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Zucchini Pasta with Spicy Peanut Sauce and Grilled Shrimp

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First thing you need to do, right now, before even finishing this article is to click on this link and get yourself a Kitchen Active Spiralizer!  What it does, if you aren't familiar with them, is twist zucchini and other vegetables into strands that resemble spaghetti.  So, this is perfect for Paleos, vegans, vegetarians, low carb dieters, and people on raw diets. You don't have to cook the spirals.  As you can see in the photo above, after you let the veg sit in the sauce you desire to use, things like salts or acids will break down the vegetables enough to make them soft. Of course if you choose to use a hot cooked sauce, that will soften the veg too. So what I have for you here is a raw pasta salad with a spicy Peanut sauce, with grilled Shrimp on the side.  Now obviously if you left the Shrimp out, this would be vegetarian,vegan, and raw. I don't think it's paleo though. I believe paleo does not allow peanuts.
So here is what you'll need and also the steps w…

The All Powerful Sauerkraut!

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So It seems that I am the last person on the planet to know about the AMAZING health benefits of Sauerkraut.  To be 100% honest our dog got really sick this week and we were researching how to help him out without having to spend a fortune at the vet's office. We kept reading that the dogs health and overall well being started off with how his gut was, and what was going on in his digestive track. JUST LIKE PEOPLE. And the way to make sure that your gut is healthy is probiotics! One of the easiest, and least expensive ways to get billions of these things in you a day is with eating fermented foods like Sauerkraut.  Here is a link to a REALY interesting article I found about the science of probiotics, mental health, gut health, becoming healthier. 
In a much shorter intro to the benefits of Kraut, here is the gist of it from another article I read pertaining to people as well as animals:
History of Sauerkraut Although many people think of sauerkraut as a German invented foodstuff, it…