Healthy Recipes

Shrimp and Garlic Pasta
dashed separator
Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Fettuccine pasta 4 ounces
Olive oil 1 tablespoon
Garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3
Medium shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ pound
Dry white wine (can substitute chicken broth) ½ cup
Diced tomatoes, drained 1 (14.5-oz) can
Kosher salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting fat and salt. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Increase heat to medium-high and add shrimp, cooking 1 minute on each side, or until they turn bright pink.
  3. Stir wine into skillet, and simmer 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Remove skillet from heat, toss pasta with shrimp mixture, season with salt and pepper, and stir in parsley.

4 very lean meats; 2.5 starches; 1.5 fats; 1 vegetable

Side Suggestions: Crusty Italian Bread

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 486
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Sodium 496 mg
Total Carbohydrate 61 g
Dietary Fiber 9.5 g
Protein 30 g
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals

Water Before Meals May Promote Weight Loss
August 2015

A randomized trial found that drinking water before main meals led to higher weight loss than those who were asked to imagine a full stomach before main meals. Water preloading is believed to help create a feeling of fullness or satiety during the meal, which may help curb overeating.

dot separator
previous editions

Fecal Transplants Induce Ulcerative Colitis Remission
July 2015

Exercise Associated with Healthy Baby Weight
June 2015

Mindful Meditation May Reduce Symptoms and Complications of Insomnia
May 2015

dashed separator


Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »