I want to pause for a second and acknowledge the amazingness that is spiralizing. Some of you are probably asking ‘What in the hell is spiralizing?!’ – which is fair. You’ve likely heard of zucchini noodles, at it’s most basic level, right? I had, and I’d tried to make them, and FAILED miserably on many occasions. Until I discovered the spiralizer. This little contraption has busted the doors wide open on my healthy eating.
Lemon-Dill Zucchini Pasta with Shrimp
I don’t recall exactly what I was searching for when I stumbled upon the food blog Inspiralized, but I thank the food gods that I did. Endless healthy and EASY dishes, using a simple, $35 contraption, from Amazon. With very little hesitation I bought this item, and the rest has been history for me.
I encourage you to do two things –
1. Buy a spiralizer. All you have to do is follow this link to Amazon, and BAM! You’re welcome.
2. Head over to the food blog Inspiralized, and start planning your meals.
So last night I tackled another recipe from the Inspiralized blog – Lemon-Dill Zucchini Pasta with Shrimp. The blog added capers, I didn’t, but you know tomato-tom-ah-to.
Talk about such an easy, light, and refreshing recipe to make. In 20 minutes I had prepped and cooked this zoodle dish, and it was one of the best so far!
I pretty much followed the recipe to a tee – which I highly recommend, as making zucchini noodles is much different than regular noodles, but because I’m not always the best at following the rules, especially when it comes to cooking, I made a few changes. Besides no capers, I used A LOT of garlic. I mean three huge spoonfuls of garlic and I had to restrain myself. And I used a lot lemon juice. I was happy with both decisions, and would do it again in a heartbeat!
Don’t be afraid to follow your own path and have fun the more you become comfortable with cooking; it’s what makes cooking fun!
You can find the whole recipe, along with full nutrition facts, here – Lemon-Dill Zucchini Pasta with Shrimp.