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Since Zoodles are the new noodles, why not make some more experiments with them, so far we did an avocado pesto with it, and today it’s the carbonara sauce that will be tested by the FoodOlic with those healthy zoodles. Those zucchini noodles are great with any creamy sauce, and why not give it a touch of crunch with the bacon bits in it. Carbonara sauce can be done the traditional way, which is without cream, just eggs, bacon, parmesan, pepper and oil or the sinful way which is with cream. Since those zoodles are so healthy and light, let’s make the sauce a touch sinfully delicious should we? Those days, I’m trying to reduce my carbs intake, which is not easy for a pasta lover like myself. I’ve started experimenting last week with cauliflower and this week the protagonist is the seriously popular zoodles (short for zucchini noodles).I do my zoodles…

Savoury Broccoli cupcakes with a goat cheese frosting are a new style of tapas, or a brunch side dish even a great snack. In other words, quite polivalent and succulent bites! The broccoli cake is quite similar to a quiche, although i’ve used a chickpea flour to make it gluten free and a bit nuttier. The frosting or icing is a goat cheese foam made with the help of a syphon. If you don’t own one, simply add a little piece of goat cheese on top or simply skip it, those broccoli muffins are great on their own too. A savory cupcake isn’t a bad idea, I mean the usual cupcake are such a fun bite, why not make it a savory fun bite? It’s quite easy to make and also gluten free and healthy. Be careful, if it’s intended for a party, and you want to make the cheese frosting, you’ll have…

Red beetroot, red quinoa, red pepper and why not a few strawberries to make it extra red and tasty. Those red patties are a great alternative to falafel or even meat, they go where you like them to go, whether it’s a veggie burger, a wrap, a salad or just a snack by itself. They are also gluten free since buckwheat flour is used. You simply have to do different shapes, depending on what you intend to do with them. I usually like to put a bunch of different vegetables on the table with those red patties, and everyone does their own mix. You can add a nice tzatziki with it or a sweet mustard (mango mustard is great to, if you have some at home). In my case I did it with tzatziki a la Maria-Pia. As sidekicks;  avocados, goat cheese, spinach and tomatoes are fantastic. Those red patties are not…

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