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Cioppino (Seafood Stew)

For Father’s Day I made my husband his favorite dish, Cioppino. Cioppino is a seafood stew originating in San Francisco.

It’s an Italian-American dish and is typically made with the catch of the day. Or in my case whatever is on special and looks good! I decided on mussels, calamari, cod, shrimp, and crab.


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Crustless Crab & Spinach Quiche

Extra veggies…Why not make a quiche?  You can use almost any veggies you have on hand and skipping the crust is an easy way to lower the calories.


  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese
  • 8 oz lump crab meat drained
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1 garlic clove pressed
  • 4 cups of coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/8 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1/8 tsp Old Bay
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup low-fat evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Spray pie plate with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Add crab meat and top with shredded cheese.
  4. Heat a tblsp of olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions, saute and then add garlic, spinach, and next 4 ingredients. Cook until spinach is wilted. Arrange spinach over crab. I also added some sliced tomato on top (optional).
  5. Combine milk and egg substitute. Pour milk mixture over spinach and crab. Bake for about 45 minutes.