Saturday, February 11, 2017

Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Harvest Vegetables and Fried Toast

Dinner Tonight: Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/ Harvest Vegetables and Fried Toast

For Breakfast I’m having a toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin, topped with
Smucker’s Sugar-free Blackberry Jam, and as every morning, a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast did a few chores around the house and finished up a load of laundry for Mom. Then after Lunch I headed out to spend the afternoon with Dad. He's getting a bit restless, wanting to come home. But he just can't until he builds his strength up more. I feel bad we can't let him come home yet but it's for his own safety. It got up to 58 degrees today with a shower. Our temperatures keep on the roller coaster, up and down teens to 60's. For Dinner tonight its Seasoned Gulf Coast Grouper w/  Harvest Vegetables, and Fried Toast

I love Fish and Seafood, especially this Florida Gulf Coast Grouper my friends keep bringing me back up from Florida! I had a fillet of it in the freezer, laid it in the fridge overnight to thaw. To prepare the fillets I seasoned them with just a bit of Sea Salt and put the fillets in a Hefty Zip Plastic Bag where I then added the Zatarain’s Seafood Breading Mix Seasoning. Shook until the fillets were well coated. Shook off the excess. Then got the Cast Iron Skillet out, sprayed it with a light coat of Pam Cooking Spray and added a tablespoon of Light Olive Oil. Heated the skillet on medium heat. When the skillet was ready I added the Grouper Fillets, frying about 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Grouper is so meaty and flavorful. Love Fish and Love this Grouper!

Then for a side I prepared a package of Pict’sweet Harvest Vegetables with Roasted Red Potatoes and Herb and Garlic Seasoning. Another item that’s easy to prepare and a delicious side dish. Just microwave them in their steamable bag they come in on high for 5 minutes an d you have some steaming hot delicious vegetables. Pict’sweet has several different vegetable products but this is my favorite. It contains sugar snap peas, carrots and robust roasted red potatoes in a garlic seasoning.

Next I made some Fried Toast. All I'll need is I Can't Believe It's Not Butter and Sliced Sour Dough Bread. Heat a frying pan to a medium heat and add some I Can't Believe It's Not Butter to the pan. Next; Heat the butter, add the sliced bread to the pan, and cook for a few seconds or until golden brown, and done! Makes a nice twist on Toast and a perfect side to any dish! For Dessert/snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Jolly Time Pop Corn and and an Ice Cold Diet Peach Snapple. 

Grouper – Firm texture, white meat with large flake and a mild flavor. Extra lean fish.

Nutritional values for approximately 4 ounces (114 grams) of raw, edible portions
* Calories 110
* Calories From Fat 20
* Total Fat 2 g
* Saturated Fat 0 g
* Cholesterol 55 mg
* Sodium 65 mg
* Total Carbohydrates 0 g
* Protein 23 g

PictSweet Farm Favorites Harvest Vegetables with Roasted Red Potatoes and a Garlic Herb Sauce

The rustle of leaves, chilly evenings and a good walk in the woods. It’s harvest time, and we’ve brought together sugar snap peas, carrots and robust roasted red potatoes – great vegetables of early fall to steam up for a burst of real stick-to-the-ribs flavor.

Cooking Directions
Do Not Open, Pierce, OR Thaw Bag Before Cooking
Gently shake bag side to side to evenly distribute contents.
Place ONE frozen, unopened bag THIS SIDE UP in microwave.
Microwave on HIGH for recommended cooking time.
Let stand 1 minute. CAUTION bag will be hot.
Carefully remove bag from microwave.
Cut open package, pour, stir and enjoy!

Open package and pour frozen contents and ¼ cup water into a saucepan. Boil for 3 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add additional water if needed.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 1/4 cups (118g)
Servings per Container about 2 1/2
Calories 90 Sodium 260 mg
Total Fat 1 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 17 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 3 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 3 g
Trans 0 g Protein 2 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 15% Calcium 4%
Vitamin C 8% Iron 4%

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