Fried Rockfish Fillets w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice, Whole Baby Carrots, and Light Texas Toast

February 23, 2018 at 6:32 PM | Posted in carrots, fish, Uncle Ben's Rice | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Fried Rockfish Fillets w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice, Whole Baby Carrots, and Light Texas Toast

 

 

 

For Breakfast this rainy morning I prepared some al fresco Uncured Chicken Bacon, 1 Egg Sunnyside Up, toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Outside its raining again, big shocker! We have a high of 62 degrees and heavy rain at times. Not much to do so it was house cleaning today. Dusted and vacuumed then cleaned the refrigerator. For Dinner tonight I tried a fish I had never tried before, Rockfish. Tonight its Fried Rockfish Fillets w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice, Whole Baby Carrots, and Light Texas Toast.

 

 

 

I was at Meijer yesterday to pick up a few items and going by the Seafood Department and noticed they had Rockfish Fillets in the display case. I had heard of Rockfish but never I had tried it, until now. Growing up there was a creek that ran across the street and we would go fishing and catch a Fish we called Rockfish. But this (Ocean) Rockfish is totally different. I was told it has a taste similar to Snapper, which I love. The Fillets cost lass than 1/2 than what you pay for Snapper. So I picked up a couple of Fillets to try it out. I’ll be cooking it in a Cast Iron Skillet and will need McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Grinder Peppercorn Medley along with Zatarain’s Seasoned Seafood Breading Mix, and Extra Light Olive Oil.

 

 

To prepare it; I first washed and cleaned the Fillets in cold water. Pat the fillets dry with a paper towel. Seasoned on both sides with the Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. Then rolled the Fillets in the Zatarain’s Seasoned Fish Fri Mix.

 

 

 

 

 

Next heated a Cast-Iron Skillet over high heat. When the Pan is hot, added the Extra Light Olive Oil. Place the fillets in the pan, skin side down. Press down gently on the fillets with a spatula for about 20 seconds to prevent curling. Lower heat to medium and let cook until the fish is golden and caramelized around edges, about 2 to 3 minutes. Carefully flip fillets and until golden all over and cooked through, 45 to 90 seconds more.

 

 

 

The Rockfish fried up to a perfect Golden Brown. It does have a taste similar to Snapper. Really a delicious meaty version of Snapper, and costs a lot less! Really enjoyed it and will purchase more of it. Mom, who isn’t a huge Fish Lover, really liked them.

 

 

 

 

 

For one side dish I prepared a packet of Microwavable Uncle Ben’s Long Grain and Wild Rice. It comes in a microwavable bag. I microwaved it for 90 seconds and done! I guess my favorite among the Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice, all though I love using them all. Another tasty and easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and it’s ready.

 

 

 

 


Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. I also baked a loaf of Bake House RiverRoad Multi Grain Bread. For Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn with a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

Rockfish – Sebastes

Sebastes is a genus of fish in the family Sebastidae (though some include this in Scorpaenidae), most of which have the common name of rockfish. A few are called ocean perch, sea perch or redfish instead. Most of the Sebastes species live in the north Pacific, although two (Sebastes capensis and Sebastes oculatus) live in the south Pacific/Atlantic and four (Sebastes fasciatus, Sebastes mentella, Sebastes norvegicus and Sebastes viviparus) live in the north Atlantic. The coast off South California is the area of highest rockfish diversity, with 56 species living in the Southern California Bight.

Rockfish are an important sport and commercial fish, and many species have been overfished. As a result, seasons are tightly controlled in many areas. Sebastes are sometimes fraudulently substituted for the more expensive northern red snapper.

Rockfish has a sweet, mild flavor, with a flaky, medium-firm texture. It is best baked, sautéed, broiled or poached. Since the flesh tends to flake easily, it is not the best fish for grilling. Try it with a little lemon to bring out the sweet flavor without overpowering.

