Roast Pumpkin + Spinach Lasagne
I love making this simple lasagne when I feel like something warm and nourishing. I normally make up a big baking dish and enjoy for lunch or dinner the next day with a large salad or steamed green vegetables, as it keeps well for up to 3 days. It freezes well too.
What’s great about it
This lasagne gives your body a massive hit of antioxidants. Pumpkin is high in immune-boosting vitamin A, which is important for eye health, protein synthesis, reproduction and a healthy immune system. It’s also high in fibre to help lower cholesterol and has good amounts of potassium which helps to regulate fluid and mineral balance in the body. Potassium blunts the effects of sodium which can help in lowering blood pressure. Spinach is my all time favourite and the ultimate superfood. High in minerals potassium and magnesium as well as lutein, an antioxidant that can help protect the body against damage and disease. Tomatoes are high in antioxidants that include lycopene that can help support the immune system and fight disease. Ricotta adds calcium and protein your body needs for healthy bones and maintain lean muscle.