I came across this recipe that I’m definitely going to try out. If you’re stuck for LC ideas, Low Carb is Not Boring is a great way to have a look: not only does she post awesome recipes, but she’s got great ideas too. It’s important to look at a wide range of sources! The best way to lose weight is to find what works for you, and that won’t happen if you only look at a small silce of the wealth of information that’s out there!
I haven’t tried this recipe yet, but it looks absolutely fresh and delicious!
Creamy Lemon Zucchini Noodles with Tomatoes
YIELD: Makes 2 large servings / 4 side dish servings
1 Tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 oz. reduced-fat (Neufchatel) or regular cream cheese
1 lemon, juiced
Kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 medium zucchini, ends trimmed and peeled with a julienne peeler into “noodles”
1 heaping cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, optional
In a large nonstick skillet set to medium heat, add olive oil. Once hot, add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add cream cheese and lemon juice, stirring until cream cheese has melted into a thick sauce. Season with salt and pepper.
Add zucchini noodles, tossing to coat in sauce, and cook for 4-5 minutes. Be careful not to overcook the zucchini noodles – They…
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