Sesame Lime-Agave Shrimp Skewers

Shrimp skewers are the perfect way to liven up your BBQ and go beyond the typical burger.  These babies are bursting with flavor.

This simple recipe features a bold marinade that gets its flavor from fresh lime, garlic, sesame seeds and sesame oil. A touch of sweetness from a bit of agave helps balance out the other […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, seafood|0 Comments

Light Shrimp and Noodle Stir-Fry (Gluten-Free)

This is an incredibly light stir-fry that boasts a ton of fresh flavor and a unique sauce.  It is gluten-free and packs extra nutrition from the spinach.

My husband went absolutely crazy over this dish and said it was the best shrimp dish I have ever made.  We both devoured our warm bowl of noodles […]

By |November 25th, 2012|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, seafood|0 Comments

Mayo-Free Tuna Salad

A simple lunchtime solution that is healthy and incredibly creamy, rich and flavorful.  Instead of mayonnaise, I used ½ avocado pureed with some powerful flavors: shallot, garlic clove, sea salt and pepper.  That’s it!

Serve it straight up, on top of a fresh salad or on whole grain toast or pita bread.  It can also […]

By |October 13th, 2012|dairy-free, gluten-free, lunch, seafood, snack|0 Comments

Shrimp Scampi

This dish is full of fresh ingredients that contain bold flavors.  It is easy to make, yet super gourmet.

Print Shrimp Scampi   Ingredients 4 oz. spaghetti style whole grain pasta* ½ pound of fresh wild caught shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 […]

By |August 21st, 2012|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, seafood|0 Comments

Chilled Sesame Soba Noodles with Avocado

This light and refreshing gluten-free dish will fill you up without making you uncomfortable.  The star of the dish is the soba noodle, which comes from buckwheat, a perfect alternative for those avoiding gluten.  Even if you are not avoiding gluten, this delicious noodle is perfect for providing protein.

Print Chilled […]

By |July 29th, 2012|dairy-free, entree, gluten-free, lunch, seafood|0 Comments

Drunken Shrimp

This is a fun and impressive recipe for a dinner party or for a fancy dinner night.  The vermouth adds a distinctive herbal flavor and the wine adds an aromatic yet sweet taste that makes this dish extra special without making you extra tipsy.



1 lb / 25 jumbo shrimp (fresh or frozen)
2 portabella mushrooms, […]

By |May 2nd, 2012|entree, seafood|1 Comment

Spring Pasta with Wild Shrimp & Fresh Herbs


Spring is here and that means fresh herbs and fresh produce.  Spring is a wonderful time for light dishes like this refreshing pasta dish that gains all its flavor from fresh parsley, dill, basil, a splash of white wine and sweet wild shrimp.  Plus, it features asparagus which peaks this time of year.  This […]

By |April 2nd, 2012|entree, gluten-free, seafood|0 Comments

Wild Curry Salmon Cakes

The curry in these cakes adds a special kick.   I like to serve with curried quinoa and diced sweet potatoes.


2 cans wild Alaskan pink salmon (skinless, boneless and no salt added)
½ Vidalia onion, diced
4 tbsp whole wheat bread crumbs
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp hummus
2 tsp curry powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp garlic powder
Dash ground […]

By |July 25th, 2011|entree, seafood|3 Comments

Basil-Lime Fish Fillet

Part of any healthy eating plan should include foods from under the sea.  Fish provides a lean source of protein.  So, dig in to this healthy and refreshing recipe featuring lime zest and fresh basil.

¼ cup fresh basil, diced
1 shallot, diced
¼ cup lime zest
4 garlic cloves
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1-pound hake (or any […]

By |March 7th, 2011|entree, seafood|0 Comments

Pureed Red Pepper Sauce for Fish

Use this tasty and colorful roasted red pepper sauce with your favorite mild white fish!


Shown with slices of avocado and arugula red pepper salad


¾ lb turbot (or any mild, white fish)

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce:

2 red bell peppers
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves
1 whole shallot
1 tsp black pepper


Sauté the red pepper in 1 […]

By |January 22nd, 2011|entree, seafood|2 Comments