This glazed shrimp dinner is a super EASY and flavorful, protein-packed, gluten free recipe that your whole family will love! The healthy seafood recipe has shrimp that is browned in a sweet and savory apricot and bacon sauce that’s to DIE FOR!
This week.. OH MY! I think I need a little grace here. In fact, I need a lot of grace. You see, after I posted THIS DELICIOUS Reese’s protein bites recipe on Monday, my site crashed. Annoying, yes. But not the end of the world. Although staying on hold for tech support for hours is not my idea of fun, haha. Oh wait, it gets better.
I forgot I had a sponsored post due; whoops. I also forgot I was supposed to submit the bites recipe to another site for a project. Double whoops. Both of those “supposed to” obligations couldn’t happen, didn’t happen. Oh, and I forgot that I was supposed to be a loving supportive wife… MAJOR WHOOPS! In fact, my poor husband got the frustrated annoyed wife instead. Good thing he’s patient and gives me a lot of grace. PHEW!
So there I was. Needing extra grace and a little bit of therapy. Luckily, I figured I could I’d call it a day and get in the kitchen. That’s my therapy. A glass of wine, sautéing a bunch goodness, and the computer shut off! I also figured that if I cooked a really good meal, then that would make up for me being a pain in the arse to my husband. Makes total sense, right?
Yep. The way to a man’s heart is by food, bonus points if you include 5280 meat bacon! And DOUBLE bonus points if you ALSO share your last few pieces of sizzlefish. Which i did, obviously.
So this glazed shrimp recipe is not about the health benefits. It’s not about the perfect pre or post workout meal. But it is a RECOVERY meal.
A meal that can and WILL recover you from ANY bad day or week. A meal that says “Honey, I’m sorry, here’s a home cooked meal with extra bacon and extra love. You don’t even have to share it.” Haha – okay, he did share. But you get where I am coming from.Print
Apricot bacon glazed shrimp is my saving grace meal. It’s a little bit of every sweet and savory flavor rolled into one delicious dish.
It’s gluten free (duh), it’s pretty much healthy (unless you drink the bacon grease straight up), and it’s suitable for ANY type of meal. Heck, throw an egg on top and let’s call it breakfast. Just sayin..
Now, excuse me while I go remove my horns and put on my angel wings.
What’s your saving grace meal? Favorite way to cook with bacon?
p.s. If you are looking for some gluten free baking tips, check out the Lean Green Bean today! I’m sharing my GF ways. I’m also sharing my “ways to fight adrenal fatigue” tips over on Run to the Finish! Lots of good sharing this week.