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Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots

April 16, 2017 at 4:55 PM | Posted in prime rib | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

For Breakfast on this Easter Morning I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin, Scrambled 1 Egg, and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Not much going on today. Mom went on to Church early, she was meeting some friends for Breakfast. I stayed home and did a load of laundry and cleaned the house. Cloudy this morning and rain moved in by the afternoon. Went over to see Dad for a while and back home to fix an Easter Dinner for me and Mom. I prepared a Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

 

 

 

 

We had a Prime Rib Roast in the freezer that I had purchased at Mejier. I like Prime Rib but it’s so overpriced. This was one that weighed just over 3 lbs., 3.7 lbs. Just the right size for myself and Mom.

 

 

 

 

 

I preheated the oven on 325 degrees. I took a small roaster pan and sprayed it Pam Cooking Spray and I rubbed a light coat of Extra light Olive Oil on it. Once the oven was heated I put the Roast in the pan and baked it for about 75 minutes. I took the pan out and checked the internal temperature with my meat thermometer and it was right where we wanted at 121 degrees.

 

 

 

 

 

I let the Roast sit for 10 minutes before slicing it. The Roast was cooked to a perfect Medium Rare. The Roast came moist and juicy! Cutting in to it was very tender and has an excellent taste. We’ll definitely purchase this again from Meijer!

 

 

 


Mom loves having multiple side dishes with meals so I prepared a good variety. For one side I prepared some Little Potato Company Savory Herb Potatoes. Then I prepared a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Then I opened up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. I also baked some of Mom’s favorite Rolls, Hawaiian Rolls. For my Dessert later a Breyer’s 100 Calorie Cup of Vanilla Ice Cream. Hope everyone had a great Easter!

Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice and Whole Baby Carrots

January 16, 2017 at 5:54 PM | Posted in carrots, fish, salmon, Uncle Ben's Rice | 3 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 
For Breakfast this morning it was Hash Browns, Smoked Turkey Sausage, Toast, and Decaf Green Tea. I had went tobaked-salmon-w-wild-and-long-grain-rice-and-whole-baby-carrots-007 Meijer and they finally had the Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns back in stock! It had been a few weeks since any store had them in stock. So I prepared the Hash Browns and then I prepared a 1/2 Sausage link of the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage. Added a slice of toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea, and that’s a Breakfast! Big change in the weather again! 50 degrees for a high with rain on and off all day, beats in the teens and snow! So with not a lot going on outside I did some cleaning on the inside. I cleaned and straightened the pantry and the the freezer and refrigerator. For Dinner tonight I prepared Baked Salmon w/ Long Grain and Wild Rice and Whole Baby Carrots.

 
I had purchased the Salmon Fillet last week from Meijer and had it in the freezer. Grabbed the fillet out of the freezerBaked Salmon w Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots 001 and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare it, I rinsed it off with cold water and patted it dry with a paper towel. I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. I seasoned it with McCormick’s Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn and some Dried Dill. Sprayed a small baking pan with Pam w/ Olive Oil Spray and added the Salmon Fillet. Baked it on 400 degrees until the Salmon was fork tender, about 12 minutes total. I love Salmon as I do all Fish and Seafood. The Salmon came out delicious, nicely seasoned and moist. I just love all Fish and Seafood.

 

 

 

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To go worth the Salmon I microwaved a bag of Uncle Ben‘s Ready Rice – Long Grain and Wild. I guess my favorite among the Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice, all though I love using them all. Another tasty and easy to fix item, just microwave for 90 seconds and it’s ready.

 

 

 

 

 

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Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. Then for Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salmon Fillet raw

Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia

 

 

 

 

 
UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Long Grain & Wild

The rice that’s always ready to enjoy. Now, you can have our original delicious Long Grain & Wild Rice recipe with 23 herbs and seasonings in just 90 seconds. This microwaveable pouch also eliminates prep and cleanup. UNCLE BEN’S®. ‘Perfect Every Time’®.

