Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Mac and Cheese

October 6, 2018 at 5:24 PM | Posted in fish, Mac and Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Mac and Cheese

 

 

For Breakfast on this Saturday Morning I prepared a Poached Egg and served it on a Thomas 100 Calorie Light Multigrain English Muffin. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Humid and 87 degrees out today. Finished the cleaning and storing remaining outside lawn furniture. Everything else done for the day so it was an afternoon of College Football. For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Mac and Cheese.

 

 

 

While at Kroger yesterday I bought a package of 2 fresh Walleye Fillets. To prepare it I first rinsed the fillets in cold water and patted it dry with paper towel. Next I cut the Fillets in half. Then I seasoned it with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Pepper Medley. Put the fillet in a Hefty Plastic Bag and added some Progresso Italian Style Bread Crumbs, sealed the bag and shook till the fillet was well coated. I then fried it in Extra Light Olive Oil on medium heat, about 4 minutes per side till golden brown! I love Walleye, as I do most Fish. Walleye is so meaty and has such a fresh flavor!

 

 

Then for a side I microwaved Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cup. Frozen individual Mac Cups, just microwave and serve. Mac and Cheese in a single serving cup! Tastes great, excellent Cheesy Mac. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Walleye Nutrition Facts

1 – 6 ounce serving
Calories 148 Calories from fat 17
% Daily Value 1
Total Fat 1.9g 3%
Sat. Fat 0.4g 2%
Cholesterol 137 mg 46%
Sodium 81mg 3%
Total Carbs. 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 30.4g
Calcium 174.9 mg

 

 

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups

Freshly made pasta with 100% real cheddar cheese

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups are just the right size of delicious

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups:
* 100% real cheddar cheese
* No preservatives
* Stouffer’s in a cup

NUTRITIONAL INFO
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170
Servings Per Container: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11 17.00 %
Saturated Fat 6 30.00 %
Cholesterol 30mg 10.00 %
Sodium 560mg 23.00 %
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9.00 %
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
http://www.stouffers.com/products/detail.aspx?id=11406&c=0

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Catfish Nuggets w/ Savory Herb Potatoes and Savory Herb Potatoes and Green Beans

October 4, 2018 at 5:23 PM | Posted in fish | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Catfish Nuggets w/ Savory Herb Potatoes and Savory Herb Potatoes and Green Beans

 

 

 

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. I had a real rough night dealing with Phantom Pains. I didn’t get an hours worth of sleep. They finally let up around 10:00 this morning. I’m really exhausted, these were the worst I’ve had in a while. I just wish someone would come up with a cure for Phantom Pains! Anyway after Lunch I went back to bed for most of the afternoon. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Savory Herb Potatoes and Savory Herb Potatoes and Green Beans.

 

Picked up the Catfish Nuggets at Kroger the other day and had them in the freezer. Layed the bag in the fridge overnight to thaw To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty. You can bake Catfish but for me you just can’t beat frying Catfish.

 


For one side dish I prepared the Little Potato Co. Savory Herb Potatoes. We love these! The Potatoes come in a microwavable tray. Just pop the tray in the microwave for five minutes and mix in the seasoning pack and you have a nutritious and tasty Potato Dish. These are definitely a good item to have in the pantry! So easy to prepare and no clean up.

 

 

 

 


Then I also heated up a large can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through. I also Baked a Loaf of Garlic Loaf Bread. This has become the family’s favorite Baked Bread. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Seasoned Haddock w/ Mac and Cheese

September 27, 2018 at 5:27 PM | Posted in fish, Mac and Cheese, Stouffer's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Seasoned Haddock w/ Mac and Cheese

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Scrambled a couple of Eggs, topped them with a sprinkle of Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and a few shakes of Frank’s Hot Sauce. I also toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Mostly cloudy and 63 degrees out, rain late in the day. After Breakfast I headed to Meijer, I needed a few items I needed to make tomorrow night’s Dinner. Back home did some work outside. Cleaned off the deck and driveway areas. Then got the cart out and raked some leaves in back and side yards. Leaves are already falling! For Dinner tonight I prepared Seasoned Haddock w/ Mac and Cheese.

