boil some water.cut and dice carrots add carrots and noodles til noodles are done and carrots are tender. after that is done drain and set in fridge or freezer to get it cold. while waiting for it to get cold peel and dice cucumbers. cut and dice bell peppers and tomatoes. and cut and dice meat. add your mushrooms once everything is cut and diced mixed with noddles and carrots. add italian dressing add salt and pepper if you want and mix well. you dont have to have the meat in it if you are vegatarian.