ONIONS

1We love onions, I mean we really love onions and this is good for you.

Other than being yummy if you cook it like we do, the healthy stuff in onions improve the working of Vitamin C in the body, thus boosting your immunity but still watch your hygiene ok?

Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating blood sugar so that means our pastas have a built-in dieting tool so go ahead and pig out!!!!!

For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections. So if you’re old and ache all over like me, eat our pastas!

A powerful compound called quercetin in onions is known to play a significant role in preventing cancer. Wow, I didn’t know our pastas were cancer-fighting!

Got bitten by a honeybee? Apply onion juice on the area for an immediate reduction in pain and burning sensation. Or, apply to eyes

Onions scavenge free radicals, thereby reducing your risk of developing gastric ulcers.

Pasta J dishes that contains onions: Lots of them do, especially Clammy Addiction and Caramel Carnivore.

GARLIC

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Oh, we love garlic (sound familiar?)! It helps prevent heart disease. The recommendation is 1,200 mgs twice a day, split into morning and evening doses. So pasta for breakfast and dinner? Oh let’s throw in lunch too.

You know, garlic even reduces plague build-up in your blood vessels? We use lots of garlic in our dishes so our pastas act like blood vessel cleaners!!!! WOW!!!!!!

Dishes with lots of garlic: Garlic Herb Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Pasta, Clammy Addiction

MUSHROOMS

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Oh we love mushrooms (this is getting old right?). Mushrooms contain ergothioneine which together which another of its nutrient, protect against tissue damage and can normalize your blood sugar in less than 30 minutes.

Are you kidding me?!?!?!? Quick, eat more Pasta J dishes, you’ll be protected!!!

Dishes with lots of mushrooms: Rustic Shrooms, Rustic Pork Chops, Muddy Mushroom Soup, Stout Stew

BASIL

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We use lots of basil in our pestos. In fact, we pluck each leaf individually to remove even the stem!

Basil is able to prevent the growth of all sorts of bacteria and that is partly why our pestos stay so fresh for so long even after opening. The other reason is that we use a lot of basil in our pesto.

Basil has anti-inflammatory properties too! So eating our pesto makes you flameproof; now you can go play with fire!!!!

Pasta J dishes with basil: Our Punchy Pesto and Pesto Pasta

 

OLIVE OIL

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Do you know that one of the many health benefits of olive oil is that it lowers the risk of depression? So you see, our pastas really do make you happy!

Pasta J dishes with olive oil: Almost all of our dishes contain olive oil!