 


I had purchased a Haddock fillet from Kroger the day before. I rinsed the fillet off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel and had them in a plastic bag in the fridge. To prepare it I sliced it in half. So to prepare it I seasoned it with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the pieces in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added Zatarain’s Lemon Pepper Breading Mix. Shook until both pieces were well coated. Shook off the excess and pan fried them in Extra Light Olive Oil, frying them about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Haddock and Zatarain’s Lemon Pepper Mix, the perfect combo. The Zatarain’s Breading and Seasonings are my favorites. I love Haddock it cooks up so nicely and I love the flavor and how meaty it is.

 


Then for a side I microwaved Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cup. Frozen individual Mac Cups, just microwave and serve. Mac and Cheese in a single serving cup! Tastes great, excellent Cheesy Mac. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Haddock

The haddock is a saltwater fish from the family Gadidae, the true cods, it is the only species in the monotypic genus Melanogrammus. – Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Haddock, cooked
Amount Per 1 fillet (150 g)
Calories 136
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.8 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.2 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 99 mg 33%
Sodium 391 mg 16%
Potassium 527 mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 30 g 60%

 

 

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups

Freshly made pasta with 100% real cheddar cheese

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups are just the right size of delicious

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups:
* 100% real cheddar cheese
* No preservatives
* Stouffer’s in a cup

NUTRITIONAL INFO
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170
Servings Per Container: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11 17.00 %
Saturated Fat 6 30.00 %
Cholesterol 30mg 10.00 %
Sodium 560mg 23.00 %
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9.00 %
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
http://www.stouffers.com/products/detail.aspx?id=11406&c=0

Izzy’s Boneless Cod Sandwich

September 25, 2018 at 5:17 PM | Posted in fish, Izzy's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Izzy’s Boneless Cod Sandwich

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Scrambled a couple of Eggs, topped them with a sprinkle of Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and a few shakes of Frank’s Hot Sauce. I also toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside another day of rain and clouds, high of 79 degrees. Cleaned the house and kitchen yesterday so today it was the junk closet, freezers and the pantry. For Dinner tonight it’s Izzy’s, Boneless Cod Sandwich.

 

 

 

I had my Dinner planned out but I received an email from Izzy’s Deli that a coupon for $2 off for their Boneless Cod Sandwich, my Dinner plans just changed! So tonight’s Dinner I had planned will be tomorrow night’s Dinner and tonight I’m having the Izzy’s Boneless Cod Sandwich. I had this once before but it’s been years. I do remember how good it was so I took advantage of the coupon. The Sandwich was huge and as good as always! Nice size Battered Cod Fillet, seasoned just right. It comes on Rye Bread with Tarter Sauce. One delicious Sandwich. I could only eat 1/2 of it, I’ll have the other half for Lunch tomorrow. It came with a Potato Pancake which I gave to Mom. Mom had the Izzy’s Reuben. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn along with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 


Izzy’s Boneless Cod
Cod battered with Izzy’s special blend of seasonings on rye bread with tartar sauce. “Too good to be called fish!”
http://www.izzys.com/menu.php

Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Golden Hominy

September 19, 2018 at 5:23 PM | Posted in fish | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Golden Hominy

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I Made a Breakfast Sandwich using; Healthy Life Multi Grain English Muffin, Scrambled 1 Egg, lightly heated 3 slices of Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, and 1 slice of Boar’s Head Swiss Cheese. Outside today it’s sunny and 90 degrees today. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Then I had to go to the Bank and make some changes on my Checking Account and Purchased a Safety Deposit Box. I ‘ve been needing a Safety Box for a while. I used to have one and the Bank I was at closed and my new one was sold out and I was put on a waiting list. And it came through yesterday. So I got that all taken care of. For Dinner tonight its Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Golden Hominy.

 

 


I love Fish and Seafood, especially this Florida Gulf Coast Grouper my friends keep bringing me back up from Florida. I had a couple of the fillets in a bag in the freezer, laid it in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare the fillets I seasoned them with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the fillets in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added the Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri. Shook until the fillets were well coated. Shook off the excess. Then got the Cast Iron Skillet out, sprayed it with a light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Light Olive Oil. Heated the skillet on medium heat. When the skillet was ready I added the Grouper Fillets, frying about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Grouper is so meaty and flavorful. Love Fish and Love this Grouper!

