8 Simple Pasta Meals: Oh the Pastabilities!

Posted by Mary Perry, Zone Director of Clinical Trials

Oct 7, 2016 3:42:07 PM

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Have you ever had one of those weeks where you fly by the seat of your pants and Friday can’t come soon enough? Maybe this is your every week; no judgement here!  When life gets chaotic, it doesn’t have to be an excuse for healthy eating to be back-burnered. Having a few staples in your pantry can make weekday meal planning nutritious and a breeze.

 

PastaRx Eliminates the Need for Take Out

Having a pantry stocked with Zone PastaRx, sauces, and canned vegetables (if fresh or frozen aren't available) makes for endless options! Just remember that Zone PastaRx is balanced in both protein and carbohydrates giving you the flexibility to mix and match most everything.  Here we’ll show you how simple it can be. Pick and choose from each of the categories below for meals in a cinch!

 

Pasta Your Way in Just 3 Steps:

Step 1. Pick Your Pasta (pick one)

Pick Pick Zone PastaRx Fusilli or Orzo

 

Step 2. Choose Your Sauce (pick one)

  • Marinara (1/4 cup)
  • Meat sauce (1/4 cup)
  • Light Alfredo (1/4 cup)
  • Pesto (1 Tablespoon)

Add Marinara or Other Sauce to Zone PastaRx

 

Step 3. Choose Your Vegetables (pick two)

  • Artichoke Hearts (1/2 cup)
  • Asparagus (1/2 cup)
  • Green Beans (3/4 cup)
  • Broccoli (1 ½ cups)
  • Brussel Sprouts (3/4 cup)
  • Eggplant (3/4 cup)
  • Cauliflower (2 cups)
  • Kale (1 cup)
  • Mushrooms (1 cup)
  • Onions (3/4 cup)
  • Peppers (1 cup)
  • Spinach (1 ¾ cup)
  • Tomatoes  (3/4 cup)

Add Veggies to Zone PastaRx

 

Optional: Add Some Protein (pick one)

  • Chicken (1 ounce)
  • Fish (1 ounce)
  • Lean Sausage (1 ounce)
  • Lean Beef (1 ounce)
  • Pork (1 ounce)

Plus, Zone PastaRx is a patented protein-rich pasta replacement designed to stabilize blood sugar and curb hunger for hours. So not only will you be cooking great meals in a snap, you'll be helping to increase your lean body mass while reducing your insulin resistance.

 

Want more inspiration? Check out more than 100 Zone pasta recipes. Or share your creations with us in the comments below!