Zucchini Noodles With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Noms! This is by far one of my favorite recipes to make for dinner. Not only is it super easy to make, but it's also incredibly healthy! Packed with loads of plant-based fiber, protein, healthy fats and vitamins, this dish seriously has to be one of the most convenient and delicious meals out there, not to mention cheap! Try it out and let me know what you think! 

Serves 2

What You'll Need:
Base:
+ 2 large zucchini, peeled and spiralized
+ 1 organic red bell pepper, chopped into thin strips
+ 1/4 cup red or white onion, chopped
+ 2 cups snow peas, ends trimmed
+ 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
+ 1 cup cooked tofu, shrimp or chicken 

Sauce:
+ 1 large garlic clove, minced
+ 1/4 cup of peanut butter at room temperature
+ 2 tablespoons non-GMO, low sodium soy sauce
+ 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
+ 2 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice
+ 3-4 tablespoons of water
+ a few dashes of cayenne pepper

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Directions:
+ Spiralize both zucchinis into zucchini noodles. 
+ Fill a large skillet with a small amount of water so that it covers the bottom of the pan. Water saute the sliced red bell pepper, onion and snow peas on high heat for 1-2 minutes or until tender.
+ Drain the vegetables and place them into a large bowl with the zucchini noodles (you may want to cut these first!) Add your cooked protein of choice. 
+ Drizzle the peanut sauce over the vegetable base and enjoy! 

Nutrition Facts (with 1 cup of tofu) 
333 calories, 21 g fat, 23 g carb, 10 g sugar, 21 g protein