This Freed Fit recipe comes together in 10 minutes and is made with all ingredients from Trader Joe’s!  We love that Trader Joe’s is affordable and offers a range of popular and innovative fresh, frozen and pantry products. The stars of the show in this dish are their frozen spiralized carrot noodles and wild caught shrimp. Delish!


  • 2 lbs. large frozen Wild caught shrimp
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 packs frozen spiralized carrots
  • ¼ cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 carton sliced bella mushrooms
  • 1 jar tomato sauce
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • 1/8 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 laughing cow wedges
  • 8 cup nutritional yeast flakes
  • ¼ cups shredded parmesan2 handfuls fresh spinach
  • Seasonings to taste – Himalayan sea salt, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes


  1. Place shrimp in a colander, run warm water and de-shell (strip veins).
  2. Heat EVOO on medium in a large pot and add shrimp until just cooked thru. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  3. In the same pot, cook onion (in the remaining shrimp liquid) until translucent.
  4. Add mushrooms and balsamic vinegar and cook until browned.
  5. Then add the carrot noodles and spices – stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  6. Fold in corn, tomato sauce, tomato paste, laughing cow wedges and nutritional yeast until everything is heated thru.
  7. Plate and top with the parmesan cheese.

Founder Julie W. Freed has been in the events industry since 2004 working with some of the leading events companies, including Rafanelli Events where she was the Event Director, producing some of the largest and most complex events for the firm’s top clientele.  Infused with passion and purpose, she launched Freed Events to provide clients with a highly personalized experience that embraces distinct collaboration with the industry’s top talent. 

Julie is known for her efficiency, authentic nature, love for logistics and most importantly, for building long-term, trusting relationships with her clients and event partners.   She lives in downtown Boston – with her husband, founder of Freed Law, and their two young children – and are actively engaged in their community.





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