Posts tagged ‘shrimp’

August 20th, 2013

Tzatziki Shrimp & Greek Orzo Salad {+ Giveaway!}

by Chrissy

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As many if you may already know, we feed our local homeless neighborhood crew, every Thursday. Homemade chicken noodle soup, bread, cookies and the works, we join with some awesome neighbors to pull this thing off, weekly. They are all like family now, the neighbors and homeless, alike.


{If you are interested in starting something like this, we’d love to share ideas, advice, inspiration and motivation! You don’t need to go to another country to improve the quality of life … Read more...

May 6th, 2012

Sunny Citrus Shrimp and Avocado Salad

by Lauren


You need a salad recipe for Mother’s Day, don’t ya?

I thought so. Mom will love this one. It’s fresh, bright and all around lovely.

Just like mom.


There are infinite substitutes and additions to this salad that would change it up and make it all the more delicious. We kept it simple but you should totally add some of these items…

Nuts? Chopped walnuts, pine nuts, or sliced almonds…

Cheese? Pungent blue cheese, tangy feta or creamy goat cheese…… Read more...

April 18th, 2012

Asian Shrimp & Noodle Soup

by Lauren


Why are American’s always in a rush? Every other country seems to have figured it out except us…

From our driving skills to our eating and cooking habits, we could really stand to slow things down quite a bit.

It’s understandable to occasionally want a fast and easy meal that doesn’t even require moving your bum from the seat behind the wheel, but seriously, we should all take it down a notch.


Food that is cooked low and slow, in … Read more...

April 11th, 2012

Toasted Quinoa Sesame Shrimp Salad

by Chrissy

If I didn’t have a toaster-oven at work, my life would be in shambles. Seriously, ask any of my co-workers. Some things are just better toasted.


Here are a few:


-Pecans & sliced almonds

-Sourdough bread


-Sandwiches…paninis, duh!



I now need to add this to the list: quinoa and sesame oil!

Toasted and together, these things are a flavorful combo!

I am sure that after a heavy Easter brunch, and … Read more...

February 1st, 2012

Crispy Cream Cheese Shrimp Wontons

by Chrissy

For a fun neighborly get-together, we needed to create a seafood dish that would feed the masses and that would be easy to eat. Think, finger-food.

We thought, wonton

Easy to prepare. Fun to make. Tantalizingly tasteful… I could go on. But I think I’d rather spare the cream cheesy (yes, I said cream cheesy) details and get right down to it. 

Green onions, check.

Shrimp and water chestnuts, yes puh-lease.

Cream cheese, Greek yogurt, …