Did you give up pasta when you decided to lose weight or get healthy? Have you been cutting back on macaroni and cheese, spaghetti and meatballs, or fettuccini Alfredo because of carbs and calories? Those days are over!
Pasta from the Great Low Carb Bread Company has only a fraction of the carbohydrates that are in regular pasta, and about 3 times the protein. Pasta is back, and it is here at The BariatricPal Store!
Low-Carb and Nutritious
When it comes to nutrition, Great Low Carb Bread Company Pasta is the exact opposite of regular pasta. Instead of being nearly pure carbohydrates without protein, this pasta has 18 grams of protein per serving and only 7 grams of net carbs. Plus, it has only half the calories of regular pasta, with 110 per serving. That means it can be a regular part of your lunch or dinner without putting a damper on weight loss.
A Boost of Beneficial Fiber
DIetary fiber is a nutrient that lowers cholesterol and helps improve digestive regularity. It also helps slow digestion, which leads to more stable blood sugar levels, which means you are less likely to have wild spikes and drops. Not only is more stable blood sugar better for health if you have diabetes or are at risk for diabetes, but
A Perfect Pasta for Low-Carb Cooking
Just use Great Low Carb Bread Company Pasta as you would regular pasta, but without the guilt or bloated feeling you might get afterwards. You can cook it in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes, drain it, and then use it.
These are the varieties available, and some ideas for how to use them.
- Spaghetti- With turkey meatballs and tomato sauce; or instead of regular noodles in chicken noodle soup or chow mein.
- Pasta - Rice (Orzo) - creamy mushroom and butternut squash risotto; or, minestrone soup with vegetables and sweet potato.
- Elbows- Broccoli mac and cheese made with low-fat cheddar and cottage cheese instead of cream and regular cheese, and topped with crushed Pork Clouds or Cheese Snacks; or, creamy macaroni salad with Calorie-Free Mayo.
- Rotini- Pasta salad with Calorie-Free Dressing and chopped onion, tomato, cucumber, and bell peppers plus feta cheese; or, spinach pesto baked.
- Penne- Stroganoff with mushrooms, Cream of Mushroom Protein Soup, and chicken or extra lean beef; or, casserole with eggplant, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese.
- Fettuccine- Pad thai with peanut sauce, shrimp or chicken, and vegetables; or, tossed with diced tomatoes, olive oil, and basil
Each package of Great Low Carb Bread Company Pasta has 4 2-ounce servings. They are available in single packs or in lots of 3, 6, or 12 packages. They also come in a variety pack with all 6 types.
Weight loss should be fun and exciting, not a chore. With Great Low Carb Bread Company Pasta, you can keep enjoying favorite classics and comfort foods without going off of your low-carb or low-calorie diet. They are just some of the great finds at the BariatricPal Store, so be sure to browse around and see what else may help you lose weight and love the process.