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Brazilian Shrimp Soup

By admin / June 4, 2017

I will admit that I don’t know anything much about Brazilian food, but this recipe caught my eye. Everything about it sounds delicious. The ingredient that surprised me most about this recipe is the coconut milk. I didn’t know that coconut milk was used in Brazilian cuisine. I haven’t yet tried this recipe, but I […]

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Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce

By admin / April 20, 2017

Cod is a healthy fish very low in calories. It is the perfect fish for when you are looking to watch your weight or drop a few pounds. This recipe takes this light flaky fish and adds low calorie, high impact flavor. Quick to make, this is a perfect indulgence when you want something healthy for […]

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Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

By admin / March 24, 2017

Here’s a simple recipe for sea scallops that allow the scallops to be the star. No fancy ingredients in this recipe. I like to serve this over angel hair pasta, but it can just as easily be served over a bed of greens for a light and healthy lunch. Check out the recipe by clicking […]

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Honey Glazed Apple Cider Shrimp

By admin / November 28, 2016

These snappy shrimp will melt in your mouth. Sometimes the best recipes have the fewest ingredients. This is one of them. It is the combination of ingredients that makes this dish so delicious. I like to serve these shrimp over jasmine rice, but you can easily make an argument for serving them over angel hair […]

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Shrimp Creole

By admin / September 21, 2016

Thicker than a gumbo but filled with all the flavors of southern cooking, the tomato-based shrimp creole is definitely comfort food. Served over piping-hot rice and packed with spices (and a bit of a kick), shrimp creole is a favorite in New Orleans. How can you make it your own? How long you simmer it […]

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Sweet Buffalo Shrimp

By admin / September 5, 2016

You have to try these sweet, tangy, tender shrimp …but watch out, they could become addicting. This simple recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes! Throw it together just before guests arrive and dazzle them! Check out how simple it is to make these Sweet Buffalo Shrimp by clicking next below.

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Stuffed Lobster

By admin / August 12, 2016

This recipe will not be for everyone. It does require you to use live lobsters. However, if you are okay with that, this is a great recipe. I don’t often post recipes that cost a fortune, but this one really got me. The ingredients are costly but the fished dish is a gourmet treat. Beautiful […]

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Crispy Cod with Creamed Leeks

By admin / August 9, 2016

Cod is a delicious fish. It is a firm, flaky, and flavorful fish that is best, in my opinion, kept simple. This recipe for Cod with crispy leeks is just that. A nice simple recipe that allows the cod to be the star. If you like fish, give this recipe a try! I’m not sure […]

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Seared Scallops with Bacon in Lemon Butter Sauce

By admin / August 9, 2016

Scallops can be pretty pricey – especially the sea scallops, but they are worth every penny. This recipe calls for 1 lb of scallops. I like to use the sea scallops but you can use bay scallops (note they will cook quicker). Seared Scallops with Backon in Lemon Butter Sauce – wow! The sauce itself […]

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Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Asparagus

By admin / August 2, 2016

Everything about this recipe calls my name. Fresh asparagus are key to this recipe and they are sometimes hard to find. But this recipe for Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Asparagus is super flavorful and brings together great tastes. Ingredients 8 oz. spaghetti 1/3 cup pesto 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 lemon sliced 1 […]

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Easy Shrimp Scampi

By admin / July 24, 2016

Shrimp Scampi that is Easy to make! This recipe for Shrimp Scampi tastes like you are eating at a gourmet restaurant, yet takes only minutes to prepare and uses ingredients you likely have in your home already. Delicious shrimp scampi really is not difficult to make. The key is fresh ingredients and adding the ingredients […]

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Garlic Butter Sauteed Clams

By admin / July 17, 2016

Sauteed Clams – Cooked in your favorite frying pan, these clams with loads of garlic butter, white wine and parsley are the easiest sauteed clams recipe ever, It will take you a mere 15 mins to make! Every fine seafood restaurant has a section of the menu dedicated to shellfish and sauteed clam is always on top […]

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20 Minute Honey Garlic Shrimp

By admin / July 15, 2016

Summer meals are fun because of all the fresh produce available. Because the weather is hot, I am always looking for new light meals to make. I have a good seafood market nearby and I love to buy gulf shrimp because I love the tender yet snappy texture. Sweet and tangy, these snappy flavorful shrimp made […]

