I was excited to get back to cooking dinner after my birthday celebrations. I just have so much more portion control at home. ūüôā

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On Wednesday night, I made a Baked Cod Casserole that’s been sitting in my “favorites” folder for a month or two now. I like to cook fish because it’s healthy and quick. It can get boring, however, which is why I’m always looking to try new recipes. I normally stick to cooking white fish because it’s my favorite. Tilapia, halibut, cod, it’s all good to me. I do think I need to branch out and try cooking salmon because I only tried it once and didn’t like it.¬†Salmon is¬†so healthy and people rave about¬†it so I must be missing something. Does anyone have a good salmon¬†recipe for me to try?

Back to my cod casserole, I cut this recipe in half so I had two servings. It was a very straightforward dish to make and while it had a few more steps than average, dinner was still on the table in 30 minutes. The results were pretty good! I used Gruyere cheese and whole wheat bread in the topping, which turned out to be nothing special but added a little extra flavor and crunch. I really enjoyed the flakiness of the fish. It was fresh from Whole Foods and I really think it came through in the flavor.

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If you’re looking to get creative with traditional fish recipes, try this one! You could really use any type of cheese and I’m sure it would turn out great. Oh, and I made broccoli as a side dish. I sauteed¬†a little olive oil and¬†garlic, added the broccoli with a few tablespoons of water and covered¬†the pan for about three minutes. I¬†tossed the broccoli¬†with red pepper flakes¬†and wa-la, a tasty side¬†with¬†zing!

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I haven’t been able to check too many of my favorite blogs this week but I did come across one Friday Fave that I want to share. It’s also a fish dish (with butter!) so I thought it went with today’s theme…

It feels like Lent with all this fish on Friday. ūüėČ Have a great weekend!