Garlic & Herb Corn Flake Crusted Cod with a McCormick Spices Giveaway!

April 16, 2014 -
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Happy Wednesday all! I am SO excited for today!

With the help of a few local teachers, we are bringing some Positive Self Body Image to a group of local High School girls today with a ‪#‎BeTrueToYou‬ & ‪#BODYpeace ‬Workshop! It is an  “in school field trip” filled with a be true to you presentation & writing workshop, a power workout, & finishing with a cooking demo & college dorm room recipes & tips!

Excited to be starting this ‪#‎BODYpeaceMovement‬  that Heather & I are so passionate about with high school students. If only Heather & I lived in the same state, right? No matter the distance though, our goal is to make a difference & help others so big things are happening – let’s get after it!

While I’m out & about – I’ve got a new recipe on tap for you!

It’s funny how all of my recipes have carried right into then next one. With the new Vitamix – new creations are flying through my head. It’s also been fun to create new recipes since my friends from McCormick Spices sent me a plethora of spices to play with!

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Whether you’re currently not eating meat on Friday’s or not, hopefully these recipes will entice your taste buds.

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Ahh a foodies spice dream! Garlic powder, dried mustard, thyme, Lemon Herb Perfect Pinch, Smoked Paprika (SO GOOD), cumin, Perfect Pinch Cajun, Dried Rosemary (another favorite), Perfect Pinch Salt Free Garlic & Herb, & Perfect Pinch Salt Free Southwest style!


Last week for Papacakes’ birthday, we wanted something quick & easy – and something that utilized the new spices! We all came to an agreement that we were craving a crunchy corn flake crusted cod once we realized I had a big box of corn flakes in the pantry!

Did you know that corn flakes make a great crispy crust? Especially when you add in some spices & (optional) parm cheese!



  • 4 Pieces of Wild Cod (you can find at most grocery stores or Whole Foods)
  • 3 Cups (may need more) of Organic Corn Flakes (found at Whole Foods)
  • 1/4 Cup Parm Cheese (optional)
  • 1 TB McCormick Garlic & Herb Perfect Pinch Seasoning

Wet Ingredients:

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  1. Pulse corn flakes, parm cheese, & dry seasonings in a blender, I used the Vitamix S30 on the 1 setting until a breadcrumb consistency.
  2. Make 3 different stations to coat your fish.
  3. Once fish is coated on both sides, place onto a sprayed parchment paper lined cookie sheet to bake.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-25 minutes.
  5. Check to see if the fish is cooked through – if you’d like the breading more crispy, broil the top of the fish and keep an eye on it until the breading is crispy!

Here is a lay out of the Stations to Coat Your Fish or Protein of choice:

Station 1 – Lay fish on a plate.

Station 2 – Use a dish to place your pumpkin seed butter on & a brush to coat your fish. (Could also use hands)

Station 3 – Use a dish to to put mustard on & a brush or your hand to coat the fish.

Station 4 – A bowl filled with the corn flake mixture to bread the coated fish on both sides.

It may seem like a lot of steps but it truly is simple & the pumpkin seed butter adds a perfect creamy outer layer to keep the moisture in! This coating also goes great on chicken with a NEW recipe coming up tomorrow that includes basil and is SAUCY! Winking smile


Oh, and the above asparagus/tomato mix is a perfect side dish that is also coming up on the blog tomorrow as well!

How To Enter the McCormick Seasoning Mix Giveaway:

  1. Leave a comment below letting us know what spice you’d most like to try!

Optional Extra Entries: (separate comment for EACH entry please!)

  1. Tweet about the giveaway, “I am entering to win the McCormick @Spices4Health giveaway via @Powercakes at #FishFriday #Spices4Health”
  2. Follow @Spices4Health on twitter
  3. Follow @Powercakes on Twitter
  4. “Like” McCormick Spices on Facebook
  5. “Like” Powercakes on Facebook
  6. Re-Pin my Pinterest Image from today
  7. Re-Post my Instagram Image from today @Powercakes
  8. Follow @McCormickSpice on Instagram

Open to US Residents only &  giveaway will run until Monday, April 21st at midnight.

GOOD  LUCK, thank you McCormick Spices, & be true to you!

xo Kasey


Don’t forget to enter the Vitamix S30 GIveaway [here]!