If you have bought or you are tempted to buy a spiralizer the new, must-have kitchen gadget for the health conscious but just think you’ll be making “faux vegetable “noodles etc then why not be inspired with these cook books.
The spiralizer is perfect if you're looking to cut back on carbs, pack in the fruit and veg and maintain a healthy weight this gadget could transform how you cook. The difference between 100g of pasta and 100g of courgette is about 300kcal and the cooking time is considerably less so it’s a no brainer.
You can spiralizer in bulk to save time, plus the cooking time is radically reduced so quicker, healthier meals all round.
Waterstones have a great selection of recipe books to get you inspired.
The Spiralizer Recipe Book: From Apple Coleslaw to Zucchini Pad Thai, 150 Healthy and Delicious Recipes by Carina Wolff £15.99 Waterstones (Shop Now)
150 easy ways to turn vegetables and fruits into creative and healthy meals! Vegetable spiralizers are the latest must-have kitchen gadget, and with good reason. They're affordable, easy to use, and make healthy eating fun and quick. Whether you're following a Paleo, gluten-free, raw, or low-carb diet, you'll find unique ideas for satisfying, fiber-rich meals that are built around healthy vegetables and fruits, including:
Quick and Easy Jalapeno Hash Browns
Sweet and Salty Apple Chips
Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Cups with Spiralized Carrots
Zucchini Pad Thai
Cajun-Spiced Jicama Shoestring Fries
Spiralized Fruit Salad with Coconut Whipped Cream
You can use any type of spiral cutter, or even a simple vegetable peeler, to transform vegetables and fruits into noodles, shoestrings, or corkscrew shapes in minutes. Featuring an introduction to spiralizing techniques; lists of the best vegetables and fruits to use; and imaginative, low-carb recipes, The Spiralizer Recipe Book will give you 150 reasons to use your spiralizer every day!"
150 Best Spiralizer Recipes by Jennifer Williams, Marilyn Haugen £14.95 Waterstones (Shop Now)
A spiralizer is a razor-sharp kitchen appliance that creates thin ribbons of vegetable, like spaghetti - the perfect way to get more vegetables into your diet! Spiralizers are taking home kitchens by storm. They are a fun way to introduce more vegetables, especially to finicky eaters, and reduce carbohydrates. One of the simplest options is substituting typical wheat pastas in a dish with courgette noodles. Quick, healthy and easy to make and so satisfying! 150 Best Spiralizer Recipes has many more delicious and creative dishes to explore, including updated versions of classic favourites. There are recipes for vegetarians, gluten-free diets and low carbohydrate diets but also a wide variety of dishes for meat, poultry and fish lovers. The 150 recipes feature some of these delicious offerings: Thai Salad with with Peanut Lime Dressing; Pancetta and Lentils with Courgette Pasta; Curry Beef with Sweet Potato Noodles; Tuna Noodle Casserole; Spanish Shrimp and Scallops with Butternut Squash; Spaghetti alla Carbonara; Spicy Shoe String Jicama Fries and Sweet Potato Pizza Pie. Eight pages of step-by-step photos show how to maximize your spiralizer and eight colour food photos will inspire and delight. For a new twist on healthy cooking and more tantalizing ways to eat more vegetables and fruits, spiralizing is the answer.
Inspiralized: Inspiring Recipes to Make with Your Spiralizer by Ali Maffucci £12.99 Waterstones (Shop Now)
The kitchen gadget that turns vegetables and fruits into imaginative, healthy dishes with this definitive spiralizer cookbook. Whether you're low-carb, gluten-free, Paleo, or raw, you don't have to give up the foods you love. Inspiralized shows you how to transform vegetables and fruits into delicious meals that look and taste just like your favourite indulgent originals. Courgette turns into creamy clam linguine, turnip into pesto spaghetti, sweet potato becomes fried rice or a pizza base, and cauliflower makes great Tabouleh. There are recipes for breakfast, snacks, sandwiches, soups, salads, casseroles, rices, pastas, and even desserts. Everything is easy to follow, fresh and flavour packed and includes nutritional breakdowns. Many of the recipes can be customised to use whatever vegetables you have to hand and whatever your personal goal may be - losing weight, following a healthier lifestyle, or simply making easy meals at home. This book covers every vegetable you can possibly spiralize, and offers advice for spiralizing whether you're feeding just yourself, your family, or even a crowd. So bring on a hearty appetite and a sense of adventure-you're ready to make the most of this secret weapon for healthy cooking.
The Spiralizer! Cookbook: The New Way to Low-Calorie and Low-Carb Eating : How-to Techniques and 75 Deliciously Healthy Recipes by Catherine Atkinson £12.99 Waterstones (Shop Now)
The spiralizer is the newest tool in healthy eating - creating tasty low-carb, low-calorie noodles, ribbons and 'rice' from everyday fruits and vegetables, all with the feel-full factor of real pasta. There's never been an easier way to eat your five a day, and more. If you are trying to diet, the spiralizer will be a revelation - a standard portion of spaghetti bolognese contains around 270calories, compared to just 50 calories for a massive bowlful of courgetti! The many tempting recipes include soups, salads, all kinds of pasta, rosti, risotto, 'pizza', curries, stir-fries, frittata, tempura, tarts and even desserts, cakes, breads, crackers and muffin
The Spiralizer Cookbook: Delicious, Fresh and Healthy Recipes to Make the Most of Your Spiralizer by Carolyn Humphries £6.99 Waterstones (Shop Now)
Spiralizing is essentially the art of turning vegetables and fruits into noodles. Spiralized vegetables provide low-carb alternatives to pasta or rice and, therefore, useful for diabetic and weight-reducing diets. But they are much more: they add variety and colour to a healthy balanced diet, together with plenty of nutrients. This book provides innovative but reliable and accessible recipes that will get the best out of your spiralizer, including many international flavours.