January 26, 2014


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NOoodle is made of 97% water & 3% soluble fiber also known as Glucomannan fiber. Glucomannan is a water-soluble dietary fiber. Derived from the roots of the Asian Konjac plant, Glucomannan boasts many health and wellness benefits.  

NOoodle is amazing cause once you add in into the recipes/ the sauce you can never over cook it. NOoodle is ambiant shelf stable and should be stored in the pantry.

Top 10 Benefits of Eating NOoodle

  1. Zero calories— the glucomannan in NOoodle contributes no calories and when consumed as part of a meal reduces the net caloric content of the meal.  The calories come from what else one puts on the noodles.
  2. Lowers calorie uptake— the glucomannan in NOoodle increases the viscosity of the gastro-intestinal content and reduces rate of food (calories, fat, cholesterol, sugar) absorption in the small intestine.  The net effect of consuming a meal with NOoodle is that one absorbs less calories from the other foods eaten with it.
  3. Promotes satiety— the glucomannan in NOoodle is made up largely of water which fills one up quickly giving the feeling of satisfaction.  One tends to eat less when NOoodle is part of the meal.
  4. Delays hunger— the glucomannan in NOoodle increases the viscosity of gastro-intestinal content and extends the feeling of fullness so one doesn’t feel hungry for an extended period of time.
  5. Modulates glucose spikes— the glucomannan in NOoodle reduces the rate of glucose absorption in the small intestine and prevents blood glucose from spiking (clinically proven to be more effective than xanthan gum and psyllium).  Stirring in NOoodles into ice cream and parfaits helps one enjoy treats with less absorption of sugar.
  6. Modulates insulin surges— the glucomannan in NOoodle, by slowing glucose uptake in the small intestine, reduces the body’s need for insulin.
  7. Cholesterol reducing agent— the glucomannan in NOoodle, by virtue of its viscosity, traps the cholesterol from foods and also the cholesterol released by the body and prevents it from being re-absorbed.  A meal containing NOoodle in addition to flushing out cholesterol from the GI tract will also contribute to reducing cholesterol in the blood cholesterol.  Cholesterol reduction is further enhanced when glucomannan is combined with other cholesterol reducing agents such as plant sterols and chitosan.
  8. Regularity / laxative effect— glucomannan is a dietary fiber and prevents constipation by increasing bulk in the colon without the discomfort associated with most other dietary fibers.
  9. Anti-inflammatory activity— although the mechanism is still being investigated, the positive effect of glucomannan on skin inflammation is well known among its users.  For centuries NOoodle like products have been part of Eastern traditional medicine.
  10. Prebiotic activity— serves as food for bacteria in the colon and helps enhance immunity.  Foods that promote the growth of healthy bacteria have innumerable health benefits for people of all ages and genders.

Spinach/Tomato/Chicken with a little garlic tossed with NoOodle. Yummy & only 200 Calories!


Today was the perfect Sunday with my family. We mostly just hung out around the house. In Chicago the weather has been brutally cold these days so it makes you really want to stay inside. I did have a session with Aaron my trainer at 9:30 this morning so I kept to my rules to live by. I made this for lunch today, It can’t be more than 200 calories and it was so good and so satisfying. Here is my recipe:

Spinach/Tomato/Chicken NoOodle


1 clove of garlic minced

1 carton of Chicken infused meal starter ( broth drained)

1 cup fresh spinach

1 roma tomato chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 cooked chicken cubed

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Salt and pepper to taste


In hot skillet add olive oil, then garlic and tomatoes, toss for a two minutes, add spinach and NoOodles toss for a couple of minutes then add in chicken red pepper salt and pepper to taste. If you want add some grated parmesan cheese for extra flavor.

This recipe took me five minutes from start to finish. Fast, fun, & Healthier just like I like it!

Chef Terri

Chef Terri Rodgers
Chef Terri Rodgers


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