pad thai

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Superfood Credentials: High in satiating fiber and vitamins C and K, which are important for immune health and strong bones, respectively.

How to Add It to Your Life: Long before zoodles became a thing, food writer Andie Mitchell was trying to figure out what to do with leftover cabbage and wound up shredding the fiber-rich vegetable. The next thing she knew, with about half a head of green cabbage standing in for rice noodles, she was making pad Thai. It still has that salty-sweet flavor, plus she also tosses in a thinly sliced bell pepper, upping the dish's health factor even more.

Get the recipe: Lightened-Up Pad Thai