Nutritional Claims & Product Benefits:Uncle Ben's Long-Grain-Wild
* Good Source of Folic Acid
* Good source of iron
* 0 g Trans Fats & No Saturated Fat
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
Squeeze pouch to separate rice.
Tear to vent.
Heat on HIGH for 90 seconds.
Cooking time for 2 pouches – 2 ½ minutes. Microwave times may vary. Take care when handling and opening the hot pouch. Refrigerate unused portion.

In the Skillet
Gently squeeze the sides of the pouch to break apart the rice, and pour contents into a skillet. Add 2 Tbsp. of water and heat.
Stir rice occasionally until heated thoroughly.
Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (125 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 190
Calories from Fat 18
Total Fat 2.0g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 630mg 26%
Carbohydrates 39.0g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 1.0g
Protein 5.0g
http://www.unclebens.com/Products/Ready-Rice/Uncle-Ben-s-reg;-Long-Grain-Wild#.UhpZ6hvOk20

Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots

December 25, 2016 at 5:56 PM | Posted in prime rib | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

 

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For Breakfast on this Christmas Morning I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and added a few slices of Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham, for a light Breakfast Sandwich. After we were done with Breakfast we opened gifts and afterwards mad a few phone calls to friends and relatives wishing them a Merry Christmas! For our Christmas Dinner we are having Prime Rib w/ Savory Herb Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

 

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We couldn’t decide on what to have for Christmas Dinner. While I was at Meijer a few days ago I seen they had some small Prime Ribs so I grabbed one of those. I like Prime Rib but it’s so overpriced. This was one that weighed just over 3 lbs., 3.11 lbs. Just the right size for myself and Mom and Dad. As most Prime Rib Roasts it was very easy to prepare.

 

 

 

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I preheated the oven on 325 degrees. I took a small roaster pan and sprayed it Pam Cooking Spray and I rubbed a light coat of Extra light Olive Oil on it. Once the oven was heated I put the Roast in the pan and baked it for about 75 minutes. I took the pan out and checked the internal temperature with my meat thermometer and it was right where we wanted at 121 degrees.

 

 

 

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I let the Roast sit for 10 minutes before slicing it. The Roast was cooked to a perfect Medium Rare. The Roast came moist and juicy! Cutting in to it was very tender and has an excellent taste. We’ll definitely purchase this again from Meijer!

 

 

 

 

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Mom and Dad love multiple side dishes with their meals so i gave them a good variety. For one side I prepared some Little Potato Company Savory Herb Potatoes. Then I prepared a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Then I opened up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. I also baked some of Mom and Dad’s favorite Rolls, Hawaiian Rolls. For my Dessert later a Breyer’s 100 Calorie Cup of Chocolate Ice Cream.

 

 

 

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone!

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White Lake Perch w/ 3 Cheese Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots

December 18, 2016 at 5:55 PM | Posted in carrots, fish, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: White Lake Perch w/ 3 Cheese Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 
For Breakfast I prepared some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns and fried 2 Jennie – O Turkey Sausage Mini white-lake-perch-w-3-cheese-potatoes-and-whole-baby-carrots-012Links. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Wow, it poured the rain last night and then rained some more. Last night it was even thundering and lightening. If this had come in as snow we have got around 10 inches! But by morning the rains had stopped and it started getting windy and colder, cloudy out all day. Our new Hoover Cordless Sweeper came in yesterday, so I put that together and got it charged. While that was charging I used the old sweeper and vacuumed and dusted. Had everything done by Lunch so I could kick back and watch an afternoon of NFL Football. Then for Dinner tonight I prepared White Lake Perch w/ 3 Cheese Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

 

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I had purchased the White Lake Perch at Meijer and had already cleaned it and had it in the freezer. I laid the bag of Perch in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare the fillets; I first took a large skillet and sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray and then added a tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil to the pan and heated it medium heat. With the pan heating I got the fillets ready. I’ll be seasoning them with Morton’s Lite Salt and Zatarain’s Seasoned Fish-Fri Seafood Breading Mix.

