If you are anything like me, you are always looking for new and creative ways to put a healthy twist on your favorite meals.
If you are watching your carbohydrates, you have probably sworn off pasta for good. But thankfully there are now numerous healthful options available on the market to satisfy even the pickiest pasta eaters.
Try incorporating lean chicken and turkey, sliced veggies and salads with your pasta dishes for all-around healthy meals the whole family will love!
Here are a few of my favorite pastas to try:
1. Explore Cuisine
Good for: Stir-fry
Highlights: High in fiber and great texture.
2. Cappello’s Noodles
Good for: Classic spaghetti
Highlights: Grain-free ingredients and a long shelf-life.
3. ThinSlim Foods
Good for: Batch cooking
Highlights: Very low-calorie and they offer a variety of products.
4. Shirataki Noodles
Good for: Soups and creamy pastas
Highlights: Low-calorie and easily accessible.
Good for: Cold pastas
Highlights: Family-friendly products and recipes.
6. The Only Bean
Good for: Any use
Highlights: Very high fiber, and all-around similarity to traditional noodles.
By Erika DeRooy, PRO Medical Dietitian Services Manager and Registered Dietitian
PRO Medical’s Registered Dietitians provide personalized meal plans and education to support you in making realistic lifestyle changes and in achieving your individual goals. We have experts in a variety of areas and provide support for adults, pediatrics and families.
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