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Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus

Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus - the best way to cook salmon with just a few easy ingredients! Delicious, healthy dinner that is naturally gluten free! Roasting garlic + parmesan on top of salmon and asparagus results in a nice flavorful crust: Here is how easy it is to cook salmon: First, coat the […] Read More

Orange Rosemary-Thyme Salmon

Orange Rosemary-Thyme Garlic Salmon baked in foil - one of the best and easy ways to cook salmon (for me). All the juices are contained within the foil, the salmon comes out nice and moist, without drying out. Gluten free, healthy dinner! Easy recipe, only 30 minutes from start to finish. This recipe is for […] Read More

Pacific Cod and Asparagus with Garlic Lemon Caper Sauce baked in foil! A delicious and easy recipe to cook any white fish - Pacific Cod (on photos), tilapia, halibat, mahi mahi, sea bass, etc. Healthy, low carb, gluten free recipe! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:242] […] Read More

Pesto Shrimp Mushroom Pasta

Pesto Shrimp Mushroom Pasta - large shrimp and spiral pasta smothered in a delicious basil pesto sauce!  Yummy recipe for the Summer.  If you love basil - this is the recipe for you!   I used large, uncooked shrimp which I peeled and deveined and then cooked according to the recipe instructions below.  Large shrimp […] Read More

Shrimp Scampi Pasta with Sun-Dried tomatoes - delicious shrimp cooked with sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, served with linguine, smothered in a light, flavorful shrimp scampi sauce. If you like shrimp scampi, you'll love this yummy twist - the addition of sun-dried tomatoes. Add 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined, to a large […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice

Cilantro-Lime Black Bean Shrimp and Rice - easy, light dinner, with so much flavor!  Prep takes only 10 minutes, you cook everything in one pan (about 30 minutes total), and the cleanup is really minimal (only one pan to clean!) It's Summer, and I really crave simple, light recipes that are perfect to eat in […] Read More

Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies

Basil Pesto Sea Bass and Veggies (Asparagus and Sun-Dried Tomatoes) baked in foil - delicious, easy, 4-ingredient, 30-minute recipe. I used Corvina Sea Bass, but really, any white fish will work in this recipe: black sea bass, Chilean Sea Bass, flounder, red snapper, tilapia, corvina, mahi mahi, grouper, catfish, Pacific cod, halibut, swordfish, haddock, you […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Pasta - it's just like shrimp scampi but with cilantro and lime! So good, refreshing, light, yet satisfying. Perfect dinner for any time of the year (but especially Summer!) In this recipe I used large shrimp but small shrimp can be used too, as long as it's 1 pound and it's raw shrimp. […] Read More

Spicy Shrimp with Basil Tomato Pasta

Spicy Shrimp with Basil Tomato Fettuccine Pasta - lots of garlic and fresh tomatoes in this dish, smothered in a flavorful and spicy creamy sauce! This recipe is super easy to make and great for using fresh tomatoes if you have too many! You'll love this refreshing pasta dinner with shrimp - it's very creamy […] Read More

Trout with Garlic Lemon Butter Herb Sauce

Trout with Garlic Lemon Butter Herb Sauce - simple and delicious way to cook fish, especially if you're in a hurry!  The whole recipe takes only 30 minutes.  Italian herb seasoning, chopped fresh parsley and garlic give great flavor to the fish! Note: I have also made this recipe using the type of fish I've […] Read More

Trout with Caper-Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Steelhead Trout with Caper-Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce - healthy, low-carb dinner rich in lean protein and omega-3 fatty acids. And did I say it was gluten free?! As I was cooking this beautiful steehead trout, I couldn't help thinking that this recipe would work great with salmon as well!  Steelhead trout is an incredibly easy fish […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Shrimp, cooked in the skillet on stove-top - easy, healthy, gluten free appetizer. Low fat, low carb and low cholesterol recipe.  And, it takes only 30 minutes to make from start to finish! If you're looking for an alternative to shrimp scampi, you came to the right page! This is a very […] Read More

