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Brazilian Shrimp Moqueca ( Moqueca De Camaroes)

Last week I made this easy and delicious low carb soup I found through Pinterest from www.IbreatheImHungry.com.  I love shrimp and try to eat low carb and as an added bonus my hubby is Brazilian so I figured it would be a cute surprise! Oh my deliciousness it was yummy! Check out the recipe below!


INgredients:

1½ lbs raw shrimp, peeled & deveined¼ cup olive oil¼ cup onion, diced1 clove garlic, minced¼ cup roasted red pepper, diced¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped(1) 14 oz can diced tomatoes w/ chili's1 cup coconut milk2 Tbsp Sriracha hot sauce2 Tbsp fresh lime juicesalt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan. Saute onions for several minutes until translucent, then add the garlic and peppers and cook for several minutes more. Add the tomatoes, shrimp and cilantro to the pan and simmer gently until the shrimp turns opaque. Pour in the coconut milk and Sriracha sauce (or Sambal Oelek), and cook just until heated through - do not boil. Add lime juice and se…

Dreaming of a White {Coastal} Christmas...

This year my whole house is decorated in the traditional Christmas decor of red and green.  In previous years I had placed a small tree in our bedroom but last year that one actually became our back patio tree so our bedroom had no holiday cheer.  This was kind of bumming me out, especially seeing all the beautiful bedrooms on Instagram.  Then I got the opportunity to order a beautiful 7ft Tribeca white spruce tree from  King Of ChristmasI knew as soon as our tree arrived I wanted it to be light and bright and coastal! I have been spending the past few months really simplifying our bedroom and knew this tree would fit right in.  The tree arrived within a week and was SO easy to put together.  What I loved most was literally NO branch needles fell off while I was setting up this tree! Amazing I know!! I immediately wanted to get to decorating this beauty! 
 I definitely didn't want to go out and spend lots of money buying ornaments to decorate this tree so I got to thinking...I had …