• Chow Mein {quick & easy}

    Chow Mein - Comfy Belly

    Chow mein is a one pan (or wok) meal that’s quick and easy to make, and this one is loaded with veggies, so I’m happy!

    Chow Mein - Comfy Belly

    This version of chow mein uses carrot and zucchini as “noodles”, and you can use just about any vegetable that can be peeled or spiraled into noodles. I made this dish a month ago or so when my older son was home, and he was amazed at how much it tasted just like “real” noodles.

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    I happily eat veggie stir-fries on their own, but I much prefer a protein topping with this recipe, usually stir-fried or grilled shrimp for me, and stir-fried shredded pork and chicken blend in well also. Another great option is adding a fried egg on top, or a sliced or shredded fried egg.

    Chow Mein - Comfy Belly


    Posted in Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Lactose-Free, Low-Sugar, Nut-Free, Paleo, Quick & Easy, Sauces & Dressings, SCD, Vegetarian  |  6 Comments

    6 Responses to Chow Mein {quick & easy}

    1. Kaori says:

      Lovely! And so healthy 🙂

    2. Lisa says:

      Another hit at my house!

    3. junecutie says:

      This looks really good. I can’t wait to be a little further on the SCD phase to try this one. I read that you use a Vitamix for a lot of recipes. Have you ever made the Vanilla Custard Sauce? I tried it subbing almond flour for the APF, but it didn’t work as well as I hoped. It didn’t thicken up very much. Have you tried it with coconut flour? Thanks.

      • Erica says:

        I love my Vitamix for really pulverizing stuff that I want to get smooth and creamy, but in some cases a food processor or regular blender is fine. It depends on the recipe. I have been thinking about a vanilla pudding or panna cotta recipe for the future 🙂

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