Special Diets | 9 May 2016Meatless Monday: Cucumber and Sprouts Thai Noodle Salad Share article facebook twitter google pinterest Grab your spiralizer, it’s time to make the perfect lunch! This recipe for Cucumber and Sprouts Thai Noodle Salad from Nourishing Noodles is healthy, light, and packed full of flavor. Serves 2 (as a light meal) DRESSING 1 tbsp tamari Juice and pulp of 1/2 lime 1 tbsp coconut nectar 1/2 tsp grated ginger 1/4 tsp cold-pressed sesame oil 1/2 tsp chia seeds 1 pinch chili flakes NOODLES 2 large handfuls sunflower sprouts 4 small radishes, thinly sliced 2 small handfuls finely chopped mint 1 small spring onion, thinly sliced 2 Lebanese cucumbers, thin spirals SERVING/TOPPINGS 2 large handfuls baby spinach or seasonal greens of your choice 1 tbsp white and/or black sesame seeds 2 lime wedges 1. Place all dressing ingredients in a large bowl and whisk to combine. 2. Add the sprouts, radish, mint, and onion to the dressing bowl and toss until thoroughly coated. Massage vegetables for about 1 minute to help soften them. Let sit for 5 minutes. 3. Add cucumber noodles to the bowl and toss until thoroughly coated. 4. Arrange a large handful of baby spinach or greens of choice on each plate, then top with coated noodles. 5. Sprinkle on sesame seeds and serve with lime wedges. Buy from an Online Retailer US: UK: Put your Spiralizer to work to create fun, meatless meals in minutes! With our increasingly busy lives, it’s hard to find the time to eat healthy and to incorporate all the nourishing fruits and vegetables we need into our diets. Weeknight meals tend to be loaded with carbs that don’t provide the nutrients we need for energy. So how do you get the yummy comfort of a bowl of noodles without the carbs? Author Chris Anca, founder of Tales of a Kitchen, can show you how to make delicious, nutritious vegetable noodle meals in just minutes using a spiralizer! Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, low-carb, or just looking for easy and healthy meals to add to your menu, Nourishing Noodles has all the recipes you want. Turning vegetables into noodles takes just a few minutes with a spiralizer, so these recipes are also quick and easy to make for any night of the week. From carrots and zucchinis to squash, cucumbers, and apples, you can transform your ordinary produce into a delicious bowl of noodles and dress it up with sauces, dressings, and any of your favorite add-ins. Slice into nearly 100 vegetarian recipes, including: Carrot Noodles with Zesty Garlic Sauce Ranch Noodle Salad with BBQ Almonds Butternut Squash Pancakes Coconut Cinnamon Carrot Cakes and more! Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.