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Easy and healthy Chimichurri Shrimp appetizer or light meal ~ serve it over greens for a low carb paleo dish, or with bread or pasta for some serious comfort food. ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

5 Easy Shrimp Recipes

5 Easy Shrimp Recipes ~ shrimp is the original fast food, it can be on your table in a flash.  I’ve gathered together 5 delicious dishes that showcase my favorite crustacean, and you can use fresh or frozen shrimp…

Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Tuna in a white bowl

Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Tuna

Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Tuna ~ I know, it’s the end of a long day and you’re starving.  So yes, open that can of tuna, but don’t eat it over the sink.  This beautiful salad’s got everything you crave:…

Broiled Whitefish with Cherry Salsa and lemons on a baking sheet

Whitefish with Cherry Salsa

Whitefish with Cherry Salsa ~ whether you grill your fish over charcoal or pop it under the broiler, my juicy cherry salsa makes it a spectacular 30 minute meal.  …

slicing a whole side of salmon

How to Eat Salmon Once a Week and Love it!

By my calculations there are 13 weeks  of summer, and that just happens to coincide with healthy salmon season ~ so here are 13 of my most mouthwatering salmon recipes to keep you in tip top shape all summer long.…

Roasted Salmon with Spicy Kiwi Salsa

Roasted (or grilled!) Salmon with Kiwi Salsa

Salmon with Kiwi Salsa is an easy 30 minute meal whether you roast it in the oven or pop it on the grill…the buttery fish and the tart tropical kiwi are made for each other ~ why haven’t we…

Mediterranean roasted sheet pan salmon with tomatoes, olives, onion, and lemon

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Salmon

Mediterranean Sheet Pan Salmon is impressive but really effortless when you start with a large filet and a sheet pan.  The healthy Mediterranean toppings are simple but paint a beautiful edible picture.  This is a 30 minute meal you’ll…

horizontal photo of grilled salmon salad with edible flowers

Grilled Salmon Salad with Spring Greens

Want to eat more fish but need a little nudge?  This Grilled Salmon Salad with spring greens is one of my favorite ways to eat fresh fish like salmon, ahi, or halibut.  This meal is low carb, gluten free,…

Poached Halibut Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Poached Halibut Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette ~ the simple idea of poached fish with fresh salad greens is the perfect way to get a spring-ish vibe going in your kitchen ~ it’s healthy, gluten free, dairy free, low…

Pretty Plated Tuna Salad

This Pretty Plated Tuna Salad is a fun reminder that the simplest foods can provide a feast for all the senses.  Serve this elegant tuna salad platter for a brunch, luncheon, shower, or just because.…

Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon

Creamy Lemon Dill Salmon ~ an easy dinner that never fails to please.  The salmon is succulent because it’s bathed in a creamy wine sauce perked up with lots of lemon juice and fresh dill.  It almost doesn’t matter…

New England Style Shrimp Roll with chips

New England Style Shrimp Rolls

New England Style Shrimp Rolls ~ this is the stuff foodie memories are made of…jumbo chunks of wild caught shrimp simply tossed with mayo and lemon and then stuffed into a butter toasted bun ~ life (and lunch!) doesn’t…

Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa ~ this is a healthy light meal for a warm night, and the spicy fruit salsa can double as an appetizer ~ just add chips and an ice cold beer or margarita!…

Shrimp Pad Thai ~ a better version of take-out! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai is a healthy stir fry noodle bowl made with gluten free rice noodles, shrimp, and all the classic Thai flavors like ginger, garlic, lime, and cilantro ~ this meal beats take-out by a mile!…

How to Make the Perfect Salad Nicoise ~ a colorful and healthy main course salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad

How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad ~ this healthy main course tuna salad is one of the best ever invented… it’s colorful, protein packed, and so satisfying ~ the French just have a flair for putting together simple…

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo is a spicy sexy 30 minute meal that is guaranteed to get sparks flying! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo ~ this fiery romantic dish can be whipped up in 30 minutes with a bag of frozen shrimp and pantry staples.  This is the best shrimp scampi recipe I’ve tried, and also the easiest.…

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers are tender and juicy atop a fresh watercress and blueberry salad.  This recipe turns leftover salmon into an elegant 30 minute meal, and it’s the perfect way to stretch a delicious but pricey fish. I’m…

Healthy and low fat filet of fish with blood oranges and thyme in parchment

Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment

There isn’t a healthy epithet you can hurl at this Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment that doesn’t fit — low calorie, low carb, gluten free, Paleo, low fat, Whole30… and while you’re at it you can…

Kale, Lentil and Salmon Salad Bowl

Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils

There’s something so tactile and satisfying about dinner in a bowl.. a meal like this Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils that you can cradle in your hands and eat cross-legged on the couch.  …

