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Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa ~ this is a healthy light meal for a warm night, and the spicy fruit salsa can double as an appetizer ~ just add chips and an ice cold beer or margarita!…

Shrimp Pad Thai ~ a better version of take-out! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai is a healthy stir fry noodle bowl made with gluten free rice noodles, shrimp, and all the classic Thai flavors like ginger, garlic, lime, and cilantro ~ this meal beats take-out by a mile! Thai food…

How to Make the Perfect Salad Nicoise ~ a colorful and healthy main course salad ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad

How to Make the Perfect Niçoise Salad ~ this healthy main course salad is one of the best ever invented… it’s colorful, protein packed, and so satisfying ~ the French just have a flair for putting together simple but…

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo is a spicy sexy 30 minute meal that is guaranteed to get sparks flying! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo

Shrimp Scampi Fra Diavolo ~ this fiery romantic dish can be whipped up in 30 minutes with a bag of frozen shrimp and pantry staples.  This is the best shrimp scampi recipe I’ve tried, and also the easiest. Shrimp…

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers

Salmon and Zucchini Burgers are tender and juicy atop a fresh watercress and blueberry salad.  This recipe turns leftover salmon into an elegant 30 minute meal, and it’s the perfect way to stretch a delicious but pricey fish. I’m…

Healthy and low fat filet of fish with blood oranges and thyme in parchment

Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment

There isn’t a healthy epithet you can hurl at this Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment that doesn’t fit — low calorie, low carb, gluten free, Paleo, low fat, Whole30… and while you’re at it you can…

Kale, Lentil and Salmon Salad Bowl

Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils

There’s something so tactile and satisfying about dinner in a bowl.. a meal like this Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils that you can cradle in your hands and eat cross-legged on the couch.  It’s also incredibly healthy and…

Grilled wild Salmon Salad

Grilled Wild Salmon Salad

Grilled Wild Salmon Salad is a wonderfully fresh and healthy main course salad ~ make it right on the stove top in a grill pan and enjoy all year long! *The post is sponsored by Morey’s®, thanks for supporting…

Irish Fish Cakes with a homemade Tartar Sauce

Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

These are traditional, old fashioned fish cakes and they’re a great example of classic Irish country cooking.  Packed with tender flakes of just barely poached cod, lots of fork-mashed russet potatoes and a smattering of lemon, ketchup and parsley,…

ahi tuna skewers

Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers

Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers ~ if you want a quick healthy meal, look no further than these beautiful skewers  ~ they cook in a flash! I’m obsessed with skewers, it’s as simple as that.  I think they’re…

Rainbow Salmon Skewers are colorful, healthy, low carb and so easy to make!

Rainbow Salmon Skewers

Rainbow Salmon Skewers are easy, healthy, and so fun to make ~ have you eaten the rainbow today? These skewers are so versatile – you can make them all year long, and cook them on the grill, on the…

Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas

This Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas is a delicious pasta recipe with chunks of tender salmon, and garden peas in a to-die-for creamy lemon sauce! This quick weeknight dinner is an old family favorite, I’m not sure why…

Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

Minimal Monday: Cod with Lemon and Olives

Cod with Lemon and Olives is a healthy, low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, and one of my favorites.  For a simple recipe it’s packed with flavor! It’s no surprise that I love seasonal cooking, and January is…

grilled shrimp with pomegranate salsa is so healthy, and practically zero calories :)

Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa

Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa is a super healthy, gluten free, low carb, low calorie, Paleo meal that also happens to be beautiful and fabulous! I’ve said it so many times before, but some of you are new here,…

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

Simple Greek Style Baked Fish ~ this is a vibrant example of the healthy Mediterranean diet, it’s low in calories, high in nutrients, and drop dead gorgeous! I’d happily eat this way every night.  It’s quick, easy, and healthy. …

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeno, Key Lime, and Pineapple 3

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeño, Key Lime, and Pineapple

Mahi Mahi Skewers with Jalapeño, Key Lime, and Pineapple ~ these skewers are healthy, easy, and so delicious!  Make them in the broiler or on the stove top all year long! My latest go to dinner obsession is skewers,…

salmon potstickers with wasabi sauce

Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce

Tender homemade Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce…this appetizer is so good you might be tempted to skip dinner. I love pot stickers.  Who doesn’t?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know and love these little pan fried…

Whole Baked Trout with herb Salsa

Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa

Whole Baked Trout with Herb Salsa ~ this glorious whole fish is no more difficult to make than regular fish, and it makes such a spectacular presentation! I’ve never cooked a whole fish before, so how about we do…

Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa ~ it’s Groundhog Day this weekend.  Also 48 days till the first day of spring.  53 till we visit my Dad and his wife in Florida.  I found a really cute pair of…

Halibut and Saffron Soup

Saffron is such an interesting ingredient, but so hard to describe.  I wish I was one of those people who can take a sip of wine and come up with ‘mossy’ or ‘muscular’ right off the bat, but I’m…

Pan Fried Trout with Herbes de Provence

I’ve said it before, but when there’s no plan for dinner, I almost always turn to fish.  I didn’t intend to post it, but after I got home with my trout fillets last night I happened to check one…

Baked Whitefish with Mustard Sauce

It might be 90 degrees out there, but a new Netflix BBC mystery series came through the mail slot today, the AC is cranking, and we’ve got our throws standing by on the couch.  I actually look forward to…

Minimal Monday: Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa

Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa ~ this type of chunky salsa is perfect for serving with grilled fish, meats, or chicken.  It adds color, flavor, and a summery brightness to so many different types of meals. I’ve made a lot…

Roberta’s Lemon Herb Fish (in parchment paper)

Lemon Herb Fish in parchment paper is an incredibly healthy recipe that is also stunningly beautiful.   Prep it ahead of time and you’ll have an easy weeknight meal, or a company-worthy dish. My friend Roberta has been doing…

Springtime Salmon and Fennel Chowder

It doesn’t get any better than this, in my opinion. As I box things up and try to get mentally prepared to cross the three little bridges that will take us off this island for the foreseeable future, I…

Minimal Monday: Pistachio Crusted Flounder

Keep it simple.  That’s the lesson I learned today.  I originally had more elaborate plans for this flounder.  It involved  pistachios, pink grapefruit, fresh ginger, wine, shallots, herbs, the whole nine yards.  But somewhere along the way it occurred…

Grilled Halibut with Citrus Salsa

Grilled Halibut with Citrus Salsa ~ if there were ever a dish that had my name written all over it, it’s this one.  I could eat this every day for the rest of my life  ~ it’s gluten free,…

Cod over rutabaga puree

Some vegetables just weren’t meant for a decorative bowl on the counter. The rutabaga is one of them.  Rough and scaly, gnarled roots still clinging to remnants of the earth, rutabagas are confined to cellars, paper sacks under the…

Fish Fillets in Curry Sauce

This week I’m excited to be participating in the weekly tribute to Gourmet’s list of the top 50 Women Game Changers, started by Mary over at One Perfect Bite.  I jumped at the chance this week because the honoree…

Bluefish with Mustard Sauce and blooming chives

The chives are blooming! Sander’s Fish Market had two pieces of Cape Cod bluefish left when we strolled in at the end of the day to see what looked good for dinner.  It was meant to be.  Bluefish with…