Category Archives: pescatarian

Shrimp tacos, mango salsa, spicy black beans 1/14/22

It seems like we are ending the week with a Southwestern/Mexican vibe, enchiladas on Thursday and tacos on Friday. Shrimp tacos are a quick to make and tasty dinner plus well within my healthy eating plan. John sauteed the shrimp … Continue reading

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Sesame salmon bowls. 1/6/22

Our daughter loves this dinner and asks for it at least once every two weeks. I got the original recipe from NYTimes Cooking but adapted it to makes it way less complicated and time consuming. Our recipe is make some … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 1/4/22

Winter seems like the perfect time for hearty soups. I love clam chowder but not all the cream! The clam chowder we make gets its liquid from two bottles of clam juice and the liquid from two cans of minced … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, green beans. 1/3/22

John did a really nice job searing these scallops. They were the ends of two bags of scallops so they were a little small and mis-shaped. I picked out the smallest of the potatoes to mimic the size of the … Continue reading

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Salmon with sheet pan vegetables 12/23/21

What with all the Christmas hoopla I forgot to post dinner from Thursday night. While John was busy brining and cooking the salmon in a dry pan with a light coating of sea salt over a low flame, I cooked … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass, new potatoes, green beans. 12/19/21

I have really been struggling with keeping my weight loss in tact. One way to help is by making a delicious, low calorie meal. Chilean sea bass is a real treat. Although it is expensive, it is a lot less … Continue reading

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Salmon rice bowl. 12/10/12

Salmon rice bowl has become one of the most requested dinners at our house. The hardest part is getting the salmon cooked enough without making it dried out. John does a 20 minute brine first in a quart of water … Continue reading

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Breaded mahi mahi, steamed and crisped new potatoes, salsa slaw. 12/6/21

Originally sesame salmon bowls were on the menu for Monday but the avocado is not ripe yet so we will make that dinner later on in the week. We splurged on a little olive oil tonight to get the crispy … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with spicy black beans. 12/3/21

So good and so easy! John defrosted some shrimp and seasoned them with salt, chili powder, Old Bay, garlic powder, and cumin. They were sautéed in olive oil spray. In the meantime I got the toppings together- shredded cabbage, cilantro, … Continue reading

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, leek and zucchini. 11/16/21

Tonight we had a special occasion dinner. Except there was no special occasion. Sometimes it is just nice to treat yourself. A dinner like this for two people including a bottle of wine would probably cost at least $100 at … Continue reading

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