Wow what a loooong weekend. Pia and I made it to Beaverton and back in one piece! We had two days on the fencing circuit and Pia took home a 5th place medal in the Y10 division, and had quite an experience fencing in the Y12 division against mostly 7th graders that were pretty much the same size as me (I’m not a small person!) Her eyes were round as saucers when she realized she was fencing these girls (she is a pretty small 9 year old) but I was really impressed with how she handled herself, knowing that it was all about the process and that she was there to learn. In all, it was a great experience and I am so glad that I took her down there.

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

I came home to a flurry of baking, cooking dinner and helping the girls work on a star of the week poster (Coco) and a solar system project (Pia). I am worked. Like SO tired. I’m going to Vegas in 10 days, and my mom break can NOT come soon enough!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Ok, also, you know the drill when you are traveling, road tripping- anything like that where you are out of your usual routine and prone to massive snacking (like I ate 12 Kind bars this weekend. Seriously. I think I had 12) – you just want to get back into a healthy way of living. So I am kicking my Monday off with this delicious Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs. I made this a few weeks ago, and it was honestly so good that I have made it once since then and am making it tonight for dinner. It’s so incredibly flavorful and I love how high in protein it is, not to mention healthy!! This dish (as always) is GF, dairy and egg free and Paleo and Whole30 friendly. Enjoy!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Quick note! My Facebook Live Cooking Class schedule has moved to a regular time (Finally!!) EVERY Tuesdays and Thursday at 11am PT over on the Heather Christo Face Book Page. On Tuesdays I will show you a new recipe and Thursdays will be “Thirsty Thursday” Where I make a delicious cocktail or mocktail for you ☺ See you there!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs
Author: 
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • Pork Ginger Meatballs:
  • ½ medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • ½ red fresno chili chopped (or ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut amino acids (or tamari: GF soy sauce if you are not Paleo)
  • 3 tablespoons dehydrated potato flakes
  • 1- 1.25 pounds of ground pork
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Sweet Potato Noodles
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and inspiralized into spaghetti noodles
  • Asian Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon coconut amino acids (or tamari: gluten free soy sauce)
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated or minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sambal (chili-garlic sauce)
  • Fresh Herb Salad:
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh thai basil leaves
  • 1 red fresno chili, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a sheetpan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine all of the meatball ingredients, mixing the meat and everything else together well.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 16 meatballs and place them evenly spaced on the prepared sheetpan.
  4. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.
  5. While the meatballs are baking whisk together the Asian Sauce ingredients and set aside.
  6. In another bowl, lightly toss together the Fresh Herb Salad ingredients.
  7. In a large dry pan or skillet over medium-high heat add the sweet potato noodles, tossing them with tongs as they start to soften. Cook for about 1 minute and then add the sauce to the noodles. Toss and cook for another minute or two until the noodles are just slightly softened and well coated with the sauce.
  8. Dish the noodles into bowls and add a heap of the fresh herb salad and a few meatballs and serve immediately.

 

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Wow what a loooong weekend. Pia and I made it to Beaverton and back in one piece! We had two days on the fencing circuit and Pia took home a 5th place medal in the Y10 division, and had quite an experience fencing in the Y12 division against mostly 7th graders that were pretty much the same size as me (I’m not a small person!) Her eyes were round as saucers when she realized she was fencing these girls (she is a pretty small 9 year old) but I was really impressed with how she handled herself, knowing that it was all about the process and that she was there to learn. In all, it was a great experience and I am so glad that I took her down there.

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

I came home to a flurry of baking, cooking dinner and helping the girls work on a star of the week poster (Coco) and a solar system project (Pia). I am worked. Like SO tired. I’m going to Vegas in 10 days, and my mom break can NOT come soon enough!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Ok, also, you know the drill when you are traveling, road tripping- anything like that where you are out of your usual routine and prone to massive snacking (like I ate 12 Kind bars this weekend. Seriously. I think I had 12) – you just want to get back into a healthy way of living. So I am kicking my Monday off with this delicious Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs. I made this a few weeks ago, and it was honestly so good that I have made it once since then and am making it tonight for dinner. It’s so incredibly flavorful and I love how high in protein it is, not to mention healthy!! This dish (as always) is GF, dairy and egg free and Paleo and Whole30 friendly. Enjoy!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Quick note! My Facebook Live Cooking Class schedule has moved to a regular time (Finally!!) EVERY Tuesdays and Thursday at 11am PT over on the Heather Christo Face Book Page. On Tuesdays I will show you a new recipe and Thursdays will be “Thirsty Thursday” Where I make a delicious cocktail or mocktail for you ☺ See you there!

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs from HeatherChristo.com

Paleo Asian Sweet Potato Noodles with Pork Ginger Meatballs
Author: 
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • Pork Ginger Meatballs:
  • ½ medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • ½ red fresno chili chopped (or ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut amino acids (or tamari: GF soy sauce if you are not Paleo)
  • 3 tablespoons dehydrated potato flakes
  • 1- 1.25 pounds of ground pork
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Sweet Potato Noodles
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and inspiralized into spaghetti noodles
  • Asian Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon coconut amino acids (or tamari: gluten free soy sauce)
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated or minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sambal (chili-garlic sauce)
  • Fresh Herb Salad:
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup fresh thai basil leaves
  • 1 red fresno chili, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a sheetpan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine all of the meatball ingredients, mixing the meat and everything else together well.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 16 meatballs and place them evenly spaced on the prepared sheetpan.
  4. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.
  5. While the meatballs are baking whisk together the Asian Sauce ingredients and set aside.
  6. In another bowl, lightly toss together the Fresh Herb Salad ingredients.
  7. In a large dry pan or skillet over medium-high heat add the sweet potato noodles, tossing them with tongs as they start to soften. Cook for about 1 minute and then add the sauce to the noodles. Toss and cook for another minute or two until the noodles are just slightly softened and well coated with the sauce.
  8. Dish the noodles into bowls and add a heap of the fresh herb salad and a few meatballs and serve immediately.