Feelin’ Saucy

So I have been getting a ton of feedback on my Guilt Free Creamy Alfredo Sauce. I mean it is pretty awesome if I do say so myself. I have said so before, but I love “cheating the system.” I get great satisfaction from knowing that I am eating a yummy substitution for an otherwise unhealthy food. I believe in moderation, but who wants to MODERATE!? This is why I felt compelled to come up with yet another amazing  guilt free replacement for those crave worthy high fat dishes!

When I was at Trader Joes, I picked up a jar of roasted red pepper packed in water. I decided this would be the perfect base for my sauce. Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce.. that sounded tantalizing!

What I came up with was veggie packed, low-calorie, fat-free goodness.

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 Roasted Red Pepper and Butternut Squash Cream Sauce

(ya.. it’s a wordy title)

  • 1/2  of a roasted or steamed butternut squash (or about 2 cups cubed)
  • 1 cup milk of choice (So Delicious is my pick)
  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • 2 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1 TBS nutritional yeast or parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper

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First, roast or steam your squash. Then Place all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. (If your Butternut Squash is still hot from the oven, be careful that the blender doesn’t overheat!)

  “Pasta” with Veggies

  • 1 large Raw Zucchini
  • Raw Red pepper
  • Raw Spinach
  • Raw Mushrooms
  • 6 raw Shrimp
  • 3-4 canned artichokes
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Fresh Rosemary and Thyme

First, used my Paderno Spiralizer to make zucchini noodles. Next I sprayed a skillet with cooking spray, and “sautéed” Red pepper, spinach, artichoke and mushrooms and shrimp.

In a small sauce pan, steam the zucchini noodles until they are “al dente”. image-29

Once everything is done, put it all on a plate, top with the sauce and ENJOY!

Well friends, there you have it. Now go and TRY it 🙂

xoxo SYN

4 thoughts on “Feelin’ Saucy

  1. I did stop by and now I’ve literally tasted some of that delicious Roasted Red Pepper and Butternut Squash Cream Sauce- the roasting of veggies always results in a much better flavour! Best wishes!

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