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Dec 23rd, 2014, 06:45 AM  
Poppy
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Rice noodles

I've been told before that rice noodles are a good alternative to regular pasta, but...I don't really see how. Maybe the referrer meant a different type of noodle. Any ideas? It would be nice to be able to have some kind of noodles again.
 
Dec 23rd, 2014, 15:11 PM  
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Rice noodles are great if you are going gluten free. Rice still has starch and carbs but maybe not as many as regular noodles. I haven't looked it up yet. Have you?
 
Dec 23rd, 2014, 16:05 PM  
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They may have been talking about shirataki noodles. There's a brand called Miracle Noodles. Those are made from a type of yam and are supposed to be really good. I haven't tried them yet but I plan to.
 
Dec 29th, 2014, 21:07 PM  
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I looked around, and there are a lot of different types I was unaware of. There are crystal noodles made from bean sprout starch that look like a very viable option for me. I found an interesting list here that I'm going to look into.
 
Dec 30th, 2014, 03:46 AM  
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I've found that spaghetti squash is a very viable alternative to pasta. It tastes great with sauce. I also like eggplant with pasta sauce and that's much healthier than noodles.
 
Jan 2nd, 2015, 17:04 PM  
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I have also heard of spaghetti squash as an alternative to pasta, but I am not a big fan of squash. There is another type of noodle called Soba noodles which are filled with fiber and protein so they are definitely healthier than traditional pasta.
 
Jan 2nd, 2015, 17:57 PM  
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I have never tried spaghetti squash but I've heard its a great low carb alternative
 
 
May 1st, 2015, 13:09 PM  
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Ya I have used it.It is full of starch and it is better than pasta that we have used frequently.
 
May 4th, 2015, 21:18 PM  
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I use dried rice noodles and lately started having brown rice spaghetti,pasta and lasagna sheets.
 
Jun 9th, 2015, 16:21 PM  
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Go for fresh noodles (near the stir fry veg) not long life noodles ...

For pasta alternative for things like bolognese try Zucchini noodles aka zoodles. All you need is courgettes and a spiralizer. I have one like this and I love my zoodles with bol:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/VEG---SPIN-T.../dp/B00V5CZ68S
 
 
 
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