Talk about a tasty way to get those greens. Made with homemade pesto, antioxidant-rich cherries, lemon zest, and raw zoodles, this simple dish brings summer flavors back to your mouth any time of year. Tip: Use dried cherries in place of fresh if the fruit isn’t in season.
Instead of turning to takeout, try this simple recipe. With the best of Thai flavors (peanut butter, cashews, chili, and cashews) and a refreshing touch of basil, mint, and cilantro, you may break up with delivery for good. Though the dish is awesome as is, it also tastes great with an added protein like chicken or tofu.
The recipe creator isn’t kidding when she says the flavor will “make your heart swoon.” Full of all the amazing ingredients that make carbonara so decadent (and delicious), the zucchini is a perfect way to lighten up the rich classic. To make it even healthier, try turkey bacon or chicken sausage in place of the pancetta.
Though this recipe is relatively low-carb, it’s as filling and satisfying as a dish with actual pasta. Made with fresh figs, arugula, basil, pancetta, and pecorino Romano cheese, it’ll be hard not to demolish the entire bowl. (And it’s totally fine if you do.)
This recipe just might be the easiest meal you’ll ever make. Though it uses homemade pesto, it tastes just as great with store-bought varieties, taking the prep time to less than five minutes. Top with cherry tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and a dash of salt and pepper, and enjoy.
When cold season rears its germy head, few things sound better than a hot bowl of noodle soup. Instead of turning to a can or takeout, try whipping up your own batch. Easy, inexpensive, and perfect for leftovers, this Asian twist on zoodle soup will have you feeling healthier in no time.
Light, healthy, and a good source of lean protein, this zoodle dish is an easy and delicious lunch or dinner option. Though avocado and corn are best during summer months, it’s easy to adjust the flavors for any season. Our fall favorite: subbing pesto for avocado and sun-dried tomatoes for corn.
There’s kung pao chicken, and there’s kung pao chicken zoodles. Made with the same amazing flavors of the Chinese favorite (like peanuts, scallions, and ginger), this recipe adds a veggie base and sticks to homemade sauce to keep things healthier. Plus, cooking is way more fun than dialing for takeout.
Marinara sauce is delicious, but it can also get boring—and fast. An easy and healthy option, homemade lentil marinara is a delicious alternate that provides more protein and fiber. Made with herbs, lentils, diced tomatoes, garlic, and a hearty pile of zoodles, spaghetti will never be the same. (In a good way.)