WIAW Catch up and a Tilapia {Recipe}

If I showed you what I ate for one day every week, you’d be quite bored because I eat pretty much the same things. For instance, these are always in my lunch.

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So, without boring you to death, here is a round up of food I’ve been eating for the last little while! I try to switch things up, but it’s mainly dinners that are different around here. If you are just here for the recipe, head to the bottom!

Here we go…


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Most days I have a bowl of oatmeal with cookie butter on top. That’s pretty much the staple during the week. On the weekend I like to mix things up. Sometimes cinnamon rolls with eggs and bacon, or an egg sandwich (my new favorite). Sometimes it’s half a bagel with turkey bacon and eggs (mixed with salsa and cheese, of course!).


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Most days lunch is a sandwich, or leftovers. Sometimes I spice it up and make a big bowl of pasta salad on Sunday to eat throughout the week. It’s a way to sneak in my veggies Winking smile Or I make a pizza on a Flat Out bread.


My dinners are switched up every week as you can see with my weekly meal plan.

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Taco salads are my favorite, especially when I make salsa chicken, or tacos. We always have extras, so this is another way to sneak in my veggies, and I love them! This week we’ve had spaghetti squash with meatballs- so good! I need to get my hands on a few more spaghetti squashes. We’ve had salsa chicken on tortillas a lot lately, too.


One of my newest snacks has been Vanilla Greek Yogurt topped with Cinnamon Crumble Kashi. Before you tell me I’m late to the bandwagon, hear me out. I ate it every day for numerous years. Then, I had a bad one. Like, so bad even though it claimed it was still good. Since then (like a year ago), I haven’t been able to stomach the smell of it (you all know there is a distinct smell!) let alone eat it. Last week I tried the Vanilla Greek yogurt I have been buying Aaron (from Aldi) and actually didn’t hate it. There was no strong smell, and with the cereal on top, it’s delicious.  Now it’s on a daily rotation and I’m so happy about having some extra protein in my life!

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And graham crackers with Cookie Butter are on that every day rotation too.. whoops!

And now for the recipe you’re probably here for…  Aaron and I have enjoyed this numerous times, and I don’t know why I haven’t shared it before. Sorry the pictures are a little dark; I can’t reheat fish so I had to cook it and take pictures when it was dark dinnertime! Hope you enjoy!

Tilapia Stuffed with Crab Meat

It requires just a few ingredients.


It’s super easy to make.


It has minimal dishes to clean.

after baking

And looks like this when it’s ready to eat.

on plate


Tilapia Topped with Crab Meat

Serves 2
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Total time 20 minutes
Meal type Main Dish
Misc Serve Hot
Tilapia with a topping of breadcrumbs and crab meat.


  • 2 Tbsp Mayo (*Feel free to play around with the measurements.)
  • 1 1/2 T Bread Crumbs
  • 8 oz Crab Meat
  • 1/2 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 Tilapia Filets
  • Olive Oil


Step 1
Chop up the crab meat into small pieces. Mix breadcrumbs, mayonnaise, and Old Bay with it. In a greased pan, coat the Tilapia with some olive oil, and then place that side down in the pan. Top the other side with a small amount of olive oil, and a little bit of bread crumbs. Place the crab meat mixture onto the Tilapia.
Step 2
Bake at 400 for 12-15 minutes. May take longer depending on the crab meat topping.

What’s your favorite seafood?

What is one food you have really been loving lately?

Thanks Jenn for hosting!

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  1. Yep… We pretty much eat the same things. Well, maybe not becauseI don’t like tilapia but you get the idea 😉 and cookie butter ftw. I need to buy more when I get home. I don’t eat enough sugar down here.
    Sarah @pickyrunner recently posted…Florida livingMy Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      Tilapia isn’t my favorite. I like crab and load mine up with that and dip in Tarter Sauce, haha Wins!

  2. My favorite seafood is either crab, salmon or grouper. It depends on my mood really.

    I must try cookie butter on oatmeal! I bet that is out of this world good!
    Stacie @ Simply Southern Stacie recently posted…My Disney Marathon ExperienceMy Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      I have never tried grouper. Salmon has too much of a fishy taste to me (and only me, haha). You definitely need to try cookie butter on oats! After heating up oats and then putting it on, it melts and becomes so delicious!

