Enjoy this oyster dish with friends over the summer holidays (Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July, Labor Day Weekend) or anytime you want a quick meal that healthy fresh and away from the hot kitchen.
A snap to make and you can add this tasty protein cake to any menu for a killer holiday meal.
A Lousiana version of deviled eggs that is sure to be hit at holiday parties or anytime you get together with friends. You can make this a complete meal for your family with 2 deviled eggs paired with your favorite low-fat sandwich or salad.
A great sauté with coconut milk and shrimp. You can make this dish as spicy as you want.
Bring the taste of local shrimp to a light pasta dinner within 30 minutes or less.
Basil is high in vitamin K and has been known to help fight off bad bacterial in digestion. Paired with low cholesterol shrimp and you have the perfect light lunch or meal. Try this recipes with a big leafy salad or your favorite soup.
Add a little olive oil and watermelon to the grilling gates and you will open up a new world of tastebud exploration.
This meal is elegant and has very little clean up. Prepare with a gazpacho or cold summer soup and you are set! Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Seafood for Life.
Quick and easy, this sophisticated meal is great for dinner parties and under 20 minutes to prepare.
A classic Creole dish with a salad becomes a satisfying, quick, and fancy meal.
A tasty simple dish that is quick to make without a heavy sauce or cream.
Grilling is a great way to enjoy warm weather and sunny Louisiana days! This salad is quick, easy, and packs a wonderful lime-sweet-savory punch. Try it out at your next cook-out.
Drumfish a simply delicious fish fillet that is low in cost and goes well with any mix of roasted/baked vegetable.
Beautiful fresh and cool summer salad that you can eat by itself within romaine leaves or tear the leaves to a bite size and stuff into pita bread for lunch or a travel friendly picnic meal at the park.
Soba is a gluten-free buckwheat noodle that absorbs flavor and liquid just like pasta. A great substitute for whole wheat pasta.
Paleo and gluten-free recipe that makes spaghetti squash a succulent crawfish meal you will want to try over and over again.
Red fish is light and flakey grilled, baked and paired with a spicy arugula salad.
Louisiana is full of locally grown sweet melons. Take advantage of the local crop of watermelons, cantaloupe, and honeydew by making this refreshing gazpacho recipe on a beautiful sunny day.
Shrimp has 1/3 less the calories than chicken and living in Louisiana, there is plenty of shrimp to prepare for healthy meals.
These burgers are lean and full of great flavor alone without a bun. Serve with a loaded sweet potato to make this a full meal.
Tilapia pan fried with a tangy red pepper sauce is perfect for your tastebuds. This dish is snappy, fresh, and incredibly easy to make.
This fish is dynamite grilled or if you don't have access to the grill, bake it in the oven at 375 degress for 25-30 minutes.
Based on a French dish that is normally served with fried salmon and butter, in this version we oven bake the salmon and remove the butter. Note that lentils are very filling, low in fat, and high in fiber while salmon is rich in omega-3s.
This is a one pan dish that is an easy clean up and makes a perfect meal in less than 30 minutes.
Romesco sauce is wonderful with fish and vegetables. Serve this dish on a bed of steamed rice or steamed veggies.
Tacos are a fresh, low calorie meal and easy to make. Use local fish and fresh ingredients to increase flavor. Adapted from the Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture.
A lighter version of gumbo that is under 400 calories. Recipe From Cooking Light: November 2011.
Louisiana has a bountiful selection of citrus across the state. Grapefruits, satsumas, lemons, and more. Choose your favorite local citrus and add it to this simple citrus shrimp salad. Recipe adapted from TexaSweet Citrus Marketing, Inc.
Under 300 calories per serving this dish is great with steamed veggies or rice.
This salad is great with local Lousiana seafood or with the veggies alone. It has the flavors of sushi with no extra work needed. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.
Sweet and delicate crabmeat shines in an "unstuffy" treatment that doesn't over-season the mix, or pad the shells with lots of bread. The result is more like crab cakes--but without the frying.
Why make BORING tuna salad? When you can make it AWESOME with healthy veggies and Greek yogurt.
Gai lan or (kai lan) is Cantonese for Chinese broccoli. This dish is packed with vegetables, essentials nutrients, and is low on sodium. Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.
A roulade is a dish cooked or served in the form of a roll. Any local Louisiana white fish can be rolled to make this amazing dish. And it's so easy! Recipe adapted from the UK Seafish Authority.
Recipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture
Celebrate carnival season and the cold months in Louisiana with a warm bowl of seafood gumbo.
Recipe Courtesy of Florida Department of Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.
Heart healthy Louisiana Red Snapper is easy to make and makes a fast meal.
A local favorite with a few healthier ingredients makes this dish great for the holidays and special occasions.
Griling is perfect for this local Louisiana fish recipe that is low in fat but high in flavor!
This recipe is high in vitamin A and low in calories.
An easy and fast salad meal full of shrimp and delicious flavor makes this entree a great recipe for any lunch or dinner. Feel free to add your favorite greens and veggies.
This delicate looking salad is so deceptively easy to make, that your guests and family will think you spent hours in the kitchen. You will also gain bonus points for choosing local ingredients.
A lean delicious gumbo recipe full of local ingredients. Recipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood & Aquaculture
A light sauté of shrimp works well with grapes or any light citrus you want to use in this fresh fennel dish. Recipe courtesy of California Table Grape Commission.
Simple and fresh shrimp tacos that are a fantastic meal all year round.
By tossing Louisiana crawfish into your pasta dish you are adding protein that is less calories than chicken.
Savory lemongrass broth lightens up crispy fried catfish. Recipe courtesy of The Catfish Institute.
Local Lousiana seafood dish that is low in calories and high in flavor!
Rice noodles are versatile and come in different sizes and shapes. Here, fine rice vermicelli complements the shrimp and peas perfectly. This dish is wonderful anytime of the year. During winter, feel free to use a thicker noodle for a more substantial meal.
Simple recipe, full of Louisiana Cajun flavor. Recipe courtesy of Clear Springs Foods.
Switch up your normal tuna salad with nutritious wheat berries. Great by itself or in a low carb wrap.
A Louisiana dish perfect for those cool afternoon lunches or chilly evening dinners.
Keep swordfish juicy and moist with this fresh-from-the-garden tomato sauce.
For leftovers, serve the shrimp cold in a green salad with a little reduced-fat feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette for lunch.
This dish is creamy, flavorful, and fun to make! The shrimp makes a great lean protein source, and it’s tossed with a whole-grain pasta and veggies.
Citrus-Baked Catfish with Spicy Watermelon Salad Compliments of Dole®. Perfect for Lunch or Dinner!
Blackened Tuna with Tangy Mustard Sauce - This dish also works great in a sauté pan on the stove top.