Grilled Rockfish with Mango and Cilantro Sauce

One of the challenges I’m finding with trying to be strict Paleo is incorporating a wide variety of meats into my diet. I don’t want to eat a steak every night. So my husband and I put our heads together and came up with an idea of grilling a whole fish and making my delicious mango and cilantro sauce as a topping! We love fried fish, so this is our take on a healthier version. And the best part, the seafood counter at Whole Foods cleaned, deboned and butterflied our…

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Pesto and Sauteed Spinach

With the weather being unbearably hot, we are forgoing the grill and cooking up our meals inside instead. And I wanted to prepare something that was light, refreshing, and really healthy. So here’s my attempt to recreate the meal I had down in Lexington, VA — pan seared mahi mahi with a basil pesto on top of garlic sauteed spinach. Luckily for me, I have some great basil and parsley growing in my herb garden; this made me super excited about making a pesto sauce for the first time. Serving…

An Unexpected Lunch Date at the Flying Fish in Old Town

My Saturday began with Bikram Yoga in the morning, followed by a relaxing trip to the spa and ended with a great lunch and dessert date with my husband, Tuan! As we were driving through the streets of Old Town Alexandria on our way back home from the spa, we saw Austin Grill and decided to go there for lunch. But as we parked, I noticed the Flying Fish restaurant on the same block and wanted to go there instead; I’m a sucker when it comes to sushi. Walking into…