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No-Mayo Salmon Salad

Lunchtime routine in a rut?  Bored of turkey sandwiches and tuna fish?  Try this easy salmon salad that makes for a quick, light and healthy lunch full of protein and heart-healthy omega-3s.
The apple provides a subtle tartness and sweetness to the salad.  The capers and fresh herbs add depth of flavor throughout.  And the celery and […]

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)

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 and felt totally satisfied but not stuffed.  I wasn’t even planning on blogging about it but he said it was so good that I had to […]

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.

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

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.

Chilled Sesame Soba Noodles with […]

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

Drunken Shrimp

special thanks to my dad who taught me how to cook with vermouth

Drunken Shrimp   Print 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 […]

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

Spring Pasta with Wild Shrimp & Fresh Herbs

Health Benefits
This dish is high in fiber from the whole grain pasta and the veggies.  Plus, both the asparagus and tomatoes are rich in vitamin A and C.  This dish also offers up lean protein from the shrimp.  Eating seafood like shrimp will help meet the USDA recommendation of including at least 8 ounces […]

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

Wild Curry Salmon Cakes

Health Benefit
1 serving of the canned salmon (before prepared) has 13 grams of protein, only 60 calories and 1 gram of fat – super healthy!

Wild Curry Salmon Cakes   Print The curry in these cakes adds a special kick. I like to serve with curried quinoa and diced […]

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

Basil-Lime Fish Fillet

Basil, lime zest, diced shallot and garlic cloves

Basil-Lime Fish Fillet   Print 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. Author: […]

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