year : 2016 21 results

Shrimp Laksa Curry Bowl for dinner

Tonights recipe for the folks that are following or joining in with our kicked up weight loss diet is a shrimp laksa curry bowl. This dish does have some carbs from the rice noodles but overall would be considered a very healthy supper. I can say that it is delicious. The heat from the red peppers is just right. So fast and easy for a weeknight dish, it only takes 15-20 minutes from start to finish. Give it a try, I think you will really like it,   http://emptynestgourmet.com/recip...

Time to change

Earlier this week had the dubious pleasure of spending an night at Jefferson Memorial Hospital under observation due to some issues I was having. Not what I had planned for Thanksgiving week but it ended on a positive note with a visit in the room from Dr Mark Cucuzzella. Our chat revolved around diet issues, insulin resistance and the benefits of a low carb diet. I had not met Dr Cucuzzella before but I came away impressed and convinced that I needed to take up the challenge so here  we are ...

Charcoal Grilled Red Snapper with Fennel Slaw

Seasoned red snapper cooked over charcoal and served on a bed of fennel slaw. http://emptynestgourmet.com/recipe/charcoal-grilled-red-snapper-with-fennel-slaw/

Shrimp, Scallop and Corn Bisque with Brandy

A rich and creamy seafood bisque that can serve as a meal for two or a starter for four.

Great Al-fresco dinner with Frutti di Mare

Well now Sue is back safe and sound from Atlanta and the weather outside in the evening it was a great opportunity for a seafood dinner for two on the deck. Frutti di mare is so easy to do and you can mix and match whatever seafood is readily available. Ditch the scallops and add some calamari or whatever works for you. When ever I get this urge for a seafood blowout like this I always try to time it for the weekend when Jumbo Seafood at Blair Rd is open as everything is so fresh. Send them ...

Chicken Cashew Szechuan

Everyone has a few tattered and torn cookbooks with pages falling out that you just cannot bring yourself to part with. For us, at the top of that list is a very dog eared Betty Crocker's Chinese Cookbook from 1981.  This recipe is from that book and it is one of our "go to" recipes when we fancy a chinese meal at home. Serve this with our Hot and Sour soup as a first course. http://emptynestgourmet.com/recipe/chicken-cashew-szechuan/

Curried Chicken Drumsticks with New Potatoes

This recipe came from the BBC Goodfood magazine for June 2016 in a section covering mid-week meals and it certainly was easy. Visit the BBC Goodfood website for more healthy recipe ideas. Here we have adapted the recipe to serve two with a tasty chicken supper with a little curry kick to it. http://emptynestgourmet.com/recipe/curried-chicken-drumsticks-with-new-potatoes/

Roasted Garlic and Fennel Spread

Enjoy the flavors of this easy-to-make spread with Potato and Rosemary Soda Bread, with your favorite crackers or on crostini as a snack or appetizer.

Potato and Rosemary Soda Bread

This Donna Hay soda bread recipe pairs well with the roasted fennel dip we have also added to the site. To learn more about Donna Hay who is hugely popular in Australia, her products and publications click here.
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