How to Spiralize a Kohlrabi: Kohlrabi & Green Apple Noodle Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese, Dried Cranberries & Walnuts with a Honey-Dijon Dressing

How to Spiralize a Kohlrabi and Kohlrabi Noodle Salad with Walnuts, Goat Cheese and a Honey-Dijon Dressing

A few weeks back, I made a butternut squash noodle pasta with kohlrabi greens. The green tips of the vegetable had a wonderful earthy and refreshing taste. Today, I’m taking the actual vegetable and spiralizing it. After I spiralized the kohlrabi (so easy!) and tasted a noodle, I knew it would be perfect in a crunchy and light salad with a sweet dressing.

There’s another reason why I’m eating healthy today. Last night, Lu and I hosted a birthday bash for his 35th. Thirty-five. 35. That’s 5 years away from the big 4-0. I’m 26, so I’m still in that “birthday parties are the best!” stage of life and had a blast entertaining our friends. The evening was full of laughs and celebratory clinking of glasses… and of course, lots of cheese, drinks, and desserts. As a result, I needed something low-carb and gluten-free today (on Halloween.) By the way, Happy Halloween!

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Autumn Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut Squash Noodle Acorn Squash Pasta with Ham, Pecans and Feta

Yikes. That’s a long recipe title. I didn’t know how to shorten it! 

Harvest” simply means the gathering of crops in a season. Well, this season has brought plenty of Autumn vegetables to our local farmer’s market, and I’m determined to use all of them. During our customary Saturday morning trip to the market a couple blocks away, I stumbled upon kohlrabi near the beets. Holding up this vegetable by its green tops, I looked like a nervous magician, pulling a bunny by its ears out of a hat. What the heck is kohlrabi?

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