I have become a big fan of something I call “warm tomato relish.” And no, there aren’t any pickles, Marie. The first time I tried this recipe was last year after reading the America’s Test Kitchen 30 Minute Suppers cookbook. Yes, I did just admit that I read cookbooks for pleasure. You’re welcome. I made a handful … Continue reading "Warm Tomato Relish with Chicken Breast"
Fresh rosemary is one of my favorite herbs to cook with. The aromatics are addictive! This recipe is incredibly simple, but smells as good as it tastes. It’s almost fancy-pantsy….sometimes I feel like it’s a special occasion! The steak is great on it’s own, but I did serve it with one of my favorite tricks … Continue reading "Rosemary Sirloin Steak"
To quote the famous Rachael Ray, “YUMMO!” This is one of my all time favorite crockpot meals. First of all, I just said the magic word crockpot. Yes, I have a slightly unhealthy obsession with this beautiful cooking mechanism. You noticed? Secondly, the meal is as delicious as it is simple. If I see a … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Pork with Apples & Carrots"
Pumpkin Chili Bariatric Surgery patients can never have too many chili recipes. It’s such a wonderful way to get good protein in but while enjoying so many flavor profiles! This chili is yet another big flavor change bringing in the Fall flavor of Pumpkin. The canned pumpkin itself doesn’t have much flavor so use it … Continue reading "Pumpkin Chili"
White Chicken Chili It’s recipe #2 for Chili Week! Yummmzies!!! This is another super quick weeknight meal idea. You can never have enough! Here’s the deal with chili people. Beans are starchy. Protein, yes…but starchy. If you are a weight-conscious person, my recommendation is to go heavy on the meat, and light on the beans. Insert … Continue reading "White Chicken Chili"
Easy 5 Ingredient Chili Bariatric Surgery patients can never have too many chili recipes. It’s such a wonderful way to get good protein in but while enjoying so many flavor profiles! This chili is yet another flavorful meal full of protein. It’s also very easy utilizing the flavors already combined in a chunky salsa! Using … Continue reading "Easy 5 Ingredient Chili"
Oooowie this recipe is good! If you are getting bored…bored…boooorrreedd with your weeknight meals, I highly suggest adding Turkey Taco Meatballs to the menu for this week. You will not be disappointed. Lots of flavor for minimal effort that didn’t come out of a window! I found this recipe on a blog through a series … Continue reading "Turkey Taco Meatballs"
I love the variety you can make with burgers. The first time I tell someone to eat their burger without the bun, I get a very…very dirty look. It’s okay. I can take it. I proceed to tell them of all the ways to make their burger patty and suddenly it doesn’t sound so bad! … Continue reading "Southwest Burger with Avocado"
Okay people, I am not kidding here. This is a seeeeriously good roast recipe. I saw someone pin something about it over the summer, but wasn’t in the mood when it was blazing hot outside. Alas, the season is changing and I went for it. I cannot tell you how flavorful this meal is! You … Continue reading "Slow Cooker Roast and Carrots"
This meal is so delicious…I’ve been questioned how it was healthy. Not to mention, it was incredibly easy! The trick is to find the seasoning packet pictured below: Weber has several flavors in the “Just Add Juice” line and I am a big fan. I didn’t add the lemon for this recipe. Just … Continue reading "Garlic & Herb Shrimp with Tomatoes"