Healthy Veggie Pasta – How to Use a Spiralizer

I was a huge carb eater. I steered clear of Italian restaurants for years because I was afraid I wouldn’t have willpower when a huge, creamy and savory bowl of pasta was delivered to my seat. Now I love little Italian bistros because they often keep in store many fresh veggies and cook with extra virgin olive oil. In fact, one of my favorite local restaurants makes a special dish of sautéed zucchini pasta with veggies in garlic and oil for me.

Eating plant-based means I make a lot of salads, so looked into creating new meals. I heard about using a spiralizer, the Paderno World Cuisine A4982799 Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer, to make pasta out of zucchini, but thought it would be too cumbersome and time-consuming. Guess what? It’s not. This week on our Pretty Wellness YouTube channel, I demonstrate how-to use a spiralizer and show a photo of my favorite dish. If you think it looks good, let me know in the comments below and I will write-up a recipe.

Please share with us your favorite vegetable side dishes?


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  1. Good demo. Love veggie pasta.

  2. I sooo want one of those! Going off to watch the video now! Thanks!
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  3. I love that – where do you recommend buying a spiralizer? And would you mind teaching me how to add the labels with subscribe box and your logo annotation linking back to videos? thank you!
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    • Caryn Sullivan

      I bought my spiralizer on Amazon. It was less than $35 and totally worth it. I bought the Paderno World Cuisine A4982799 Tri-Blade Plastic Spiral Vegetable Slicer. Regarding the annotations, I will send you an email. I do two annotations types of annotations. 1. I go into annotations and manually insert a note so that it links to my subscribe page. 2. Kevin created my logo as a link to subscribe. I will find out how he did that and email you.

  4. Thanks for this post. I’ve never heard of a spiralizer before, but as soon as I read this I knew I needed one. I put it on my Amazon wish list.

  5. Thanks for this post. I just put the spiralizer on my Amazon wish list.

    • Awesome. Definitely let us know when you get it…and what you think. I use it a lot to make veggie/zucchini pasta, but also love making sweet potato curly fries. All I do for that is spiralize the sweet potato, then put in a bowl with extra virgin olive oil, Himalayan sea salt and bake for an hour. They are amazing and healthy, too. Thanks for stopping by.

  6. Your dish looks delicious. Can you share your recipe?? I just got a spiralizer and now want to spiralize every fruit and veggie I encounter. ;)

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