 

 

 

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Using a tin pie pan, I filled it with 3 tablespoons of the Zatarain’s Mix. Next I seasoned the Perch with the Lite Salt. Then rolled the fillets in the Breading mix, completely covering them. Then added a few of them to the preheated skillet. I fried them 3 minutes per side. They came out a golden brown! The Perch was delicious, just love fresh water fish as I do all Fish. Meijeris about the only store that carries the White Perch and they also will have Yellow Lake Perch from time to time.

 

 
For one side I prepared a package of the Little Potato Company, 3 Cheese Potatoes. While at Meijer I picked up a Cumin Spiced Pork Chops w Savory Herb Potatoes and Cut Green Bea 012package of the Little Potato Company 3 Cheese Potatoes. I had tried the Savory Herb a couple of times now and really enjoy them, being the Potato Freak I am! So tonight I gave the 3 Cheese a try and everyone enjoyed it. 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 on hand! So easy to prepare and no clean up.

 

 

 

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Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. Then for Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 
the Little Potato Company – Cheesy Potatoes – Three Cheese
CHEESEY POTATOES IN JUST 5 MINUTES!little-potatoes-co-cheesy-potatoes-three-cheese

Get dinner on the table faster with this healthy and tasty side, the newest in easy cheesy potato combinations. This Microwave Ready tray steams potatoes to perfection in only five minutes!

A savory seasoning blend of rich Parmesan, Romano, and Cheddar cheeses delivers a delicious flavor profile that is gluten- and cholesterol-free, as well as low in sugar and sodium.

For a convenient dinner solution, simply place the fresh potatoes in the microwave for five minutes and then add the seasoning pack. This delightfully cheesy side is great on its own, or add it with other vegetables and proteins to amp up your dinner game! Full instructions are below.

Try our whole Microwave Ready line up and pick your favorite from Three Cheese, Garlic Parsley and Savory Herb.

Microwave

In three easy steps, you have perfectly steamed and seasoned potatoes!

1. Simply remove the cardboard sleeve and seasoning pack. The plastic film stays on to aid in steaming the potatoes.

2. Place the convenience tray in the microwave. Cook on high for 5 minutes*.

3. Let the tray rest for 2 minutes then carefully remove plastic film and stir in seasoning pack. Caution – the contents will be very hot. If desired, add 1 tbsp. of butter or olive oil.

Serve and enjoy!
*Cooking times may vary.
Nutritional Information
Serving Size
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 90
Fat 0%
Saturated / Trans Fats 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 65 mg 3%
Potassium 500 mg 14%
Carbohydrate 20 g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0%
https://www.littlepotatoes.com/en/products/three-cheese/

 

 

Zatarain’s Seasoned Fish-Fri Seafood Breading Mix

Zatarains Seasoned Fish Fri brings authentic New Orleans-style flavor to your kitchen! This fully seasoned, corn-based mix offers a light coating to seafood or veggies like okra and delivers more flavor than Zatarains Wonderful Fri mix with a blend of real lemon, red pepper, onion and garlic. Simply roll in mix and fry (or bake) to a light golden brown, and in no time you can enjoy the flavor and soul of The Big Easy! Fully seasoned seafood breading mix Delivers light, corn-based coating Real lemon added Perfect to jazz up fish or vegetables Can be prepared in a pan, fryer or oven.

DEEP FRYING DIRECTIONS Zatarain's Seasoned Fish Fri
1. FILL deep fryer no more than 1/3 full with oil. Heat oil to 350°F on medium heat.
2. POUR Zatarain’s Seasoned Fish Fri onto plate or into plastic bag. Use 1/2 cup Fish Fri per 1 lb. fish. Roll or shake fish in Fish Fri until evenly coated. Discard any remaining Fish Fri mixture on plate or in plastic bag.
3. FRY fish, a few pieces at a time, in hot oil until light golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Note: For thicker coating, dip fish in 1/2 cup milk mixed with 1 lightly beaten egg, before rolling in Fish Fri.

