Thursday, January 7, 2010
Once again my boot campers brighten my morning with a fun, new treat. Michelle in my 6:30AM Tu/Th Deep Eddy class brought me Kelp Noodles this morning. I have never tried them before so I gave it a shot today during lunch. I added them to the spaghetti squash I already had cooked up and threw some ground turkey on top. Added some pepper, sea salt, garlic & onion powder, basil, and thyme and 1 tsp of coconut oil. Voila! A great dish without the refined grains of pasta or rice noodles.
What exactly is Kelp????
Kelp Noodles are a sea vegetable in the form of an easy to eat raw noodle. Made of only kelp (a sea vegetable), sodium alginate (sodium salt extracted from a brown seaweed), and water, Kelp Noodles are fat-free, gluten-free, and very low in carbohydrates and calories. Their noodle form and neutral taste allow for a variety of uses including salads, stir-fries, hot broths, and casseroles, while their healthful content provides a rich source of trace minerals including iodine, which kelp is well known for. Best of all, no cooking is required. Just rinse and add the noodles to any dish and they are ready to eat!