Pasta is one of those things that I struggle with on Weight Watchers. It always seems so high in points that I have a difficult time justifying having it with a meal. The solution for me is quite often using zucchini noodles. But this delicious rustic vegetable pasta is just as wonderful – and only 3 points! The trick is to use whole grain pasta. It’s much higher in fiber than regular durum wheat pasta, which makes it fewer points. Topping the pasta with grilled and seasoned vegetables means that it’s filling without adding on a lot more points. Grilling the vegetables adds a delicious flavor as well as making the vegetables look beautiful. The lemon juice and Italian seasoning add light and delicious flavor, especially when they’re paired with the balsamic seasoned vegetables. Adding lemon juice (or lime juice) to vegetables makes them bright and beautiful.
I absolutely love seafood. I started creating some scampi recipes that did not have butter in them to see what they would taste like and I was pleasantly surprised. This lobster and shrimp scampi is the perfect dish to have at the end of the week when you have some points to use. It is delicious. Some recipes use all parts of the lobster, but I prefer to use the tails, especially if I want to reduce time in the kitchen. I have found it easier to check the tenderness of the tails verses the whole lobster. I used regular organic pasta noodles. You certainly can use whole wheat or whole grain pasta as I have done that with shrimp scampi. But I do prefer the regular pasta for this recipe.
I know I’ve talked about this yummy, 0 calorie pasta before, but I love it so much, I just can’t help talking about it!! These zero calorie, zero Points noodles are made by Miracle Noodle and can be ordered online in a variety of shapes like rigatoni, orzo, mini-pears, spaghetti, fettucini and more! So today I want to share a super delicious spaghetti recipe made with Miracle Noodles that has just 2 Weight Watchers Points per serving!! Not only is this pasta recipe delicious and low in calories, but it’s healthy too! Loaded with fiber and made with fresh ingredients, this Italian favorite packs in lots of Vitamin C and antioxidants too. And again, we are talking about a 2 Point Pasta Recipe here, people!! This is a MUST try!!! You’ll love it!