Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe

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Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe

 

 

 

 

Hey my loves, today I am bringing you my delicious, Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe. This dish is full of flavour and colour, packed with vitamins and nutrients! I love this dish as it is a great substitute for heavy, carb loaded pasta and is really easy to make. Filling our insides with hydrating, nutrient-rich veggies that will keep you glowing and full of energy. Investing in a good spiralizer might be a good idea for this recipe and for many recipes to come, this is one I like that will give you beautiful spiralled veggies!

 

Zucchini

Did you know zucchini is a fruit? We imagine fruit being sweet and juicy but this fruit is slightly different. Zucchini is a great ingredient to use in dishes like these as zucchini have little taste and soak up all flavours while retaining their crunch. Zucchini being extremely hydrating—due to its high water content and fiber, and low in calories—gives you the feeling of being full, without the bloat.

Take a look at what amazing health benefits zucchinis have;

  • Vitamin A, magnesium, folate, potassium, copper, and phosphorus: promoting  optimal functioning of the thyroid gland and adrenaline function
  • Vitamin C plays a major part in the synthesis of collagen, which is important to maintain the health of your largest organ, the skin and blood vessels
  • Calcium, for strong bones and moving gracefully
  • Manganese helping to promote stronger bones and teeth
  • Omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, niacin, and protein making your hair strands stronger and healthier
  • Vitamins B1, B2 and B6, for optimal health and energy
  • Soluble and insoluble fiber, sodium, minerals, amino acids, and many more adding to your overall health, digestive power and energy

 

 Carrot

Carrots ar not only very healthy, they can be used in so many ways to eat. Meaning this bright vegetable can be added to so many different meals. This is another veggie that has very little fat content and full of fibre. Claimed to be the perfect health food carrots lower cholesterol, aid weight loss, Improve eye health and reduce the risk of cancer.

Take a look at what amazing health benefits zucchinis have;

  • Potassium –  important for the control of blood pressure.
  • Beta carotine giving the carrot it’s bright orange colour , an antioxidant that is converted to vitamin A in the body. The absorption is better (up to 6.5-fold) if the carrots are cooked.
  • Vitamin K is important for blood coagulation and can promote bone health.
  • Vitamin A promotes good vision, and is important for growth, development, and immune function.
  • Biotin  One of the B-vitamins, formerly known as vitamin H. It plays an important role in fat and protein metabolism.

 

Carrots not only look after your insides, their effects can really come through and give you  glow on the outside!

Have you tried my delicious Crunchy Carrot Cake Smoothie Recipe, it literally is dessert in a cup!

Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe

 

 

 

Let’s do this…..

Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe

 

Fresh Zucchini, Carrot Zoodletti Recipe

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 courgette
  • 3 Carrots
  • 2 Spring Onion
  • 1 tbs maple syrup
  • handful of sprouts
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tabs of flaxseed oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes

Directions

  1. Spiralize the carrots and courgette and place in to a saucepan with a bit of spring water and cook them for around 5 minutes.
  2. While that’s cooking, place all of the remainder, apart from the sprouts, of the ingredients into a blender and blend until all mixed.
  3. Once “spaghetti” is ready place into a bowl and pour the dressing from the blender over and mix well.
  4. Top with the fresh sprouts and enjoy!

 

I hope you enjoyed this quick and easy, super healthy meal! This is a great recipe that will fill you up, give you tons of energy rather than have you napping on the sofa after a regular bowl of spaghetti! Let me know what you think of the recipe by commenting below.

 

Until next time…

Honestly
Alessandra x

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