 


Then for another side I prepared some Roasted Fingerling Potatoes. Started by washing the Potatoes off in cold water. I then cut the Fingerling Potatoes in half, lengthwise. Put the Potatoes in a large bowl seasoned them with; Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic Powder, Sea Salt, Pepper, Chili Powder, and Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Grated Cheese to top the Potatoes with. Using a cookie sheet lined with foil I spread the Potatoes out on the sheet . Then Roasted them at 400 degrees until they were fork tender, about 20 minutes. Still can’t figure out why it’s so hard to find Fingerling Potatoes in this area, only 1 store around here locally that sells them (Thank you Jungle Jim’s).

 


For another side dish I opened up a can of one of my favorite side dishes, Kroger Brand Golden Hominy, and its been a while since I’ve any. For those that has never had or heard of Hominy; Hominy is a food made from kernels of corn which are soaked in an alkali solution of either lime or lye. The corrosive nature of the solution removes the hull and germ of the corn and causes the grain itself to puff up to about twice its normal size. There is White and Golden Hominy, my favorite is the Golden Hominy. If you’ve never tried it do, makes a delicious side dish! For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

Grouper – Firm texture, white meat with large flake and a mild flavor. Extra lean fish.

NUTRITION
Nutritional values for approximately 4 ounces (114 grams) of raw, edible portions
* Calories 110
* Calories From Fat 20
* Total Fat 2 g
* Saturated Fat 0 g
* Cholesterol 55 mg
* Sodium 65 mg
* Total Carbohydrates 0 g
* Protein 23 g

 

 

 

Oven-Roasted Fingerling Potato Fries

Ingredients:

Fingerling Potatoes
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Garlic Powder
Sea Salt
Pepper
Chili Powder
Kraft Reduced Fat Parmesan Grated Cheese
Directions:

1.) Thoroughly clean and scrub the potatoes.

2.) Cut the potatoes in half and add to a large mixing bowl.

3.) Add the olive oil. I used about 1 tablespoon, but this will vary by how many potatoes you use. Just use enough oil to give the potatoes a nice coat. Add your seasonings.

4.) Put on a baking sheet and sprinkle with the Parmesan Grated Cheese

5.) Roast in the oven for 25-35 minutes at 450 degrees. The potatoes should be tender in the middle when done.

Panko Crusted Cod Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

September 13, 2018 at 5:24 PM | Posted in Alexia Potato Products, fish | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Panko Crusted Cod Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I made some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, heated up some Meijer Diced Ham,and made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I made a bed of the Hashbrowns in a bowl and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I put the Diced Ham over top the Hash Browns and served.And had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I had to be at our Family Lawyer at 10:00. I made some changes to my Will. Then on the way back home stopped the ATM, got gas, and then got the car washed before heading back home. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Panko Crusted Cod Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

Purchased the Cod Loin Fillets at Kroger and had them in the freezer. So I laid a fillet in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare the Cod I rinsed the fillet off with cold water and patted dry. Then seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Combined flour and both Garlic Powder and Onion powder. Then pressed both sides of fillet into flour for a light dusting , shaking off any excess flour. Dipped the floured fillets into the Paprika seasoned Egg Beater’s, allowing excess to drip off. Placed the fillets, one at a time, in Panko Bread Crumbs, and lightly toss fillets until both sides are covered. Meanwhile, heated the Extra Virgin Olive Oil in a skillet and placed the fillets in and cooked 3 minutes each side. Served on a Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Whole Grain Bun. I love making Fish Sandwiches with Cod and the Panko Bread Crumbs. Cod cooks up great no matter how you prepare it. Plus it’s a very meaty Fish which makes for one excellent Fish Sandwich.

 


For my Fries I’m using my favorite, Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries. Seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn Medley. Baked them at 425 degrees for 16 minutes. They bake up beautifully and seasoned just right, excellent Shoestring Fry! Plus they are only 120 calories and 15 net carbs. It’s an easy prepared but hot and filling meal. For Dessert later some Honey Crisp Apple slices.

