7 Life-Changing Ways to Use a Spiralizer

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I've been known to get hooked on certain kitchen gadgets and use them obsessively. This is what happened with my Spiralizer.

When I spotted my new favorite kitchen gadget, I couldn't wait to start churning out some amazing, healthy recipes. I'm sure you've also have spotted a new breed of noodles. And, I'm not talking about rice, corn, or quinoa spaghetti...I'm talking spiralized vegetables.

I'm sure once you get your hands on the Spiralizer you'll love it. It's an inexpensive tool that turns fresh veggies into faux-noodles. It isn’t just for the carb-averse. Everyone from home cooks to restaurant chefs are spiralizing. The first dish I made was a butternut squash noodle dish. From that moment on, I knew we would have a very beautiful cooking relationship.

Here my favorite things to make with this trendy tool.

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BROCCOLI BREADCRUMB BAKED SALMON WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH NOODLES

 

This is the recipe that won me over. Chopped-broccoli breadcrumbs coat a filet of salmon, which is placed on top of a delicate butternut squash noodles. This one is a winner. KitchenAide 

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CRISPY BAKED CURLY FRIES

Fact: There is nothing better than curly fries. And this recipe takes it to the next level with fresh herbs like thyme and rosemary. It's a great rendition of an old-time favorite, but with elevated flavors. Healthy Maven

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POTATO NOODLE HASH BROWNS

 

Brilliant! Just brilliant. These Potato Noodle Hash Browns will give a whole new meaning to your breakfast. Spiralize a potato, then place in a waffle iron or panini press for perfect potato nests. It's that simple! That Oven Feeln

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SPIRALIZED APPLE SLAW WITH POPPY SEED DRESSING

Spiralized Apple Slaw with Poppy Seed Dressing

Apple plus cabbage slaw equals delicious. The combination of tart-yet-sweet apple with cabbage, topped off with poppy seed dressing will leave you very satisfied. And the best part is that it's quick and easy to make, and each serving has 98 calories. And for more flavor, add some Manchego cheese. (You'll thank me once you're licking your plate clean!) Skinny Taste

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CREAMY SWEET POTATOE NOODELS WITH CASHEW SAUCE

Creamy Sweet Potatoe Noodels with Cashew Sauce

If you want to talk about life-changing, this recipe is it. The creamy spinach with cashew sauce on top of the sweet potato noodles will have you reaching food nirvana. The flavors are unreal! Pinch of Yum

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ZUCCHINI NOODLES WITH A CREAMY "ALFREDO" SAUCE

 

Okay, a little selfish self promotion, but this recipe is a home run. The "Alfredo" sauce used in this recipe is vegan and gluten free, and not to mention very delicious. Let's Regale

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15-MINUTE SPICY SHRIMP WITH PEST NOODLES

15-Minute Spicy Shrimp with Pest Noodles

Spiralize a zucchini and you've got zucchini noodles. Add some seasoned shrimp, and you'll be forgetting about wheat noodles. Pinch of Yum