Hello! This is a throwback, because Tommy’s parents were in town this whole week, so I didn’t really cook (again)! As much as I am loving having friends and family in town, a routine and getting to cook healthy meals is pretty enticing!
Here is a very easily adaptable recipe you can really make “your own!”
A lot of people tell me they don’t want to try Primal/Paleo nutrition because they “love pasta too much.” Well, I have several alternatives, but one of my favorites is spaghetti squash!
One cool way to eat them if you are really hungry is to make it as a bowl!
Begin cooking your spaghetti squash the way that you normally would – cut it in half, scoop out the guts… Then put it a pan with an inch of water, with the inside “meat” of the squash down. Place the pan in a preheated oven (350 degrees is good) for about 45 minutes!
Then you can fill the bowl with whatever you want! In this image, I used fresh cheese from a grassfed cow, sauteed spinach, diced tomatoes, and italian sausage, but the only limits are your imagination! Put the “toppings” inside the “bowl” and bake a little bit (10 minutes or so)! Note: make sure you cook the meat separately beforehand, as the baking at the end won’t be enough to cook it all the way and you could get sick!
What are your favorite pasta alternatives?
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