11 06, 2021

Sesame Shrimp Skewers

2021-06-11T12:38:11-04:00June 11th, 2021|Recipes|

These shrimp skewers are fast to make and delicious to eat!  Pair with a salad or roasted veggies for a great summer meal.  This marinade could also be used with chicken or tofu. Ingredients: 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined with tails removed 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce (here is a link to one you can find at Walmart: https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/huy-fong-foods-chili-garlic-sauce/6000188761468) 1 clove of garlic, minced Instructions: Make marinade by combining the sesame oil, soy sauce, chili garlic sauce and minced garlic. Place shrimp and half of the marinade in a ziplock [...]

24 01, 2020

Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon

2020-01-24T07:23:10-05:00January 24th, 2020|Recipes|

INGREDIENTS Salmon: 4 skinless salmon fillets Salt and pepper to season 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter Filling: 4 oz (120 g) cream cheese at room temp 4 oz (120 g) frozen spinach thawed 1/4 cup finely grated parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons minced garlic Salt and pepper, to taste Optional Garlic Butter: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS • Place each salmon fillet on a flat surface. Season both sides with salt, pepper, 1 tablespoon olive oil and lemon juice. Cut a slit or pocket about [...]

9 08, 2019

California Sushi Bites

2019-08-09T07:26:11-04:00August 9th, 2019|Recipes|

All the flavour of sushi without the rice! These would be a great hand around at your next summer get together. INGREDIENTS 1 avocado Juice of 1 lemon 1 large cucumber, sliced into ¼" coins 8 oz lump crabmeat ½ C mayonnaise 2 tsp sriracha 3 green onions, thinly sliced (plus more for garnish if desired) Sesame seeds, for garnish Soy sauce for serving DIRECTIONS • Thinly slice avocado then toss slices in lemon juice. Top each cucumber slice with avocado and season with salt and pepper. • In a medium bowl, combine crabmeat, mayonnaise, sriracha, and green onions. Season [...]

2 08, 2019

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

2019-08-02T07:56:03-04:00August 2nd, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 10 x 9-inch bamboo skewers soaked in water for 15-30 minutes 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper or more to taste 1/4 cup olive oil 1 pound medium or large shrimp peeled (except for the tail) and deveined Method: 1. Preheat grill to medium-high. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together cilantro, salt, pepper, cayenne and olive oil. Add shrimp and gently toss to coat. 3. Run one skewer through the fattest part of 7 or 8 shrimp (depending on shrimp size), nesting the shrimp so [...]

7 06, 2019

Lemon Herb Salmon Patties

2019-06-07T08:08:40-04:00June 7th, 2019|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1lb raw salmon, skin removed (or use drained canned salmon) 1 egg + 1 egg white, lightly beaten 1 cup almond flour ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ red or yellow onion, finely diced (as tiny as possible!) 2 cloves of garlic, minced ¼ tsp dried marjoram ¼ tsp onion powder Juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper • If you are using fresh salmon, put it in a food processor, and pulse until it’s evenly ground and starting to be sticky. If using canned salmon, drain well. • Combine all the remaining ingredients [...]

18 01, 2019

Roasted Pesto Salmon with Grape Tomatoes

2019-01-18T08:26:16-05:00January 18th, 2019|Recipes|

This delicious light meal would pair well with sautéed cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles and a salad.   Ingredients: 4 salmon fillets, 150g each 2 tbsp olive oil Salt and Pepper to taste 2 cups grape tomatoes 1 garlic clove, minced 4 tbsp basil pesto   Method: Rub salmon with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. In a medium bowl toss tomatoes with the other tablespoon of oil, the garlic and salt and pepper to taste. Place the salmon on a baking tray and top each piece with 1 tablespoon of basil pesto. Place the [...]

31 08, 2018

Simple Crab Salad

2018-08-31T07:25:36-04:00August 31st, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: ½ cup mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice ½ tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp minced fresh tarragon leaves ½ tsp salt 2 (6-oz) cans lump crabmeat, drained ½ cup diced celery ¼ cup diced red onions 1 cup coarsely chopped romaine lettuce Directions: • Place the mayo, lemon juice, mustard, tarragon and salt in a bowl. Stir well to combine. • Add the crabmeat, celery and onions. • Gently fold the ingredients together until well combined. • Serve the crab salad on a bed of romaine lettuce. Makes 2 servings; count each serving as 4 fats and 4 proteins. Recipe [...]

25 05, 2018

Fish Tacos with Lettuce Wraps

2018-06-04T14:34:05-04:00May 25th, 2018|Recipes|

Ingredients: 375g tilapia Salt 1 tbsp olive oil 1 avocado, finely chopped 4 sprigs cilantro, minced 1 C cherry tomatoes, chopped ½ jalapen~o, seeded and minced 2 tbsp lime juice 2 C shredded red cabbage Your choice of lettuce leaves Method: Season the tilapia with salt. Heat the oil in a large, non-stick pan over medium heat. Sauté the fish until lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side, then remove the fish from the pan. In a bowl, combine the avocado, cilantro, tomatoes, and jalapen~o with the lime juice and salt to taste. Put some red cabbage on a lettuce [...]

24 11, 2017

Tom Ka Plaa (Thai Coconut Fish Stew)

2018-06-04T14:34:08-04:00November 24th, 2017|Recipes|

Traditionally tom ka plaa is eaten as a soup, but here it has been made into a more substantial stew. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 3 shallots, chopped 1 ½ tbsp Thai red curry paste 1 ½ cups chicken broth 1 can (13.5oz) coconut milk ¼ tsp salt, plus more for the fish 1 lb white fish fillets, cut into 2 inch pieces ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped 2 green onions, cut into ½ inch pieces Juice of 1 lime 2 cups zoodles (zucchini noodles) Method: Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots and [...]

25 08, 2017

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

2018-06-04T14:34:10-04:00August 25th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 lbs boiled or steamed shrimp 2 avocados 2 tablespoons diced red onion Salad leaves of choice For the dressing: ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup red wine vinegar ½ tsp garlic powder 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste Method: Mix together dressing ingredients. Whisk until well combined. Serve over the shrimp, avocado and salad leaves. Makes 6 servings; count each serving as 4 proteins and 2 fats. Recipe courtesy of addapinch.com

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