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Ginny Sher wrote:
> Yah... I know he's not a vegetarian in a technical sense and I

> just said he only eats seafood.

Sorry, it's just my pet peeve....people who say "I'm a vegetarian but I
eat chicken." or "I'm a vegetarian but I eat fish." Drives me nuts.

> I probably could have listed the
> foods that each of them will and won't eat, but it was too lengthy.

> really only meant to impart that each person had very specific foods
> they either *could* eat due to doctors orders or *would* eat due to
> personal choice.
> One eats seafood, preferably cooked in a low-fat method and isn't
> supposed to eat cheese, butter, hi sodium, etc. but he does on
> occasion. She eats seafood but won't touch cheese, butter, meat,

> (unless ff), oil, peanut butter, avocado or pretty much anything with
> fat in it.
> I know, I know many of you will tell me to tell her that her diet
> isn't healthy; that a body needs some fat, etc. It's futile, she's
> been like this for decades and is not going to change now. She is my
> best friend so I deal with it. I will go out of my way to make sure
> her salad has ff dressing and the veggies or whatever, don't have any
> oil or butter on them. Usually, we have some condiment like salsa to
> place on an entree or vegetable dish when necessary. Her meal was
> largely like ours except:
> She ate her artichoke plain
> She had ff salad dressing over her greens and I did not use any nuts
> in her salad.
> I served some french bread along with the cornbread for her.
> Dessert for her was a plate of strawberries with some blueberries
> sprinkled in to look pretty and a little bowl each of ff greek yogurt
> and brown sugar to dip the berries in.
> She had the salmon with rasp. chipotle sauce because that had no fat
> in it and the asparagus.
> The only thing she didn't eat was the cornbread and the key lime
> cheesecake. Otherwise, it was the same meal. No biggie.
> Ginny

Sounds like it worked out pretty well. I don't understand how
someone could turn down key lime cheesecake, though...(Did you post the
recipe? - I will look for it!)