Shrimp and Grits with bacon and creamy spinach

by purelytwins

A fun and healthier twist on the classic shrimp and grits. Creamy grits, topped with shrimp, bacon and creamy spinach with a touch of spice. Seriously the best grits ever! Cooking just for two tonight? This recipe for shrimp and grits for two is a perfect quick dinner!

This comfort food classic is so amazing. Bacon grits shrimp and creamy spinach. What's not to like? Made with coconut milk making it dairy-free. We are not huge grits fans but this recipe is a must make! Dinner recipe for two.

We love supporting small family-owned businesses. Being in the food industry ourselves a few years ago with our bakery we know how hard it is to be in that industry. Getting your company out there and your product in the hands of others to try is challenging. Well today we are super excited to share and review a family-owned business.

We normally don’t make grits. We like to save enjoying them when we go out to eat somewhere that is known for their grits.  Now we get to enjoy that restaurant taste right in the comfort of our own home.

Frankly, nothing beats a good home cooked meal made with wholesome ingredients.

Now let’s get to cooking!

Shrimp and grits with bacon and creamy spinach

Let’s make this together..

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This shrimp and grit bacon recipe is packed full of flavor and makes a hearty, satisfying meal with a dash of heat from red pepper flakes.

This comfort food classic is so amazing. Bacon, shrimp, spinach? What’s not to like?

Hickey King Yellow Grits. These small batch grits make the creaminess grits ever. Non GMO grits. Family run business.

The grits are what make this meal so good. We got the grits from a family company in South Carolina.

Here is more about them from their website:

The Stauffer family grows NON GMO heirloom variety’s of corn on their 18th century plantation in Pauline South Carolina. We harvest our corn, hand select and mill our corn on site with a pink granite stone mill.

Make sure you get yourself some wonderfully delicious grits! They sell cornmeal too.

We love supporting smaller businesses, especially in the food industry as we know first hand how hard that business is. Please show them some love xoxo

It is hard to find NON GMO so we are happy to have found a supplier!

Dairy free creamy spinach made with coconut milk. Paleo. Healthy side dish.

When you have grits you need something creamy to go with it, right? We made creamy spinach.

We love creamy spinach especially made with coconut milk. We have been enjoying this recipe for years and our family loves it too.

Only need 3 ingredients and made in minutes. The easiest spinach side dish that tastes incredible.

Seriously, the BEST shrimp and girts recipe ever. Shrimp bacon red pepper with creamy spinach and super creamy grits made with no cheese. This classic combo gets a healthy recipe make over. Shrimp and grits for two! Easy dinner for a busy week night.

Delicious and nourishing dinner recipe made in under 30 minutes.

We made with grits with coconut milk instead of using cheese to keep it dairy-free. Of course you can toss in some cheese if you like.

Shrimp and grits with bacon and creamy spinach for a quick and delicious dinner for two

Gluten-free dairy-free creamy bacon spinach grits with shrimp. Fresh flavors and comforting richness, you're gonna love it! If you are like us and enjoy a good soul comforting meal this recipe is for you. Not only does it contain creamy grits but also shrimp, bacon and creamy coconut spinach. Creamy and nourishing dinner for two!

Simple. Quick. Healthy.

Crispy Bacon, creamy grits and shrimp with creamy spinach is a delicious and decadent-tasting dinner that’s a cinch to make!


Shrimp and Grits with bacon and creamy spinach




  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup non GMO grits
  • 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/41/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes

Creamy spinach

  • 11oz of fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoons arrowroot starch
  • pinch sea salt and black pepper


  • 3 pieces of bacon
  • 1012 pieces of shrimp


  1. Make creamy grits.
  2. In a pot bring 1 cup of water to a boil.
  3. Next add in grits and coconut milk.
  4. Add in spices.
  5. Cook for 10-12 minutes.
  6. While grits cook make creamy spinach and cook up shrimp and bacon.
  7. In a large skillet over medium heat cook bacon slices.
  8. Once bacon slices are done remove from heat and use the same pan to cook shrimp.
  9. Cook shrimp a few minutes on each side.
  10. Once done remove from heat.
  11. In a small saucepan place spinach in.
  12. Sautee spinach and add in coconut milk and arrowroot.
  13. Stir.
  14. Sprinkle in sea salt and black pepper.
  15. Remove from heat.
  16. On a large plate scoop grits, top with creamy spinach, bacon and shrimp.

Easy dinner to customize to your liking.

If you like more heat to your grits, add in more spice.

Do you like grits? If so, what is your favorite way to enjoy them?


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Stacie, RDN | Simply Nourished February 24, 2016 - 9:40 am

This recipe looks delicious! I always forget about Grits and love that this product is GMO. Supporting local is always a good thing, too! I love seeking out local companies in my area 🙂

purelytwins February 24, 2016 - 1:33 pm

it’s such a nice feeling to support local businesses 🙂

Cassie February 24, 2016 - 9:56 am

I bought corn meal the other day, and I think that this would be a great recipe to try with it!

purelytwins February 24, 2016 - 1:33 pm

yay 🙂

Ruth February 25, 2016 - 11:37 am

Love this – it looks delicious!!

Living in the UK I’ve never tried grits, but it looks like something I could make with polenta corn………….. yummee xx

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