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Zucchini Shrimp Scampi

By admin / June 7, 2016

Shrimp Scampi is one of my favorite shrimp dishes. I usually serve shrimp scampi over angel hair pasta. I love this recipe for Zucchini Shrimp Scampi because it delivers that great scampi flavor but has far fewer calories. You will need a “spiralizer” so that you can create your spaghetti-shaped zucchini. A spiralizer is inexpensive and can […]

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Tuna Patties

By admin / April 29, 2016

I love this recipe because these tuna patties can be made when I have almost nothing in the house. Served with a salad or on a potato roll with a fresh sliced tomato and a bit of tartar sauce, these tuna patties make a nice light meal. Or, serve as an appetizer before dinner. Click […]

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Mussels Marinara

By admin / April 25, 2016

When I was a kid, we’d order pizza and mussels marinara (spicy) at about 9:00 on a Friday night. What a treat. I never really thought to try making the mussels myself until the other day. I was in the store and I saw a bag of mussels for $5 so I picked them up. […]

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Honey Lime Tilapia

By admin / February 16, 2016

Tilapia is light, flavorful and simply a delicious and inexpensive fish. Served with salad and a fresh vegetable, this Honey Lime Tilapia recipe is healthy and is actually family friendly. Ingredients 4 Tilapia fillets 2 tablespoons lime juice (approximately 1 large lime) Zest of 1 lime 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 1/2 […]

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Thai Shrimp Noodle Bowl

By admin / January 10, 2016

This recipe for Thai Shrimp Noodle Bowl is a copycat recipe for Panera Bread’s Thai Shrimp Noodle Bowl. I love the simplicity of this recipe. It is easy to make and does not require a huge time commitment. The combination of these simple ingredients make a delicious meal or first course option. Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds medium […]

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Brian’s Pad Thai

By admin / January 9, 2016

  Some of my best Asian recipes come from my son, Brian. This Pad Thai recipe is as good as anything I’ve ever had out at a restaurant. This one is a keeper! Ingredients 8 oz. dried rice stick noodles 1/3 cup tamarind concentrate 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons rice or […]

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Coconut Macadamia Nut-Crusted Mahimahi with Tropical Salsa

By admin / December 1, 2015

This is the ultimate in indulgence. A great piece of mahi mahi encrusted in macadamia nuts and coconut. The refreshing pineapple salsa is the perfect topping for this fresh, healthy fish entree. Ingredients 1 1/4 cups chopped pineapple 1/2 red onion, chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut 2 tbsp fresh […]

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Salt Cod Potato Cakes

By admin / July 9, 2015

  There is nothing quite like salt cod and potatoes.  These salt cod potato cakes combine these two simple ingredients making a flavorful appetizer or entree. Serve hot with a big wedge of lemon and your favorite tartar sauce!   Ingredients 3/4 lb. salt cod filet, soaked 24 hours, drained 1 1/2 lbs. Russet potatoes […]

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Portuguese Cod Fish with French Fries and Scrambled Eggs

By admin / May 15, 2015

Ingredients 1.5 lbs fresh cod 10 medium potatoes 2 medium yellow onions 5 cloves garlic 6 eggs salt and pepper, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste corn oil, to deep fry the potatoes and sweat onions and garlic fresh parsley, to garnish black olives, to garnish Green Salad 1 iceberg lettuce head 1 […]

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Salmon Burgers

By admin / May 6, 2015

Ingredients 1 pound salmon, diced 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1/4 cup scallions,chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice Salt and pepper Olive oil Hambuger buns Lettuce Red onion, thinly sliced Mayo 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 garlic clove 1/4 cup mayonnaise salt and pepper 1 teaspoon lemon juice Directions To make the burgers: place the salmon, […]

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Creole Salmon Cakes

By admin / April 27, 2015

Creole Salmon Cakes pack a flavorful punch. I am not a big fan of salmon, but it is a very healthy fish and I try to find recipes that offer the health benefits that salmon offers. They creole salmon cakes are fit that bill.  They are delicious served over salad greens or as an appetizer […]

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Bacon Stuffed Clams

By admin / April 27, 2015

This recipe can be made with canned or fresh clams. Fresh clams taste better, but canned are more affordable and easy to find in the grocery store.  Shells for the stuffed clams are harder to find… if you are getting the clams fresh ask your fishmonger for a dozen shells. You buy them at a […]

