• Mar 31...Happy National Noodle Month...The Shirataki Edition!

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    Blogger of the Day: Lyn at Wholly Freak!

    Shirataki is the newest noodle on the block…superpopular in springtime because it has few or no calories so it fits into anyone’s get-your-beach-body-on plan. Yeah, you can eat noodles and look hot too! 😉
    Some notes on these noodles…
    • They’re made from a yam-like root veggie known as konjac, alone or with tofu too.
    • They have no taste. Bury them under your fave stir fry or sauce or soup or veggies.
    • They smell kinda seaweedy…ignore this. It goes away once you rinse and cook them.
    • They may seem light and innocent but they fill you up with noodlehappy fiber! :)

    Today’s star Lyn splits her time between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with her cute toy poodle Poppy who loves her vegan treats too! Lyn’s also new on the block…her blog isn’t even a year old and she’s got bigtime vegan fans! Her recipes are simple and creative and feature many Asian dishes so go check ’em out and wish her a happy blogiversary on April 23rd! :)

    Sukiyaki with Shirataki
    Ingredients:
    onion
    firm tofu
    enoki mushrooms
    shitake mushrooms
    cabbage
    shirataki noodles
    Broth:
    soy sauce
    sake (Japanese rice wine)*
    mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)*
    water

    *If you can’t have wine, just use a vegan broth like Better than Bouillon, Edward & Sons, Fattoria Italia, GoBio, Harvest Sun or Rapunzel…vegan beef, miso or mushroom broth would rock your sukiyaki! :)
    Details and directions at Sukiyaki with Shirataki
    According to the Rules of the Interwebs, you shouldn’t post someone else’s entire recipe, only part of it with a link to the rest, unless you’ve changed the recipe up bigtime.

    Explore more from this blog…
    Bimbimbap (veg heaven in a bowl!)
    Rice-free Sushi Rice
    Basic Marinated Tofu
    Malaysian Indian Dal
    Banana Nut Bread
    Dark Chocolate Oat Bran Spread
    Lightened-Up Peanut Butter Oat Bran Spread
    Chocolate Fudge 3 Ways
    Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake
    The Lazy Apple Pie

    Shirataki on the market…
    House Foods America Shirataki…Vegan, Gluten-free, Certified Kosher and Verified Non-GMO
    Miracle Noodle…Soy-free, Gluten-free, Wheat-free, Certified Kosher, Verified Non-GMO and Certified Vegan
    Wildwood Pasta Slim…Vegan and Certified Gluten-free

    Have you tried shirataki? How about sukiyaki? That wraps up National Noodle Month…which noodle is #1 for you? :)

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