Healthy Swaps to Carb-Heavy Meals
By Cooking Panda
Pasta is the ultimate comfort food, after all who doesn’t love a big bowl of carbs? Oh right, our waistline. In an effort to live a clean, healthy lifestyle we’ve come up with recipes just as satisfying, without the carbs. What is this magic? One word: zoodles.
Zoodles (aka zucchini noodles) are all the rage at just 23 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrates per cup – they’re less than half the calories of traditional pasta like spaghetti! Not only that but they are the perfect noodle replacement for any dish. Zoodles often replace Italian noodles, but why stop there? Noodles in ramen, lo-mein, pho can all be replaced with these easy-to-create veggie noodles.
The Next Time You’re Craving Pasta, Reach For the Veggie Bullet Spiralizer
The Veggie Bullet makes spiralizing easy. It’s as simple as placing your zucchini (or other veggie) through the Veggie Bullet chute, turning on your Veggie Bullet, and voila! You just made zoodles!
Having a hard time picturing it? Watch the demo video!
Traditonal Noodles vs Zoodles: A Comparison
Egg noodles may seem like a healthier option than rice noodles or spaghetti and other pastas but no other noodle comes close to the nutritional benefits of the zoodle.
Measurements are based on one (1) cup of cooked ingredients according to USDA database.
Zoodles are an easy way to incorporate veggies into your diet while still enjoying food. Feeling inspired and looking for recipes? You can find some our favorite zoodle recipes here.
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