Use zucchini noodles instead of pasta for a low-cal, low-carb turkey marinara pasta dish. With only five ingredients and about 15 minutes of prep time, this is a fast, healthy and easy meal you can make any night of the week.
Since partnering with Kohl’s for their #MakeYourMove campaign I’ve been thinking more about ways to live a healthier life: being more active, eating healthier, getting more sleep, etc. These are all broad categories and in order to really make headway, we have to break them down into actionable items — small things we can do on the daily.
For instance with eating healthier, one great thing to focus on is eating more vegetables, especially green veggies. They’re nutrient-dense, low in calories, packed with fiber and fill you up. And no surprise, most Americans don’t eat enough.
Setting a goal for yourself to have a least one serving of vegetables (one serving = 1/2 – 1 cup) with every meal sounds so much better than saying I’m going to cut out or avoid _______ (insert unhealthy food item here). Mentally “adding in” doesn’t feel restrictive or cause feelings of deprivation the way “cutting out” does, BUT it’s just as effective because the veggies that you add into your diet take the place of the less-nutritious food you were eating previously. It’s a concept called crowding out and one that I happen to love.
There are plenty of ways to add more vegetables into your diet, but today I want to talk about one of my favorites at the moment — vegetable noodles! With a spiralizer (affiliate link) you can make noodles out…