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Blackened Grouper

By admin / April 21, 2015

Grouper is a delicious, firm, white flaky fish that tastes great blackened.  I am heading to Florida later today and I am planning to order Blackened Grouper at Frenchies in St Pete, one of my favorite outdoor cafes. Serve this blackened grouper with a salad or with rice. Ingredients 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder […]

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Portuguese Cod Fish Balls – Bolinho de Bacalhua

By admin / April 14, 2015

Bolinho de Bacalhua One of my fondest memories as a teenager is attending my boyfriend’s birthday party.  His mother always made these Bolinho de Bacalhua – Cod Fish Balls on his birthday (and everyone else’s birthday as well).  I love them to the point of addiction. Though it has been more years that I am […]

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops

By admin / April 12, 2015

I love seafood. Shrimp, fish, clams, oysters, bring it on –  fried, grilled, broiled, poached or steamed. But one thing I REALLY love is sea scallops. These Grilled Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops are one of my absolute favorite way to eat scallops. The combination of sweet sea scallops, smoked bacon, and grilled goodness makes these Grilled Bacon […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Garlic and Cilantro

By admin / April 8, 2015

Fresh, Delicious, Quick and Easy to Make! Ingredients 1.5 lb uncooked prawns Salt and fresh ground black pepper Olive oil Roasted garlic-cilantro sauce: 1 small head garlic, top trimmed off 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp dry white wine 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp chili sauce (or 1 […]

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New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

By admin / July 1, 2014

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp is a go-to recipe when you are looking for a crowd pleaser.  Simple, fresh ingredients makes these shrimp hard to resist! I’ve served New Orleans BBQ Shrimp on party toothpicks as an appetizer.  Just be careful if you decide to do this, as you will be shocked by how many will be […]

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Bacon Wrapped Scallops with Spicy Cilantro Mayonnaise

By admin / March 18, 2014

Bacon is packed with flavor and is delicious wrapped around large sea scallops. Recipes for Bacon Wrapped Scallops have been around forever, but they never get old. Spicy Cilantro Mayonnaise really adds a delightful kick to the traditional Bacon Wrapped Scallop recipe. The cool mayonnaise, fresh cilantro, and spicy chili paste make the perfect dipping […]

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Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

By admin / March 18, 2014

We all have heard of Bacon Wrapped Scallops, but Bacon Wrapped Shrimp puts a twist on that classic recipe. These bacon wrapped shrimp make an eye appealing and delicious appetizer.  Serve butler style with toothpicks or individually plated. Because these bacon wrapped shrimp are sweet and spicy, I like to serve them over rice.  This […]

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Shrimp in Cilantro Wine Sauce

By admin / August 19, 2013

If you are a cilantro lover, you will be making this recipe.  It is delightfully quick and simple.  The fresh ingredients make the flavors pop.  You can serve this Shrimp in Cilantro Wine Sauce as an appetizer served with crusty bread, as a light meal served over salad greens or as a main course served […]

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Thai Basil Shrimp

By admin / April 29, 2013

Thai Basil Shrimp – fresh, flavorful, healthy, and delicious!! Ingredients STIR-FRY SAUCE: 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. Fish Sauce 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce 2 Tbsp. lime juice 2 Tbsp. Golden Mountain Sauce (to make your own Golden Mountain Sauce, mix 2 Tbsp. soy sauce, with 2 Tbsp. vegetable or chicken stock, plus 1/4 tsp. sugar.) […]

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Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp

By admin / January 28, 2013

Coconut Shrimp are one of my favorite appetizers when I’m out at an Asian restaurant.  This recipe for Beer Battered Coconut Shrimp is delicious.  It offers the great coconut flavor of a coconut shrimp with the great, crunchy coating of a beer batter. You can create any type of dipping sauce that you like.  The […]

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Tuna Casserole

By admin / September 13, 2012

Tuna Casserole is has many faces.  Everyone has had a tuna casserole at some point and most of us have a favorite recipe for a tuna casserole. This recipe for tuna casserole is one of my favorites.  It is like a super creamy mac and cheese with tuna.  Tuna is always something on my pantry […]

