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Skinny Shrimp Alfredo – Healthy Shrimp & Fettuccine Recipe

Plate and bowl of shrimp Alfredo

This skinny shrimp Alfredo recipe has been slimmed down from the traditional dish to save lots of calories without skimping on the flavor. The sauce is creamy and silky without the need of heavy cream and limiting the cheese gives plenty of taste but a light finish. It is one of my favorite shrimp recipes.…

Easy Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp

Close up of the beer battered coconut shrimp

Coconut Shrimp is one of my favorite meals to have when I eat out.  I love the Red Lobster pina colada style coconut shrimp and also love the type that uses a beer batter. For tonight, since it is the weekend, I opted to try making these easy beer battered coconut shrimp.  It has become…

Shrimp Recipes – 25+ Simple and Easy Recipe Ideas for Shrimp

Shrimp recipes Galore

Any seafood recipe is a big favorite in our house, but shrimp seems to be the variety that is the most versatile.  It’s great in stir fries or pasta dishes, delicious cooked on the BBQ and special enough for date nights.  These 25 Shrimp Recipes are on the table quickly, easy enough for a busy…

Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp Kebabs

cilantro-lime-shrimp

We barbecue at our house most of the year.  Normally, it’s chicken or beef that lands on the grill, but today I decided to add to my shrimp recipes with these grilled cilantro lime shrimp kebabs. We don’t get much in the way of snow in the winter so our outdoor grill is perfect for…

Spicy Shrimp and Tomato Pasta

Spicy shrimp and tomato pasta

This spicy shrimp and tomato pasta  is my latest addition to my collection of shrimp recipes. It will tempt even the most ardent Italian foodie.  It is full of flavor, but very easy to make, even though it tastes like you spent hours making it. Shrimp is one of my favorite sea foods.  I love…

Grilled Shrimp Tostadas

Grilled Shrimp Tostada

We love any Mexican food recipe at our house, and I am always looking for new ways to prepare it. This recipe for Grilled Shrimp Tostadas is ready in a flash and combines heart healthy grilled shrimp to a traditional tostada recipe. It is one of my husband’s favorite shrimp recipes.  And if you are…

Garlic Lemon Roasted Shrimp

Garlic Lemon Roasted Shrimp

This recipe for garlic lemon roasted shrimp could not be easier to make. The flavor is tart and refreshing and it’s a quick and easy meal that will become a family favorite. My husband and daughter love shrimp recipes and like to eat them often.  I am always looking for new and (hopefully) easy appetizers.…

Shrimp Pasta with Broccoli and Mushrooms

Recipe from The Gardening Cook Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 2 tbsp Earth Balance Buttery spread ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 3 cups vegetable stock ½ lb angel hair pasta 1 cup of broccoli florets 1 cup grated veggie Parmesan cheese ¾ cup Silk Creamer 1 tbsp…

Easy Shrimp Alfredo with Spinach & Tomatoes

This Easy Shrimp Alfredo is perfect for the busiest of busy nights. It’s ready in about 15 minutes and looks as though you spent hours on it.  Since it is a busy time of the year for me with all the Christmas things that need doing, I love a tasty meal that looks and tastes…

Light Seafood Chowder – Healthy Fish Stew for Summer

creamy New England seafood chowder

This light seafood chowder is brimming over with the flavors of white fish, succulent seafood and healthy vegetables for a summer time soup that reminds me of days on the coast of Maine. I spent my summers in Maine doing things that Mainers do when the temperatures get hot, even though it is only for…

Oven Baked Rainbow Trout with Parmesan and Panko

These oven baked rainbow trout fillets are crispy on the outside with a tender center that is seasoned with Dijon mustard and light mayonnaise. I used to fish a lot when I was younger and catching some lake trout and cooking them for dinner was a real treat of mine. I recently found some trout…

Patron Pineapple Cocktail – Fruity Tequila Drink

Patron mixed drinks

This Patron Pineapple Cocktail is like an upgraded margarita with a tropical twist to it. The fruity tequila drink combines the sweetness of pineapple with Patron silver for a cocktail that is big on citrus and long on summer time taste. It’s cocktail hour and I’m in the mood for something that has pineapple in…

Recipe for Roux – Making a Roux to Thicken Sauces and Gravy

Garlic Parmesan Cheese sauce with thyme

A basic roux starts with butter and fat of some sort. The traditional recipe is 1:1, but it depends on how thick you like your finished sauce to be.  This recipe for roux shows how to do a white roux, step by step, and also gives suggestions for making a blonde, brown and Creole roux,…

Roasting Red Peppers – How to Roast Red Peppers in the Oven

dish of roasted red peppers

Roasting red peppers is super easy to do and gives you a great tasting result that is so different from the pepper’s natural taste.  This cooking tip gives you four ways for roasting peppers and works with both sweet bell peppers, and spicy chili peppers. If you have never eaten a roasted red pepper, fresh from…

Fresh Herbs for Cooking – A Cook’s Guide to Fresh Herbs

Using Fresh Herbs for Cooking

One great way to make the flavor of recipes really shine is to use fresh herbs for cooking. Using them adds tons of flavor and freshness to any recipe. This visual Guide to Fresh Herbs gives information on buying, storing and using the most common herbs for today’s recipes. I grow herbs year round.  Most…

One Pot Meals – Fast and Easy One Pan Cooking

One pots meals mean easy clean up

Save time and kitchen mess by cooking all of your ingredients in one pot. All you need to prepare these no-fuss family dinners is one pot and your ingredients.  These one pot meals are easy to prepare, great tasting and insure that there will be very little clean up when you are done cooking. Try…

Bloody Mary Recipe – Spicy Cocktail for National Bloody Mary Day

Bloody Mary drink

Have you celebrated a bit more than you should have over the holidays?  This spicy cocktail of the day is intended to help you out! January 1 is National Bloody Mary Day. It’s the perfect time to try this spicy Bloody Mary recipe. Looking for a hair of the dog after last night’s drinking bout, or a spicy cocktail…

Whole30 Recipes – Recipe Ideas for the Whole30 Meal Plan

Whole 30 recipes

These Whole30 Recipes are full of the flavor of fresh ingredients, You will love how easy these recipe ideas for the Whole30 Meal Plan are to prepare.  Best of all, they are absolutely delicious and very filling. You won’t feel that you are depriving yourself at all! The Whole30 Meal Plan is a great way to…

Summer BBQ Recipes – Fire up the Grill

Summertime grilling recipes

At our house, we barbecue all year long since the weather is somewhat moderate here in NC. But when summer rolls around, we really give the grill a workout. These Summer BBQ Recipes are some of my favorites.  Many of these choices are 30 minute meals, and will be a hit at any summer time outdoor…

Easy Appetizers – To Start Your Meal or Party off Right

These easy party appetizers are friend approved!

We love to entertain at our house. Do you?  For us, having friends over to socialize is a fun way to spend a few hours on the weekend after the slog of a hard week’s work.  And that doesn’t have to mean having a dinner party which can mean even MORE work.  Sometimes easy appetizers…