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It's safe to say: we're officially shrimp addicts. With my health issues kind of "up in the air" right now -- and with the fact...

Tuna Salad with Carrots (Dairy-Free)

So, in case you're wondering: we're still eating seafood 'round here. Actually, my partner has started incorporating beef back into his diet. Aaaand our oldest...

Shrimp Primavera Pasta

So... guess what. We're still eating seafood -- though in the past few weeks, I've narrowed it down even more. More on that in...

Peanut Butter Protein Balls

It happened again: we've got an over-abundance of nut butters in our pantry. Time and time again, we find ourselves in this same predicament....

Simple Shrimp Creole

So, here's something you may not know about me: I'm Cajun! "Cajun" and "Creole" are terms you'll see everywhere if you visit New Orleans (or...

Oven-Roasted Buffalo Brussels Sprouts

If you caught my last brussels sprouts recipe, then you know that we're a sprouts-eatin' family! In fact, the leafy green vegetable is one...

Crock-Pot Shrimp & Corn Bisque (Dairy-Free)

I don't know what it is, but lately I've been aching for some of my favorite Cajun dishes. Shrimp etoufée, seafood gumbo, savory jambalaya......

Simple Vegan Potato Salad

With summer upon us, that can only mean one thing: it's potato salad season! I'm a huge fan of potato salad recipes during the spring...

Crock-Pot Seafood Stew

After recently incorporating seafood back into our diets, I began brainstorming ideas for seafood Crock-Pot recipes. This was completely new territory for me! I...

Berry & Cool Mint Smoothie

In a recent blog post, I wrote about the struggles of regaining my energy levels after giving birth to my son over six months...

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