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Raw Zucchini Noodles & Veggies

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

· 2 cups mushrooms

· 1 cup broccoli

· 1 cup carrots

· 1 cup spinach

· ½ cup chives

· 5 medium zucchini

· ½ cup hemp seeds

· Raw Tomato Marinara (see recipe)

note: You can use any raw vegetables you like for the topping or add less/more of those listed above.

Instructions:

Wash and chop all veggies and chives except zucchini. I used a food processor to coarsely chop my mushrooms, broccoli, carrots and spinach and used a knife to chop the chives.

Using a spiralizer, spiralize the zucchini.

Combine the chopped veggies with the zucchini, top with raw tomato marinara and hemp seeds. Enjoy!

For the kids, since this is a new dish, I decided to mix it with our normal quinoa spaghetti. Introducing new foods can be tricky for the little, even those easy eaters. I put a bowlful of the zucchini noodles in our pasta strainer, then when the pasta was ready, I drained it right over the top. This helped warm the zucchini just enough to make it a perfect transition to raw. I mixed it with the quinoa spaghetti right there in the strainer and served it with some raw veggies and my raw tomato marinara.