Veggie Spaghetti with the Veggetti
Veggie Spaghetti? I didn’t even know there was such a thing, until I saw this crazy infomercial. Then I had to try it.
First, though, I want to say this post is waaaaaaay out of my comfort zone. Actually, cooking is out of my comfort zone. However, with my July Goals in full effect, I’ve been making an effort to make dinners and have my whole family eat together. I’ve also been continuing with my healthy eating plan, and I’m trying to get my family to eat a little healthier too. Did I mention I’ve lost over 20 lbs?!?!
So, I’m sharing what I fed my family last night. Notice, I did not call it a recipe. It’s mostly just me putting stuff together, but it is pretty healthy, and my family ate it all. Even the twins. Success!
I was not sponsored, nor compensated for any of the products that I used. They are just products I like, and wanted to share. I will include my Amazon affiliate links for a few products, in case you want to purchase them yourself. Amazon will kindly pay me a small amount if you purchase through my link…so thank you.
Anyways, my husband got me this tool for my birthday. Yes, my birthday is in September, and this is the first time it came out of the box. It’s called Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Slicer. It turns vegetables into Veggie Spaghetti!
So, I decided to try it out with some Zucchini Squash I bought at Trader Joe’s.
I was really pleasantly surprised. It was super easy to use, and the Squash really came out looking like Spaghetti noodles.
Three Zucchini Squash made a LOT of Veggie Spaghetti noodles!
I followed the directions that came with, and boiled some salted water, then added the Veggetti for about 3 minutes.
Since I didn’t want to just eat noodles for dinner, I had also bought some frozen breaded eggplant at Trader Joe’s. They are only 160 calories a serving, so I made one for each of us, and 2 for my husband. I just put them on a cooking sheet, baked them for 7 minutes, flipped them, added some frozen garlic bread to the tray, and baked everything for another 7 minutes.
I then heated up some Newman’s Own Pasta Sauce. I drained the noodles, added the sauce, added an eggplant to each, sprinkled some reduced fat mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, and the garlic bread. And…..
So, even though I’m more Sandra Lee in the Kitchen than Julia Child, at least I made an effort. I was pretty proud of myself. Especially when everyone enjoyed and cleaned their plates. That doesn’t happen often.
As promised, here are a few products from my dinner. Just click on the picture to be taken to Amazon.