  3. I’m definitely a fan of highlighting a collection of recent eats! I actually love tilapia but not a huge crab person. I typically just bake the tilapia with lemon and it quite delicious. I’m a huge fish/seafood person — salmon is probably my favourite!
    Amy @ The Little Honey Bee recently posted…Back to the Classic {WIAW 27}My Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      Yes! It kind of shows more reality in a way? Because sometimes people eat specific ways to showcase it, or just doesn’t give as many options 🙂 haha

  4. taco salads are totally my favorite too, just so easy and don’t require a ton of time in the kitchen
    alex @ therunwithin recently posted…Who Fartlek’d?My Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      Mmm you are so right! Especially when you get so much taco meat and don’t want tacos every single day lol

  5. My favorite seafood is salmon, but I also love tilapia and crab so this meal looks great. I have never bought imitation crab before. I think I need to try it!
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  6. My eats have definitely been on repeat as well. The thing is, as much as I can appreciate a little bit of variety, I just don’t feel like putting in the extra time and effort to thinking up new meals. I’ll switch things up if I get bored, but I’m also perfectly content with eating the same thing for a while. Whatever works 🙂
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    • Fit N Cookies says:

      They are so easy to do and I am with you on the effort. Some days it’s nice to just not think. I’d honestly eat cereal for dinner every night if I could haha

  7. Tilapia is one of my favorite fish! I love the mild flavor. For some reason, I rarely cook it though. I need to start doing that more! I’m in love with this recipe! It looks delicious and Old Bay always makes everything SO tasty!
    Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat recently posted…WIAW #28 – Sunday EatsMy Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      Yes! I totally agree. I made it a few times without Old Bay but definitely awesome with it added!

  8. Favorite seafood is so difficult to pick! I love sushi, hard shell crabs, scallops, clams, salmon…so essentially everything haha!
    Leslee @ Her Happy Balance recently posted…Nesco Dehydrator and Jerky Maker ReviewMy Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      Haha I wish I liked all of the seafood! I don’t like things with fishy tastes, like salmon.

  9. Ummm yes please! I’ve had crab&shrimp stuffed tilapia twice in my life…both at fancy shmancy restaurants…and it was delicious! I never thought to make it myself. Might have to give this a try considering I always have tilapia and crab meat in my apartment!
    Erin @ The Almond Eater recently posted…WIAW: San Francisco EatsMy Profile

  10. I’m the same way! Everything I eat is mainly the same, makes it easier on Food Prep Sundays. But I do like to mix up my veggies that I eat on the side! Here lately I’ve been eating sauteed Zucchini instead of my usual pound of green beans (I really like green beans). I don’t like seafood at all, but my boyfriend loves it. I’m going to have to save this recipe, so I can make it one day for him!
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    • Fit N Cookies says:

      I’m so bad with veggies. I just don’t like them so it’s hard to switch them up, lol. I wish I liked green beans. Funny story, before I moved in, i went shopping and bought Aaron groceries. For whatever reason, I bought him like 6 bags of frozen green beans! We still have some haha

  11. Your meals look great! I love spaghetti squash too, but they didn’t have any last time I went to the store 🙁
    I made tilapia this week also and I definitely want to use it more! Speaking of crab and fish, have you ever tried the crab-stuff flounder from Trader Joe’s? It’s to die for!
    Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food recently posted…Slow-cooker beef stewMy Profile

    • Fit N Cookies says:

      No! I haven’t seen it. I will have to look for it next time. What does flounder taste like?! hah

  12. I think scallops are my favorite seafood especially with risotto or crabcakes but I love fish and chips, tilapia, fish tacos, crab, shrimp, lobster and occasionally salmon (but I really have to be in the mood for that one). My favorite snack that I just finished is pita chips/pretzels in hummus. Love the stuff from the greek marketplace down the road. It’s soooo good 🙂
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    • Fit N Cookies says:

      I’ve never had scallops. Aaron has gotten them and I just won’t try them, haha. Crabcakes are amazing. I love them!! You really do love seafood! haha Have you tried the cinnamon sugar pita chips?! Oh my I could eat the whole bag!

  13. that tilapia looks great! thanks for the recipe!
    jenn @ runnderlust recently posted…Week 2 Recap RungramsMy Profile

  14. Spaghetti squash is the best. I love eating it with just some marinara and meatballs. I love it. Lately I have been loving sunflower butter.. it’s definitely one of my favorite types of nut butter!
    Ang @ Nutty for Life recently posted…Wednesday WisdomMy Profile

  15. I’m like you. If I showed you what I ate for a full day each week, you’d probably think you were reading the same post over and over again! It’s easiest during the week just to pack what I always pack for lunches, snacks, etc. It takes no brain power! Ha! All your eats look so yummy though! Definitely worth repeating! 😉
    Sarah @ Sarah Sincerely recently posted…WIAW #2 – A RecipeMy Profile

  16. this is what I need to do! My regular weekday meals are always the same and not exciting! I am really loving tempeh lately!
    Hayley@healthyregardshayley recently posted…Are you getting enough sun to avoid a stress fracture?My Profile

  17. I had this recipe on our menu for the week (wrote it down when you first mentioned it), but had to come up with something else. You see – I used all of our crab in my waffles!! BOO!!
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