Monday, May 20

my fave recipe

Today's workout:
  • 5 day abs: Day 1 (video)
  • warm up (5 min. jog +  1 min. walk + 1 min. run and repeat)
  • 3 x 1 mile @ 8:00 min. mile pace +
  • cool down (9 min.  jog)  

I wanted to share my favorite recipe as of late.
It is sooooo good.
It's called Honey Lime Shrimp (compliments to pinterest)
I make it at least once a week. Yeah i said atleast...sometimes I make it twice because it's that good!
I like to serve it over brown rice. But to mix things up last week, I mixed in some broccoli and tomatoes  (stuff I had lying around) with the shrimp mixture and put all of it over some linguini! And it was so delicious. You really can't go wrong here and I love it because it's a fairly healthy meal and, as good old dad would say, "It goes down easy." 

Honey Lime Shrimp
serves 2
1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup olive oil
2 T honey
juice of one small lime, or half a large lime (2-3 T)
zest of one small lime, or half a large lime
2 cloves garlic, smashed
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1.) In a large ziploc bag, combine all the marinade ingredients. When everything is well-combined, add the shrimp, squeeze as much air as possible out of the bag, and close it up. Place it in the fridge.
2.) Let the shrimp marinate for 30-60 minutes, flipping the bag around once or twice during that time, so that all the shrimp stay evenly covered in the marinade.
3.) When you’re ready to cook, take the shrimp out of the fridge and let them sit at room temperature for about 10 minutes. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; there is no need to add any oil or butter to the pan, as the marinade has enough oil in it to keep the shrimp from sticking to the pan. (If you would prefer to use the grill for these, you can thread them onto skewers and toss them on the grill at this point.)
4.) Add your shrimp to the pan in a single layer, making sure they are not too crowded; you can always cook them in more than one batch. Let them cook on one side for about a minute, until they curl up and start to turn pink. Flip them over, and cook for another 30 seconds or so, until the shrimp are opaque. Remove from the pan, and serve immediately!


  1. I did that ab workout. Sweet video, by the way. But I'm pretty sure I'm gonna be on day 1 for weeks.

  2. haha way to go! don't you love the leotards and the music? It kind of distracts from the pain ;) Each day is the same level though --it just works different areas of the abs 5 different ways. So don't be scared to move on to the other videos.

  3. I need to try this recipe, is it better than mom's shrimp linguine?


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