Incredibly juicy and flavorful Old Bay Shrimp (Grill or Stove top) is so wonderfully easy and on your table in 30 minutes (20 minutes of which is marinating time)! Serve it as an appetizer or add some sides and call it dinner!
Obsessive worthy Sheet Pan Asian Chimichurri Salmon is wonderfully juicy, tender, and flavorful all baked with crisp tender snap peas and fresh sweet pineapple in ONE PAN for an easy, satisfying meal-in-one. that tastes totally gourmet! You will fall in love with this sheet pan wonder! (plus NEW VIDEO OF RECIPE!)
These insanely delicious homemade Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls are a flavor and texture explosion in every addictive bite! They are packed with marinated veggies, juicy shrimp and rice vermicelli all dunked in out of this world Pineapple Hoisin Peanut Sauce. I’ve included all my tips and tricks and step by step photos (video coming soon) so you can be making these restaurant quality Shrimp Spring Rolls like a pro!
BETTER than any restaurant!!! Crispy fried Baja Fish Tacos cocooned in a warm tortilla garnished with crunchy cabbage, fresh pico de gallo, and creamy white sauce all finished with tangy lime. You will be obsessed with these fish tacos and they are easier than you think with a ONE STEP BATTER!
30 Minute, ONE POT (Lightened Up!) Lemon Garlic Cream Ravioli with Shrimp and Asparagus is wonderfully creamy, bursting with flavor and so quick and easy! and did I say ONE pot already?!
Easy marinated and spice rubbed Sheet Pan Fajita Salmon is incredibly juicy, tender and bursting with flavor all smothered in Cilantro Lime Butter! Serve with rice and/or beans in a bowl or tortilla and all your favorite fajita toppings for a complete easy, delicious meal!
Quick and easy, flavor and texture packed, satisfying and healthy Honey Balsamic Tuna Veggie Bowls with Cashews on your table in 20 MINUTES! Stock up on tuna so you can make these heart healthy DE-LISH bowls at a moment’s notice! You are going to be shocked at just how much you crave this deliciousness!
ONE PAN Roasted Lemon Butter Garlic Shrimp and Asparagus tossed with chili flakes and fresh parsley is not only bursting with flavor but on your table in 15 MINUTES! No joke! The easiest, most satisfying meal that tastes totally gourmet. Stock up on frozen shrimp and you can make this luxurious tasting meal at moment’s notice. Serve the (customizable heat) spicy garlic shrimp plain or turn it into lemon garlic butter shrimp pasta!!
This easy, healthy, Kung Pao Shrimp tastes better than takeout and is on your table in less than 30 minutes! You will love combination of juicy shrimp and crunchy peanuts in the savory, fiery garlic chili sauce with customizable heat!
These extra Crispy Crab Cakes are restaurant quality right in your own home! Crispy on the outside, moist, juicy, flavor packed on the inside. And if you have never made crab cakes before you are going to be delighted and shocked at just how easy they are and they make fabulous no stress, make ahead appetizers that you can reheat!
Mind blowing Blackened Fish Tacos exploding with flavor from a quick marinade and the most flavorful spice rub! Top it all off with complimentary refreshing sweet and tangy Pineapple Cucumber Slaw and addictively silky Avocado Crema and you have a light, flavorful and filling meal that rivals any restaurant!
Quick and easy Grill or Stovetop Asian Sweet Chili Shrimp marinated in a tangy sweet heat sauce that doubles as the glaze for an incredible 10 minute prep (plus marinating), 5 minutes-t0-cook meal!
Grill or Stove top sweet and tangy Asian Honey Lemon Shrimp is crazy easy and crazy delicious and the marinade doubles as an out of this world chili butter sauce!
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Sweet and Tangy Asian BBQ Salmon dripping with flavor from the most INCREDIBLE glaze but one of the easiest meals to throw together! It was a cold, rainy El Nino day as dark as dusk when I made and photographed this salmon. But just like its ease and flavor come through for me every time, so did…
Baked crunchy, juicy Coconut Cashew Shrimp with Pineapple Sweet Chili Dip is way better than takeout without the extra fat or cost! And did I mention cashews AND coconut?! Do you ever get giddy over coconut shrimp or what about fried shrimp? I see any combination of those words on a restaurant menu and my heart skips…
20 MINUTE or less Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta packed with juicy shrimp (or chicken) and more flavor than a 5 star restaurant at a fraction of the cost! You guys, this is one of my favorite pastas of ALL time. I kid not. Not when it comes to Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Shrimp Pasta! This…
Lightened Up Cajun Bacon Tuna Pasta Bake packs a flavorful punch without all the guilt to satisfy you busy weekdays or any day comfort cravings. This post is sponsored by StarKist, all love for their tuna is my own. You guys, I made you a casserole! But this isn’t your grandmother’s casserole. Well, in truth, I can’t…
Easy grilled or stovetop Coconut Honey Lime Shrimp bursting with flavor then enveloped in the most intoxicating creamy sweet heat Sriracha Mango Dip. Hello delicious! I love cooking or grilling shrimp because while it is so simple and quick to throw together with a marinade or a simple saute, the results always taste gourmet especially this…
Savor velvety, creamy no hassle 30 Minute Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli Fettuccine Alfredo that tastes every bit as decadent as the finest restaurant Alfredo without any of the guilt or the price. Sometimes I am secretly giddy Patrick is allergic to shrimp. Is that awful? Don’t get me wrong, I feel sorry for the guy, and I don’t rub…