Shrimp Tales

  • Get Your Daily Dosage of Vitamins with Wild American Shrimp!

    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 December 6, 2021
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving with Shrimp Butternut Squash Pasta!

    When fall rolls around, there are certain flavors that always make one think of the season. Pumpkins, cinnamon and— one of our personal favorites— butternut squash, a flavorful squash that turns a deep orange when ripe which is perfect for autumn and provides a sweet and nutty flavor. Perfectly complementing a variety of dishes, butternut…

    Read More November 23, 2021
  • Wild American Shrimp: A Great Source of Calcium!

    We’ve spoken many times about how wild-caught American shrimp are more than being tasty, they are also packed with a variety of health benefits!  Thanks to the wide variety of nutrients they contain, they assist with everything from supporting hair growth to helping prevent cancer. Today, we want to discuss one of shrimp’s most essential…

    Read More November 17, 2021
  • Wild American Shrimp Are Packed with Protein!

    Wild-caught shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic aren’t just packed full of delicious flavor, they’re also filled with a variety of nutrients that can improve your health. This includes a key macronutrient that helps you build and maintain muscle mass: protein! It seems that everyone is always trying to find new ways…

    Read More November 12, 2021
  • Want to Improve Your Heart Health? Eat More Shrimp!

    There’s no denying the mouthwatering taste of red meat such as a steak cooked to perfection. Along with its great taste, red meat contains high amounts of protein, so much so that even three ounces of steak meets approximately 45% of the recommended Daily Value of protein. However, there has been much discussion surrounding the…

    Read More November 5, 2021
  • Wild American Shrimp: A True Beauty Food!

    We already know that wild-caught, American shrimp are delicious to eat, but did you also know that they offer a variety of beauty-based benefits? It’s true! Shrimp are a real beauty food! While shrimp are considered to be a genuine “beauty food,” you may be wondering what that even means. Simply put, as more people…

    Read More October 29, 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 October 11, 2021
  • Shrimp Are Packed Full of Selenium: The Super Nutrient

    As we’ve outlined in other 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 October 6, 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 October 1, 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 September 9, 2021
  • Cool Off With This Recipe for Refreshingly Delicious 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 September 7, 2021
  • These Recipes for Shrimp Salad Are Perfect for the Summertime!

    When temperatures heat up, most of us don’t want the kitchen to do the same. Don’t sweat it! Instead, make wild-caught American shrimp your go-to ingredient. Not only are they healthy and packed with delicious flavor from the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Ocean, but they also cook quickly, which means less kitchen duty. What…

    Read More August 31, 2021
  • It’s a Toss-Up! Which Salad is the Best One for Shrimp?

    As summer comes to a close, we wanted to make one more post about combining shrimp with vegetables: this time around through salads in particular! Both shrimp and vegetables are great for maintaining a healthier diet, so we thought we’d provide some ideas! The USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee recommends two cups of fruit and 2.5 cups of…

    Read More August 26, 2021
  • Ounce for Ounce, Shrimp Have Fewer Calories Than Other Meats

    If you’re going on a diet, it probably means you’re swapping out certain meats for seafood. But who says that’s a bad thing? When you’re trying to eat healthier, 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 other…

    Read More August 23, 2021
  • Wild-Caught American 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 August 16, 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 August 2, 2021