Food impressions_ garlic and olive oil zoodles!!!! (zucchini noodles)

Zoodles???? What the heck are zoodles you ask? I know, sounds like a weird kids’ toy, right? Well no, Zoodles are zucchini cut into strands that look spaghetti noodles; the “Z” stands for zucchini and the “oodles” stand for noodles, hence why they are called Zoodles!

I went out to dinner with my dear friend Kate at a restaurant called Coco Bar and Bistro (food was awesome by the way) which is located in downtown Buffalo. Banana bread cake mix I ordered off of the pre-fix menu and one of the appetizer choices was Zucchini Noodles with Marinara Sauce. Best healthy banana bread It tasted out of this world and I couldn’t stop talking about how delicious it was. Banana bread bread machine I asked the waitress about it and she told me it’s something new the chef was trying.

Extreme banana nut bread I knew I had to google these strands of deliciousness to see just how they were made. Eggless banana bread recipes moist I saw that there were a few cooking gadgets that would spiral the zucchini into spaghetti strands. Eggless banana bread with yogurt Some were pretty elaborate and some some very basic, so it was hard to decide which one was best to buy. Can i make banana bread without baking soda I saw that Bed Bath and Beyond sold a variety of these gadgets so that was my store of choice.

The funny thing is that my cousin Keri who lives in San Diego, California posted a picture on Instagram of Zoodles. Can you make banana bread without baking soda I immediately replied to her and told her that I tried them for the first time a few nights prior and that I was buying a zoodle maker. How to make banana bread without baking soda Her homemade zoodles looked amazing. Recipe for banana bread with chocolate chips She simply added olive oil and salt n pepper. Banana bread bread machine recipe Keri also mentioned that she bought the Paderno Spiralizer and loved it. Banana bread recipe hawaii I opted for the Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Cutter. Banana bread recipe with chocolate chips It was only $14.99 plus I had a 20% off coupon so I figured if it was a bust I wasn’t breaking the bank to buy it.

So tonight, I finally got a chance to use my Veggetti to make Zoodles! It’s awesome and soooo easy to use. Banana bread made with coconut flour Honestly, I thought my gadget worked great…bonus for being so cheap. Banana bread made with sour cream You literally just cut the ends off of the zucchini attached a safety holder and twist the zucchini into a cylinder type cutter. Banana bread in cake pan They have two sizes of strands thick or thin; I used the thick cutter. Blueberry banana bread recipe The strands are continuous so they are super long. Chocolate chip banana bread recipe moist You have to cut them so they are easier to eat. Banana bread healthy recipe The boys were floored when they saw I was making noodle strands from zucchini. 3 ingredient banana bread recipe You could add yellow squash, carrots, cucumber or any other vegetable that would fit in the cylinder and hold up to the spiral type cutting. Banana bread with cake mix and pudding The only draw backs were that you can’t use a large sized zucchini, it has to be thin enough to fit through the cylinder. Banana bread recipes healthy The other draw back is that this gadget spirals most of the zucchini but there is a small piece that’s left over….it’s edible just not spiral-able. Banana bread recipe with cake mix I’m not sure if the other models have this issue.

I made my zoodles with fresh garlic and olive oil and served it with broiled lemon butter tilapia. Banana bread recipe with yellow cake mix I sauteed the zoodles on the stove top and it took 5 minutes to cook. Egg free banana bread recipe You can do a quick boil, cook it in the microwave or even eat it raw. Banana bread buttermilk Which ever way you decide it’s super simple and super delicious. Banana bread recipe gluten free What I love most about Zoodles is that it’s a healthy low-carb alternative to pasta. Bananabread recipes I love my pasta, but every once in a while I want to go guilt free eat’n! This is quilt free for sure. Banana bread recipe food network Plus, its a nice quick dish for the hot summer months. Banana bread recipe allrecipes The boys liked it but I could tell they much prefer their carb ridden pasta. Banana bread crumble You should error on the side of one zucchini per adult because it does wilt while cooking…kind of like sauteed spinach.

Zoodles will be a staple in our house. Banana bread crumb cake The next time I make zoodles I will make them with my 5-Minute Marinara Sauce. If you’ve never heard of zoodles or have debated whether or not to get this gadget…go buy it and begin spiralizing your veggies! You will not be disappointed. Banana bread recipe without butter Salute to Zoodles and my new beloved gadget to add to my collection!

• Click to see some of my other Vegetti recipes that are just as delicious.

This is the piece of the zucchini that’s left over, still edible just not spiral-able

I served the zoodles with a broiled lemon butter tilapia, perfect compliment!

Using your zoodle maker, cut your zucchini according to your device. Banana bread recipe coconut oil In a skillet, saute olive oil, butter and garlic over medium to high heat. Banana bread streusel Add zucchini strands to pan and saute for 5-7 minutes. Banana bread recipe with coconut oil Add parsley, red pepper flakes, a squeeze of lemon and salt n pepper to taste.

Nate: “Wow, those are so cool…what are they?” Zucchini Spaghetti Nate. Crumb topping for banana bread I hope they taste as good as they look!” Once he tasted them he response – “Eh, they are ok just not as good as spaghetti though.”

Tyler: “I like zoodles a lot” He didn’t even finish the small portion I gave him!

Zachary: “I love Zoodles, they are super tasty.” He had two helpings! He loved them the most of his brothers.

Dave: “I really like these, they are flavorful and a good a nice change from pasta.” Dave was eating them raw and liked them just as much.

Andrea: Loved them! I can’t wait to use my veggetti again but with other types of veggies. Banana bread with crumb topping The book says it will also make spirals out of potatoes but I’m not sure how they will fit. Flours banana bread recipe I’d like to that next. Banana bread recipe coconut flour I also can’t wait to try it with marinara sauce. Banana bread made with buttermilk I can’t wait for zucchini season to begin now!

I thought about trying this recipe but it looked complicated so I just ordered it form restaurant. Banana bread with streusel topping Result was a solid and taste is like wow. Cinnamon crumb banana bread Chinese and Indian restaurant Reply Delete

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