Category Archives: Fish

Problems with Hostgator and WordPress and Website – GRRRRR – and a low calorie dinner

Hope none of you are using Hostgator to host and manage your websites? I spent over 6 hours trying to fix a problem on this site yesterday with techs who could not put a sentence in English together and kept … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Bok Choy Cabbage – easy, fast and low in calories!

This dish comes together fast and is delicious and easy! Shrimp and Bok Choy Ingredients Onion chopped Garlic one clove minced Shrimp 10 per person Bok Choy Chopped Olive oil 2 Tbsp 2 Tbsp of Black sesame seeds  Salt and … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Basil Pesto – yum

 I just threw together a yummy dinner for my husband – here is the recipe ! Enjoy!   Shrimp and Basil Pesto Ingredients: Enough shrimp for 2 people ( frozen) 2 large tablespoons ( overflowing) of Basil Pesto ( Costco … Continue reading

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Eating salmon – a lot! Making it interesting

 Salmon is a wonderful fish – and eating it often instead of meat is a good idea for weight control. In fact I have found that eating fish 5 times a week helps me maintain my weight and I enjoy … Continue reading

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Lovely recipe ( healthy too) for Idaho Trout and Swiss Chard! YUM!

Came across this recipe and tried it out. It was really divine. So easy and quick too. We grow our own garlic, rosemary, onions, swiss chard, thyme, etc etc – so it was easy to pull together. Just had to … Continue reading

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Passover – an important holiday with family and friends – how blessed we are!

 We were blessed this year to have a full house – family mainly with a few dear friends. I took special care with the table – since our children may well take on the seder responsibilities in years to come … Continue reading

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Another great slow cooker recipe – so easy!

 Yes it is clear – the slow cooker is my favorite kitchen toy – I LOVE IT! Throw everything in and off you go on your day’s adventures and when you come home the house smells divine and dinner is … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Cioppino – add or subtract any fish you like or dislike! Very versatile recipe!

 I love scallops – my husband doesn’t. Some are allergic to shell fish or don’t eat it – you can still make this cioppino by using other kinds of fish like monkfish, or cod, or halibut or salmon or even … Continue reading

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Our Farm Manager Max Arteaga has the best seasoning mix! Here it is! Use on all main course holiday foods!

We use this seasoning mix on everything – fish, meat, poultry and vegetables. I even added it to a cheese sandwich the other day! YUM! And so easy. Try it out!  Little Farm Manager Max Arteaga’s Seasoning Mix – for … Continue reading

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There is nothing better than fresh ripe cherry tomatoes – picked from the vine!

Here are just a few of the amazing cherry tomatoes we are presently enjoying from The Little Farm. Take off the stems, cut in half and toss with a little balsamic, olive oil and chives – then drizzle on some … Continue reading

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Cooking Sea Bass the low calorie way

We love fish. Seabass is our favorite It is a fatty fish and so needs very little to make it taste rich and yummy. We use Pam Olive Oil Spray on the baking dish, add Lawry’s seasoning salt and a … Continue reading

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Miso Salmon – again: fish and vegetables are the perfect foods for losing weight

I love this recipe. It works for me when I am watching my weight. ( I seem to ALWAYS be watching my weight – you too?) Miso Salmon Ingredients: 1 pound wild salmon, skin-on, cut into 4 equal portions 1/4 … Continue reading

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We raise tilapia at our Little Farm – here is a wonderful paella our farm manager Max made for us – yum!

Tilapia is a very low fat, low calorie fish. When fresh it is truly delightful and even fresh frozen can be good. We have been raising tilapia for years now – and lately had too many in one hatchery even … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a great 2016

How are you preparing for a great 2016? More time with family? With friends? Doing exercise? Eating right? Sigh. So many resolutions. Small steps seem to work best – one day at a time? I always set such high standards … Continue reading

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Easy mid week dinners – cooking with kids – salmon in your slow cooker

We love salmon and sometimes can get our grand-kids to eat it. Although their favorite is Teriyaki salmon ( basic grilled salmon under the broiler with a little lemon juice and Teriyaki sauce mixed together, and drizzled on top) – … Continue reading

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Scallops – my new favorite food! Low calorie, high protein and easy to cook – also when cooking with kids!

Large scallops are delicious – whether in a salad or as a main course. Pair them with pine nuts, couscous and grapefruit or orange slices with a light lemony olive oil dressing and you have a dish fit for queens! ( … Continue reading

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Sea Bass and Meyer Lemon and Cilantro – Cooking with kids!

In our area, Santa Monica Seafood is one of the best purveyors of sea food in Los Angeles. Fortunately AMAZON FRESH delivers products from there, directly to my home. I use AMAZON FRESH two to three times a week. It … Continue reading

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Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – from our own fish hatcheries at The Little Farm

Parmesan Broiled Tilapia – yes we do raise our own fish at our Little Farm – just for our own use. And it tastes amazing. Fish that is fresh – as you probably know – has NO fishy smell and … Continue reading

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Great tip – get rid of the fishy smell when cooking fish at home! Cooking fish with kids!

This is such a great tip and it works  too! If you are cooking fish and having the windows doors and vents open didn’t take care of the smell – boil white vinegar on the stove for an hour – … Continue reading

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Fish in Banana leaves – easy fast and delicious!

Max’s Baked Fish in Banana Leaf Max Arteaga has worked for us at The Little Farm for 34 years – amazing to imagine that – here he is above on the left, with Clive and our eldest grandsons Jack ( … Continue reading

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