Salmon Scampi

Pasta, Seafood

Salmon Scampi   2 Tablespoons olive oil 2 Tablespoons margarine (I use Smart Balance Light) 2 – 6 oz. Salmon filets 1/2 cup onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 3 leaves fresh basil, chopped 1/2 cup white wine (or you can eliminate the wine and use 2 cups of chicken […]

January 1, 2014

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia


This is the recipe that Eric calls “The Best Tilapia Ever”! It’s easy to make and tastes awesome. I posted this photo on my Facebook page last night and I’ve had a ton of people message me for the recipe…so here it is:   UPDATE: I’ve added instructions and photo for Parmesan Crusted Chicken (or […]

June 6, 2013

Shrimp Scampi – 155

Pasta, Seafood

Those of you who know me from New England probably remember a restaurant/bar called LJ’s. I remember (or at least partially remember) seeing Eric’s old band, Shockwave, playing there and dancing the night away with friends. I also recall getting there early sometimes and having dinner (yes, there was a time in my life when […]

January 17, 2011

Pesto Salmon Pasta – 164 / Homemade Pesto 163


I love pesto, it’s delicious and really quick and easy to make. Pesto is one of the very first things I ever learned to make when I was about 12. At that time I didn’t even know it was called pesto. I found the recipe in a “teen” magazine and they called it green spaghetti. […]

December 9, 2010

Fish Chowder – 173


OK, I know it’s wrong to toot your own horn, but….this is, hands down, the best fish chowder I have ever eaten. It’s what Eric and I call CIYPG  (if you’re wondering what that means, send me a message and I’ll let you know!). That’s all I’m gonna say about that! 😛 Fish Chowder 4 […]

November 8, 2010

Pan Seared Tuna with Avocados – 174


I bought this great fresh tuna steak from Whole Foods the other day. I usually marinate it and then broil it, but for some reason I thought “pan-seared”  as soon as I saw it. We came home and I came up with this recipe. We had also purchased some avocados (for some more of that […]

November 4, 2010

Grilled Swordfish or Tuna Steaks – down to 192!


So many people have asked me for the recipe that goes with the photo at the top of this page, so here it is! Grilled Swordfish or Tuna Steaks 3 Tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon spicy mustard 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 2 teaspoons olive oil Swordfish or Tuna Steaks Combine […]

September 7, 2010

Baked Honey-Mustard Salmon & Sauteed Zucchini


This was dinner last night. Hope you give it try and enjoy it as much as we did! Baked Honey-Mustard Salmon 2 – 6oz. salmon fillets 3/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoons Honey 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (to taste) 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 cup dry, seasoned, whole-wheat […]

August 18, 2010

Linguini and White Clam Sauce

Pasta, Seafood

The other night Eric and I were watching “Fast Times At Ridgemont High” (for, probably, the 20th time) and Damone gave Rat his five-point plan: “First of all Rat, you never let on how much you like a girl. “Oh, Debbie. Hi.” Two, you always call the shots. “Kiss me. You won’t regret it.” Now […]

August 5, 2010