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Mahi with Sweet Potato Crust

Mahi with Crispy Sweet Potato Crust

One of my favorite restaurants often features a yuca-crusted Mahi over a bed of very rich and spicy creamed spinach–pretty much one of the best things, ever.  I love the flavor and texture of Mahi Mahi, and it is considered a sustainable fish, so I always have some in the freezer.  I did not have […]

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Shrimp and Artichoke Frittata

Shrimp and Artichoke Frittata, and World Diabetes Day

Did you know that today is World Diabetes Day, and that November is Diabetes Awareness month?  Diabetes touches the lives of millions of Americans, both those who are living with the disease and their loved ones.  This diabetes awareness blogger event was created by All Day I Dream About Food, a low carb blog authored […]

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BBQ ribs with homemade sauce on the side

Erath Wine Pairing Dinner: Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir

Last week I received a couple of fine bottles of wine, courtesy of Thirsty Girl and Erath Winery, with a challenge to come up with some food pairings for the set of Pinots.  You all know how I love a challenge–particularly one involving wine–so of course I got right to work.  There is something really […]

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Simple Seafood Stew

I have been busy wrapping up a significant chapter of my life,  so cooking has not been a top priority.  I didn’t think you all would want to see my recipe for “bag o’ salad” or “scrambled eggs,” which is the way it has been running for the past couple of weeks.  Things are winding […]

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Avacados Stuffed With Tarragon Shrimp Salad

Avocados stuffed with Tarragon Shrimp Salad

Colorado has been experiencing some record-high heat of late, which has been coupled with a lack of rain.  Not a great start to the wildfire season, but I will admit to enjoying the early show of color from spring flowers.  The oven has been off during the warm weather, and salads have been on the […]

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Porsciutto-wrapped Smoky Garlic Shrimp

Prosciutto-wrapped Smoky Garlic Shrimp

Here’s another diet-friendly appetizer recipe that would also make a great light main dish.  Each shrimp weighs in at just 52 calories and about a half-gram of carbs. I coated the shrimp in a mixture of Saucy Mama Smoky Garlic Mustard and light mayo, then wrapped them in strips of prosciutto and baked until cooked […]

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