On this episode of Healthytarian Living, host Evita Ochel shows how to make a raw, zucchini lasagna, and shares nutrition, health and preparation tips about the meal.

The video episode includes:

  • nutrition and health information about the ingredients
  • ingredients needed and their quantities
  • tools needed
  • tips for choosing ingredients and preparation
  • a demo of the recipe

Meal Characteristics:

  • Whole food
  • 100% Plant based (vegan)
  • Organic and Local (based on availability)
  • Raw
  • gluten and wheat free
  • grain free/flour free
  • soy and corn free
  • egg and dairy free
  • nutrient dense
  • rich in antioxidants
  • rich in vitamins
  • rich in minerals
  • rich in phytonutrients
  • rich in fiber
  • source of healthy fats
  • source of healthy protein
  • source of healthy carbohydrates
  • cholesterol free
  • naturally low in sodium
  • anti-inflammatory
  • alkalizing & acid-alkaline balanced
  • naturally healing & preventative for many conditions

Goodies Needed

(makes 6 servings in a 9X13 glass dish)


  • 1-2 Organic Zucchini (depends on size)

Cheese-like Filling:

  • 1 cup Organic, Raw Cashews (soaked)
  • 1 Organic Lemon (juice of)
  • 2 - 4 tsps Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 clove Organic Garlic (optional)
  • 1/4 - 1 tsp spices (ex: Black Pepper, Mustard Seeds, Cumin, etc.)

Greens Filling:

  • several cups of Organic, Soft Leafy Greens (ex: Lettuce, Spinach, etc.)

Tomato Sauce Filling:

  • 1.5 cups/12 oz Organic Tomato Puree OR 2-4 Organic Tomatoes
  • several springs of Organic, Fresh Herbs (ex: Basil, Oregano, Rosemary, etc.)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Organic Cayenne or Chili Pepper OR 1 fresh Organic Jalapeño Pepper
  • 1/2 Organic Onion (small-medium)
  • 1-2 TBS of an Organic nut or seed (optional if need to thicken sauce)

Tools Needed:

  • utensils
  • spatula
  • strainer/sieve (optional)
  • measuring cup
  • cutting board
  • high-powered blender (ex: Vitamix or Nutribullet)
  • 9X13 Glass Dish

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