Shrimp, Chorizo and Corn Saffron Zucchini Pasta

Shrimp, Chorizo and Corn Saffron Zucchini Pasta

Updating yet another old recipe!

Actually, when I read this recipe, it was barely in English. I was embarrassed! I’ve learned so much about recipe writing, especially after authoring two New York Times best-selling cookbooks (#humblebrag.)

Not only are these photos snazzier, the recipe is now cleaner and ready for your cooking!

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Chorizo, Avocado & Butternut Squash Rice Stuffed Peppers

Chorizo, Avocado and Butternut Squash Rice Stuffed Peppers

Avocado is one of the most talked about superfoods out there. I feel like if foods were personified (wow, haven’t used that word since the 7th grade) and could be friendly with other foods, then kale and avocado would be best friends.

Avocado has taken the place of dairy in sauces, replaced cream cheese on toast, has become a staple salad topper and of course, is the essential ingredient in everyone’s favorite appetizer: guacamole.

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Shaved Brussel Sprout and Chorizo Zucchini Pasta with Toasted Pine Nuts

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Brussel sprouts are all the rage right now. Everywhere you look, they’re featured in a restaurant. They’re typically drenched in olive oil and roasted, which is wonderful, but not so wonderful when your new fall boots don’t fit over your now-bloated calves. What’s funny to me is that these baby-cabbage-lookin’ vegetables are notoriously everyone’s least favorite…. but how can you hate them? Personally, I don’t get it. 

If you dislike (that’s a nicer term than hate) brussel sprouts or you’re like me and would love a new way to enjoy one of your favorite veggies, this recipe is a gem.  

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