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Shrimp with spicy cauli-rice mix and snow peas. 5/5/2021

Since Saturday dinner is usually leftovers I used our leftover rice from Friday and stretched it by adding an equal amount of cauliflower rice and then enhancing it with red bell pepper, onions, garlic, jalapeño, and a little spicy salsa. … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi with pasta and broccoli 5/19/21

Pasta two days in a row!? It makes me so happy! This delicious dish which I like to call Lightened Up Shrimp Scampi is an example of how to take a recipe with too many calories and pare it down … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shrimp, pancetta, and Fresno chiles 5/12/21

Tonight we made a new recipe. The original recipe is from the Food Network by Geoffrey Zakarian. I have included my slimmed down recipe for 2 servings below the picture. Our spaghetti dish turned out super-good. We used whole grain … Continue reading

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Dining out – Ely, NV 4/18/21

Remember a couple of days ago when I suggested that dining on ethnic food might be a good way to eat in a healthy manner? After three days of not very good dinners, John and I have decided that maybe … Continue reading

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Dining out, Ely, NV. 4/17/21

Today is a day of hard choices. Restaurants along the US 50, the loneliest highway in America, are few and far between. We end up grabbing fast food which is never a good choice. Tonight for dinner we are trying … Continue reading

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Winning strategies when dining out. 4/15/21

If you are like me you are yearning to get out of the house and into the world of traveling again. We are wetting our toes with a road trip. Trying to eat reasonably is difficult. It takes a combination … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner!-Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce – 3/23/21

Our daughter was born on my father’s half birthday. So when her birthday rolls around I am thinking not only of her birthday but also of my father’s as well. It is sweet and bitter-sweet. After having  take-out (pandemic-safe) from … Continue reading

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Weekly winner – Brazil! Shrimp Moqueca 3/19/21

First, thank you to all the Brazilians who happened upon my site while looking for something else! We had fun reading Brazilian recipes and deciding on this moqueca to make. Moqueca is a Brazilian seafood stew. …Moqueca can be made … Continue reading

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Light shrimp scampi with whole grain linguine. 3/9/21

Light shrimp scampi with whole grain linguine Slight change in plans for dinner tonight. We were supposed to be having classic chicken but when we went in the freezer there was no chicken. So we made Friday’s dinner instead. You … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 2/26/21

This shrimp recipe comes from the now-defunct Kenwood Grill in Sonoma Wine Country. It was a lovely place to sit and have lunch and a glass of wine. The shrimp dish recipe which  they were nice enough to give us … Continue reading

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