Better health comes faster with fish and seafood because they provide lean, high-quality protein, and important nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins, selenium, zinc and more. 

This toolkit shares ways to get more nutrient-rich fish and seafood into daily routines, even for those whose lifestyle leaves little time to plan and prepare. The more consumers know about the many different, delicious ways to eat well, the better their chances for improving health and well-being.

This toolkit is sponsored by Chicken of the Sea. Word versions and JPEG images of the kit contents are available at Chicken of the Sea.

Crab Bisque

If you think of crab as a costly choice, it’s time to give budget-friendly canned crab another thought. A lean protein source with tender, sweet meat, canned crab makes even weeknight meals special and quick since the tricky process of picking the delicate meat from the shells has already been done.

Shrimp Avocado Appetizer

Get more seafood into your weekly routine when you add some sizzle and pizzazz to the menu—we’re talking shrimp! A deliciously lean protein, shrimp is a heart-healthy choice that’s as close as your pantry. Stock up and dress up your table with a quick— and quite snazzy—shrimp dish.

Albacore Sushi

Now there’s no excuse not to get more seafood into your day. Albacore tuna is a great way to get nutrient-rich, lean protein on the go. Available in many forms to fit your meal or mindset, albacore now also comes in easy-open cans to make heart-healthy meals quick and easy.

White Clam Flatbread with Herbs

Families can get so many essential nutrients from clams—without having to spend a lot of clams. The shellfish has a unique nutrient profile that benefits kids and grownups alike. And because clams are so good, every meal idea helps, especially family-friendly favorites like tasty Italian pasta and pizza.

Not A Fish Lover

There are so many reasons to love seafood. It’s delicious, light and rich in nutrients like Omega-3s and more. It’s brain boosting and heart healthy, too. But what if someone simply doesn’t like seafood? You can still get them hooked. Mild-tasting albacore tuna is the easy way in.

Super Salmon Salsa

What parent doesn’t want to give their kids the gift of good health? So serve delicious, nutrient-rich super-power seafood at least twice a week for essential nutrients that aid brain and eye development. The Dietary Guidelines recommend it and it’s easier than you think with these kid-friendly seafood tips.

Oyster Etoufee

The world is your oyster, and for nutrition, the oyster is your world. Not only do you taste the delicious sea in every bite, but even better, you also get many important nutrients thanks to the oyster’s unique nutrient profile. Quick and easy to prepare, oysters are especially beneficial for women and children.


Time-efficient, nutrient-rich and kid-friendly—three of the biggest asks for time-stretched families trying to stay healthy. Here’s how to answer them all. These family meal-planning suggestions take the guesswork out and get the seafood in—with one-pot meals, beans-and-grains dishes and veggie-centric plates.

Charcuterie Board with Sardines

Sardines – the tiny fish that packs tremendous taste – is super rich in nutrients and one of the sea’s most sustainable.  Rich, flavorful sardines are trending in restaurants, and also in homes, as more people are bringing this tasty treat to their tables, serving a more sophisticated plate to guests and family. 

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