 

 

 

 

Panko Crusted Cod Fish Sandwich

Ingredients:

(4) 4oz. Cod Fillets
1c. Panko Bread Crumbs
Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
1 tsp. Onion Powder
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp. Paprika
1/2 c. Egg Beater’s
1/2 c. Flour
1 Tbs. Light Olive Oil

Directions:

* Rinse fillets and pat dry the fillets and season with Sea Salt and Pepper.
* Combine flour and both Garlic Powder and Onion powder then press both sides of fillet into flour for a light dusting , shaking off any excess flour.
* Dip floured fillets into Paprika Seasoned Egg Beater’s, allowing excess to drip off.
* Place fillets, one at a time, in Panko Bread Crumbs and lightly toss fillets until both sides are covered.
* Meanwhile, heat canola oil in skillet and place the fillets in oil and saute 4 minutes each side, or until fillets are heated through and Panko Crust has browned.
Number of Servings: 4

Baked Salmon Fillets w/ Multi-Grain Medley and Sliced Carrots

September 7, 2018 at 10:27 PM | Posted in carrots, fish, Minute Rice, salmon | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon Fillets w/ Multi-Grain Medley and Sliced Carrots

 

 

 

I had a Scrambled Egg and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. I had to be at the Dentist at 8:45 yesterday morning. I dread going to a Dentist more than anything but I’ve got a bad tooth and later I need more work done. I also had to go back to the family Doctor the day before and he increased my Metformin from 1 to 2 pills daily. So much stress lately he wanted me to increase for 3 months. After that we’ll do the checks again. He thinks that it’s all the stress I’ve been having for my elevated blood work. Another wait and see. For Dinner tonight I prepared Baked Salmon Fillets w/ Multi-Grain Medley and Sliced Carrots.

 


I purchased a package of North Atlantic Salmon from Meijer and had it in the freezer. To make it I’ll need the Salmon, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Dried Parsley, Dried Chive, and Extra Light Olive Oil.

 

 

 

 


To prepare it; I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. I then got a small baking pan and sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray. I washed the Fillet off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Next I put a light coat of the Extra Light Olive Oil on the Fillet and then seasoned. Lined the Fillet in the pan and baked. I baked it for 8 minutes, and done. Excellent Salmon!

 

 

 

I really enjoy the combo of Rice or Grain and Carrots with Salmon For one side to go with the Salmon I prepared a packet of the Minute Rice – Multi-Grain Medley.First time I’ve prepared this in a while. It has Brown Rice, Thai red Rice, Wild Rice, and Quinoa. Now that’s a good combo of Grains! The box contains 4 – 2 Serving Packets and easy to prepare. Combine water and the contents of one bag in medium saucepan and stir. Add oil if desired. Or, if desired, to add more flavor, substitute broth, fruit or vegetable juice for water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 MINUTES or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat. Fluff with fork and serve! Easy to prepare and makes one excellent side dish.

 

 

 

I also heated up a can of Del Monte Sliced Carrots. Just empty the contents into a small sauce pan , bring it to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until heated through. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Atlantic Salmon
The Atlantic salmon is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. It is found in the northern Atlantic Ocean, in rivers that flow into the north Atlantic and, due to human introduction, in the north Pacific Ocean.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_salmon

 

 

 

Minute Multi-Grain Medley

* Minute® Multi-Grain Medley is a blend of four popular gluten-free 100% whole grains and is ready in only 10 Minute Multi Grain Medley minutes. The four grains include:
* Brown Rice – usually brown but can be black, purple, red or a variety of exotic hues.
* Thai Red Rice – also known as Khao Deng, is an ancient grain that has a pleasant and nutty flavor.
* Wild Rice – not technically rice at all but the seed of an aquatic grass. It has a strong, hearty flavor that goes well with other grains.
* Quinoa (pronounced “KEEN-wah”) – is a small, light-colored round grain, similar in appearance to sesame seeds. It cooks up light and fluffy. The protein in quinoa is a complete protein as it contains all nine essential amino acids.
This quick cooking whole grain medley is pre-portioned in 4 separate bags for ease of preparation and has a slightly chewy, nutty flavor. Perfect for any meal, even as a wholesome start to the day, this medley is great when eaten with a little olive oil and salt, cooked in meat/vegetable broths or fruit juices. Make Minute® Multi-Grain Medley a versatile recipe staple for your pantry.

