Fish / Shellfish

Shrimp With Zucchini and Tomatoes

In keeping with the philosophy that eating well and losing weight can and should go hand-in-hand, Weight Watchers has shifted its focus to recipes containing real food (AKA, food that your grandmother would recognize). Fresh produce, whole grains,  lean proteins — the Mediterranean way of eating. This WW recipe for shrimp with zucchini and tomatoes is an example. […]

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Spring Pasta Salad with Shrimp

  Who doesn’t love pasta salad? The only problem — it’s way too easy to eat more than your share. The late veteran actor (and dieter) Orson Welles hit the nail on the head when he said, “My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” The […]

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Salmon Salad with Blueberries and Avocado

At Weight Watcher meetings I often say, only partly in jest, that I follow the Weight Watchers program so that I can remember where my car is parked in 20 years. I figure that while I’m eating all this healthy food and keeping my weight in check, I might as well feed my brain at the same […]

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Mardi Gras Shrimp & Sausage Jambalaya

Today is Fat Tuesday, but I prefer to call it by its more elegant French name, Mardi Gras! This is a day of feasting and celebration before the privations of Lent begin on Ash Wednesday. Creole jambalaya is a favorite Mardi Gras dish and while traditional recipes can be loaded with fatty sausage and rich meat, I found a lighter version in Weight Watchers’ One […]

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Salmon with Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Here’s an easy way to prepare salmon that doesn’t taste like it was an afterthought.  The tomatoes “roast” alongside the salmon in a nonstick skillet and the capers add a tangy brininess. The wine? What’s not to love about a splash of dry wine? Since there are just two of us, I bought two salmon filets […]

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