Meatless Monday: Pad Thai!

Traditional pad thai is made with noodles and a spicy peanut sauce, you can get it with shrimp, chicken or vegetables. It is extremely laden with sodium and fat BUT my version is full of flavor, freshness, colors and health!

Regular vegetable pad thai per serving has approx
490 calories
740 mg sodium
19 grams of fat 2 grams saturated
67 grams carbohydrates
10 grams protein

MY Pad thai per serving which is about 2-3 cups. you can definitely give yourself a nice big portion its all great stuff!
250 calories
230 mg sodium
10 grams of fat 0 saturated
20 grams carbohydrates (from vegetables, very useable carbohydrate source)
9 grams of protein

BASE
3 cups of shredded red cabbage
2 shredded zuchinni
2 large shredded carrots

SAUCE
Process:
4 TBSP tahini
1/2 cup orange juice
1 knob of fresh ginger
juice of 1 lime
handful of parsley
2-3 TBSP Tamari or liquid aminos
cracked black pepper
crushed red pepper if you like spicy
garlic powder

Pour sauce over veggie mix and top with crushed red pepper,bean sprouts, cilantro, diced colored peppers,sliced mushrooms and peanuts or pistachios if you like!

You can even add in some edammame if you want an exrtra plant based protein boost on top! Enjoy with a leafy green salad of all kinds of fun vegetables and or fruits and you have got a rockin’ healthy meal that will shape your body in a good lean way!

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