Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread

October 23, 2021 at 6:40 PM | Posted in fish, Kraft, Mac and Cheese | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. Cloudy, a high of 58 degrees and cool breeze blowing out there today. After Tea I went to Meijer for a few items. Back home nothing to do today, which is good because my Sinuses are killing me today. Big change in the weather and temperature. It should clear up in a day or so, hopefully. For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread.

 

I purchased more of the Yellow Lake Perch from Meijer earlier today. I love this Yellow Lake Perch! I rinsed the Fillets in cold water then patted them dry and put them in a Hefty Plastic Bag and on into the fridge until ready to use. I love using Yellow Lake Perch, fries up a beautiful golden brown and like most fresh water fish has a fantastic taste. It’s not too often I find Yellow Lake Perch so I grabbed these when I saw them.

 

I then seasoned them with Sea Salt and rolled the fillets in my favorite Breading Mix, Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri. Pan fried them in Bertolli Cooking Olive Oil, on medium heat for 3 minutes per side. They came out with a golden brown crust and were delicious! I love Fish!

 

 

 

 

To go with my Perch I prepared a cup of Kraft Mac and Cheese. They come in a microwavable plastic container. To prepare it just remove the lid, add water and stir, microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, and stir in the packet of cheese sauce. And you have your Mac and Cheese! Another nice item to have in the pantry. Easy to prepare, nothing like good old-fashioned Kraft Mac and Cheese! Container makes 1 serving. Love these Kraft Mac and Cheese! For Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow Lake Perch
Yellow perch are only found in North America; they are native to the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, and the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River and Mississippi River basins. … The yellow perch has also been widely introduced for sport and commercial fishing purposes.

 

 

 

 


Kraft Mac and Cheese
We put Kraft Mac and Cheese in convenient microwavable cups! In just minutes, you can indulge in your favorite comfort food for lunch or a snack! Our mac and cheese is made with no artificial flavors, dyes, or preservatives – that’s something worth smiling about.
https://www.kraftmacandcheese.com/product/00021000010875/kraft-original-macaroni-cheese-dinner-205-oz-cup

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 23, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Love that Seafood…..

Increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acids. Try to get at least 2 servings a week of omega-3 rich foods. These include salmon, sardines, mackerel, herring, rainbow trout, and albacore tuna. Walnuts, flaxseed, and soy products are other omega-3 rich foods that can be added to a healthy diet. Enjoy that Fish and Seafood!

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 22, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Eat more……

 

Eat Healthier by;

Eat more fresh vegetables and legumes.
Also
Eat more fish, which is high in protein, low in fats and loaded with essential omega-3 fatty acids.

Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

October 19, 2021 at 6:41 PM | Posted in Aunt Millie's Live Carb Smart, fish, Ore - Ida | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries

 

No Breakfast this morning I had to fast since last night. I had to be at the Family Doctor at 8:00 this morning. They checked all the vitals, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Sugar and such. I’ll get the results Friday or early next week. It’s another perfect Fall Day out. Sunny and and a high of 71 degrees. After my Doctor Appointment I took Mom over to 1/2 Books, She loves reading! Then We stopped by Wendy’s and picked up Breakfast, I even had a Breakfast Sandwich! Back home got outside and did a little yardwork. For Dinner tonight it’s a Panko Crusted Orange Roughy Fish Sandwich w/ Baked Fries.

 

I had picked up a couple of Orange Roughy Fillets at Jungle Jim’s International Market a while back and had them in the freezer. So I laid a fillet to thaw in the fridge overnight. I had already rinsed them and had them cut into bun size pieces. To make it I’ll need; the Orange Roughy Fillet, McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, Flour, Egg Beaters (1/2 cup), Hungarian Paprika, and Shake and Bake Panko Bread Crumbs. I’ll serve it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun. I first Seasoned the Fillet with the McCormick Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Next I seasoned the Flour with the added Hungarian Paprika. Then rolled the Fillet in the Flour, next to the Egg Beaters, 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 perfectly! Golden Brown on the outside and a moist center. I served it on the Healthy Life Bun. Orange Roughy has such a good taste to it, it’s a very mild Fish. Makes the perfect Fish Sandwich and I love Fish Sandwiches!

