Try Seafood Twice a Week
Adding seafood to your diet twice a week, provides you with a good dose of healthy eating.
Since I started my New Year’s resolution to lose some weight I have been eating seafood at least twice a week. In places where I would have normally had a piece of meat, I now enjoying salmon, tuna steaks and swordfish.
There are so many choices and fantastic recipes, making this change was pretty easy. Seafood is also loaded with many antioxidants that aid in the fight against cancer and other serious diseases.
Growing and living with my Sicilian grandparents, having a seafood dinner was quite common. My sister and I opted out many times, but as I got older some of my mom’s simple seafood recipes really hit the spot. Here is a typical Friday evening meal taken from my ebook “7 Days of Italian Cooking – Gracie’s Guide to Everyday Meals.”
- 1 lb. fillets of flounder
- 1 beaten egg
- 1/2 cup seasoned Italian breadcrumbs
- 1/2 tsp. dried parsley
- 1/2 lb. grated cheese
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
Wash and dry fillets. Dip fillets in the egg batter with your left hand and roll in the mixture of breadcrumbs, parsley, grated cheese, salt and pepper with your right hand. Add fillets to a skillet of heated olive oil and cook both sides until golden brown.
It doesn’t get much easier than that. For more easy to prepare and tasty recipes try our “Gracie’s Christmas Eve Recipe Book – Night of the 7 Fishes.” The book is a guide to preparing a traditional Christmas Eve dinner, but is filled with fantastic seafood recipes that work year round.
Oh, By the way. Up until Super Bowl Sunday, I am down 6.7 pounds and have crushed through the 190 barrier. Unfortunately, our Super Bowl party may have set me back a bit, but I plan to continue the diet and will keep you updated.