If it’s possible to be addicted to noodles, than I nominate myself to be President of Noodleaholics Anonymous. Lately I’ve been noodlizing (yep, made that word up myself) every vegetable I can get my happy little paws on. And carrot noodles have been a fast favorite.  Add a peanut sauce, some fresh lime juice, maybe a little heat with red pepper flakes or Siracha and you have a noodleaholics crack.  No shame in my game, because these kind of noodles are pumped full of vitamins, anti-oxidants and other goodness that punch cancer and heart disease in the face.  100% HEALTHY NOODLES MY FRIENDS!  So have at them.  xx- Sarah {more after the jump}

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sesame noodle bowl

you know those nights when you just want the quickest, easiest, heartiest and most satisfying meal, but you don’t want to have to do much of anything to get it? well, here’s your answer. fast, easy, healthy, and won’t leave you feeling like you’ve sacrificed. such a winner. recipe after the jump.

the what:

2 packages of soba noodles (substitute buckwheat soba for a gluten free version!)

2 scallions, finely sliced

1 large carrot, sliced into peels with a veggie peeler

1 1/2 tablespoons black sesame seeds

2 tablespoons sesame oil

1 1/2 tsp soy sauce

1 tsp sea salt

the how:

bring a large pot of salted water to boil, add noodles

while water is coming to a boil & noodles are cooking, chop scallions and peel carrot

in a small mixing bowl combine sesame oil, soy sauce, sea salt 

when noodles are cooked, drain and rinse thoroughly with cold water (or warm if you’d like to eat this warm- it’s good either way!)

dry noodles as much as possible 

in a large mixing serving bowl combine noodles, scallions, carrot, black sesame seeds and dress to taste

garnish with another sprinkle of sesame seends and serve warm, cold, or anywhere in between!  enjoy.

*if you have a red pepper handy it would be delicious chopped into tiny bits and mixed in….