Shrimp and Arugula Salad

An easy paleo recipe for 5-ingredient shrimp and arugula salad inspired by my trip to Italy.

An easy paleo recipe for shrimp and arugula salad with avocado. With just 5 ingredients, it's paleo, gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free. |

I first had this incredible shrimp and arugula salad in a little ristorante in Taormina, Sicily. It was a perfect lunch on a sunny terrace. I was surprised at how few ingredients were in the salad. But once I tasted the freshness of the local ingredients, and the way the way the flavors worked together, I was convinced. And I’ve been making it this way ever since.

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Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken and Fennel 3 - Guest

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken and Fennel | Wicked Spatula

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