PAN FRYING DIRECTIONS
1. POUR 1 inch of vegetable oil into large skillet. Heat oil to 350°F on medium heat.
2. COAT and fry fish as directed above.

BAKING DIRECTIONS
1. BRUSH 1 lb. fish fillets on both sides with oil. Pour Fish Fri onto plate. Roll fish in Fish Fri until evenly coated. Discard any remaining Fish Fri mixture on plate.
2. PLACE fish on shallow baking pan sprayed with no stick cooking spray. Spray top of fish with cooking spray.
3. BAKE in preheated 450ºF oven 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.

Product nutrition information
(Amount per serving)
Calories: 50
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 630mg
Sugar: 0g
Fat: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Carbohydrates: 12g
http://www.mccormick.com/zatarains/products/breadings-and-frying-mixes/breading-mixes/seasoned-fish-fri

Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/ Roasted Savory Herb Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots

November 22, 2016 at 5:59 PM | Posted in carrots, Pork, pork tenderloin, potatoes | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/ Roasted Savory Herb Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

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To start the morning off I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and topped it with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. I also had my early morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast and my morning workout I headed of to Meijer. Mom needed some items as I did also. Cold morning, in the 20’s with a cold breeze. For the day it was a high around 45 degrees and partly sunny. After Meijer I had to stop by the bank and stopped and got gas. Not a lot going on this afternoon so I relaxed and got caught up on shows I had recorded. For Dinner tonight I prepared a Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin w/ Roasted Savory Herb Potatoes and Whole Baby Carrots.

 
Most of the time when I’m preparing Pork I use the Cumin Spiced Rub, as I did tonight. I had the Simple Truth Cumin Spiced Pork Tenderloin Red Potatoes Sugar Snap Peas 008Tenderloin Roast, Kroger Brand, in the freezer, I sat it in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare it I’ll need; 1 Simple Truth Pork Tenderloin, For the Rub: 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tsp Chili Powder, 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, 1/2 teaspoon Hungarian Paprika, 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper. To prepare it preheat oven to 350°. Combine all the ingredients; rub it all over the pork. Let stand 20 minutes. Heat the oil in a Cast Iron Skillet over medium-high heat. Add Pork to pan; cook 4 minutes, browning on all sides. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145° (slightly pink), turning after 7 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing. Then get ready to enjoy one delicious Pork Tenderloin! Fantastic combo of Spices, which makes one incredible Crust on the Pork with the inside being tender and moist! This is my favorite Pork Recipe!

 

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While at Meijer I picked up a package of the Little Potato Company Savory Herb Potatoes. I had these a few times now and really enjoyed them. 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.

 

 

 

 

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Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. Then for Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 

 
the Little Potato Company – Savory Herb
HERBS AND SPICES, WITH A HINT OF BACONLittle Potato Co

Evoking all the cozy feelings of home-cooking, the Savory Herb flavor combines a fun mix of red and yellow Creamer potatoes with a comforting blend of savory herbs, earthy spices and just a hint of bacon flavor.

Simply pop the tray in the microwave for five minutes and mix in the seasoning pack and voila! – you have a nutritious taste of home. This is cozy dish on its own, or combine it with other ingredients to take your meal to a whole new level of down-home goodness.

You may also want to try our Garlic Parsley or Zesty Italian flavors.

*CALORIES PER SERVING 85Little Potato Co Savory Herb
* GOOD SOURCE OF POTASSIUM
* SOURCE OF FIBER
* SOURCE OF VITAMIN C
* NATURALLY FAT-FREE

Microwave

In three easy steps, you have perfectly steamed and seasoned potatoes!

