Monthly Archives: August 2010

WW Caponata Pizza

Pizza is a food that continues to allude me. It always turns out edible but messy/a little off when I make it. This was my first attempt at grilling pizza. It went clumsily. We really need a pizza peel. That said, the topping for this was tasty. This recipe is inspiration.

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Caponata

Eggplant is quickly becoming one of my favorite foods. We picked up two nice looking ones at a farm stand in Leesburg, and also got a big one in our CSA. I was interested in making a WW recipe for caponata pizza, and figured it made much more sense to make my own than to use the store bought kind, as the recipe called for. I used this Serious Eats recipe for inspiration. Pizza recipe to follow.

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Orange Mustard Chicken

I made a lot of spinach salad this week, but still had some orange dressing left over. The dressing doubles really well as a chicken marinade. Just add dressing + chicken, marinade for a half hour or more, and grill to perfection!

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Grilled Asparagus w/ Tomato and Jalapeno

Grilled asparagus doesn’t really need much adornment. Buuuut, we had a tomato and jalapeno that were about to turn, so I decided to get a little creative.

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Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Easiest. Recipe. Ever.

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Ham, Brie & Asparagus Sandwich

I had something like this at Whole Foods once or twice, so I decided to recreate it. Let me say, though, that sandwich had a hell of a lot more brie and a hell of a lot more ham. I lightened mine considerably – I think a whole wheat tortilla would be even better, but we had leftover flour ones from fajitas.

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Spinach Salad w/ Turkey Bacon and Avocado

This was our accompaniment to our scallop dish. Is 3 points a lot for a side salad? Perhaps but love the addition of fats here, for filling you up and for flavor.

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