 

As my Orange Roughy was cooking I turned the oven on 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 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Diet Lemonade/Tea Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orange Roughy Fillet

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.

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

October 19, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | 2 Comments
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Cooking healthier………

Keep fats to a minimum. Choose lean meats and reduced-fat dairy products and limit processed foods to minimize hidden fats. Nuts, seeds, fish, soy, olives and avocado are all healthier options because they include the essential long-chain fatty acids and these fats are accompanied by other good nutrients.

If you add fats when cooking, keep them to a minimum and use monounsaturated oils such as olive and canola oil.

Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Roasted Asparagus and Baked Potato

October 15, 2021 at 7:09 PM | Posted in fish | 2 Comments
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Today’s: Menu: Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Roasted Asparagus, Baked Potato, and Baked Garlic Bread Loaf

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. 78 degrees and rain on and off all day. A good day to stay in and that’s what I did. After my Tea I did a load of laundry. Then off to lay down for a while. My Sinuses are running wild with this change in the weather and I’ve had a bad headache since late last night. Nothing I can do except wait it out, it will pass. For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Walleye Fillet w/ Roasted Asparagus and Baked Potato.

 

I purchased the Walleye at Meijer and it in the freezer. I placed it in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare it I first rinsed the fillets in cold water and patted them dry with paper towel. Then to prepare them I seasoned them with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Black Pepper Medley. Put the fillets 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 them 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!

 

For one side dish I prepared Roasted Asparagus for one side. To prepare the Asparagus I just needed Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Cloves Roasted Asparagus Garlic (minced), Sea Salt, Freshly grated Black Pepper, Lemon Juice, and Shredded Parmesan Cheese. Rinse clean the asparagus. Break the tough ends off of the asparagus and discard. Lay the asparagus spears out in a single layer in a baking dish or a foil-covered roasting pan. Drizzle olive oil over the spears, roll the asparagus back and forth until they are all covered with a thin layer of olive oil. Sprinkle with minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Rub over the asparagus so that they are evenly seasoned. Place pan in oven and cook for approximately 8-10 minutes, depending on how thick your asparagus spears are, until tender when pierced with a fork. Drizzle with a little fresh lemon juice and shredded Parm Cheese before serving.

 

For another side I prepared a Baked Potato. Seasoned that with the McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, and topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Then I also baked a loaf of La Baguetterie Roasted Garlic Oval Bread. Perfect Bread with any Dish! Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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

Healthy Taco Recipes

October 13, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Taco Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Taco Recipes with recipes including Grilled Chicken Tacos with Slaw and Lime Crema, Grilled Blackened Shrimp Tacos, and Carne Asada Tacos. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Taco Recipes
Find healthy, delicious taco recipes including beef, chicken, fish and pork tacos. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Slaw and Lime Crema
In this easy and healthy chicken taco recipe, we top grilled chicken tenders with a crunchy and colorful vegetable slaw and a simple blend of sour cream, lime juice and cilantro. The chicken is cooked on a grill pan, so these crowd-pleasing…………

Grilled Blackened Shrimp Tacos
Give juicy shrimp tacos a Cajun flavor spin with spices and a quick sear on a hot grill. An easy avocado mash adds creaminess to cool off the spicy kick………….

