Thai-Style Halibut with Coconut Curry Broth

Thai coconut curry is one of my favorite exotic comfort food dishes, so as soon as I came across Ellie Krieger’s recipe, I just had to try it! It’s so simple and so delicious. I added a few of my favorite flavors like garlic, ginger and Thai basil, but pretty much kept it as it was written. The recipe is also very flexible. You can swap any type of seafood with the Halibut or if you’re not a seafood fan, can also use chicken. Either way you will really enjoy this!

 -Melanie

Health tips: Low fat, heart healthy, diabetes friendly, anti-inflammatory and low carb (without rice or noodles)

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Grilled Citrus Herb Halibut with Tomato Butter and Smashed Sweet Potato

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes. I came across the original recipe in Food & Wine magazine and just fell in love. It’s very light already, but I made a few alterations to make it even healthier. The combination of the citrus flavor with the tarragon is just divine, and that tomato butter just takes it over the top…plus it’s pretty easy. You’ll want to marinate for 2 hours so remember to prepare ahead! This bright dish is perfect for the spring and summer seasons!

 -Mel

Health tips: Low carb, low fat, anti-inflammatory, heart healthy, diabetes friendly

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Blackened Grilled Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Crema

Time to get back into healthy eating! It’s gone back to being pretty hot here in So Cal, so I’ve been thinking back to the good ol’ summer days and cooking up some fresh and light meals. Oh believe me, I’m anxious for the Fall and sharing more cozy  meals, but whew we need some more rain and overcast days around here! Until then, here’s a delicious recipe for a grilled fish taco and light cilantro crema. Enjoy this along with our healthy Roasted Corn Salad as a side!

-Mel

Health tips: Low fat, anti-inflammatory, heart healthy, low carb, diabetes friendly

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Over-The-Grill Mediterranean Fish Bake

We still have a few weeks of summer so I want to take advantage of the grill as much as possible. Keeping the heat out instead of inside the kitchen is always a good thing, plus who doesn’t love the smell of the smoking grill on a summer day. As I’ve mentioned before, the Mediterranean diet is super healthy, fresh and delicious, especially for those trying to avoid inflammation of the joints like my hubby. The flavors are so flavorful, yet light! I posted a recipe with chicken when we first launched the blog, but here’s a take on Mediterranean flavors with yummy seafood. Again, we have the opportunity of using my hubby’s freshly caught yellowtail!

-Mel

Health tips: Anti-inflammatory, low carb, low fat, heart healthy, diabetes friendly

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Grilled Yellowtail with Lemon Basil Butter and Roasted Asparagus Quinoa

There’s nothing better than being able to cook up and enjoy something that was freshly caught, especially when it’s from my own hubby. Dane took an overnight fishing trip to Mexico with his buddy Ernie a few days ago and brought home three Yellowtails! Now we have the opportunity to experiment with different Yellowtail recipes for days woohoo! The best way to really enjoy the flavor of the fish though is with simple preparation and ingredients. I especially love flavored herb butters to top the fish with. This is one of my favorites and it goes perfectly with any type of seafood and even vegetables.

-Mel

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