• 6 pieces cod or other white fish
  • 2 tsp. fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp. onion flakes
  • For Sauce:
  • 1 large red peppers
  • 1/2 c. tahini
  • or 1/2 c. soaked cashews
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. pink Himalayan sea salt

Don’t let that fancy word “coulis” frighten you away from this simple recipe because all I did was throw some vegetables in the Vitamix and viola’ , a sensational sauce was created! I had to giggle that there was a froufrou word for my concoction!

Funny thing is, I planned this creamy sauce to be paired with chicken; however, at the last minute I ran out to buy some cod because our family had another bout of “hold the chicken” please! I found out chicken is my go to when I haven’t planned for dinner.

Let’s just face it, chicken is easy to dress up and serve when time is not on your side.  I guess I had too many of those absent minded days, or as I like to blame it on the fact that I was just too busy!  As I am being truthful with you, it was my lack of time management that got me in that pickle!



Anyone out there struggle with time management? I would like to know why that isn’t a required course in high school or at least college. Instead I filled my teenage head with Gaussian integers and how to googol numbers.

Interesting tidbit the term “googol” was invented by a nine-year-old boy who was the nephew of mathematician; what brilliance!  Aren’t you glad he did? Otherwise we would be taking up the whole paper and getting a tired hand explicitly writing 1 with 100 zeros following it instead of 10¹ºº!

Doesn’t Googol look like Google {sorta kinda}?  Actually it sounds like it too!  Google it or go to your dictionary app to listen and you will see {rather hear} but just do yourself a favor unless you are a rocket scientist or mathematician, stick to improving your time management skills.

Of course, if you know me, my math is limited to the kitchen so let us get back to what I am good at…feeding you healthy and delicious food!  I hope you have a math-magical day in the kitchen and get to googol a delicious number like 6 pieces of fish with red pepper coulis!

100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000  …………..I couldn’t help myself but now I have trigger finger pressing all those 0’s!!! Go ahead and check my math I keyed 100 of those babies!



Cod with Rosemary & Red Pepper Coulis {paleo, dairy & nut free}
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Serves: 6

  • 6 pieces cod or other white fish
  • 2 tsp. fresh rosemary
  • 1 tsp. onion flakes
  • For Sauce:
  • 1 large red pepper
  • ½ c. tahini
  • or ½ c. soaked cashews
  • ½ c. water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. pink Himalayan sea salt

  1. Lay the 6 white fish fillets on a baking sheet.
  2. Season fish with onion flakes and chopped rosemary.
  3. Bake fish in a 350 degree oven for 25 minutes until it is flakey when cut.
  4. Wash, cut and remove seeds from the pepper.
  5. In a strong blender like a Vita mix add all ingredients and blend until creamy.
  6. In a small saucepan heat coulis {pepper sauce} to medium and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Turn off heat and cover.
  8. When fish is done and plated using about 4 tbsp. of coulis drizzle over the baked fillets.

I love using tahini in this recipe but if you don’t have any on hand soaked cashews are just fine. Tahini is a great nut-free version and adds a creamy texture to this sauce. If you have left over coulis {sauce} freezing it is a great idea but it will last in the refrigerator up to a week since there is no dairy. However, we have used it on chicken breast and other favorite fish. For a refreshing beverage we like to use the extra sprigs of rosemary in a pitcher of cold water. Letting it sit for up to an hour will help infuse the rosemary flavor into the water. Please use organic ingredients when you can and wild caught fish is the healthiest choice.

With a Spoonful of Health,