If you’re into yoga and are on Facebook, you probably follow Tara Stiles. She teaches yoga and has her own yoga studio in New York, has taught Deepak Chopra, has her own yoga clothing line with Reebok and yes, even has a food blog. There’s lots of women on FB that profess to be yogi’s, but this gal is the real deal. She’s been doing yoga before yoga was considered cool and walks her talk. She is yoga minus the ego.
Anyway, I found this recipe on her blog months ago and have wanted to make it ever since. Today, was the day and oh my, is it ever good! It reminds me of a dish we get at a local restaurant, Sweet Mango and the dish is called Crazy Noodles.
In that dish, they put chicken, broccoli, carrots, cauliflower and pepper strips. You can do that with this dish or have it this way. It’s simple to make and delivers a party to your taste buds. A bit creamy sweet from the coconut milk and a bit spicy. Spicy sweet. YUM! Thanks Tara!
8 ounce box- Rice Noodles, boiled 4-5 minutes. (Easy peasy and Gluten Free!)
1 cup- coconut milk
1 red or orange bell pepper, washed and cut up in pieces
2 heaping Tablespoons- Almond butter
1- clove garlic
1 – teaspoon curry powder
1 – teaspoon chili powder
1 – teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more to taste)
1/2 – Tablespoons Hot Sauce
Boil your rice noodles according to package directions, about 4-5 minutes.
Combine all the rest of the ingredients, except basil, in a blender and blend until smooth
Combine sauce with noodles. (If noodles are not done yet, place this sauce in a small sauce pan and keep warm on the stovetop.) – I did not do this and our noodles cooled down quickly.
Add fresh basil on top and stir.
Note: I loved this a lot and my husband loved it even more. He had three small bowls and because he likes things hotter than I do, he added more hot sauce, red pepper flakes and curry. Otherwise, someone who doesn’t like hot will be just fine. It’s a creamy, yummy bowl of tasty deliciousness.
We hope you like this as much as we did. It will now be among our “go to” meals.