How can I cut down on empty carbs in 2016?

Choose whole grains (such as quinoa) instead of processed carbohydrates. You can also consider hopping on board the veggie noodle trend, which replaces pasta with vegetables cut into pasta-like shapes. Because vegetables are low-calorie and highly nutritious, they make for a more wholesome vessel for pasta sauces and pestos. Read more about vegetable noodles.