Keto & Low-Carb Lean and Green Spaghetti Squash Lo Mein
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Get your fill of those Chinese food flavors with this Spaghetti Squash Lo Mein recipe. Top it with some shrimp or chicken for a complete lean and green meal!
OPTION: To precook squash use the microwave. Cook for 1 minute to soften. Cut in half and remove seeds. Place cut-side down in a dish with 1/2 inch of water. Microwave for 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool. Then use a fork to scrape the strands of squash out of the bowl.
About Chris Sloan
My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others struggled with my weight for years not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021 I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA optimal weight 5 in 1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!
When I started I had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!
For those not familiar, OPTAVIA is not some fad diet but instead is a program designed to help those who are looking to lose weight make better choices with their health and wellness via better habits.
The recipes on this site are intended for the OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan; however, they can easily be adapted to a low carb or keto lifestyle. If you following a ketogenic diet or low-calorie diet you can enjoy many of the recipes found here to help keep you on track for your weight loss efforts.
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Helpful Cooking Utensils
- 1.5 cup Cooked Spaghetti Squash Shredded
- 1 tsp Sesame Oil
- 1 small Garlic Cloves Minced
- 2 tsp teriyaki sauce
- In a large skillet, heat 1 tsp. sesame oil over medium-high heat.
- Add 1 garlic clove, minced and saute until golden brown.
- Add spaghetti squash strands and teriyaki sauce. Cook until heated thoroughly for a few minutes. Serve with your favorite lean.