January 4 is National Spaghetti Day!  Our recipe gives you an anti-inflammatory version of spaghetti and meat sauce that you’ll find as delicious as the carb-loaded version you’re used to — with the health benefits of zucchini.

“Spaghetti” & Meat Sauce

Servings:  4


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 24 oz marinara sauce (no added sugar)
  • 7 cups spiralized zucchini (“zoodles”), dried on paper towels to remove moisture


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef with salt and pepper. Drain excess fat.
  2. Stir in mushrooms, onion, garlic and spices, and cook until onions are translucent.
  3. Add marinara sauce, stir to combine and let simmer about 10 minutes.
  4. Add zoodles and continue to simmer until heated through, about 2 – 3 more minutes.  


Do not overcook the zoodles or they will not have the consistency of a noodle and will become mushy.


If you’re interested in an anti-inflammatory lifestyle and more recipes like this one, check out The Official Anti-Inflammatory Diet Masterclass on our Home page.  Or email us at info@vitalityconsultantsllc.com for more information.