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What a busy day! We finally pulled the noise makers and popped the bubbly around 4pm.  Martini and Rossi – ahhh!

At 5Pm, it was time to think about dinner.  We had Baked Scallops with Edamame.  That was accompanied by Baked Zucchini slices with tomatoes.  Here’s the whole scoop.

Baked Scallops with Edamame

scallops-and-edamame-001*Before I begin, I made the mistake of sprinkling on the cracker crumbs before the edamame… so the picture will look a bit diff.from your results should you follow the directions below. 

  • Preheat oven to 425F.  
  • Wash and dry (between 2 paper towel) 1 lb of bay scallops. 
  • Put 1 cup of Edamame on the stove to bring to boil, simmer 5 minutes.   By the way, if you’re not into soybeans, sub. the edamame with beautiful green petite peas but don’t pre-cook as long.
  • Put 1 tbs Smart Balance +
  • 1/2 TBS infused olive oil (remember mine is infused (or diffused?) with sun dried tomato, garlic and rosemary) in the bottom of a ceramic baking dish. Add your scallops,
  • squeeze 1/2 a lemon over the top,
  • sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Drizzle more flavored olive oil on top and
  • top with your drained, cooked Edamame.
  • add about 1/2 a bag (10 – 12 crackers) of crushed reduced fat Ritz Crackers on top. 
  • Sprinkle with Asiago* cheese and pepper. *Can use parm. or Romano, or combo. of all.
  • Bake 12 – 15 minutes.

Baked Zucchini Slices with Tomatoes


  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Wash and slice length wise, 3 small zucchini. Toss out the end cuts. 
  • Coat a ceramic baking dish with Smart Balance (rub about 1 TBS around dish) and
  • add 1/3 of a 14.5 oz can of No Salt Added diced tomatoes-do not drain. *If you have FRESH TOMATOES, I would recommend using those instead of canned. Simply chop 2 large FRESH tomatoes to use instead.
  • Add 1/2 of the zucchini slices to dish (on top of tomato).
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and dried basil.
  • Top with 1/3 more of your tomatoes.
  • Add last layer of zucchini, salt,pepper, basil.
  • Top with remaining tomatoes
  • Drizzle with infused olive oil
  • sprinkle with Parm. (or Romano or asiago or mix of all) cheese.

Bake 30 minutes covered with foil.  Remove foil and bake 10 more minutes.

scallops-and-edamame-003 It’s back to work for me tomorrow. But who can really complain, work one day – off two. Not sure about the weekend. Ted is going to Turning Stone to hit some golf balls. Maybe a massage for me? Sounds good.  If anyone out there goes for massages and has a fav. e.g hot stones, deep tissue, etc., let me know your recommendations. TIA!


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