Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Summer Salad

I’m 25 lbs lighter than I was in December, and shooting for 20 more lbs., and I’m still eating deliciously — like this: Avocado & Shrimp Chopped Salad 5 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream 3 tablespoons grapeseed oil or extra-virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill […]

Baja Shrimp Tacos

School vacations give me serious time to think about anything OTHER than school.  I did some serious soul searching recently recently when I went to the VERY seriously delicious Cala restaurant on Fell Street in SF with a group of friends.  I’ve been wanting to eat there for the longest time  — and once there, […]

Shrimp in Madeira Sauce with Cherry Tomatoes and Crispy Shallots

I’ve made this for my mom, and two sets of friends and the verdict is that this is DUH-LICIOUS.  Easy to make and wonderful flavors — I added a big pinch of Aleppo pepper because I’m in love with it.  It’s so good, it’ll help you forget (for a few minutes) the mess that our […]

Spaghettini and Shrimp with Toasted Chile Crumbs

It’s still winter here, and tomatoes look like . . . well, except that they’re kind of round, they still don’t look much like tomatoes right now.  So, summer tomatoes probably sends this recipe over the top, but my mom gave me some heirlooms that were pretty darn good.  This is very quick to make […]