A simple weeknight meal that is packed with protein and fiber! Explore Asian pastas are my new weeknight go to!
Most of my readers know I have an affinity for living like an Italian. I blame my honeymoon to Italy and my husband’s wonderful large Italian family. I also have a healthy love of carbohydrates, which is no secret either.
That being said, I can easily eat pasta once, even twice per week. It’s quick, it’s delicious and there are endless sauce options. The one downfall is that pasta is often heavy and very filling. For that reason, zoodles and veggie based noodles are super popular.
Have you ever eaten a bowl of zoodles, only to be hungry a couple of hours later (I can’t be the only one)? Usually this happens more often to vegetarians who don’t add a significant source of protein to their noodle or zoodle dishes.
Thanks to Explore Asian, pasta no longer has to be a carb heavy dish! They’ve reinvented pasta by changing an everyday favorite into a ridiculously healthy and nutritious meal. Explore Asian pastas are made from your favorite vegetarian sources of protein: black beans, mung beans, edamame and soy beans. In fact, the black bean spaghetti has 25g of protein and 12g of fiber per serving, making it a great alternative for all diets and lifestyles (including diabetics).
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