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Salmon

Cilantro-Lime Honey Garlic Salmon baked in foil - easy, healthy, gluten free recipe that takes 30 minutes from start to finish! Serve the salmon with rice or greens on the side! Cilantro, freshly squeezed lime, combined with honey and garlic creates a really winning combination of flavors! The recipe is super easy. Place the salmon […] Read More

Easy Spicy Cajun Shrimp (with sauce)

Easy Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Spicy Cajun Shrimp with Sauce - delicious Southern appetizer!  Made with garlic, ketchup, chicken broth, hot sauce, Cajun spice, and green onions.  Super easy to make - 30 minutes from start to finish! I wanted a simple Cajun-style shrimp appetizer that I could make with just a few basic ingredients. This recipe worked really well, […] Read More

Garlic Shrimp Alfredo in a Creamy Four Cheese Pasta Sauce

Garlic Shrimp Alfredo Pasta - a very simple dinner dish that will literally take only 35 minutes to make! This delicious, homemade, very creamy white cheese Italian pasta sauce includes the four-cheese blend: Mozzarella, White Cheddar, Provolone, Asiago cheeses. I love quick and easy recipes - they make my life so much easier! This pasta dish […] Read More

Garlic Shrimp and Sun-Dried Tomatoes with Pasta in Spicy Creamy Sauce

Garlic Shrimp and Sun-Dried Tomatoes with Pasta in Spicy Creamy Sauce - fettuccine in a homemade Alfredo sauce, spiced up with basil and crushed red pepper. Italian comfort food that's super easy to make! You start by cooking sun-dried tomatoes with minced garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil, then add shrimp, half and half, […] Read More

Shrimp, tomato, and spinach pasta in garlic butter sauce

Shrimp, fresh tomato, and spinach with fettuccine pasta in garlic butter sauce - a delicious Italian pasta dish and a great way to use up a bunch of fresh tomatoes you might have sitting around in your kitchen. In this recipe, the tomatoes are only slightly cooked, preserving their freshness and shape. Combined with garlic […] Read More

Grilled Salmon and Parmesan Zucchini Pasta

Grilled Salmon and Parmesan Zucchini Pasta

I now have a new favorite recipe on how to cook salmon! It's delicious and very easy. Salmon is marinated for 30 minutes in plain tamari sauce and then grilled in a foil packet. While salmon marinates, you quickly prepare a side dish that goes wonderfully with grilled salmon - Parmesan zucchini pasta.  The end […] Read More

Shrimp teriyaki over rice noodles

Shrimp teriyaki over rice noodles

Shrimp cooked in teriyaki sauce is a very easy dish to prepare, perfect for someone like me who works full-time and doesn't have time or energy to engage in lengthy and complicated recipes at the end of the workday.  This recipe uses a bottled teriyaki sauce, which is dressed up quite a bit with quite […] Read More

Asian salmon with rice noodles and asparagus

Asian glazed salmon with rice noodles and asparagus

If you don't like salmon because it's fishy or dry, you will change your mind after you try this Asian salmon recipe! The salmon here is very moist, flaky, juicy, and flavorful. The Asian sauce is smooth and silky, with just the right amount of garlic. The whole dish is very easy to make - […] Read More

Easy paella with chicken, shrimp, and sausage

Paella with chicken, shrimp, and sausage

I used to think that paella was a highly complicated dish involving saffron threads, numerous ingredients, complicated mix of meats and seafood, and some secret spices. Well, turns out nothing could be further from the truth! It's one of the easiest meals I have ever prepared! All you do is basically throw all the ingredients […] Read More

Pad Thai noodles with shrimp

Pad thai noodles with shrimp

Pad Thai noodles with shrimp is one of my most favorite Asian meals, along with Tom Ka Soup and Thai red curry sauce. I've been making my own Pad Thai for the last 4 years now: it has become a staple meal at our house. We hardly even order Thai food take-outs any more - […] Read More

Healthy fettuccine alfredo with cauliflower sauce, shrimp, mushrooms, and sweet peas

