This is definitely a fertility meal. Because Scott and I are planning on getting knocked up in the not so distant future, I’ve been trying to create more nutrient dense meals. Seafood is obviously one of the most nutritious foods. The mussels especially, they contain several B vitamins, namely B12. They’re also rich in selenium and zinc – not to mention that they’re a great and environmentally sound protein source.


  • 3 cod filets
  • 1 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup bone broth (optional but not necessary)
  • 1/2 head cauliflower
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 lb peeled shrimp
  • 1 lb mussels
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup basil, chopped
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper


  1. Grate or rice the cauliflower in a food processor.
  2. Diced the onion.
  3. Melt the butter over medium high heat.
  4. Add the cauliflower and onion and sauté until soft, I added broth at this point.
  5. Add the can of tomatoes.
  6. Add the cod filets.
  7. Cover for about three minutes.
  8. Add the shrimp and cauliflower and cover for two to three minutes.
  9. Once the mussels have opened, add the garlic, basil and parsley.
  10. Give it a stir and combine everything together.

Believe it or not, this Paleo seafood stew is a nutrient dense fertility meal!

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