EASY 10 MINUTE ZOODLES

The “zoodle” (zucchini noodle) is a great low carb alternative for everyones favorite pasta dishes.

Zoodles are my go-to while doing Whole30 and Keto and are still a staple I have implemented into my weekly diet when looking for low-carb options. You can use this recipe as a base for any recipe where pasta is usually used. Top with alfredo or marinara and pair with ground turkey or chicken.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Medium sized zucchinis (one serving)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1tsp minced garlic
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  1. cut off the ends of the zucchini
  2. spiral zucchini using a vegetable spiralizer
  3. Heat pan over medium heat and coat pan with oil
  4. Add zucchini , garlic and spices
  5. Cook while stirring frequently until zoodles are soft.
  6. Serve immediately

KETO FRIENDLY 3-STEP GARLIC MASHED CAULIFLOWER

This super quick and easy 3-step cauliflower “mashed potatoes” recipe will be your new go-to side dish for every day of the week. It’s an easy, low carb option that is Whole30 and Keto friendly.

I am always looking for easy, healthy options to add into my weekly menu rotation. With the rise of the Keto diet and other low-carb diets, substitution of potatoes for cauliflower have become a huge trend. With this easy 5-minute recipe, you won’t even miss the high-carb alternative.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 12 oz riced cauliflower
    • I get this frozen from Aldi (comes in regular and garlic & herb for under $2) but can be found almost anywhere.
  • 1/2-1 tbsp butter (substitute ghee for Whole30)
  • 1 tbsp garlic salt (more or less depending on preference)
  1. Cook cauliflower according to package if frozen or steam if fresh. (To make this in 5 min or less microwave for 3-4 min.)
  2. Add cooked cauliflower, butter and garlic salt to Ninja or any blender/ food processor.
  3. Blend until smooth and whipped consistancy.
  4. Serve immediately or divide out for this weeks lunches!

Makes 2 -3 servings