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Category Archive: Seafood

Edamame + Avocado Tuna Salad

This is not your average tuna salad! I’ve swapped out the heavy + unhealthy mayo and replaced it with a delicious mix of avocado, dijon mustard + lime juice. The tuna gets tossed… Continue reading

Greek Quinoa Salad with Garlic Shrimp

I feel like between our work schedule, traveling for the holiday weekends and all the other craziness that summer brings, we have been doing so little cooking lately! Once we got back from… Continue reading

Sea Bass in Cilantro Tapioca Pistou

We made this dish for New Year’s Eve as our big meal and I couldn’t wait to make it again once spring hit and the fava beans, sea bass and artichokes were in… Continue reading

Mussels + Frittes

After we had this dish at The Lodge the first time we went, I couldn’t wait to recreate the dish at home. I had never cooked mussels before so I was excited to… Continue reading

Summer Squash & Lemon Risotto with Crab

My husband’s coworker was sweet enough to send him home last week with beautiful summer squash from her neighbor’s garden. When decided what to make for our big weekend dinner I knew I… Continue reading

Skinny Coconut Shrimp

I am super excited to be sharing this recipe post with you because it is SO good and the fact that is a lighter way to make a classic is just the icing… Continue reading

Shrimp with Heirloom Tomato Confit

I mentioned in my last Instalife post (see it HERE) that our grocery store has the most amazing organic shrimp right now so we’ve been making a lot of dishes with it. After… Continue reading

Houston’s Sashimi Tuna Salad

I have been dreaming of this salad ever since I had it at Houston’s in Fort Lauderdale last month (read about it HERE) so I wanted to try to recreate it myself. A… Continue reading

Scallops with Fennel Puree & Summer Vegetables

When I first started eating seafood  (which really wasn’t until the last few years) scallops were one of my favorite things to make. They take so little time to cook and they can… Continue reading

Lobster & Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

As I mentioned in my previous post, my birthday was last Friday and there truly is nothing I enjoy more than cooking a nice meal with my husband. Don’t get me wrong, I… Continue reading

How to Boil a Lobster & Remove the Meat

Things have been slightly insane here since I last posted, which is why so much time has passed in between! The painters came yesterday so we spend the whole weekend going through each… Continue reading

Fish En Papillote

I’ve been super busy the last few weeks so I have been looking to make dinners that are quick and easy with very little clean up. This one is perfect because the fish… Continue reading

Anniversary Dinner: Fish Course

A couple of years ago my parents got me a deluxe box set of Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking books for Christmas.  I love it for the obvious reason that… Continue reading

Grilled Tilapia with Cherry Salsa

I used to not eat any seafood at all, but I’m so glad my husband has gotten me into trying it over the years because it’s opened me up to all lot of… Continue reading

Grilled Indian Shrimp with Asian Chopped Salad

We’ve been making good use of our grill since the weather has gotten nicer, and this was a good dinner from the other night. Shrimp tossed in basting oil and curry salt then… Continue reading

Seared Scallops with Shaved Spring Salad

We recently invested in a French style mandoline and I can’t even begin to tell you how much we’ve used it already. My favorite thing about it is that we can take vegetables… Continue reading

Pan Seared Scallops and Chorizo

Once every couple of months or so, I cook my husband a really elaborate meal. I plan a menu, send him an invitation, we eat while listening to operas and make a whole… Continue reading

Spice Rubbed Cod with Lemon Rice

This is my second of three menus for the Valentine’s Day (find the first one here) and what makes it great is how light the dinner is, saving plenty of room for all… Continue reading