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Shrimp Salad

We’ve been reaching for a lot of Shrimp lately and trying to come up with different dishes to include them.  It’s a low calorie source of protein and happen to be zero point item on the updated Weight Watchers Freestyle™ plan.  (https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/m/cms/article/complete-list-zero-points-foods) I recently heard that they are unhealthy and can elevate your cholesterol.  I […]

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Citrus Skillet Shrimp, by Hello Fresh

So I usually make up my own recipes, but I thought I would give this a try.  I’ve been receiving Hello Fresh meals for a while and thought I would share some of the healthy recipes that they have been delivering.  The boxes come packed with fresh ingredients straight to my doorstep each week chilled […]

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Shrimp and Dill Pasta Salad

I generally still make an effort to cook while traveling if the accommodations will allow it.  Our gracious hosts fed us lunch most days while we were in South Africa spending our days in the cellars at Overgaauw Wine Estates.  Nicole is a wonderful cook and though we sincerely appreciated their generosity, we didn’t want to […]

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Mussels with Saffron Broth

Mussels are a type of shellfish. I prepared these Canadian Farmed variety before Christmas and am finally just getting to posting the recipe. I found them dirt cheap at Costco. Although I typically try to stay away from “farmed” fish, Mussel farming is, by definition, green and sustainable. Mussels cannot tolerate the discharge of sewage […]

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