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The Perfect Low Calorie, Diabetic Friendly, Gluten Free Pasta Substitute… ZUCCHINI 🍝🍝

One of the hardest parts when changing our diet often is missing our favorite dishes!

Whether its going Raw or Plant Based… the world of pasta has changed for you….

Who doesnt love a bowl of savory noodles in marinara or garlic tomato sauce…. mmmmmm sooooo delicious

Look no further! Heres a health based tasty alternative for you…. ZUCCHINI 🎉

Zucchinis are one of the best foods for weight loss. They are extremely low in calories, easy to digest, can be cooked or eaten raw, super filling and also very hydrating

Zucchini aids in digestion, helping to keep us regular and things moving

Rich in potassium helping to lower blood pressure and help filter our kidneys as well

And of course, they help prevent cancer and are diabetic friendly! 

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If wanting to make zucchini noodles you can order a SPIRALIZER online or purchase one in store, they are usually under $10!

Totally worth the buy, the uses you will find make it an awesome kitchen accessory

Whether its Zucchini, Carrot, Cucumber, Radish, or another Veggie. There are so many ways to have fun with it!

Raw or Cooked Pasta Recipe (2 Versions in 1)
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Zucchini spiralized
Marinate some Veggies such as Bell Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Garlic in Olive Oil with Herbs (Saute if desired)

or simply just chop and do them raw if you would like an Raw and Oil free dish

Sauce can be store bought or follow the recipe below

Raw Pasta Sauce
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2 Tomatoes
1/3 cup Dried Tomates
2 or 3 Dried Apricots or a Date
3in Chunk Carrot
Few Slices Bell Pepper
1/2 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
OPTIONAL
Slice Onion
Garlic Clove
Salt or Season to Taste
Can also add some Olive oil to make it richer if desired!

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Looking for a Quick and Easy 5 Minute Meal?!

We all know I love fruit so anything that takes too long to prepare is not my style. Slice, dice and eat 🤤❤

Probably one of the easiest and quickest meals 🤓

Sliced Eggplant and Spinach lightly heated in a Mildly Spiced Tomato & Coconut Cream Sauce

Super Easy and Quick to make

I added 1/4 cup Coconut Cream, 2 Tomatoes, and 1/2 cup water in my blender with some Spices…

Turmeric, Ginger, Galangal Powder, Paprika, Cumin Seeds, Crushed Red Peppers, Black Pepper, Himalayan Salt (optional add onion and garlic)

Tip:
If you buy a Cajun Spice Mix, its pretty much what the seasoning blend is, with the addition of Turmeric, Ginger and Galangal

Sliced 1 Baby Eggplant and some Spinach and tossed in a pan with the Tomato Coconut Sauce…. simmer/lightly heated for 5 mins or until eggplant was soft.. done and done…. 🤓❤

Tips:
Slice the eggplant well so it softens quickly 💕

If it loses color, you’re heating it too fast, turn that fire down 🔥🌬🔥

Colors basically tell us the nutrient content

Anytime a color of a food begins to fade its nutrients are being lost. Greens should get deeper and tomatoes also. They often have a higher bioavailability of nutrients slightly heated or steamed ❤

I also added some fresh chopped Coriander/Cilantro and Mung Bean Sprouts. The contrast of textures and complimentary flavors seriously make the meal

Honestly perfect meal for one ❤
Light, Filling, Fast, and Super Healthy 🥰

Hydrating Fruit “Veggies”! Say what?!? 🥒🍅🥑🌶

We all know the magical powers of fruits and how hydrating things like watermelon, grapes, oranges and cantelope can be…

But rarely do we think about non-sweet fruits when we hear this

Did you know that all the “veggies” you see in this dish, besides the carrot and mushrooms, are all ACTUALLY FRUITS?!?!

Avocado, Bell Pepper, Yellow Squash, and Tomatoes are all botanically fruits not vegetables!

Fruits contain the highest amount of readily absorbing energy in comparison to other produce and foods

Partially because they carry the ability to recreate, having contain seeds, which is what classifies them as fruits

This can be seen by measuring the Angstroms or amount of energy that is being held by different types of food

Besides the fact fruit is the ultimate energizer… 🤪💃🤸‍♀️

Its also another great way to increase water intake and keep that lymph system moving!!!

Did you know that our lymphatic system is over 90% fluid?!?!

The lymphatic system is a network of vessels that collect the fluids and waste constantly be removed from our blood, organs, and entire body

By hydrating we ensure our bodies health highway can stay clear and free of congestion

Preventing illness, edema, and keeping our mind and body in peak performance

Around 2 liters of fluid leak from the cardiovascular system into body tissues every day

Hence where the suggested 2 liters of water a day comes from 🙃

Find yourself looking for a quick easy way to hydrate now that we see how vital it is?!?

Without having to go out of your way or live chained to a waterbottle or energy drink

Try this salad!!!

Another easy and great way to getting your nutrients in, filling the belly, staying hydrated and still leaving the table feeling light!!

ENERGIZING SALAD
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Fresh Garden Greens
Cucumber or Zucchini Noodles
Tomatoes
Bell Peppers
Onion
And Hemp Seeds or Pumpkin/Sunflower is great too!

Dressing
Avocado
Mango
Cilantro
Lime