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Shrimp Gazpacho

By admin / July 19, 2012

  This gazpacho recipe offers a twist by adding shrimp.  Some refer to it as Agua Chile, however, the shrimp in this recipe are cooked, not raw. The spice level can be altered to taste.  Add a tablespoon of sour cream to cool it down if you’ve chosen to make it real spicy   Ingredients […]

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

By admin / July 18, 2012

My son Keith made Shrimp Fra Diavolo for our dinner last night.  Aside from the fact that it was very nice to be a guest for dinner in my own home, this was a really tasty Shrimp Fra Diavolo.  This recipe is worth adding to my recipes. Keith made this Shrimp Fra Diavolo quite spicy, […]

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Baked Stuffed Flounder

By admin / May 22, 2012

Baked Stuffed Founder is a tasty light dinner option for those nights when you are looking for something healthy. You can easily substitute Tilapia for Flounder if you prefer it. I like to serve this meal with a nice salad filled with fresh summer produce.   I top the fish with lots of fresh squeezed […]

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Cilantro Lime Shrimp

By admin / May 7, 2012

Summer foods are here.  This recipe for Cilantro Lime Shrimp is fast, easy to make, and delicious! These shrimp are great served over rice or pasta, or with a green salad.  You’ll find that they are even good cold. Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 2 lb shrimp, shelled and deviened 6 cloves garlic, crushed 1/3 […]

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Olive Garden Pasta with Shrimp

By admin / March 6, 2012

The Olive Garden has some really great food.  I am always looking to bring some of those great recipes into my home.  This recipe for Olive Garden pasta with shrimp is one of my favorites.  It is a simple recipe packed with flavor. Ingredients 1 lb fettucine or any other pasta of your choice (cook as […]

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Maple Glazed Salmon

By admin / November 17, 2011

Ingredients 4 4-5 oz fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillets 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or maple flavor syrup 1/3 cup orange juice salt and black pepper – to taste 1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Thaw fish, if it’s frozen. Preheat broiler For Glaze: In a small saucepan, combine maple syrup and orange juice and […]

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Cornmeal Crusted Cod

By admin / November 2, 2011

I will be serving cornmeal crusted cod as one of my Thanksgiving entrees. The cornmeal coating will satisfy my gluten allergy guest and serving fish will satisfy my vegetarian son.  What I like about this recipe is how simple it is.  On Thanksgiving so much is going on in the kitchen.  This Cornmeal Crusted Cod has […]

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Baked Stuffed Clams

By admin / October 23, 2011

I grew up making and eating Baked Stuffed Clams.  The recipe came from our local church cookbook.  I have always liked this recipe and today I find myself making these and eating them as a meal with a cool, crisp glass of white wine. Baked Stuffed Clams are traditionally served as an appetizer.  I am thinking […]

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Crab and Avocado Salad

By admin / June 29, 2011

This recipe calls for cooked lump crabmeat which can be costly but I actually prefer the imitation crab which makes this recipe far less expensive to make.  Serve the crab and avocado salad over a bed of lettuce, on a nice French bread or croissant try making a panini out of it with your favorite […]

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Herb Crusted Flounder

By admin / June 6, 2011

Herb Crusted Flounder is a light, healthy meal that is quick and easy to make.  This dish is great when you are looking for an alternative to a meat dish.  You can make this herb crusted fish with any flaky white fish. To keep the meal light, serve this wonderful herb crusted flounder with  rice, […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad with Shrimp

By admin / June 1, 2011

Cucumbers offer a fresh and delicious flavor and texture and somehow always remind me of summer.  I know that is kind of unusual since cucumbers of one of those things that can be found year round. I love Asian food.  This simple Asian cucumber salad is full of flavor.  The sesame oil, vinegar, sugar and […]

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Lemon Shrimp Risotto

By admin / April 25, 2011

Risotto is an Italian rice dish. It is made in an uncovered pan by briefly sautéing the rice in olive oil or butter, then adding a little bit of stock, stirring almost constantly until the rice absorbs the stock, then adding a bit more stock, stirring, adding, stirring, adding until it’s done. It usually takes […]

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Shrimp Scampi

By admin / March 10, 2011

This recipe for Shrimp Scampi is a perfect example of a quick and easy meal that ideal for entertaining.  It has only a few ingredients, requires very little time and effort, and is super elegant. Shrimp Scampi requires very little cooking or prep time.  This shrimp scampi recipe is what I will be making on […]

