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Seafood

Simple Sweet Chipotle Grilled Salmon in Avocado

Fire up the grill for the sweet and spicy flavors of the southwest in omega-3 packed bites – sweet chipotle salmon! One of the best things about the summer is how the grill becomes the center of parties, conversations and lasting memories.  In fact, the grill can make or break a party. It may even

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  • Texas Summer Shrimp & Avocado Salad

    Ok, this is Texas!  This salad has all of the things I love about my state all loaded into one delicious, decadent salad! What makes this so Texan? Chili shrimp – chili is a state dish Ruby Red grapefruit – guarantee it’s the sweetest grapefruit you’ll ever taste, none of that bitter flavor that people

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  • Low Carb Sesame Crusted Cod & Bok Choy

    Cutting carbohydrates does not mean the absence of flavorful; instead, it creates an opportunity to be creative with more calorie and nutrient dense foods to create meals that are as appetizing as they are nourishing.  They also shouldn’t take forever to make. Here’s a quickie cod recipe that can be eaten hot or cold that

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  • 5-Ingredient Salmon Alfredo Keto Recipe

    Being on a low-carb diet, like keto, doesn’t necessarily mean the absence of some of your favorite foods.  Just make a few easy swaps and you can recreate those comfort foods in a much more calorie conscious, and even more nutritious, way!

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  • How To: Poke Abundance Bowl

    A food that I’ve really come to love in recent years is poke.  For me, it’s just like sushi but “spoken in my language” – a bowl.  A random tidbit about me: I eat the majority of my meals standing up at the kitchen counter and like to eat out of bowl so I can

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  • Easy Firecracker Shrimp & Pineapple

    A minimal ingredient and easy recipe to make a favorite – firecracker pineapple shrimp!  And if you’re not a fan of seafood, you can swap out the shrimp for chicken, lean cut of beef and even firm tofu or tempeh!

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  • Wild Salmon & Chickpea Salad

    If you’re in a pinch of time and money, reach for quick and flavorful canned good recipes.  This salmon and chickpea salad is a meal all by itself with quality protein, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates.  Just add the salad to whole wheat sandwich or pita bread, or even Romaine lettuce for a lower-carbohydrate option,

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  • Low Carb Shrimp & Grits Recipe Meal Prep

    Growing up one of my favorite foods, and still today, is shrimp & grits or fried fish and grits. It’s traditionally served with a blackened or Cajun shrimp, or fried catfish, then enjoyed with savory and buttery grits that are even creamier with a whole bunch of cheese. Love at first bite! While its very

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  • Tuna Stuffed Red Potatoes

    Today we are making one of my favorite budget-friendly recipes, stuffed red potatoes with tuna. What I love about this meal, besides that you get to keep money in your pocket, is how versatile these things are. These darn tasty stuffed potatoes are so good you can even enjoy them as hardy snacks in between

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  • Smoked Salmon Brown Rice Bowl

    Even though I keep my diet interesting, I never get rid of simple food favorites like this easy smoked salmon bowl.  It’s packed with heart healthy energy to either help me conquer the day first thing in the morning, or help me recover from an immensely busy day and/or grueling workout. Heart Healthy Abundance =

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  • Creamy Salmon Pasta Recipe & Spicy Spaghetti Squash

    The February is all about hearth month and this week we are kicking off the week of love. Today’s recipe we have a meal that can do both – serve as a perfect meal for a date night and double as a filling calorie-conscious date night. Did you know – salmon is for lovers? It’s

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  • 15-Minute Spicy Shrimp & Asparagus

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  • 3 Healthy Grain Bowl Recipes & Lunchboxes

    If you’re not familiar with grain bowls, these are arguably one of my favorite meals! A friend used to call them “man bowls” because she said it’s typically of how we like to eat our food – put everything into a bowl and mix it up.  Pretty much! But, it’s actually more than that – 

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  • Poké Nachos with Baked Crispy Wonton Chips

    Combining two things I love – nachos + poke.  Even if you’re not a fan of sushi, there’s no guarantee you’ll dislike poké. In fact, I find more people enjoy it over sushi.  It’s much easier to customize the flavors of poke than a sushi roll so you can easily make it enjoyable for you. 

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  • Smoked Trout with Lemon Butter Caper Sauce

    Smoked trout is one of my favorite proteins for meal prep. I usually smoke it on the grill or bake it in the oven. Tonight, I made it tens times better by adding a lemon butter caper sauce, perfect to compliment my lower carbohydrate (keto) diet.

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  • Shrimp Meatball Soup Recipe

    The cold fall and winter weather is all about warming recipes and nothing hits the spot quite like a delicious bowl of hot soup. Today, I’m combining two of my favorites into one delicious mash-up recipe – meatball soup, usually in a tomato based broth with vegetables + pho inspired vermicelli soup. What I love

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  • Foil Meals When You’re Lazy AF

    Strapped for time? No worries! Wrap a bunch of food up in foil and you’ve got yourself a delicious foil meal with very little effort. I know firsthand that when the fall season rolls around that enthusiasm for healthy eating tends to decline until the top of the year.  Not only is it the season

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    Low-Carb Creamy Shrimp Pasta

    Recently my friends at Hilton invited me to check out their Home2 properties in Frisco, TX.  Since I travel often for work, and Home2 allows you to bring outside food and groceries, they asked what type of meals I would – and do – cook when I’m traveling so I eat out less and save money.

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    Sweet & Sour Glazed Baked Salmon

    Get ready for a flavor adventure! If you’ve never had tamarind before, you’ll thank me later for introducing you to it.  Tamarind is pretty much nature’s “sweet & sour candy.”  It’s part of the legume family but with a much more interesting flavor profile. At first “bite” it is very sour, like a piece of

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  • Low-Carb Drunken Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

    Here’s a quick 15-minute spin on a popular comfort food, Pad Kee Mao. It’s a delicious shrimp and noodle stir-fry drenched in savory, spicy sauce. While there are several version out there – some with more vegetables, others with a different base sauce, etc – the end result will always be the same…Delicious! HEALTHY PAD

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  • Southwest Smoked White Fish

    Using a grill to meal prep is not only adds flavor/personality to your meals throughout the week, but also it’s pretty efficient.  Grills are generally large enough to cook multiple items at once.  When it comes to seafood for me, it can be a hit or miss on whether or not I’ll be in the mood to

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