Thai Kelp Noodles Are Super Delicious And Guilt-Free!
Have you ever tried kelp noodles? They are a great alternative to the high carb kinds of pasta we are all used to eating, and over-eating haha. I love pasta, but I always feel so guilty after eating a big bowl of it. Kelp noodles have a great texture and absorb flavors remarkably well, which makes them very versatile. Today Chef Abby Lodmer shows us how to make a delicious, veggie-filled Thai Kelp Noodle bowl, using Almond Butter! Yum!
Abby Can Cook Thai Kelp Noodles Like No Other, But What Else?
Abby Lodmer has over 20 years of experience in the healing arts, helping people heal themselves of chronic and catastrophic illnesses. She received her Health Educator/Coaching & Vegan Cheffing Certification from the prestigious Hippocrates Health Institute and apprenticed with Living Foods Healer/Educator Lou Corona and “Raw” Chef Juliano. Abby has managed popular vegan cafes and has been a director of wellness centers and healing retreats around the world.
Abby is also a Credentialed Teacher, Certified Life Coach, and “Conscious Comedian,” bringing her bodacious spirit to causes and organizations that deserve the attention. She spreads the good word about veganism, health, and sustainability- through activism, live presentations, and through her online shows, “Humor Healing Humanity,” “Sustainable Scamperings,” “Humanitarian Chronicles,” and other entertaining and educational videos. With vigor, insight, and dedication, Abby assists countless individuals in creating exuberant health and happiness, and joyfully coaches people into their most fulfilling lives possible!
Wow-what an absolutely amazing young woman with so many talents and passions! I just love her. And we are so thankful she joined us on #LunchBreakLIVE to show us some of her kitchen skills. The Thai Kelp Noodles she made look amazing, so let’s dive back into the food.
Anything With Nut Butter Works For Me!
I love me some nut butter. Any kind of nut butter! And guess what? Today’s recipe uses almond butter for that nutty Thai flavor! Yes! And kelp noodles are a super low calorie, low carb food, so adding a little nut butter is totally allowed! Let’s take a peek at how Abby’s dish turned out.
Can’t Go Wrong With Kelp Noodles, So Get Cooking!
This is a really simple recipe for a really delicious meal, so I am providing the recipe below for you to make at home. I think you will really like it. This bowl of goodness comes with a crunch in every bite and that nutty flavor you expect with any most Thai noodles. And if you are looking for other vegan recipes to try, we have a bunch to choose from so check out our archive! There is also a new great way for you to connect with fellow vegans and vegetarians in your neighborhood by signing up for plantbasedneighbor.com. It is a great way to spread your vegan message and to meet like-minded people so I hope you will sign up! Until next time…
Thai Kelp Noodles
- Sauce Ingredients:
- 1 jar Almond Butter
- 3-4 oz Lemon Juice
- 1/2 inch Ginger
- 1 T Kelp Powder
- 1/2 c Coconut Aminos
- 1/8 of an Onion of 5 Scallions
- 2 stalks Celery
- 3-4 Cloves Garlic
- 1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
- 1 Carrot
- 4 Dates
- Veggies shredded or thinly sliced suggestions:
- Red Cabbage
- Mung Bean Sprouts
- 4 Packages Kelp Noodles
- Blend sauce ingredients into the blender
- Cover with water to 1/4 inch above the top of the vegetables and blend well
- Toss vegetables in with kelp noodles
- Add sauce to veggies and kelp noodles, and stir well. Let sit until well marinated (the kelp noodles come crunchy, but when marinated in the citrus sauce for about 5-10 minutes, they will become chewy)!
- Add more Coconut Aminos if it needs more flavoring
- Garnish with some of the shredded veggies for presentation
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