Breaded Fish, Vegan Mashed Potatoes & Vegetables
We love fish in our home. My method of preparing and breading fish is simple and easy to reproduce - Clara

Traditional Breaded Fish

“This is my traditional method of breading fish. This method can also be used for chicken and shrimp, as well. It is quick, easy and always delicious.” - Clara

YIELD:  8 to 10 pieces of fish

PREP TIME: 10 to 15 minutes

BAKING TIME: 10 to 15 minutes


2 pounds (907g) haddock (cod or any white fish)
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) unbleached all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon (5 mL) dried or 1 tablespoon (15 mL) fresh
thyme, finely chopped

1 egg 
1/4 cup (60mL) filtered water. Beat lightly with egg.
2 cups (500 mL) bread crumbs


3 metal bowls (flour, egg and bread crumbs)
3 forks, one for each bowl

Parchment paper, extra virgin oil
12 inch by 20 inch baking tray


1. Take your three metal bowls and add flour, salt and pepper and thyme to the first bowl, one beaten egg with 1/4 cup (60 mL) filtered water to the second, and bread crumbs to the third.

2. Cut the fish into smaller pieces and dredge in flour first, then egg and finally bread crumbs.

3. Place parchment on tray and brush lightly with olive oil. .

4. Grill both sides until brown and then bake for 5 to 8 minutes at  350ºF (180ºC).


1. With vegan mashed potatoes, salad and or vegetables.



 Vegan Mashed Potatoes with Olive Oil

“ This is my daughter Theresa’s recipe for Vegan Mashed Potatoes with Olive Oil. When she was diagnosed with M.S. (Multiple Sclerosis) she radically changed her diet and this was one of the many recipes of mine she modified. This mashed potato recipe is creamy and delicious. You won’t miss the butter, at all - Clara

YIELD:  6 - 1/2 cup (125 mL) serving

PREP TIME: 10 minutes

BAKING TIME: 20 to 30 minutes


4 organic russet potatoes, peeled  and quartered 
6 to 7 cups of water teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) salt 
1/4 cup (125 mL)of  almond, coconut milk

1 to 2 tablespoons (15 to 30mL) extra virgin olive oil 
2 teaspoons (10 mL) Earth Balance


1. Peel and quarter potatoes and place in a pot with water and salt 

2. Drain cooked potatoes(reserve Potato Water, if needed) and place potatoes in pot..

3. Add almond or coconut milk, extra virgin olive oil and  Earth Balance.

4. Take a potato masher and mash potatoes. Add additional milk if needed to achieve creamy consistency.


1. I like to use an ice cream scoop to measure mashed potatoes. One scoop measures 1/2 cup (125 mL).

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