Pistachio Pesto Zoodles with Zesty Lime & Basil

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Zucchini Noodles Zoodles Pistachio Pesto Yogalates Bliss in Dubai

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Spiralized Thai Salad with Tofu in Peanut and Coconut Sauce

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Thai Salad in Warm Coconut & Tangy Peanut Sauce

Salad. It doesn’t have to be boring or bland. Not if you are a proud owner of Gefu Spiralizer, have no allergies to peanuts and wish to substitute meat for tofu. This innovative play on¬†Thai Salad with Warm Peanut Coconut Sauce and Light Crispy Tofu on a bed of greens and spiralized carrot will KNOCK your taste buds to heaven. It’s healthy, filling, protein rich, low carb and darn delicious.

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Golden Zoodles with Delicious Pesto & Mushrooms!

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Zoodles with Pesto - Yellow Courgette

INGREDIENTS:

1 large zucchini [I chose yellow for a change!]
Your favorite pesto sauce
Chopped white button mushrooms

DIRECTIONS:

1. Use a Gefu Spirelli to spiralize the zucchini into noodles in a big bowl.

2. Combine the zucchini noodles and pesto. Toss until zucchini noodles are well coated. Top with chopped mushrooms, if using. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

For a warmer version Рtoss the zucchini noodles in a warm pan for a few minutes with the mushrooms. Add the pesto sauce afterwards to avoid a watery bowl. Eat straight away and cheers to more weight on the lips, less on the hips!

Purchase a Gefu Spirelli by emailing me at: yogalatesdxb@gmail.com

Squash Veggie Noodles with Pesto and Mushrooms

Zoodles with Tuscan Kale and Mozzarella

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Represent, Zoodles (One Spiralized Zucchini) tossed with a tablespoon of warm pesto sauce, shredded mozzarella and fresh Tuscan Kale leaves, juicy cherry tomatoes with a splash of lime for zest. Whipped this up under 5 minutes and one of my favorite ways to lunch over a big bowl of yummy goodness without the heavy-carbs from pasta!

Zoodles - Zucchini Noodles with Kale and Mozzarella

More weight on the lips, less on the hips. . .
Be a proud owner of a Spiralizer by contacting : yogalatesdxb@gmail.com 

That Was A Delicious Rawsome Buddha Bowl by Essentially UAE!

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After a long day practicing yoga under the glorious sun at XYoga Dubai festival this weekend, I couldn’t have asked for a more refreshing drink! The¬†new Deep Green juice¬†by¬†Essentially¬†is simply, outstanding being crammed with¬†402% Vitamin C and 159% Vitamin A thanks to the nutrient rich black kale and chard whizzed in there.

Essentially Dubai Organic Green Juice Kale

Of course that didn’t stop my hunger pangs so¬†I picked up the new Buddha Bowl, a¬†gigantic extremely generous portion of dehydrated mushrooms and sweet red bell peppers tossed over low carb cauliflower ‘rice’, chickpeas and quinoa for a healthy protein balance and a side sweet and tangy kick of miso dressing to drizzle all over – perfect complement to the earthy flavors. It’s safe to say, I got my complete quota of vitamins, minerals and protein for lunch which lasted me way past dinner time! Excellence – thank you Essentially UAE!

Essentially Quinoa Buddha Bowl Cauliflower Rice Low Carb

Visit Essentially’s home:¬†www.essentially.ae
Yogalates Bliss in Dubai’s home: www.yoglatesblissindubai.com¬†

Zoodles with Calamari tossed in Rosemary, Feta & Marinara sauce!

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Lunch consisted of spiralizing 1 large Zucchini, tossing it into a pan of lightly sauteed calamari rings in a non-stick pan with chunky marinara sauce, a dash of sour cream, dried rosemary sprinkles and crumbled light feta cheese. Speedy. Low carb. Low in calories. Rich in protein and magnesium. And simply, delicious – sans the heavy carb inducing coma.

If you’re based in Dubai and would like to purchase the amazing hand held¬†Gefu Spirelli off of me, drop me an email: yogalatesdxb@gmail.com

Spiralized Zucchini & Beetroot Rolls with a twist!

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Sushi rolls without the rice? It is totally doable when you are armed with a Gefu Spirelli, a large Zucchini and Shredded Beets. Less carbs, tons of crunch, heaps of flavor, iron rich and your sushi craving is satisfied. Got your sharp knife, bamboo mat and food ingredients ready?


Serving : 1 VERY hungry mouth.

Ingredients:
1 large spiralized Zucchini
2 generous handful of shredded beets (buy the pre-packaged shredded beets from Carrefour or Choitrams supermarket)
5 Nori Seaweed Sheets (Japanese Choice from Choitrams)
Tamari Sauce or Low Sodium Soy Sauce

To Dip Into:
Mix of low fat yogurt pot with tamari sauce, fresh ginger paste, teaspoon of wasabi paste and squirt of lemon zest. Get creative!

Directions:
Place a nori sheet ontop your bamboo mat and a handful of the spiralized zucchini + shredded beets on the nori sheet. Make sure to leave a good gap uncovered at top and bottom of the nori.

Moisten top edge of the nori with water then roll the bamboo mat tightly towards the moist edge to seal the roll.

Slowly remove the bamboo mat from the sushi roll.

Moisten a sharp knife and slice the rolls into generous mouthful-sized pieces and serve with the dip mix!

Brought to you by Noura El-Imam, www.yogalatesblissindubai.com


A Big Bowl of Light Zucchini Rice Salad!

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Craving a nice large bowl of rice without the carb-loaded-coma-induced effect that comes afterwards? Spiralizing a large¬†yellow and green zucchini into “rice” nails the craving and tastes amazing. Not to mention, engulfing numerous amount of¬†vitamins and minerals with every bite. If you are based in Dubai and would like to order a Gefu Spirelli¬†– simply drop me an email {yogalatesdxb@gmail.com}. Now onto the fun stuff, inspired by Ali of Inspiralized!


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COLLARD GREEN WRAPS WITH WARM HUMMUS, PEPPERS & BABY CORN

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Collard Green Wraps filled with Hummus, Roasted Baby Corn + Sweet Pepper.

The benefits of Collard are endless but mainly act as a great substitute to bread (low carb & low calorie), a delicious alternative to kale and cabbage, packed with tremendous dose of nutrients and especially powerful in minimizing your risk against certain cancers while lowering the level of oxidative stress on your cells. In a nutshell, substituting your tortilla wraps with collard greens is one heck of a smart idea and tastes delicious as you can fill it with whatever your taste buds desire. Cheers to healthy eating!

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Zucchini Noodles with Mussels and Crab in Ponzu Citrus Dressing

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Zoodles with Mussels and Crab

Ponzu¬†is a tangy delicious¬†citrus-based soy sauce commonly used in Japanese cuisine.¬†Paired with warm mussels and crab sticks before being tossed with a healthy bowl of zoodles (Zucchini noodles) and sprinkled with generous lime for a wonderful contrast and parmesan cheese for a decadent touch. It’s low carb, it’s packed with protein and iron, and it will knock your tastebuds to bliss. Just saying….so onto that super simple healthy recipe!

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