After I made a healthier version of classic alfredo sauce 2 months ago, I had dreams at night (or you can call them nightmares) of how I was making different variations of that recipe, torturing myself with endless combinations of ingredients I could combine with that amazing cauliflower-based alfredo sauce. And, what do you think, […] Read More

Shrimp with mango salsa and rice

Southwestern shrimp with pineapple salsa

I've been working diligently this week on using up several pounds of mango I've had for about 2 weeks. They were not quite ripe enough, but now, after more than 2 weeks in the refrigerator, they are ready to serve their purpose! I've already made fish tacos, grilled salmon, seared black cod - all topped […] Read More

Asian fish and peanut sauce noodles

Asian fish and peanut sauce noodles

I love the idea of combining fish with pasta, but not all pasta and fish combinations work well in real life. What I found, however, is that using Asian flavors to create a base sauce for pasta and fish is always a win. For example, if you haven't yet tried my recipe for Asian salmon […] Read More

White fish with salsa (black cod with tropical fruit)

I've been making a lot of tropical fruit salsa lately. You could say I am on a tropical fruit salsa kick. Fruits and veggies mixed with the lime juice and spices are so good, and there are so many possible variations - I can eat it with anything! The salsa goes especially well with seafood: […] Read More

Asian sesame salmon

Asian sesame salmon

Salmon, salmon, salmon. How I love good quality wild fresh salmon! This salmon you see on the photos is directly from the famous Seattle seafood market, and it is SO-O-O GOOD! Especially when you turn it into an Asian sesame salmon, beautifully caramelized and a little charred: For this dish, I made a very simple […] Read More

Southwestern shrimp with pineapple salsa | Seafood, shellfish, gluten free, healthy, low calorie, low carb, full of vegetables, suitable for vegetarians | JuliasAlbum.com

Yes, I have a lot of fresh pineapple at my disposal right now. This is the second time this week I am making a recipe using pineapple - and I don't mind it in the least! I love fresh pineapple!!! I could snack on plain pineapple all day long, but I also like to use […] Read More

Broiled salmon with mango salsa and rice

Right now, April-May, is the best time to buy fresh mangoes and pineapple - a self-imposed mission my husband has successfully accomplished for the past 3 weeks. I now always have a fresh pineapple (or two, or even three!) on my counter, and a couple of mangoes sitting in the refrigerator or ripening quietly in […] Read More

Asian salmon and noodles

Asian salmon and noodles

This week turned out to be quite busy again, and it's during the weeks like this one that I love simple weeknight dinners, such as this Asian salmon and noodles. You might have noticed that this pasta dish is strikingly similar to my recent recipe for spicy Asian noodles with mushrooms and snow peas, including […] Read More

Garlic spicy shrimp and asparagus pasta

Garlic shrimp and asparagus pasta

Do you need a recipe for a simple and delicious weeknight meal that is easy to make? Enter this very flavorful garlic shrimp and asparagus pasta. Of course, nothing is wrong with using this recipe for a nice meal on the weekend, too: it surely looks and tastes sophisticated, with shrimp coated in colorful spices […] Read More

Spicy curry shrimp pasta: curried tomato sauce, snap peas, orzo rice

Well on my way to use up all 30 pounds of seafood from my freezer, I've been cooking seafood like a mad woman lately, and this recipe for spicy curry shrimp pasta did not disappoint. You'll find a complexity of multiple flavors in the dish: spicy red curry based sauce (a little bit Thai and […] Read More

Black cod with balsamic-shallot sauce and mashed potatoes

During his recent business travel to Seattle, my husband could not leave their famous seafood market without purchasing 30 pounds of seafood. That was his response to my complaint that we have not had fish in a very long time. About a week later there was a knock on the door and the delivery man […] Read More

Salmon fillet with Sake sauce and wild rice

Salmon with Sake sauce and wild rice

Asian recipes with salmon are often hit or miss, because salmon could be so fickle: you don't want to overcook it and end up with a dry salmon that does not taste good. I am also a big fan of savory flavors, so I was looking for an Asian fish recipe that would not be […] Read More