This can be made for dinner and then packed and used as leftovers for lunch. For best results, use lean beef or turkey, and add Italian Seasoning if desired.


  • 1 lb ground beef or turkey (optional)
  • remaining marinara sauce (1-2 cups)
  • one package of kelp noodles, or one spaghetti squash
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves crushed garlic

1. Brown the meat in the olive oil using a large skillet. Once the meat is cooked, add the noodles and the marinara sauce.
2. Stir and bring to a simmer.
3. Toss in the crushed garlic before serving.
4. If using spaghetti squash: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
5. Split the squash lengthwise, then dig out the seeds.
6. Place both halves face down on a baking pan, add 1/4 cup of water.
7. Bake for 30 minutes.
8. Dig out the squash with a fork and add to your skillet with the meat.