Sweet Potato Zoodles

Whole Foods Market and Trader Joes now make spiralized sweet potato zoodles prepackaged and ready to cook, leaving no excuse to not jump on the zoodle bandwagon! Zoodles are the perfect healthy alternative to pasta and are super quick and easy to make.

Any type of zoodle can either be sautéed or roasted in the oven; I tend to roast them in the oven so I have an easier clean up!

Rosemary Sweet Potato Zoodles


Ingredients

Package of sweet potato zoodles (or spiralize 2-3 sweet potatoes)
Olive Oil
Rosemary
Garlic Powder
Salt & Pepper to taste
Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
Line a baking sheet with tin foil and spray with coconut or olive oil
Lay out the sweet potato zoodles and drizzle with olive oil
Sprinkle with garlic powder and rosemary
Bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 15 minutes (broil for 2-3 minutes for crispier zoodles)
Remove and place in a large bowl, sprinkle with salt and pepper
Serve with sliced avocado for the perfect side dish or top with additional roasted veggies and a protein of your choice for a full meal!

Healthy Salad Dressings

Salad dressings are the game changers when it comes to having an amazing salad or a mediocre one; but these dressings are often the biggest sources of hidden calories and sugars! The good news is that dressings can be very healthy and they are super easy to make at home. Below are my go – to recipes that I wanted to share with all of you.

 

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Simple Dressing

  • juice of one lemon
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • optional: add 1 – 2 teaspoons of herb of choice
  • optional: a little honey to taste for sweetness

Mustard Lemon Vinaigrette

  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 1 juice of lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoon of raw apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • optional: 1 pinch of an italian or herb seasoning

Balsamic & Mustard Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • pinch of salt & pepper