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  1. Helen (grabyourfork)

    Now that’s one way to make your veggies look pretty! The zucchini looks amazing and the sauce sounds super delicious – and good for you of course!

  2. Victoria (District Chocoholic)

    I do something really similar to zucchini with my food processor. Of course, mine isn’t raw because I eat it with normal sauce, and, uh, saute the zucchini. But it’s still an awesome way to increase veggies while decreasing refined flour. SCORE!

  3. Camille

    And now I have just remembered that I have a little Christmas gift for you that I really need to drop in the mail. Should I send it to Smurf Kitchen or somewhere else?

  4. Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella

    I remember reading that Demi Moore is on a raw foods diet which is a plus because she looks great. Mr NQN grew up on one when he was young-his mum loved the simplicity but I don’t think she made it that palatable. Dinner was often one whole cabbage placed on the table. No amount of spiralising could save that lol. Happy New Year Hannah!

    1. GirlonRaw

      Demi Moore has apparently been into raw foods for about 7 or so years. That is when I first heard about it :)

  5. Kate (What Kate is Cooking)

    Delicious! My cousin was just saying she didn’t like raw zucchini… it’s my favorite!

  6. msihua

    That looks smashing… and I’ve just had my lunch!! Happy new year!!

  7. Mandee

    I love making zoodles but it’s been so long since I’ve made some as my spiraliser is in storage! Your meal looks so fresh and delicious!

  8. theresa

    Spiralisers sound like so much fun. Fun way to eat veggies! And I don’t want to make any raw enemies, but there was an interesting documentary on SBS the other night (tuesday? wednesday?) which showed a few experiments and other sciencey things, suggesting that the nutrients in cooked food is easier to digest. I thought I’d read the opposite in raw propaganda. I’m always skeptical of anyone using science to support their opinions, but it was an interesting documentary… That said, I do really dig a big plate of raw stuff on a summery day, so stuff the science either way!

  9. joyti

    In summer time, I like to do the raw zucchini pasta – its lovely and light and fresh – but I’ve never done it with a raw sauce to match. However, that marinara sounds delicious and extremely full of flavor – bet it was sooo good!

  10. Simply Life

    I love having “zucchini noodles” – this looks great!

  11. whisperinggums

    Oh dear, I’ll just have to enjoy this one from afar. Must admit that it looks good though particularly as I never met a date I didn’t like.

  12. Tammy

    Love this Hannah. And I love the new look of your blog. I ate raw a couple of years ago and will never forget how great I felt. I need to get one of those spiral slicers to make those noodles. Very nice.

  13. Johanna GGG

    looks delicious – but I fear it would mess with my sense who would be expecting loads of carbs – though I really should get to yongs

  14. Lizzi

    While this does look wonderfully light and refreshing in a salad-ish way, I would make the following modifications:

    1. It would not be raw.
    2. The zucchini ‘pasta’ would be actual pasta.
    3. The zucchini would be IN the sauce, instead. It is, however, welcome to retain its spirally shape :) Because those lil zucchini swirlies are CUTE!
    4. It would be served piping hot.
    5. It would be topped with approximately 11 types of cheese.
    6. It would be served in a portion roughly 6 times larger than yours (I have designated enormous ‘pasta bowls’ at my place…. they resemble tureens more than bowls. Sadly they aren’t as pretty as your plate).

    ….. In other words, it would bear little resemblance to the dish you have made. Ahh well, different strokes for different folks n all that! I would DEFINITELY keep the dates, though! I think I’ve got some in my pantry…Hmm.. Perhaps tonight I will make my own non-raw, infinitely less virtuous version! Hoorah! :D

  15. Anna Johnston

    Im in Melbourne & checking out one of the Raw restaurants tonight. Mr HG is intrigued enough to have made a reservation…. I know not where we go!!
    But…, this little recipe has so much flavour to it, I’d love it. Happy New Year Hannah…, may it be the best one yet. Cheers to you girlfriend *clink* :)

  16. Heidi - Apples Under My Bed

    I want a spiraliser!! This looks fabulous. I’m keen to try some raw food too. yum! Far more delicious than “lawn in a bowl” (sex and the city).
    Heidi xo

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  18. Agnes

    *shaking my head at you*

  19. penny aka jeroxie

    I love this combo… this is going to my get-lighter dishes to make so that I can get into my bikini

  20. Emma

    I am so jealous of your spiralizer. I think perhaps you may need to come round for a raw dinner when I return and let me use it :)

  21. GirlonRaw

    Darling great post and I love that you made good use of it sooo soon!!! Go you! So glad you won it! Hugs to you xxx

  22. Louise

    The spiraliser looks intriguing. I think I’d probably prefer pasta though. The cashew cream pasta sauce you were tempting your mother with sounds intriguing and would make an excellent blog post I reckon.

  23. Tammy

    ok, FINALLY made this tonight with rave reviews from one of my four male eaters. My spiralizer which is great at curly fries could have been more proficient but the sauce worked well. I like it.

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