Grilled wild Salmon Salad

Grilled Wild Salmon Salad

Grilled Wild Salmon Salad is a wonderfully fresh and healthy main course salad ~ make it right on the stove top in a grill pan and enjoy all year long! *The post is sponsored by Morey’s®, thanks for supporting…

Irish Fish Cakes with a homemade Tartar Sauce

Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce ~ these are traditional, old fashioned fish cakes and they’re a great example of authentic Irish country cooking. Packed with tender flakes of just barely poached cod, lots of fork-mashed russet…

ahi tuna skewers

Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers

Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers ~ if you want a quick healthy meal, look no further than these beautiful skewers  ~ they cook in a flash! I’m obsessed with skewers, it’s as simple as that.  I think they’re…

Rainbow Salmon Skewers are colorful, healthy, low carb and so easy to make!

Rainbow Salmon Skewers

Rainbow Salmon Skewers are easy, healthy, and so fun to make ~ these colorful fish kabobs are gorgeous, too, and make a quick and delicious 30 minute meal ~ have you eaten the rainbow today? These skewers are so…

Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas

This Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas is a deliciously easy pasta recipe with chunks of tender salmon, and garden peas in a to-die-for creamy lemon sauce! This quick weeknight dinner is an old family favorite, I’m not sure…

Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

Cod with Lemon and Olives

Cod with Lemon and Olives is a low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and one of my favorites.  For such a simple recipe it’s packed with flavor! It’s no surprise that I…

grilled shrimp with pomegranate salsa is so healthy, and practically zero calories :)

Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa

Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa is a super healthy, gluten free, low carb, low calorie, Paleo meal that also happens to be beautiful and fabulous! I’ve said it so many times before, but some of you are new here,…

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish ~ this is a vibrant example of the healthy Mediterranean diet, it’s low in calories, high in nutrients, and drop dead gorgeous!…

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeno, Key Lime, and Pineapple 3

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeño, Key Lime, and Pineapple

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeño, Key Lime, and Pineapple ~ these skewers are healthy, easy, and so delicious!  Make them in the broiler or on the stove top all year long! My latest go to dinner obsession is skewers,…

salmon potstickers with wasabi sauce

Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce

Tender homemade Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce…this appetizer is so good you might be tempted to skip dinner. I love pot stickers.  Who doesn’t?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know and love these little pan fried…

Whole Baked Trout with herb Salsa

Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa

Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa ~ this glorious whole fish is no more difficult to make than regular fish, and it makes such a spectacular presentation! I’ve never cooked a whole fish before, so how about we do…

Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa ~ it’s Groundhog Day this weekend.  Also 48 days till the first day of spring.  53 till we visit my Dad and his wife in Florida.  I found a really cute pair of…

Halibut and Saffron Soup

Saffron is such an interesting ingredient, but so hard to describe.  I wish I was one of those people who can take a sip of wine and come up with ‘mossy’ or ‘muscular’ right off the bat, but I’m…

Baked Whitefish with Mustard Sauce

Baked Whitefish with Mustard Sauce ~ fish fillets baking up in a zesty but comforting cream sauce is a quick and delicious 30 minute meal.…

Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa

Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa ~ this type of chunky salsa is perfect for serving with grilled fish, meats, or chicken.  It adds color, flavor, and a summery brightness to so many different types of meals.…

Roberta’s Lemon Herb Fish (in parchment paper)

Lemon Herb Fish in parchment paper is an incredibly healthy recipe that is also stunningly beautiful.   Prep it ahead of time and you’ll have an easy weeknight 30 minute meal, or a company-worthy dish.…

Springtime Salmon and Fennel Chowder

It doesn’t get any better than this, in my opinion. As I box things up and try to get mentally prepared to cross the three little bridges that will take us off this island for the foreseeable future, I…

Pistachio Crusted Flounder

Pistachio Crusted Flounder ~ a simple yet gorgeous and flavorful 30 minute meal that’s healthy, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30, and paleo friendly.…

Grilled Halibut with Citrus Salsa

Grilled Halibut with Citrus Salsa ~ if there were ever a dish that had my name written all over it, it’s this one.  I could eat this every day for the rest of my life  ~ it’s gluten free,…

New England Fish Pie

New England Fish Pie ~ this is a classic comfort food recipe from the New England coast!…

Cod over rutabaga puree

Some vegetables just weren’t meant for a decorative bowl on the counter. The rutabaga is one of them.  Rough and scaly, gnarled roots still clinging to remnants of the earth, rutabagas are confined to cellars, paper sacks under the…

Fish Fillets in Curry Sauce

Fish Fillets in Curry Sauce ~ I’m always looking for new ways to cook fish, and this British/Indian fusion cod with curry sauce is fabulous!…