Category Archives: SEAFOOD & FISH

Clam-Vegetable Chowder

Clam-Vegetable Chowder is a quick (55) minute recipe. It’s a delicious, creamy and hearty New England style chowder. Ingredients Include: Canned  clams, potatoes, celery, garlic, onions, half-and-half, bacon, clam juice and is well-seasoned. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus), (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (5) servings. Serving Size: (1-1/3) cups per serving. Clam-Vegetable Chowder will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

4 center-cut bacon strips
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
3 small red potatoes, peeled, cubed
1 cup water
1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice
3 tsp low sodium instant chicken bouillon
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups fat-free half-and-half, divided
2 (6-1/2 oz) cans chopped clams, undrained

Spicy Fish Stew

Spicy Fish Stew is a delicious easy and quick recipe for a spicy-hot, Italian-Style meal. It takes only (30) minutes total time on the stovetop. Serve with a good crusty bread if desired. Ingredients: Tilapia filets, fennel, garlic, clam juice and arrabbiata sauce. NOTE: If you are not able to locate the arrabbiata sauce; I have a link below this recipe for a made from scratch version. This is also a healthy, low fat, low calories, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, low sodium, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (5 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Serving Size: (1-3/4) cups per serving. Spicy Fish Stew will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes.
Total Time: 30 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:
1 large fennel bulb with stalks
Non-Stick cooking spray
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups bottled arrabbiata sauce
1/2 cup water
1 (8 oz) bottle clam juice
(1 lb) tilapia or cod fillets,
cut in (1″) pieces

Greek-Style Tuna Casserole

Greek-Style Tuna Casserole is a hearty and delicious tuna and pasta casserole. It is all baked in the oven and is mixed with a made from scratch lemon dressing. It takes just over 1 hour total time for this delicious, well-seasoned casserole. Ingredients include: Canned tuna, orzo, artichoke hearts, black olives, eggplant and feta cheese. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (6) servings. Greek-Style Tuna Casserole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.greek-style-tuna-casserole

INGREDIENTS:

Non-Stick cooking spray
1/3 cup dried whole wheat orzo pasta
1 medium-size eggplant , ends trimmed,
sliced (1″ thick)

1 large red bell pepper, stem end removed,
quartered, seeded and pith removed

2 Tbsp olive oil
1-1/2 tsp lemon zest
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 garlic clove, minced
4 Tbsp snipped fresh oregano
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 cup Panko
3 (5 oz) cans low-sodium tuna (water pack),
undrained, large pieces broken up

1 (9 oz pkg.) frozen artichoke hearts,
thawed & quartered if needed

1/2 cup black olives, haved
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 lemon, cut into 6 wedges

Healthy Crab Salad

Healthy Crab Salad is a delicious, easy and quick (20) minute to prepare recipe for a seafood salad. Just toss all ingredients into a bowl and refrigerate until ready to serve. (NOTE: It will need at least (2) hours or more to chill before serving). Ingredients include: Crabmeat, celery, tomatoes, cucumbers, black beans, Feta cheese, lime juice and a Greek vinaigrette salad dressing. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints), (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Healthy Crab Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and ghealthy-crab-saladuests.

Prep Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

(1 lb) cooked lump crabmeat, flaked
2 cups halved grape tomatoes
1 cup chopped cucumbers
3 celery ribs, slced
2/3 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2 cup crumbled Feta cheese
1/2 cup Greek vinaigrette-Feta cheese-olive oil salad dressing
3 Tbsp lime juice

Jumbo Shrimp Salad

Jumbo Shrimp Salad is a delicious, easy and quick (22) minute recipe for a spicy-hot, seafood salad. Use it for a light lunch; dinner or as a side. Ingredients Include: Jumbo-size shrimp, baby arugula leaves, mango and red bell peppers with a spicy hot salad dressing, (dressing recipe included). This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (3 SmartPoints), (3 PointsPlus) and vegetarian recipe. Makes: (4) servings. Jumbo Shrimp Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.jumbo-shrimp-salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 12 Minutes.
Total Time: 22 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
8 jumbo-size shrimp, peeled, deveined
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/2 cup granulated no-calorie sweetener
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 jalapeno pepper, trimmed, seeded, thinly sliced
2 cups baby arugula leaves
1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced mango
1 pinch salt, or to taste
1 pinch ground black pepper, or to taste