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The best alternative to pasta

Foods like pasta which are high on the glycemic index promote short-term fullness and can cause major swings in blood sugar levels. A such, our medical weight loss experts advise patients to be careful about their consumption of carbohydrates such as white bread, rice, pasta, chips, crackers, & more.

As an alternative, we suggest the use of Miracle Noodle® products! This line is a zero-calorie substitute for regular pasta & comes in a variety of flavors. Discover several recipe ideas below:



Shrimp Pad Thai

Ingredients: 

  • 7 oz shrimp
  • 1 package Miracle Noodle® product of choice (prepared)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 2 tbsp shallots, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp chicken stock
  • 1 tsp salt

Directions:

In a pan with a little zero-calorie nonstick cooking spray, begin process by cooking the shallots and shrimp. Next, stir in the bean sprouts, green onions and pre-prepared noodles. Stir well & add the lemon juice, tomato paste, chicken broth and salt. Cook for about 3 more minutes. When done, garnish with more green onions and enjoy hot.


Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Miracle Noodle® Miracle Rice (prepared)
  • 3.5 oz lean steak
  • 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets
  • 3/4 cup liquid aminos
  • 3/4 cup broth
  • 3 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 tsp Frank’s Red Hot Sauce (optional)

Directions:

In a medium bowl, whisk together liquid aminos, broth, rice vinegar, ginger, hot sauce and 1/2 cup water; set aside. Next, heat a little zero-calorie nonstick cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add steak and cook until desired level of doneness has been achieved. Stir in broccoli and liquid aminos mixture until broccoli is tender and the sauce is slightly thickened, about 3-4 minutes. Finally, add prepared miracle rice. Serve immediately & enjoy.


Fettuccine Alfredo

Ingredients:

  • 1 package Miracle Noodle® product of choice (prepared)
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Walden Farms Alfredo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp onion, minced
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)

Directions:

In a small saucepan, cook garlic and onion until onion is transparent and garlic is fragrant. If sticking to the pan, add a little zero-calorie nonstick cooking spray Then, add the Walden Farms Alfredo Sauce to the saucepan, allowing to simmer. After 3-5 minutes, stir in Miracle Noodle® variety of choice. Remove Miracle Noodles from the pan and serve, adding salt and pepper to taste.