Pulled Pork, BBQ corn, Baked Potato

Pulled pork: Your favorite bbq sauce 2-4lb pork roast   Put pork in crockpot, slow for 8 hours Cut up onions, and add a half cup of water After 8 hours, take pork out, drain water and onions Use 2 forks to pull apart pork Add in BBQ sauce (less is more, about a cup), […]

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Cold Protein Salads

  It’s summer! Cold protein salads are a great thing to do. Tuna, chicken, and quinoa blends.   Canned Tuna + Mayo (less is more) + celery + onion Canned chicken/leftover chicken/sliced up fresh chicken + Mayo + celery + onion   You can make a sandwich out of it, put it on top of […]

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Simple, yet Satisfying

Save time and effort when you can use the same ingredients for two meals!   Deli ham, turkey, pepperoni, cheese of choice Veggies! Salad stuff like lettuce, arugula, spinach, shredded carrots, onion, garlic, radish, green onion, peppers…   Chef Salad and Pizza!   Use all the veggies and proteins to make a chef salad. You […]

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Pork Roast, bleu cheese wedge, and potatoes

Super easy! If you like a hearty meal that’s easy to put together, this one is for you. Using a slow cooker, put a 1-3lb pork roast with some basic seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic, basil are my choices). Set on low for 6-8 hours Slice a wedge from iceberg lettuce (yes, iceberg is healthy), and […]

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InstantPot Mahi-Mahi

I have to admit, I didn’t buy the hype of the InstantPot. I’m now a believer. It not only replaces other devices such as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, and rice cooker. But it also saves you time and cleanup. Multiple cooking features, one pot to clean. I just made Mahi-Mahi in there, but you […]

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What To Eat: Salmon with Roasted Tomato, Onion, and Artichoke

Salmon with roasted tomato, onion, artichoke, and a slice of bread I ran out of tin foil. Usually, when cooking salmon, you want it to be mostly covered so that it doesn’t dry out. I decided to cover it with onions, and it came out awesome. Heat the oven to 375 Thinly slice 2 onions […]

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What to Eat: Grocery Items and Planning Example

It’s cold. It’s the holidays. Shopping centers are busy. Yet we still need to eat. Here’s what I bought the other day: dandelion greens celery chocolate peanut butter (of course)sourdough english muffins 8 large clams rotisserie chicken romaine hearts vegetable broth pea pasta (I liked it, wife didn’t) I cut up carrots that I already […]

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What to Eat: Scrambled Eggs & Tortilla

Turn the oven to low broil. Coat your hands in olive oil, and rub a flour or corn tortilla to get a nice coat of olive oil. Put on top rack in oven for a few minutes to toast it, flipping once. It should be crunchy. Coat a pan with butter or olive oil and […]

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What to Eat: Yogurt and Peanut Butter

Quick and easy! Stonyfield Yogurt and Chocolate Peanut Butter I will usually add a handful of raisins with it as well. Quick, relatively cheap, and delicious. I have the cup of yogurt with fruit added, and 2 tablespoons of the chocolate peanut butter I just put on the rim of the cup and mix in. […]

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What to Eat: Hardboiled Eggs, Macaroni Salad, and more

Quick and easy! 3 hardboiled eggs (which, I found out, bring to a boil and wait another 12 minutes, put in ice immediately works best) Macaroni salad: simply make noodles (We do brown rice noodles) and mix in a small amount of mayo and chopped onions. Make a big batch for the week a hunk […]

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