Have you tried shirataki or konjac noodles before? They’re a great zero calorie, grain-free, carb-free alternative to traditional pasta. Sounds crazy, I know, but they’re actually really good and super versatile!
Shirataki noodles originated in Japan and are made from the konjac root. They are gelatinous in texture and a good source of prebiotic resistant starch, being composed of 97% water and 3% indigestible fibre. This means that these noodles provide no calories or nutrients to our bodies, but they feed the good bacteria in our guts!
Here I rinsed and boiled my konjac noodles and cooked them with ginger root and turmeric for a great gut health-promoting addition to my meal! I have also enjoyed these noodles with pasta sauce, pesto, topped with eggs, and in cold noodle salad and miso soup. Try them out and let me know what you think! I'd love to hear your shirataki noodle recipe suggestions!