Directions
1 -Do NOT use the bag for cooking. COMBINE water and contents of one bag in medium saucepan and stir. Add oil if desired. Or, if desired, to add more flavor, substitute broth, fruit or vegetable juice for water.
2 – BRING to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 MINUTES or until water is absorbed.
3 – REMOVE from heat. Fluff with fork.
Serving Size 1/2 bag (43g)
Servings Per Container 8 [2 per bag]

Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories From Fat 10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g 2
Saturated Fat 0g 0
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0
Sodium 15mg 1
Potassium 80mg 2
Total Carbohydrate 33g 11
Fiber 2g 8
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
http://www.minuterice.com/en-us/products/241/Multi-GrainMedley.aspx

Catfish Nuggets w/ Southwest Style Hash Browns and Cut Green Beans

August 31, 2018 at 5:28 PM | Posted in fish, Simply Potatoes | 1 Comment
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Today’s Menu: Catfish Nuggets w/ Southwest Style Hash Browns and Cut Green Beans

 

 

I just had a cup of the Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. Partly Cloudy, humid, and 89 degrees out today. Right after my Tea I headed out to Walmart. I needed printing ink, Bigelow Tea, and a few other items. Next it was off to Meijer for the rest of the Grocery Shopping. Stopped by McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for Mom. Later in the day I went to the hospital and seen a friend of mine that I used to work with. He was in a pretty bad car wreck, but doing ok. For Dinner tonight I prepared Catfish Nuggets w/ Southwest Style Hash Browns and Cut Green Beans.

 

 

Golden Brown,I love these!

Picked up the Catfish Nuggets at Meijer earlier in the day. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty. You can bake Catfish but for me you just can’t beat frying Catfish.

 

 

For one side I prepared some Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns. I had tried all the Simply Potatoes Products but these and found some at Meijer today and they sounded perfect with the Catfish. I prepared them as I do all the Hash Brown Products. Fried them in Extra Light Olive Oil and seasoned them with Sea Salt and Ground Pepper. Great seasoning on the Hash Browns (Onion, Green and Red Bell Peppers, Garlic, Tomato, Jalapeno Peppers). Just love Potatoes with Fish.

 

 

 


I also heated up a can of Del Monte Low Sodium Cut Green Beans. I also baked a Loaf of the RiverRoad Bake House Garlic Oval Loaf Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns

Simply Potatoes Southwest Style Hash Browns start with fresh, never frozen potatoes. The bold southwest flavors of onion, green and red peppers, jalapeños, and spices deliver just the right amount of heat to wake up your taste buds.
* Fresh, never frozen, potatoes
* Prepared for you to save time and energy
* Seasoned with onion, red and green peppers, jalapeños, and southwest spices

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Fried Ocean Perch w/ Mac and Cheese

August 28, 2018 at 5:26 PM | Posted in fish, Mac and Cheese, Stouffer's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Ocean Perch w/ Mac and Cheese

 

It was Steak and Eggs to start my day off today. For my Steak I fried up a SayersBrook 4 oz. Bison Fillet Mignon. I just seasoned it with some McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. It came out a perfect medium rare! It was so tender and juicy.Then I Scrambled a couple Eggs, toasted 1 slice of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Good way to start the day! Mostly sunny, humid, and 94 degrees out to day. Took my Hoveround Chair outside and gave it a good cleaning, a much needed cleaning! That was about it for the day. Still fighting with my insurance so I was on the phone again for about 40 minutes! Very upset over this! For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Ocean Perch w/ Mac and Cheese.

 


I picked up the Ocean Perch at Kroger the other day, cleaned them and had them in the freezer. Really love the Kroger Seafood Department, good selections. I laid the bag in the fridge to thaw overnight. To prepare them I preheated a medium size skillet, that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray and added Extra Light Olive Oil, on medium heat. Lightly seasoned them with the McCormick Sea Salt. I then put them in a Hefty Zip Lock Bag and added Zatarain’s Seasoned Fish Fri, shaking the bag then until the Perch Fillets were coated. Added the Fillets to the heated skillet and fried them 3 minutes per side. They came out Golden Brown! Delicious and fresh tasting, I love all Fish and Seafood!