1. Simply remove the cardboard sleeve and seasoning pack. The plastic film stays on to aid in steaming the potatoes.

2. Place the convenience tray in the microwave. Cook on high for 5 minutes*.

3. Let the tray rest for 2 minutes then carefully remove plastic film and stir in seasoning pack. Caution – the contents will be very hot. If desired, add 1 tbsp. of butter or olive oil.

Serve and enjoy!
*Cooking times may vary.

Nutritional Information
Serving Size
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 85
Fat 0%
Saturated / Trans Fats 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 175 mg 7%
Potassium 510 mg 15%
Carbohydrate 20 g 7%
Fibre 2 g 8%
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g

http://www.littlepotatoes.com/en/products/savory-herb/

Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots

October 25, 2016 at 4:57 PM | Posted in salmon | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

 

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For Breakfast Mom and Dad wanted some of the Skillet Potatoes and Ham for Breakfast. I used 1 package of Simply Potatoes Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes and a package of Meijer Diced Ham to prepare it. Just cook the Potatoes according to the package instructions and with about 5 minutes of cooking time left add the Diced Ham. I topped everything with a Sunny Side Egg and a sprinkle of Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar. Just love starting off the day with a skillet meal!

 

 

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After Breakfast I went to the local Kroger up the road. I need Bread and a few other things. Stopped for gas on the way back home. Did some light cleaning in and around the house. Then after Lunch I had to drive to Cincinnati to where Dad gets his home oxygen from. I had to pick up some new oxygen lines. They have to be changed every 60 days or so due to residue build up in the lines leading from the oxygen machine. There’s always so much traffic in the part of Cincinnati I had to go to. Very glad to get back home. It was cool morning, about 40 degrees. We had a high of 63 degrees and partly cloudy skies. For dinner tonight its Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

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I had the Salmon Fillet in the freezer. Grabbed a fillet out of the freezer and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare it, I rinsed it off with cold water and patted it dry with a paper towel. I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. I seasoned it with McCormick’s Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn and some Dried Dill. Sprayed a small baking pan with Pam w/ Olive Oil Spray and added the Salmon Fillet. Baked it on 400 degrees until the Salmon was fork tender, about 12 minutes total. I love Salmon as I do all Fish and Seafood. The Salmon came out delicious, nicely seasoned and moist. I just love all Fish and Seafood.

 

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For one side I prepared a Baked Potato. I seasoned it with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, topped it with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. For dessert later a Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

Salmon
Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia

 

Nutrition FactsSalmon Fillet raw
Salmon, Atlantic, raw
Amount Per 0.5 fillet (198 g)
Calories 412
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g 41%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Polyunsaturated fat 8 g
Monounsaturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 109 mg 36%
Sodium 117 mg 4%
Potassium 719 mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Protein 40 g 80%
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
Vitamin B-6 65% Vitamin B-12 106%
Magnesium 13%

Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots

July 1, 2016 at 5:00 PM | Posted in carrots, potatoes, salmon | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

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For Breakfast I made everyone Skillet Potatoes and Ham for Breakfast. I used 1 package of Simply Potatoes Steakhouse Seasoned Diced Potatoes and a package of Meijer Diced Ham to prepare it. Just cook the Potatoes according to the package instructions and with about 5 minutes of cooking time left add the Diced Ham. I topped everything with a Sunny Side Egg and a sprinkle of Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar. Just love starting off the day with a skillet meal!

 

 

 

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We are having a rough go with dad back home from rehab. He should have been kept longer with more therapy. He’s still real weak and I believe his dementia is getting worse. I hope it will work out. Did a couple of loads of laundry for Mom and picked up around the house. For dinner tonight its Baked Salmon w/ Baked Potato and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

 

 

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I had the Salmon Fillet in the freezer. Grabbed a fillet out of the freezer and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare it, I rinsed it off with cold water and patted it dry with a paper towel. I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. I seasoned it with McCormick’s Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn and some Dried Dill. Sprayed a small baking pan with Pam w/ Olive Oil Spray and added the Salmon Fillet. Baked it on 400 degrees until the Salmon was fork tender, about 12 minutes total. I love Salmon as I do all Fish and Seafood. The Salmon came out delicious, nicely seasoned and moist. I just love all Fish and Seafood.

