Basa Fish Taco’s – 298 Cal

Most Mexicans cringe at what we call Fish Tacos but hey, it tastes good and all the big franchises have popularized it, so why not? In my recipe for those on Dad’s Diet, I use just one filet of frozen basa (obviously fresh is better but frozen works fine). I don’t bread it in the…

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New York Fried now in hardback!

Very exciting moment for this writer. My debut novel (2016) is now available in hardcover. It has a fresh, new look and looks so cool on the shelf! If you’re interested it is, of course, more expensive than the paperback or kindle version…but it looks so cool on the shelf (bears repeating. LOL) https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B091WFGFXC/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0…

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Yorkshire Stew (451 Cal)

451 Calories I first made this for my Dad to satisfy his Irish hunger pangs at Christmas. I always used leftovers from the big Christmas dinner and made it for his birthday on Boxing Day. It was always a big hit, and secretly, I liked it better the next day anyway; the meat had time…

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Pineapple & Beef Stir Fry with Rice (371 Cal)

371 Calories (including the rice!) I never dreamed how good this one would taste. I had made a large prime rib dinner for Easter but thanks to the coronavirus, not many of my family were able to attend. So, I had a lot of leftover beef. Looking to be creative, I came up with a…

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Caprese Flatbread (450 Cal)

450 Calories I love caprese salads, in any of their multiple forms, from flat on a plate, stacked, pierced on a skewer, or even part of a cold pasta. But this version blends the trendy flatbread with the basic ingredients, all baked slightly into a tasty dish suitable for the main course. In fact, it…

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Feta Chicken Sausage with Grapes (322 Cal)

This Dad’s Diet dish is only 322 calories! Those who know me know that the Sausage and Grape dish is a staple. I discovered it while touring Italy a few years ago and though considered a staple comfort dish in the North of Italy, it seemed exotic here in the West. If you’ve never tasted…

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