 


Then for a side I microwaved Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cup. Frozen individual Mac Cups, just microwave and serve. Mac and Cheese in a single serving cup! Tastes great, excellent Cheesy Mac. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 


Ocean Perch

Ocean perch is mild tasting yet a bit sweet, with a moderately firm texture. The meat is lean, moist and flaky. Large ocean perch develop a coarse texture. Deep-skinned ocean perch with the fat line removed has the most delicate flavor. The flesh is white, though not as light as cod, and it turns opaque white when cooked.Whole fish may have bulging eyes and distended air bladders, which is a result of being brought up from great depths, not an indication of poor quality.

Nutrition Facts:
Calories: 94
Fat Calories: 14.4
Total Fat: 1.6 g
Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
Cholesterol: 42 mg
Sodium: 75 mg
Protein: 18.6 g
Omega 3: 0.3 g

 

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups

Freshly made pasta with 100% real cheddar cheese

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups are just the right size of delicious

Stouffer’s Classic Mac and Cheese Mac Cups:
* 100% real cheddar cheese
* No preservatives
* Stouffer’s in a cup

NUTRITIONAL INFO
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 170
Servings Per Container: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 100
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11 17.00 %
Saturated Fat 6 30.00 %
Cholesterol 30mg 10.00 %
Sodium 560mg 23.00 %
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9.00 %
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
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Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

August 19, 2018 at 5:08 PM | Posted in fish, Ore - Ida | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared a Breakfast Sandwich. I toasted a Thomas Light 100 Calorie Multi Grain English Muffin. Then I lightly fried some slices of Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, Scrambled some Egg Beater’s Egg Whites, and topped it all with a 1/2 slice of Boar’s Head Longhorn Colby Cheese. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Sunny, 86 degrees, and not quite as humid out today. So good to see the sunshine again! After I had Breakfast I went to McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for her. She went on to Church afterward. I stayed home and did a load of laundry. Then got the cart out of the shed and did some yard work this afternoon. Feels great to get out. For Dinner tonight a Fish Sandwich! I prepared a Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

 

I had picked a New Zealand Orange Roughy Fillet at Jungle Jim’s International Market earlier in the week. I sliced the Fillet in 1/2, rinsed them in cold water, and put them in Hefty Plastic Freezer Bags and froze them. So I put 1 of them in the fridge overnight to thaw. To make it I’ll need; the Orange Roughy Fillet, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Flour, Egg Beater’s (1/2 cup), Hungarian Paprika, and Shake and Bake Panko Bread Crumbs. I’ll also need An Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Whole Grain Hamburger Bun. I first Seasoned the Fillet with the McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Next I seasoned the Flour with Hungarian Paprika. Then rolled the Fillet in the Flour, next to the Egg Beater’s, and finally in the Panko Bread Crumbs.

 

 

I grabbed a skillet, sprayed it with Pam Non Stick Cooking Spray, added 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil, and heated the skillet on medium heat. With the skillet heated I added my Fillet. I fried it for 3 minutes per side. It fried up perfect! Golden Brown on the outside and a moist center. I served it on the Aunt Millie’s Bun. Orange Roughy has such a good taste to it, it’s a very mild Fish. Makes the perfect Fish Sandwich!

 

 

 

As my Orange Roughy was cooking I turned the oven up to 425 degrees and baked my Fries. I used Ore Ida Crinkle Cut Fries. Like all the Ore Ida Products, they are easy to prepare and delicious. I just baked them for 19 minutes and done! Served them with a side of Hunt’s Ketchup. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Roughy Fillet

Orange roughy
The orange roughy, also known as the red roughy, slimehead and deep sea perch, is a relatively large deep-sea fish belonging to the slimehead family. The UK Marine Conservation Society has categorized orange roughy as “vulnerable to exploitation”. Wikipedia

Protein. Orange roughy and tilapia serve as a rich source of protein, although tilapia provides slightly more; tilapia has 45.5 grams per serving and orange roughy has 38.9 grams per serving. The protein in these varieties of fish is considered complete, meaning that they contain all nine essential amino acids.

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