 

 

Whole Baby Carrots
For one side I prepared a Baked Potato. I seasoned it with McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, topped it with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. For dessert later a Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

Salmon
Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia
Nutrition FactsSalmon Fillet raw
Salmon, Atlantic, raw
Amount Per 0.5 fillet (198 g)
Calories 412
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g 41%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Polyunsaturated fat 8 g
Monounsaturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 109 mg 36%
Sodium 117 mg 4%
Potassium 719 mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Protein 40 g 80%
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
Vitamin B-6 65% Vitamin B-12 106%
Magnesium 13%

General Tso’s Chicken w/ Brown Rice and Whole Baby Carrots

June 6, 2016 at 5:13 PM | Posted in carrots, chicken, rice, Uncle Ben's Rice | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: General Tso’s Chicken w/ Brown Rice and Whole Baby Carrots

 
It was Biscuits and Gravy to start the day around here! I normally have Gravy with toast but MGeneral Tso’s Chicken w Brown Rice and Whole Baby Carrots 012om wanted Biscuits so Biscuits it was. After Breakfast I took Mom up to a battery store not far from here. She needed a new watch battery. From there stopped by the bank for her and back home. This afternoon Mom went over to see Dad and I had to stay home and wait for the delivery of Dad’s new lift chair we bought him. It arrived later in the afternoon, it’s really a nice chair and will help him to get up from the sitting position. Now we just have to get him strong enough to come back home! For Dinner tonight something new – Kahiki General Tso’s Chicken. I prepared General Tso’s Chicken w/ Brown Rice and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

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While at Meijer last week I came across some Kahiki General Tso’s Chicken in the frozen food section. It looked and sounded good plus there was 340 calories and 32 net carbs in it, which isn’t bad at all for General Tso’s Chicken. So I bought a bag of it and had it in the freezer.

 

 

 

 
To prepare it I preheated the oven to 400 degrees. Removed the Sauce Pouch and saGeneral Tso’s Chicken w Brown Rice and Whole Baby Carrots 003t in a bowl of hot water to thaw. Next I took a baking sheet and lined it with foil and sprayed Pam on it. I placed the Chicken evenly on the sheet and baked them for 20 minutes turning them after 10 minutes. Internal temperature of Chicken was 165 degrees, used an instant read thermometer. Removed it from the oven and let it stand 1 minute before serving. I drizzled the thawed sauce across the pieces and served. I found a winner here! Nice size pieces of Chicken, nice seasoning, and excellent sauce! The Sauce had some nice heat to it, not overpowering. I’ll have to keep a bag in the freezer for sure.

 

 

Whole Baby Carrots
For one side dish I microwaved some Uncle Ben’s Natural Whole Grain Brown Rice. It comes in a single serving microwavable container. Just heat for 45 seconds and serve! Rice comes out perfect, steaming hot and fluffy. I also heated up a can of Kroger Whole Baby Carrots. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

 

 
Kahiki General Tso’s Chickenkahiki general tso chicken
Tempura white meat chicken with a zesty Asian-style sauce.

General Tso’s Chicken is made with all-natural white meat chicken that is tempura battered and then fully cooked. It comes with a zesty ginger and garlic flavored sauce. Each carton contains 30 oz. of tempura chicken and 10 oz. of General Tso’s sauce. It’s a great main course for dinner; just add rice.
Or it can be used as a great appetizer for parties. Kids love this product too!

