Foodie Friday: Dairy Free Broccoli “Alfredo” with Shrimp


 

Dairy Free Broccoli "Alfredo" with ShrimpWelcome back to our weekly Foodie Friday link up! I’m linking up with Montana from Pretty Lil’ Mudder, Emily from Whatever Floats Your Oats, Esther from Chocolate Runner Girl, Farrah from Fairyburger and Cassandra from Powered by BLING to create awesome healthy recipes each week!  Also, make sure you hop around to check out all the amazing recipes in this link up and feel free to add your recipes as well! 

This week we are linking up to bring you comfort food recipes! I honestly struggled with what to make for this week.  When I tried to think of my favorite comfort food I wasn’t really sure I even had one.  Most traditional comfort foods are too heavy and greasy which have never really sat well with me.  I briefly considered making mac’n’cheese but when I started creating the recipe, I realized it was better suited for my Meatless Monday post, so stay tuned for that 😉 

While I am not sharing my mac’n’cheese recipe today, it did inspire me to make dairy free “Alfredo” with shrimp, so I apologize in advance for two pasta recipes in a row.  Growing up my mom would make Chicken Alfredo and it  made a regular appearance on our weekly menu, particularly when it was cold.  Given our twenty degree temps the last week, this revised recipe seemed rather fitting.  My dairy free version is still creamy and comforting but without all the guilt. Dairy Free Broccoli AlfredoDairy Free Broccoli "Alfredo"Dairy Free Broccoli Alfredo

 

Dairy Free Broccoli "Alfredo"
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Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  2. In a large sauce pan heat olive oil and add garlic and sautee.
  3. Add in coconut milk, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add in frozen broccoli and bring to a boil for several minutes then lower to a simmer letting mixture reduce and thicken.
  5. Add in shrimp and let it continue to reduce.
  6. Remove from heat and add in cooked spaghetti.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Notes
  1. **Can just leave out shrimp or sub in cooked chicken instead.
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Annmarie is a self proclaimed foodie, avid long distance runner and functional fitness coach. A DVRT Master Trainer, HKC Instructor and food allergy sufferer, she writes about strength training for runners as well as shares allergy friendly recipes for busy athletes.   She is also the owner of Strength In Motion Studio, mother of two sassy sisters and wife to a chronically busy chiropractor.   Subscribe by email for updates to get the latest workouts, advice and recipes straight to your inbox!

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