Swap processed carbs for zucchini, turnips, and other fresh vegetables with healthy guilt-free meals that taste even better than the original
The Best Spiralizer Recipes to Crush Your Pasta Cravings
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Suspicious that your bowl of pasta is the reason you have zero energy? It may be time to examine your relationship with processed carbs and try a more natural diet. “Deriving your carbohydrates from fruits and vegetables (even starchy kinds such as sweet potatoes and parsnips) is a smart way to keep satiated and energized,” says Ali Maffucci, founder of the hugely popular site Inspiralized. Building your meals around produce rather than heavy carbs can also lead to clearer skin, weight loss, and a happier life, she adds.
It’s all about eating the right kind of carbs mixed with lots of protein and fiber, according to Maffucci. Armed with a spiral slicer, you can transform your favorite indulgent foods, like casseroles, into weight-loss aiding powerhouses. Check out Maffucci’s recipes—these recipes are designed to make the breakup with bread a lot easier. (If you're craving more, we have 12 Sensational Spiralized Veggie Recipes.)