01
Plant-BaSed GuideBOOK
Metabolism workshop
7-DAY Summer Reset
Now Trending

Sign up now to experience just how tasty, affordable AND quick a daily green smoothie can be!

THE FREE GREEN
SMOOTHIE CHALLENGE

7 Days. 7 Smoothies.

Simple 7

I’m Jen Hansard, mom of two, ultra runner and lover of green smoothies, coffee & tacos. I took my family's health into my own hands while broke and without health insurance...and have helped 1 million+ other families along the way.

Fat burning smoothie
02
03
04

take control of your health for good with my incredible plant based program

year

It's not too late to...

 TheBlog

rawk the

Almond Butter and Veggie Zoodles

Almond Butter Zoodles-6

When we were testing the recipes for Thrive: A 7-Day Reset, one of our recipe testers said this was better than any Asian restaurant—a compliment we don’t take lightly. The sauce is absolutely IRRESISTIBLE. It’s full of bright colors and flavors for a satisfying veggie meal. Try it and let us know what you think in the comments below!

Almond Butter Zoodles

Print

Almond Butter and Veggie Zoodles

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Main Course

Scale

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or melted coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons green onions (sliced diagonally into ½” pieces)
  • ½ cup broccoli (cut into small florets)
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper (sliced)
  • ½ cup carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1 medium zucchini (spiralized)
  • Red pepper flakes (for sprinkling)
  • OPTIONAL: Sesame seeds (for sprinkling)

FOR SAUCE:

  • 2 tablespoons canned full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (finely grated)
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste (such as sambal oelek (or pinch red pepper flakes))
  • 1 clove garlic (finely minced)

Instructions

  1. Whisk sauce ingredients together in a medium bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large pan. Add the green onions and sauté for 1-2 minutes, then add broccoli, carrots, and red bell pepper. Lower heat, if needed. Cook until vegetables are bright in color, and just barely tender.
  3. Toss gently to coat the veggies with the sauce. Let simmer to thicken the sauce.
  4. Remove from heat and serve immediately on top of the zoodles. Garnish with red pepper flakes and sesame seeds, if desired.


Notes

Note: The sauce and veggies can be made ahead, and the zucchini can be spiralized ahead. But don’t combine with the “zoodles” until right before serving.

Otherwise, the liquid from the zucchini will seep out and make the sauce watery.

Click here to learn more about Thrive: A 7-Day Detox

600x600Thrive_Points

Comment+
51

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Angela

    July 5th, 2017 at 10:55 am

    I like the tip about not adding zoodles until very end .i always end up with a soup broth! My question is do you not heat up the zoodles at all? My process has been to season with salt and pepper – toss with olive oil and sautée a few mins.

  2. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    July 5th, 2017 at 8:28 pm

    Hi Angela,

    In this recipe we leave them raw. But you can definitely season and sautee the zoodles before enjoying if that’s your preference!

  3. Judy

    July 5th, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    What if you can’t tolerate coconut in any form?

  4. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    July 5th, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    Hi Judy,

    Coconut not your friend? Don’t worry, swap in water or almond milk. The consistency will be a little thinner, but it will still be yummy!

  5. Genevieve

    July 20th, 2017 at 12:02 am

    One of my favorite recipes EVER. I prefer to not heat/thicken the sauce and use it on almost any sauteed veggies. Adore!

  6. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    March 2nd, 2018 at 9:48 am

    Hi Genevieve,

    Mine too! I make this recipe any chance I get!

  7. andrea

    March 1st, 2018 at 3:04 pm

    Can I use soy sauce instead of tamari?

  8. SGS Rawkstar Amanda

    March 2nd, 2018 at 9:47 am

    Hi Andrea,

    Totally. They’re interchangeable in all of our recipes!

  9. DeAnna Keenum

    February 1st, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    This was soooo good!! I added a little water to my mixture because it was thicker than I would like but this is definitely something I would like to keep in my menu from now on!

  10. SGS Rawkstar Carissa

    February 1st, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    Hey Deanna,

    I am so glad that you loved this recipe and that it is being adding to your regular menu. Yay!!!

1 2
Plant-Based Warrior Bars
Citrus Breeze Vegan Smoothie
Vegan Tacos (Inspired By Austin, TX)
4 Best Detox Herbs for Green Smoothies
Coconut Thai Soup
Lemon Fat Bomb Treats
The Simplest Strawberry Milkshake
Fat Burning Smoothie To Boost Your Metabolism
Best Chia Seed Smoothie to Maximize your Workout
Dragon Fruit Smoothie Bowl
Beauty Smoothie time: SPA Skin Cleanser
Chocolate Covered Cherry Green Smoothie
Meal Replacement Green Smoothie
Spiced Almond Milk
The BEST Green Smoothie Recipe Ever
favorite posts
The BEST Green Smoothie Ever?

Yep! The #1 rated green smoothie recipe according to Google & our rawkstar community is this green gem! Kids, adults, dogs, chickens, and grandparents have all taste tested it and agree: it's the best.

HAVE YOU TRIED...
01
Are green smoothies good for you?
02
DIY VITAMIN C SMOOTHIE CUBES
03
HOW TO FUEL YOUR METABOLISM
Top Picks
Let us know what you think!

@simplegreensmoothies

follow along on instagram

Want more recipes, wellness tips & discounts on my fav products?
Join the FREE 7-day SMOOTHIE challengE
Kale yeah!
Artboard 3