Category Archives: Raw Noodles

Zucchini Noodles with Chili

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This quick and easy lunch is packed with raw ingredients and will totally satisfy you until your next meal! And that’s because its filled with super foods and is bursting with a variety of Asian flavors such as the chili, ginger & sesame dressing, lime, and minced cilantro which really hit a home run blended all together. You don’t need some expensive or fancy spiralizer either. I have a Veggetti and it gets the job done quick for less money. The Veggetti fits right into your hand and has a thin and thick side so you can choose what size noodles you want. But you don’t even need that to make yummy raw zoodles. You can also just use a julienne peeler or a food processor. Hope you enjoy! 😀

Ingredients

  • 1 large organic zucchini
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoons Ginger & Sesame salad dressing (I used  Bragg’s but you can make your own if you choose)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chili Garlic Sauce (I love Huy Fong Foods brand)
  • 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon sprouted pumpkin seeds
  • a few sliced red onions
  • 1/2 lime, for the juice
  • dash of Himalayan pink salt
  • For more flavor, add chopped Daiya cheese, optional (I used the Jalapeno Havarti block style)

Simply spiralize the zucchini into a bowl and then season with salt, dressing, chili, lime, and cilantro. Add the remaining ingredients and top with cubed cheese if you like or just go fully raw!

by Lupita Ronquillo, holistic nutrition writer

Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Lime Dressing

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I finally made my own fully raw zucchini noodles but instead of the usual tomato pasta sauce, I smothered them in a tangy lime avocado dressing! Ordinary pasta dinners can add so much extra calories, a whopping 400 for just a 2 cup serving but zucchini noodles only have 60 calories for the same amount, plus their gluten free! You won’t feel bogged down after eating them either because raw noodles digest much faster so you can enjoy that second serving with no guilt. Raw noodles will fill you up because their loaded with fiber and provide you with more disease fighting nutrients than cooked processed pasta. Another little bonus is your saving water because there’s nothing to boil, drain, and throw out. 😉

Ingredients

  • 2 large organic zucchinis
  • 3/4 cup chopped grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 small avocado
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  • 2 tbsp raw sprouted pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • dash of Italian seasoning
  • dash of Himalayan pink salt

Instructions

  1. Spiralize the zucchinis into a bowl. In this step, you may want to cut your noodles while spiralizing to the desired length to prevent making them too long.
  2. In a small bowl, smash and mix the avocado with the lime juice until creamy.
  3. Next, add in all the remaining ingredients with the noodles along with the avocado dressing.
  4. Gently stir all ingredients until they are fully coated with the dressing.
  5. Your done! This is actually faster than making regular pasta because at the same time, my husband was making spaghetti and I finished before he did! 😉 Makes about 4 servings.

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To make the raw noodles I used a Veggetti, which I bought for $15.00 at Target. The website says you can’t buy it at stores but I’ve seen the Veggetti at both Walmart and Target. It has metal handles to keep your hands safe and a cap that allows you to twist and hold the last inch of your vegetables while turning.

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If kids can enjoy eating raw noodles, then you know their good! Kids can be the most pickiest of eaters, my son included, but he loved them. Hope you try and enjoy this recipe soon!

by Lupita Ronquillo, holistic nutrition writer

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