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Zucchini Noodles

Sometimes being on a low carb diet can be tough, especially if you are a pasta lover. But even if you are managing what you eat, you still have options! Many of my patients rave about zucchini noodles as a delicious and healthy meal. As we head towards colder temperatures, try this warm recipe.


  • 2 zucchinis, peeled

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1/4 cup water

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cut lengthwise slices from zucchini using a vegetable peeler, stopping when the seeds are reached. Turn zucchini over and continue ‘peeling’ until all the zucchini is in long strips; discard seeds. Slice the zucchini into thinner strips resembling spaghetti.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir zucchini in the hot oil for 1 minute. Add water and cook until zucchini is softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Looking for more flavour? Add your favourite sauce or other veggies and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of

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