for the good part!
Studies show that omega-3s may help protect you from cardiovascular disease in some of the following ways:
Get nutty with it!
According to findings presented this year at the American Chemical Society meeting, walnuts are the number one nut for heart health. They contain antioxidants that can help protect you against heart disease, can help lower cholesterol and decrease unhealthy inflammation.
If you're looking for a super-tasty, super-healthy meal, you'll definitely want to give this pasta recipe a try on a Meatless Monday or any day of the week!
Pasta with anchovy-walnut sauce
Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light
Two great tastes and great partners in healthy eating are easy to come by with this pasta recipe. Paired with your favorite pasta, this is a great Meatless Monday choice!
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