What the heck is a Veggie Noodler?
Let’s talk pasta:
Pasta is delicious and such a comfort food! It is always served in large portions even though a serving size is quite small (2oz dry). Pasta fills you up and satisfies that desire to just keep eating. The problem, as we know, is that pasta simply isn’t good for us! It’s just a bunch of carbs with little to no nutritional value, pasta does little more than add to our waistline and unless you are carb-loading for a marathon, pasta really isn’t part of healthy eating.
Here is why I LOVE this tool:
First, look at that video, it is mesmerizing! This thing is FUN to use and once you try it you will want to turn anything you can get your hands on in to a noodle! We’re talking noodles too, not just some ribbons posing as noodles.
Second, since we’re talking noodles and not ribbons it really does replace the feel and texture of a pasta noodle. You get to FEEL like you are eating a noodle, it’s a replacement that gets pretty close to the real thing.
Third, we need to eat healthy and the more tools we have, whether a physical tool like The Noodler or a Grocery Store Cheat, or even Intuitive Eating the better our chances of sticking to our healthy eating goals.
Fourth, some of us just like the sensation of eating and that is what gets us in trouble. I am not advocating buying The Noodler so you can binge! I am saying for those days when you’re on the losing side of wanting to eat everything in site, maybe The Noodler can be a tool to help. If we’re going to lose the battle of stuffing ourselves, let’s lose it to veggies and not to pasta!
Fifth, this is such a fun and easy way to get veggies in to your diet and we ALL need more vegetables in our diets.
So, if you need another tool to add to your weight loss and fitness toolbox give this one a try! The folks over at Inspiralized came up with this recipe and we made it in our last cooking class, it was delicious!