Zucchini Thai Noodle Salad

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Feel free to twirl, swirl and slurp. This all-vegetable concoction skips on the guilt for second helpings, and kids will love it.

Makes: 4 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini, ends trimmed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 red pepper, seeded, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped Thai basil
  • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup roasted, hulled sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. Using a spiralizer, cut zucchini into long noodles and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add carrot sticks, red pepper slices and green onions to zucchini and gently combine.
  3. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk basil together with ginger, garlic, rice vinegar, lime juice and honey. Slowly stream in oil while continuously whisking, and stir in salt and pepper.
  4. Toss zucchini mixture with dressing. Top with sunflower seeds and serve.

 

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Chorizo Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chorizo
  • 1/4 cup onions
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 10 eggs
  • 1/4 heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Brown chorizo in large skillet, move to a 9×13 baking dish
  3. Saute onion, spinach, and garlic in the grease left over from chorizo with olive oil
  4. Combine vegetable mixture with the chorizo
  5. Whip together eggs, cream, cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper
  6. Pour eggs over chorizo mixture
  7. Cube cream cheese and place evenly over the top
  8. Bake for 30 minutes

Nutrition Information

  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 445
  • Net Carbs: 4.3g
  • Fat: 35.9g
  • Protein: 24.7g

Low Carb Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles

Ingredients

  • Chicken Parmesan
    • 2.00 lb(s), Chicken – Breast, meat only, raw
    • 0.25 cup(s), Cheese – Parmesan, grated
    • 0.25 cup(s), Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese
    • 0.50 tsp(s), Spices – Garlic powder
    • 1.00 tsp, leaves, Spices – Oregano, dried
    • 0.10 tbsp, Spices – Onion powder
    • 2.00 stick, 24g, Polly-o String 2% Mozzarella Cheese
    • 2.00 container (9/10 cup (61g) ea.), No Salt Added Tomato Sauce
  • Zoodles
    • 4-6 small zucchini
    • 2 T. Olive Oil
    • 1 T. Minced Garlic

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Coat bottom of glass pan with sauce.
  3. Butterfly chicken breasts.
  4. Season chicken with spices.
  5. Top with remaining sauce and cheese.
  6. Bake covered for 25 mins.
  7. Broil for a few minutes at the end if you want the cheese to get bubbly and crispy.
  8. While baking, spiralize 1-2 zucchini per person.
  9. Toss zucchini in olive oil and minced garlic and sauté until fully heated.

Nutritional Information

1/4th Recipe (Chicken parm only): 371 cal, 9 g fat, 10 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 60 g protein