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What Is National Seafood Month and How Should You Celebrate It?

Happy National Seafood Month!

Around here, we have balloons flying and corks popping to celebrate! So why celebrate seafood? Well, it’s good for you! Seafood is packed with nutrients, such as omega-3s and minerals like selenium, zinc, iodine, and iron. Remember: The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends including seafood in your diet 2 to 3 times weekly, for the maximum nutritional benefit. In addition to being nutritious, it’s also worth mentioning the crave-worthy flavors of seafood. From savory salmon to mild white fish to sweet shellfish, there’s a seafood variety for every taste and preference. Seafood is also an incredibly versatile ingredient, due to its quick cook time and ease of preparation.

So, to help you join in the festivities, here are Our Top 3 Ways to Celebrate National Seafood Month:

Our Top 3 Ways to Celebrate National Seafood Month

  1. Teach Yourself a New Seafood Recipe: Put on your chef’s hat and learn a brand-new recipe with our Seafood Supper Club. This series of recipes walks you through step-by-step instructions (with photos!) and a variety of techniques. You’ll also be delighted to know that each recipe requires limited cooking time and utilizes everyday ingredients – talk about winner, winner, easy fish dinner! Check out the current recipes in the Seafood Supper Club series: Honey Garlic Shrimp Skewers, Spicy Sheet-Pan Salmon, Lemon Tilapia Piccata, Easy Avocado-Crab Benny and Instant Pot Shrimp & Grits.
  2. Try a New Seafood Restaurant in Your Neighborhood: For those nights when you don’t feel like cooking, venture out into the neighborhood and find a seafood restaurant or even just a seafood dish somewhere to try. This is also a great opportunity to try out a new type of seafood that you might not feel comfortable preparing at home – yet. For dining-out inspiration, check out our Instagram account, where we share seafood dishes from amazing eateries across the country.
  3. Educate Yourself on Your Favorite Fish: There’s never a bad time to learn something new about your favorite type of seafood! Head on over to our post, 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Seafood, for some of our best fish facts!

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