Category Archives: Shellfish

Sesame shrimp bowl 3/10/22

Sesame shrimp or salmon bowls are fast becoming the number one choice for dinner at our house. There is really very little cooking involved, make some rice or heat up some leftover rice and quickly cook the shrimp. Everything else … Continue reading

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Lightened New England clam chowder. 2/19/22

When I first looked at the recipe for New England clam chowder I was taken aback by the amount of fat (olive oil plus grease from guanchiale and canola oil) and three cups of heavy cream for 6 servings. Certainly … Continue reading

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Sesame shrimp bowl. 2/17/22

We have had a lot of these sesame bowls lately, some with salmon and some with shrimp. They are a big hit here. We were planning on shrimp scampi but changed the menu because we had a last avocado that … Continue reading

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Seared scallops by Jon. 2/4/22

This fabulous dinner was prepared by our son as a thank you for our week together here in Utah.

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Vacation nibbling. 2/1/22

We are on a week’s vacation with our son so we are making dinners that he likes. He and I go shopping every day for groceries for that night’s dinner. It is not an efficient way of buying groceries but … Continue reading

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Shrimp sesame bowl 1/27/22

Tonight I served sautéed shrimp with cabbage, avocado, and cucumber over rice with a ginger, soy, white vinegar, and vegetable oil sauce. The dish was topped with a sprinkle of furikake which gave it a nice crunch.

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Seared scallops, new potatoes, and collards and corn. 1/25/22

This is our fancy dinner for this week. Scallops are my number one favorite protein. It is still hard for me to understand how something so sweet and delicious can be low in calories! John cooks them in a little … Continue reading

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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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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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