DIETARY REBOOT – Days 17 and 18

Part of the ease in making this Whole30 regime work is keeping sequestered from outside challenges like dining out. Entertaining guests also adds a new dimension to our culinary journey. Old habits resurface, as when Captain François automatically reached for a slice of bread during a recent dinner party. The next few days may or may not be difficult as we welcome guests for the week. […]

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EASY SEAFOOD STEW

I promised I would share my recipe for Easy Seafood Stew from a recent land-based dinner party. We had been preparing for our summer departure and I wanted to offer something yummy but I have also been trying to keep my onhand fresh ingredients to a minimum. And there were so many other things going on in our lives at the time that I also […]

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RADISH & SPRING PEA SALAD

Grew myself a new crop of sprouts, ….which put me in the mood for a simple spring salad. Have to start working on some good sides for grilling season… RADISH & SPRING PEA SALAD 1 tsp ground cumin seeds (*see Galley Kat Notes below) 1 tsp lime juice 1 tsp honey 3 tbsp good quality EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) 2 cups fresh or frozen […]

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GREEN EGG SALAD SANDWICHES with BOAT SPROUTS

Now that we are back onboard for the season I’ve started my garden-in-a-jar… Thanks to Captain Francois I now have the perfect place for my little garden to sprout…. Salad greens are not easy to keep fresh in such a humid environment so sprouts just may be the best alternative and the nutritional benefits are impressive. This is my first time trying out the Easy […]

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SPROUTING

A while ago I published a post about sprouting lentils. The process was surprisingly easy… So much so that I decided to buy a real sprouter to use on the boat as glass (i.e. the make-shift Mason jar sprouter) isn’t the best material to have around when we rock and roll on the water. An internet search brought me to the Easy Sprout… …a 1 […]

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SMOKED HERRING with BEET and LIME

Appetizers onboard don’t get any simpler… or more elegant… than this…     SMOKED HERRING with BEET & LIME several slices of crusty bread 1 clove garlic 1 tin smoked herring, drained 1 raw red beet, shredded 1 raw orange beet, shredded juice and zest of 1 lime 2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley small handful pea sprouts, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil sea salt & […]

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