Zucchini Noodles & Cauliflower Rice


What Are Zucchini Noodles?

Zucchini noodles are made from raw zucchini that have been spiralized or cut into long, thin strips until they resemble spaghetti. They're a great gluten-free, low-carb option that’s packed with fiber, as well as vitamins A, B, and C. Zucchini Noodles, have grown in popularity with the rise in alternative diets that omit grain-based kinds of pasta.


What is Cauliflower Rice?

Cauliflower Rice is simply cauliflower that is chopped, grated, or processed in a food blender until it resembles rice. Cauliflower Rice is a great alternative to grain, full of antioxidants like vitamin A and vitamin C. Cauliflower Rice has grown in popularity with the rise in low-carb, paleo alternative diets.


Fun Facts:

  • Cauliflower can grow from 8 to 30 inches both in height and width

  • Even though zucchini is served as a vegetable, it is technically a fruit

  • ½ cup of cooked cauliflower contains only 30 calories but 90% of your daily value of vitamin C

  • Zucchini is 95% water which makes them low-cal

  • The bigger the cauliflower head, the bigger the flavor

  • A zucchini has more potassium than a banana