Carne Asada Tacos
These flank-steak soft tacos are so tasty and easy, they should be in everyone’s repertoire. Plus they’re made with fresh corn tortillas (not fried) and topped with a quick homemade salsa made with avocado, tomato, onion and a bright squeeze of lime………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Taco Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19775/cuisines-regions/latin-american/mexican/tacos/

Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread

October 12, 2021 at 7:15 PM | Posted in fish, Kraft, Mac and Cheese, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast. 77 degrees, very windy and partly cloudy out today. I had to return a rake I bought from Meijer, it came apart after using it 1 time. While at Meijer I picked up a couple of other items also. On the way back I picked up Breakfast for Mom at McDonald’s. Too windy to do a lot outside today. Did a few things in the house and then cleaned out the shed. For Dinner tonight I prepared Fried Yellow Lake Perch w/ Mac and Cheese and Baked French Bread.

 

I purchased the Yellow Lake Perch from Meijer this morning. I rinsed the Fillets in cold water then patted them dry and put them in a Hefty Plastic Bag and on into the fridge until ready to use. I love using Yellow Lake Perch, fries up a beautiful golden brown and like most fresh water fish has a fantastic taste. It’s not too often I find Yellow Lake Perch so I grabbed these when I seen them.

 

I then seasoned them with Sea Salt and rolled the fillets in my favorite Breading Mix, Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri. Pan fried them in Bertolli Cooking Olive Oil, on medium heat for 3 minutes per side. They came out with a golden brown crust and delicious! I love Fish!

 

 

 

To go with my Perch I prepared a cup of Kraft Mac and Cheese. They come in a microwavable plastic container. To prepare it just remove the lid, add water and stir, microwave for 3 1/2 minutes, and stir in the packet of cheese sauce. And you have your Mac and Cheese! Another nice item to have in the pantry. Easy to prepare, nothing like good old-fashioned Kraft Mac and Cheese! Container makes 1 serving. Love these Kraft Mac and Cheese! I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. For Dessert later a Breyer’s 90 Calorie Vanilla Bean Ice Cream Cup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow Lake Perch
Yellow perch are only found in North America; they are native to the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, and the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River and Mississippi River basins. … The yellow perch has also been widely introduced for sport and commercial fishing purposes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kraft Mac and Cheese
We put Kraft Mac and Cheese in convenient microwavable cups! In just minutes, you can indulge in your favorite comfort food for lunch or a snack! Our mac and cheese is made with no artificial flavors, dyes, or preservatives – that’s something worth smiling about.
https://www.kraftmacandcheese.com/product/00021000010875/kraft-original-macaroni-cheese-dinner-205-oz-cup

Kitchen Closed – Long John Silver’s tonight

October 8, 2021 at 7:37 PM | Posted in fish | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Long John Silver’s – Battered Cod and Shrimp

 

Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. 78 degrees and mostly sunny out. Finally able to get the backyard and flower bed cleaned up. It finally dried out enough. I got the cart and yard tools out and spent most of the afternoon cleaning it up. My cousin’s 2 daughters are in the high school band and were in the homecoming parade today for Fairfield High School. So we went and watched it with other family members this late afternoon, around 5:30. So the Kitchen was closed and we picked up some Long John Silver’s tonight!

 

Mom wanted Long John Silver’s tonight so that’s what we are having. We each had a 2 Piece Battered Cod and split a side of 3 Shrimp. Mom also had a side of ColeSlaw and Hush Puppies. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Cherry Jello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Long John Silver’s
IS SEAFOOD AMAZING? FISH YEAH!
Of course it is. Not only is it more delicious than any other meat, it’s also better for the environment. We sustainably-source our seafood so we can serve it proudly and so you can enjoy eating it proudly too. Wild-caught Alaska Pollock. From Alaska waters!

Cod and Salmon from the icy waters of the North Pacific! Clams from coastal Atlantic waters! And it all goes from the boats to our restaurants to your sea-loving smile. Do we do it all sustainably while supporting the fishermen and their families? Fish Yeah we do!
https://www.ljsilvers.com/seafood/

Kitchen Hint of the Day! FRIDAY

October 8, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Keep the Coffee Grinds………

Don’t throw away used coffee grinds. Keep them in a can near the sink. When needed, rub a small amount over your hands after handling fish, or when chopping garlic or onions to get rid of odors on your hands.

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