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Quick and Easy Cherry Coconut Fluff Dessert Recipe

My husband and I were invited to a summer cookout and volleyball extravaganza. Like all good Midwesterners, we automatically knew that includes bringing food for the potluck portion of the party. Unfortunately, earlier in the week due to a raging thunderstorm that took down power line followed by temperatures that shot up into the 90’s (F ) our electric company gave a huge chunk of the state the gift of multiday rolling blackouts early in the week. Fortunately, we got our electricity back in one of the first waves. Even though we didn’t lose any of our food in the freezer (I had the freezer packed with big reusable ice packs similar to these to get them ready for the party) the power outages made grocery shopping for fresh party food ingredients difficult. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. I poked around my pantry and got a little creative. I made a quick and easy three ingredient cherry coconut fluff salad recipe that just so happens to also b

20 Easy and Delicious Fish Recipes You Have to Try!

Fish is one of our favorite family staples. It is economical (especially when it goes on sale during the Lenten season. It is a great time to stock up on fish whether you celebrate Lent or not,) and one of the best quick and low effort meals around.

So it surprises me when people tell me they hate to eat fish because it is messy to make, dry, and tough. Well I suppose fish can be all of those things if they only way you prepare fish is to deep fry it or over cook it.  Growing up on Lake Erie, I thought the only way you cooked fish was as a deep fried breaded fillet because that’s how we ate it.

20 easy fish dinner recipes for lent

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Fortunately for my cholesterol levels, I learned that some of the best fish dinner recipes are also baked, broiled, sautéed, and grilled. And that’s when Husband and I started incorporating more fish and seafood into our diet.   
We also learned the secret to making fish is to realize that it very easy to overcook. For most seafood and fish recipes, you just need to lightly sauté seafood at a low to medium heat to heat it through. Cooking fish any longer or at a higher temperature or both is s how you end up with dry or rubbery fish fillets on your plate.
Guess how I know?

20 of the Best  Fish Dinner Recipes You Have to Try!

I put together a round of some of the best quick fish recipes on the Internet for you to try.  Enjoy!

1. Copycat Captain D’s Crunchy Battered Fish – This Silly Girl’s Life

2. Rosemary Garlic Salmon Recipe – Lazy Budget Chef

3. Flounder Spinach Pepper and Mushroom Bake – Lazy Budget Chef

4. Brazilian Fish Stew – Dizzy Busy and Hungry!

5. Honey Glazed Salmon  – Damn Delicious

6. Pesto Tilapia – Confessions of an Overworked Mom

7.  Deliciously Easy Slow Baked Salmon – Dear Creatives

8. 10 Minute Tom Yum Fish Ball Noodle Soup – Anyonita Nibbles

9. Cheddar Jack & Bacon Breaded Shrimp with Quinoa – Amanda’s Cookin'

10. Beaucoup seafood chowder – Motiva Beaucoup

11. Perfectly Seared Scallops – Baker by Nature

12. Maryland Crab Cakes – Tide and Thyme

13. Baked Tilapia and Vegetable Casserole – Natasha’s Kitchen

14. Broccoli-stuffed sole – Better Homes and Gardens

15. Skinny Baja Fish Tacos – The Wanderlust Kitchen

16. Tuna Rigatoni with Sun-Dried Tomatoes – Eat Yourself Skinny

17. Seafood gratin – Annie’s Eats

18. Long John Silver's Fish Batter – Food (Long John Silver’s is a rare family guilty pleasure)

19. Crispy Oven-Fried Cod – Food

20.  Baked Whitefish and Vegetables – Olga’s Flavor Factory

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