Nutrition Facts
Kahiki – General Tso’s Chicken
Servings: 1

Calories 340 Sodium 790 mg
Total Fat 19 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 3 g Total Carbs 33 g
Polyunsaturated 9 g Dietary Fiber 1 g
Monounsaturated 4 g Sugars 9 g
Trans 0 g Protein 8 g
Cholesterol 15 mg

Baked Salmon W/ Creamy Parmesan Risotto and Whole Baby Carrots

May 2, 2016 at 4:53 PM | Posted in carrots, risotto, salmon | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Baked Salmon W/ Creamy Parmesan Risotto and Whole Baby Carrots

 

 

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For Breakfast I had a toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin topped with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. We had to be at the hospital by 8:30 this morning. Dad had to go through a procedure to inflate the collapsed lung. Everything went great, so now he just has to build his strength back up before returning home. For dinner tonight I prepared Baked Salmon W/ Creamy Parmesan Risotto and Whole Baby Carrots.

 

 

 

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So from the freezer I grabbed a Salmon Fillet last night and let it thaw overnight in the fridge. To prepare it, I rinsed it off with cold water and patted it dry with a paper towel. I preheated the oven on 400 degrees. I seasoned it with McCormick’s Grinder Sea Salt and Black Peppercorn and some Dried Dill. Sprayed a small baking pan with Pam w/ Olive Oil Spray and added the Salmon Fillet. Baked it on 400 degrees until the Salmon was fork tender, about 12 minutes total. I love Salmon as I do all Fish and Seafood. The Salmon came out delicious, nicely seasoned and moist. i just love all Fish and Seafood.

 

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For one side dish I made some Creamy Parmesan Risotto. As always I used Lundberg Creamy Parmesan Risotto. Quick, easy, and delicious Risotto dish. Ready in about 25 – 30 minutes. Then I also heated up a can of Kroger Brand Whole Baby Carrots. These are so much easier to prepare than boiling fresh Baby Carrots, and they taste just as fresh and good. For dessert later a Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 
Salmon
Salmon /ˈsæmən/ is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. Wikipedia
Nutrition Facts
Salmon, Atlantic, raw
Amount Per 0.5 fillet (198 g)salmon1
Calories 412
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g 41%
Saturated fat 6 g 30%
Polyunsaturated fat 8 g
Monounsaturated fat 7 g
Cholesterol 109 mg 36%
Sodium 117 mg 4%
Potassium 719 mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0 g 0%
Protein 40 g 80%
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 12%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
Vitamin B-6 65% Vitamin B-12 106%
Magnesium 13%

 

 

 

 

 

Lundberg Creamy Parmesan RisottoLundberg Risotto2

Enjoy the delectable flavor of rich, aged Parmesan cheese in this elegant Italian-style risotto. We created this delicious gourmet side dish by blending quality ingredients like Parmesan cheese, onion, garlic, and spices with our creamy Arborio rice. You’ll love how the individual kernels plump, creating a rich, creamy sauce while the rice grains remain separate and al dente. Preparing this tasty risotto takes about 20 minutes and requires minimal stirring. It’s an easy, convenient way to add gourmet flair to any meal.

Cooking Instructions

In a heavy 2 qt. saucepan, sauté rice in ½ Tbsp. olive oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add 2½ cups water and contents of seasoning pouch. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer, cook uncovered for 20 minutes stirring occasionally until rice is tender. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese is desired. Serve piping hot.

Ingredients

Eco-Farmed Arborio Rice, Parmesan and Cheddar Cheese Blend (Parmesan Cheese, Cheddar Cheese {Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Enzymes}), Salt, Whey, Buttermilk Powder, Dried Cane Syrup, Natural Flavors (Cheese, Dairy), Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Sodium Phosphate, Maltodextrin, Dried Parsley, Yeast Extract, Butter (Cream, Salt), Rice Flour, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Expeller-Pressed Safflower or Sunflower Oil, Pepper, Lactic Acid, Nonfat Milk, Enzyme-Modified Cheddar Cheese, Turmeric. Contains Milk.
http://www.lundberg.com/products/risottos/Creamy_Parmesan_Risotto.aspx

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