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Garlic Shrimp Noodle Bowls


  1. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  2. 3 Tbsp ghee or grass-fed butter
  3. 10-20 jumbo shrimps
  4. 1/2 bell pepper
  5. 1/4 onion, sliced
  1. 1 tsp paprika
  2. Dash cayenne
  3. 1/2 tsp sea salt
  4. Dash red pepper flakes
  5. 1 tsp garlic powder
  6. 1 tsp onion powder
For the noodles (“zoodles”):
  1. 2 large zucchinis, spiralized
  2. 1 Tbsp ghee, grass-fed butter or olive oil


  1. Spiralize your zucchini using a spiralizer or mandolin and set aside.
  2. Combine seasoning in a bowl and toss with shrimp
  3. Heat butter and garlic in a pan
  4. Add in bell pepper, onion, and shrimp and let cook until opaque
  5. In a separate pan heat remaining tbsp of butter and lightly sauté zucchini noodles for 3 minutes
  6. Place zucchini noodles in a bowl and top with garlic shrimp and veggie mixture
  7. Taste and add salt and seasoning as desired
Recipe adapted from

By Functionally Simple Nutrition

Ariana Cucuzza, RDN, LD is the founder of She is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in Functional Medicine Nutrition and sports nutrition.

Ariana holds a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition sciences from Ohio University and went on to complete her dietetic internship at The Cleveland Clinic. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Cleveland chapter of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She also is an active member of the Sports Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) and Dietitians in Functional Medicine (DIFM) Practice Groups of the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has been featured in Health Magazine, Live Science, Rally Health, YouBeauty, US News & World Report and Cleveland Clinic's Health Essentials as well as live appearances with WKYC news.

In her previous role as a public health and community-based dietitian, she led “food as medicine” initiatives in coordination with health care providers to provide nutritious food to low-income patients with diet-related health challenges. She also led nutrition workshops, cooking demonstrations, and assisted with menu planning for afterschool programs and senior meals.

Ariana enjoys cooking, trying new things, and staying active with yoga and Crossfit!

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