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April Meal Plan

Happy April, seafood lovers! Fresh, light flavors are what springtime is all about, so we’re kicking off this month with some seasonally inspired dishes. Cue a few of our favorite ingredients: citrus fruits, avocado, asparagus and broccoli.

Did you know that most Americans eat too little seafood and too few veggies? By enjoying them together using the delicious recipes laid out in our April Meal Plan, you’ll get a power-packed nutrient bang! And we’ve left no meal behind, giving you the best of breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our goal: to have you out of the kitchen as quickly as possible, so there’s plenty of time for an after-dinner bike ride or walk in the park with the dog.

A melt-in-your-mouth example of a quick and easy dinner dish would be I Wash You Dry’s Skillet Tilapia with Shrimp. A two-for-one seafood celebration, this dish manages to give you layers of flavor with simple ingredients and easy-to-make instructions. The best part? You only need one pan to make it happen!

And when the weekend rolls around, make seafood the star with Rants From My Crazy Kitchen’s Baked Seafood Stuffed Avocados for brunch. Another standout, Kim’s Cravings’ stunning Southwestern Salad made with Alaskan Pollock, pairs perfectly with mimosas followed by a game of kickball or bocce. Who’s on your invite list?

Get your spring jumpstarted with seafood, fruits and veggies – and then get outside! It’s finally spring!

Week 1

  • Lunch: Tilapia Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette

The tang of the lemony & garlicky vinaigrette pairs perfectly with your favorite white fish in this dish.

Seared Tilapia

Source: Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.


  • Dinner: Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Equal parts fresh & easy, this simple salmon recipe will be your next weeknight go-to.

Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Source: Dinner at the Zoo

Get the recipe here.

Week 2

  • Breakfast: Baked Seafood Stuffed Avocados

Make Sunday brunch super special with this oh-so-delicious dish.

Crab Filled Baked Seafood Stuffed Avocados

Source: Rants From My Crazy Kitchen

Get the recipe here.

  • Dinner: White Clam Pizza

Ready in just 30 minutes, this kid-friendly White Clam Pizza doesn’t skimp on the cheese (or the seafood!).

White Clam Pizza

Source: Food Network

Get the recipe here.

Week 3

  • Lunch: Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Lemon, Dill and Black Pepper Mayo

Definitely not your average tuna salad, this easy lunch combines sweet and savory flavors for a burst of springtime goodness.

Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps with Lemon

Source: Yellow Bliss Road

Get the recipe here.

  • Dinner: Thin Spaghetti with Crab and Asparagus

Feeling fancy? This quick pasta recipe tastes like it’s from your favorite restaurant, bringing simple sophistication to dinnertime.

Thin Spaghetti with Crab and Asparagus

Source: Food & Wine

Get the recipe here.

Week 4

  • Lunch: Alaskan Pollock Southwestern Salad with Avocado Dressing

Fresh, fast and flavorful – this Southwestern salad is sure to spice up lunchtime.

Source: Kim’s Cravings

Get the recipe here.

  • Dinner: Skillet Tilapia with Shrimp

Two are better than one! Double up on seafood tonight with this tasty Skillet Tilapia with Shrimp.

Easy Skillet Tilapia with Shrimp

Source: I Wash You Dry

Get the recipe here.

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