Slightly Savory Saturday

I have seen a lot of recipes floating around for shrimp but they all used tons of butter.  Finally I have the answer!  A shrimp recipe that uses chicken broth instead and is a bit of a healthier option.  Enjoy! Easy and Healthy Shrimp 4 tsp olive oil 1 1/4 pound medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (leave tails on) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup plus 1 T minced parsley 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 4 … [Read more...]

Simply Shrimp Saturday

It's been awhile since I have posted a recipe and today seemed like the perfect day to share a recent great find with you.  It takes very few ingredients and is fast, fast, fast!  I love shrimp and this was a great way to showcase them along with a side of black rice, crisp green salad, fresh veggies and bread as we had last night. Combine the above ingredients [ 2 1/2 pounds large peeled, deveined shrimp, 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 T honey, juice of 1 small lime, zest of 1 small lime, 2 cloves … [Read more...]

A Foggy Beach and A Heap of Shrimp

Chris had a business trip to Houston and so I got to tag along and spend the weekend before the work began with him. We chose to stay in Galveston, thinking the beach would be nice and even if it was cool at least we would be able to walk on it and enjoy the scenery.  What we did not count on was the rain and fog.  The entire weekend was pretty miserable weather wise but we muddled through and made our way about town.  The first night there we feasted on shrimp at a local restaurant---Willie G's … [Read more...]