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Healthy Seafood: The Benefits of Omega 3 Including for Heart and Mental Health

Seafood is one of the best dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Studies suggest that eating fish and shellfish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week can be good for your heart and mind. Omega-3 fats are essential nutrients. They are integral for healthy cell membranes and functioning cell receptors in your bodies. They also play a vital role Read more...

A Beginner’s Guide to Cooking Great Fish and Seafood

It is a great time to learn how to cook seafood if eating healthier is at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions. Seafood is a wonderful source of lean protein, vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acids. The biggest obstacle to making a quick and delicious seafood meal is inexperience. Visit our wholesale fish market to purchase seafood for the Read more...

Everything You Need to Know to Make Mussels at Home

Winter is the perfect season to enjoy a bowl of mussels in savory broth. These shellfish have a quarter of the calories of beef and are richer in nutrients like vitamin B12, selenium, zinc and folate. If eating healthy is on the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions, eating more mussels is a great idea. You can easily prepare a delicious bowl Read more...

3 Top Notch Ways to Cook Fresh Scallops

When scallops are prepared right, they are tender and rich like a small filet mignon with a milder taste profile and fewer calories. The key to making perfect scallops is to make sure that they do not dry out. If you cook these little mollusks for too long they can quickly become tough. You want to cook them just enough that they are no Read more...

Our Experts’ Top Ways to Perfectly Prepare Shrimp

Shrimp appetizers and entrées are perfect for holiday parties. Shrimp is easy to prepare and almost universally loved. Even people who usually don’t like fish tend to enjoy these small shellfish. Since shrimp is low in fat and calories, guests who are watching their waistlines will be happy to see it on your menu. Many local restaurants and super markets Read more...

5 Best Side Dishes to Serve with Fish

What meal is complete without a side? A great side dish complements the flavors of the main entrée while boosting the nutritional value of your meal. If you’re used to making entrees with heavier meats like beef, pork or even chicken, you might feel at a loss when you think about preparing a side with fish. Part of what sets seafood apart from other Read more...

Move Over Turkey, Make Room for Seafood this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday all about the comfort of family, friends and food. Though turkey is the traditional centerpiece of the holiday, it isn’t the only meat that deserves a place at the table. Check Our Some of Our Recipes – Adding a seafood dish to your Thanksgiving spread is a wonderful way to add a fresh new flavor to your holiday meal. Read more...

You Could Live Longer by Eating More Seafood

Heath experts might not be able to point you towards the fountain of youth but they can say with more certainty what you can do to live longer. A recent study released by Harvard University’s school of public health revealed insights into what habits can extend our lives. Eating more seafood is at the top of the list. The researchers looked at Read more...

11 of the Best Fish to Eat for a Healthier Lifestyle

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. You can reduce your risk of being part of that statistic by eating a healthy diet with lean meats that are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. Seafood—including shellfish to finfish—are the best source of these heart-healthy nutrients. Unlike health foods like kale that are bitter and Read more...

How to Cook Perfect Calamari

Done right, fried squid, or calamari, is tender and sweet with just the right amount of crunch. If you don’t know how to cook it, your calamari rings can end up tasting like batter-coated rubber bands. Our chefs have labored to perfect the art of making calamari so that theirs is never tough or chewy. That is why their calamari Read more...