Being a Maryland native, I’m predisposed to like crab cakes. It’s in my blood. In my opinion, the blue crab should be the state animal. Do states even have state animals? Anyways, I love this delectable seafood dish and depending on the ingredients, a crab cake itself can be rather healthy. My grandmother would use a little bit of flour as her binding agent, but the prominent ingredient, and rightly so, was the crab. Three ounces of cooked blue crab contains 15g of protein and almost half of your recommended daily allowance of vitamin B-12. The naughtiness of this awesome dish usually arrives with the addition of a sauce or a bun if you have it as a sandwich. The version you see below, created by my talented wife Shannon, is the gluten free version of a crab cake “sandwich.” The crab is held together with egg, mayo and gluten free breadcrumbs and the “bun” is a portobello mushroom. I can tell you it would make my grandmother proud. If you’re sticking to a strict low carb diet you can ditch the potatoes for another vegetable. Trust me, you’re going to want to add this dish into your weekly meal plan.
You may notice that this week’s episode of the ETT Wrap Show is debuting on Sunday instead of Monday. The reason for this is because it’s a special Super Bowl edition where Tyler and I discuss several ways you can be more health conscious on the day of the big game. We give you a pregame workout along with several food options you can use in place of common game-day foods. Give it a listen before, or after, the game and let us know what you think of our suggestions & predictions. WE WANT YOUR COMMENTS! Thanks gang.