Seafood Paella

Life is – far too often – lived at a fast pace. Sometimes, that’s what we want. We want to rush through everything – brushing our teeth. The monotonous work day. Sunday meal prep. That awkward dinner party with your drunk uncle who just wants to talk about politics. I get it. Things like that,…

Honey Lime Shrimp

I’ve been on a seafood kick lately – fish, shrimp, scallops – you name it. There’s something about fresh seafood that makes me feel full, but not overindulgent. The dishes are always so light and refreshing – when done right, anyway. And this honey-lime shrimp is definitely done right. Juicy prawns and a slightly sweet…

Rice Crusted Catfish

After competing in 6 Crossfit competitions over the past year – my gym bestie and I finally got ourselves a podium! We placed 2nd in the Scaled division of the 859 Summer Showdown this past weekend and I could not be more thrilled for both of us! We both PR’d in our designated lifts –…

Lemon Shrimp and Scallop Salad

It’s been a hot summer, so much of my meal prep has been quick and cool salads packed full of tasty protein, fruits and lots of leafy greens. This salad is no exception – grilled shrimp and scallops add a sweetness that mixes well with the slight acidity of the citrus, crunchiness of the granola,…

Crab Cake with Avocado Vinaigrette and Mango

I competed in Kentuckiana’s Fittest Novice and Masters this past Saturday. I ended up 18th out of 36 total competitors in my division. It was such a fun experience and I ended up beating all of my practice runs leading up to the competition. Now to find the next one. Ingredients: 1 lb. lump crab…