Thursday, December 4, 2014

Taking Care of Business- Shrimp Scampi(ish) + Giveaway winner

I'm all kinds of thrown off right now and really need to get my life (and this blog) together! #HotMessExpress up in here! First thing's first: giveaway winner issss....drumroll pleaseeee.... Cindy! Check your e-mail, Cindy! Congratulations- YOU get a mascara!


Next: paleo update.

Um. Can we skip this? Harrison and I dominated the 1st 3 weeks, then Thanksgiving week happened and that was that. By the end of week 3 I was down 8 lbs (whoa!) and he was down 10. We haven't had the strength to weigh in this week. Liiiike:



Next: bomb recipe.



I got this lifetime supply of shrimp at Costco for $17 so we are gettin fishy around here. This is cleaned up version of shrimp scampi- confession: I despise creamy sauces so I actually have never tried shrimp scampi but this LOOKS like the dish I've seen in restaurants (and it smells like it too).

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Servings: 2

Ingredients:

  • Cashew Sauce
  • Frozen shrimp (I got a bag of raw, tail off, un-cooked shrimps and used about 2/3 of the bag for this recipe. We only used half the spaghetti squash and half the sauce so you could probably cook the whole bag and have this meal for 4)
  • 1/2 spaghetti squash
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
Cook your spaghetti squash- I tried out D's method  this time and actually really liked how it came out!

When the spaghetti squash has about 10 minutes left in the oven, put your shrimp in a collander and run some cold water over it- JUST until some of the ice crystals have come off. 

Heat one tablespoon of coconut oil over medium heat, then add the sprimps and cook for 5-7 minutes. These puppies don't take much to get cooked- even if they're frozen!

Scoop out your "spaghetti" and top with shrimps, tomatoes, and cashew sauce. Enjoy!







14 comments:

  1. Yaaaaaaay! I am THRILLED to be the lucky winner. Thank you so much!! :)

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  2. Excuse me while I head to costco...for shrimp, and mascara...
    Yummy!!

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  3. Your gifs always crack me up lol! That shrimp dish looks ah-mazing!

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  4. Lifetime supply of shrimp -LOL!!! That looks delicious!

    I never start a new "diet" or incorporate new healthy living things in November or December because I KNOW I will fail! I applaud you for lasting three weeks.

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  5. i love me some shrimp. i can never find any with the tail off though for a reasonable price (we didnt see any in costco when we were looking) so boo hickey.
    eh, paleo schmaleo. lol

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  6. YUM!! I'm such a fan of shrimp scampi so I cant wait to try this!!

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  7. Oh I am so making that... if I can fit shrimp into my budget. Checking Costco. P.S. I feel like a bit of a cow myself... ugh... and I ate waffle house for breakfast:)

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  8. Looks yum! Ill try it since I love me some shrimp (although I dont really love to cook it hehe)

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  10. Hi Lindsay! Have you shipped the mascara yet? I only ask because I have not yet received it and am worried it may be lost in the mail. Thanks so much!

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