Shrimp Tales

  • Five (5) Reasons to Eat More Shrimp From the 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines Report

    Every five years, the current USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee creates a detailed dietary guideline providing recommendations to help Americans make food and beverage choices that contribute to an overall healthier diet. In preparation for those guidelines, the Committee also creates a scientific report discussing initial research and observed trends to be addressed. To help condense…

    Read More May 7, 2021
  • Ounce for Ounce, Shrimp Have Fewer Calories Than Other Meats

    Whether you’re partaking in Lent or just going on a diet, it probably means you’re swapping out certain meats for seafood. But who says that’s a bad thing? During Lent, shrimp are always on the table. Not only can you cook them in a variety of different recipes, but they also have fewer calories than…

    Read More April 28, 2021
  • Shrimp Contain These Various Valuable Vitamins That Your Body Needs!

    Vitamins are organic compounds found in a variety of foods. They may be small, but they play a huge role in keeping your body healthy. A balanced diet is one that includes a multitude of food groups and, thus, a multitude of vitamins (alongside the various other health-promoting elements in shrimp such as selenium). Luckily…

    Read More April 21, 2021
  • Recipe: Aunt Bee’s Shrimp and Pasta Salad

    Recipe by: Blair Lonergan, The Seasoned Mom Editor’s note: For the best results, always use wild-caught shrimp from the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean whenever you prepare shrimp dishes. Be sure to look for wild-caught, Gulf or South Atlantic shrimp and/or product of the U.S.A. AUNT BEE’S SHRIMP AND PASTA…

    Read More April 20, 2021
  • How to Serve Up Shrimp to Your Lil’ Shrimp!

    On Facebook, Angela Portier shared a picture of her adorable son Henry Luke enjoying some delicious wild-caught American shrimp! Thanks, Angela! The wildest part about it: Henry Luke is only 9 months old! Of course, at Wild American Shrimp we believe in starting as early as possible when it comes to eating wild-caught shrimp, but…

    Read More April 1, 2021
  • Shrimp Are Packed Full of Selenium: The Super Nutrient

    As we’ve outlined in previous blog posts, shrimp are an excellent source of natural elements that offer a variety of health benefits, such as preventing arteries from clogging and being a great source of lean protein. Today, we will discuss the benefits of a certain element in shrimp that you might not even know about:…

    Read More March 18, 2021
  • Wild-Caught Shrimp: A Great Source of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Micro-Elements Your Body Needs

    Wild-caught American shrimp are amazing for more than their premium taste. Along with their beautifying properties, they are packed with health benefits from their natural nutrients, such as protein and vitamins like B12. But a healthy diet also includes the need for omega-3 fatty acids and other micro-elements that shrimp contain. Shrimp are an excellent…

    Read More March 11, 2021
  • 2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines Report: Five (5) Takeaways Point to Eating More Shrimp

    Every 5 years, the current USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee creates a detailed dietary guideline providing recommendations to help Americans make food and beverage choices that contribute to an overall healthier diet. In preparation for those guidelines, the Committee also creates a scientific report discussing initial research and observed trends to be addressed. To help condense…

    Read More February 25, 2021
  • These Recipes for Shrimp Pasta Make Dinner at Home Feel Like an Elegant Night Out [with Videos]!

    Shrimp Linguine with Vegetables   Quarantine has us all missing the simple luxuries we once took for granted, including treating ourselves to a special dinner at a nice restaurant. Just because you’re quarantining at home doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice restaurant-quality food. You can recreate the same delicious taste in your own kitchen with…

    Read More February 2, 2021
  • Shrimp Aid in Healthy Aging

    Did you know that an average of 8 ounces of seafood per week is associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease, prevention of clogged arteries, inhibits the proliferation of cancer cells, and even helps with weight loss and keeps hair healthy and shiny? Read on for how studies have found omega-3 fatty acids, which are…

    Read More January 26, 2021
  • Recipe: Wild American Shrimp Ceviche

    WILD AMERICAN SHRIMP CEVICHE By Chef Advocate, James Aptakin   CEVICHE INGREDIENTS 5 lbs. shrimp, diced & poached in coconut milk till medium, then cooled down, diced 1 ea Maui onions diced 1/2 ea red onions diced 10 ea purple potato diced 3 ea corn grilled husked 2 ea mango grilled diced 1 ea papaya…

    Read More January 14, 2021
  • Recipe: Shrimp with Tomatoes, Fennel, Feta, and Ouzo

    Shrimp with tomatoes, fennel, feta, and ouzo is a great way to kick off the weekend. Try it for a Thursday-almost-made-it-to-the-weekend dinner. It’ll seem like you’re already there! “Talk to your seafood provider about the shrimp and see what he says about the wild versus farmed shrimp. I’m not a big fan of the cheap…

    Read More December 31, 2020
  • This Healthy Recipe for Summer Shrimp Salad Is Perfect for the Wintertime

    What better way is there to get through these cold winter months than by serving up this recipe for Summer Shrimp Salad? It’s not just sunny and sweet, but healthy too!   SUMMER SHRIMP SALAD INGREDIENTS: 1 pound cooked wild-caught, American shrimp, peeled and deveined 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt…

    Read More December 17, 2020
  • Recipe: Grilled Shrimp Salad with Sweet Tea Vinaigrette

    GRILLED SHRIMP SALAD WITH SWEET TEA VINAIGRETTE   Recipe courtesy of Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro (2015, Oxmoor House) by David Guas, Chef/Owner of Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery – Arlington, VA   This delightful dish is perfect to serve at a brunch. If ripe peaches…

    Read More August 16, 2020
  • Recipe: Summer Shrimp Salad

    INGREDIENTS: 1 pound cooked Wild American Shrimp®, peeled and deveined 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 pound fresh spinach 3 large oranges, peeled and cut into segments 1 medium red onion, sliced thin DIRECTIONS: Mix oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Set aside. On a large platter, make…

    Read More July 12, 2020
  • Shrimp Salad Is Perfect for Summertime

    When temperatures heat up, most of us don’t want the kitchen to do the same. Don’t sweat it! Instead, make Wild American Shrimp your go-to ingredient. Not only are they healthy, they also cook quickly, which means less kitchen duty. By the way, smaller shrimp are excellent in shrimp salad. These little guys — less…

    Read More June 10, 2019