Spring Pad Thai with Almond Tahini Sauce


Hot dayummmm!

We all love our comfort foods, right? However, we might not like how the comfort food will make us feel after we indulge. This dish is not only delicious, creamy, and super simple to make but it's loaded with nutritional benefits that makes it completely guilt-free!


Benefits of Zucchini

-High in fiber, low in calories.

This helps to keep you feeling fuller longer without empty calories. High fiber foods help to prevent overeating, and eventually leads to weight loss.


-High water content

Zucchinis are 94% water, so they are super hydrating and great to keep a youthful look and elasticity to your skin.


-Excellent source of Vitamin C and antioxidants

Vitamin C is essential for a strong immune system, with a strong immune system you can combat anything from the common cold, to the flu to chronic illnesses.


Spring Pad Thai with Almond-Tahini Sauce

Ingredients:

Serves 2

-2 zucchini (spiralized)

-2 carrot (spiralized)

-2-4 scallions

-handful of white button mushrooms

-a few asparagus stalks

-fresh chopped garlic

-ginger

-pink salt + pepper

-chili pepper




Almond Tahini Sauce

Ingredients:

-2 tablespoons of almond butter

-1/2 tablespoon of tahini sauce

-1/2 cup of almond milk

-dash of coconut aminos sauce

-garlic powder

-ginger powder

-pink salt + pepper



Directions:

-In medium heated skillet, heat olive oil (or coconut oil)

-Add garlic, spiralized zucchini and carrots to skillet

-Add desired veggies, spices and cook for about 5-6 minutes (be careful not to overcook!)

-In separate bowl, add all sauce ingredients and mix until well combined, you might need to add more almond milk for a thinner sauce consistency

-Garnish with sesame seeds, cilantro and lime wedge





                                                                                                                                              

 

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