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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

By admin / March 10, 2011

Shrimp Fra Diavolo is a spicy, tomato-based shrimp dish served over linguine. You can alter the amount of red pepper based on how spicy you like your food.  If you are serving others, you can always have extra spice on your dinner table for those who wish to add more. Even though Shrimp Fra Diavolo […]

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Shrimp Ceviche

By admin / March 10, 2011

Shrimp Ceviche is a great summertime recipe.  Shrimp is light and refreshing and easy to access today even in the supermarket.  All the other ingredients can be purchased at the local farm stand (or at any supermarket). Some recipes for Shrimp Ceviche do not call for the shrimp to be cooked in any way other […]

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Scallop Cakes

By admin / March 10, 2011

I recently had dinner at Ruth’s Chris and eating their crab cakes inspired this recipe.  Crab cakes are wonderful but crab can be very expensive.  Sea Scallops are a favorite of mine.  I just love their sweet flavor.  When I make this recipe I cut it in half unless I’m serving guests. I like to […]

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Mahi Mahi with Salsa

By admin / March 10, 2011

Mahi Mahi is one of the things I always have in the freezer.  I buy it frozen because it comes individually wrapped and portion controlled.  We eat fish a few times a week in an effort to keep the foods we eat healthy and light. I like the firmness and flavor of Mahi Mahi and […]

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Lemon Pepper Grouper Sandwich

By admin / March 10, 2011

Grouper is a wonderful, flaky fish that makes a great summer meal. I always have a grouper sandwich when I’m in Tampa at Frenchy’s and it always makes me feel like I’m on vacation even when I am there on business. This recipe for Lemon Pepper Grouper Sandwiches reminds me of my Tampa experience.  I […]

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Lemon Parmesan Tilapia

By admin / March 10, 2011

Light, fresh, delicious, flavorful… This recipe for Lemon Parmesan Tilapia is definitely a great one if you are looking to eat healthier or are watching what you are eating. Tilapia is a wonderful white, flaky fish that will take on whatever flavors you put onto it.  It is not a heavy or overpowering fish so […]

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Grilled Shrimp

By admin / March 9, 2011

Grilled shrimp are always a hit.  There is very little prep and they cook quickly.  Sometimes I serve grilled shrimp as an appetizer over a bed of greens, while other times I use it as my main course.  Either way, this is a great summer grilling option.               Ingredients […]

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Grilled Salmon

By admin / March 9, 2011

Grilled Salmon is is quick and easy to make and is a healthy entree. I usually have salmon in my freezer in individually wrapped portions.  I find this to be very convenient.  I can pull as many portions as I need and leave the rest frozen.  I also like that the fish is already portion […]

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Crab Cakes

By admin / March 9, 2011

I love crab cakes and I order them when I’m out whenever I can, but I never could find the right recipe to make them at home until I  found this one. I think the secret to the perfect crab cakes is to keep them simple. For the best crab cakes, you must spend the […]

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Cod Fish Cakes

By admin / March 9, 2011

Codfish cakes are a great alternative to crab cakes.  Cod is a very flavorful fish that tastes great with potatoes. This recipe for cod fish cakes is easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or a main dish.  I enjoy making these codfish cakes and serving them over a field greens salad […]

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Blackened Tilapia

By admin / March 9, 2011

I have the family on a new spring healthy-eating diet.  It’s not so much for health reasons as I am just feeling a kind of spring fever.  I love summer foods and teaching my children about healthy eating is important!  I especially like grilled meat, chicken, and fish done in the Weber.  For me, a […]

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Portuguese Garlic Shrimp

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients 1/2 cup Spanish extra virgin olive oil 6 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 Tbsp. white wine 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. red pepper flakes Salt and black pepper to taste Crusty bread Directions Heat oil and garlic in a medium frying pan […]

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Orzo Shrimp Salad

By admin / March 7, 2011

Ingredients Grilled shrimp (marinate the shrimp in lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil, crushed garlic, then grill) Cooked orzo pasta Diced and seeded English cucumber Diced red onion Crumbled feta Fresh lemon and lemon peel Mint, parsley, a little oregano   Directions Make a vinaigrette by whisking olive oil, fresh squeezed lemon juice, a little […]

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