Beet Greens with Bacon, Onions, and Garlic

This is really a vegetable that’s decadent. Not really a weekly thing, but certainly a treat! It’s also great for people trying to get into vegetables. What better way than smothering it in bacon? Beet greens can be subbed with swiss chard or any other collard green INGREDIENTS 1 pound beet greens 1 strip of […]

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Kielbasa, Cut up Asparagus, Salad and Sauerkraut

This meal literally takes 10 minutes. You can buy prepackaged kielbasa, and all you need to do is boil it or grill it. It’s already cooked, so it’s just about heating it up. Boil or grill for about 10 minutes. While that is cooking, cut up asparagus, and saute in a pan coated in olive […]

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RIBS!!!!!

I dont’ have any pictures of my own because we ate them all so fast!   Pork ribs. Are they the healthiest? No. Are they high in fat? Sure. Are they delicious? Yes. Do they keep me full? YES.   Once in a while ribs are a great dish. We always enjoyed them in the […]

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All in-one Chicken Dish

I have to say, this is an easy thing to make and save as leftovers. Each one is portioned with vegetables, protein (the chicken) and some fat (cheese). Perfect meal!   Marinate chicken breasts: I made 3 breasts, and used 4 tbsps olive oil, liberal use of lemon juice, poultry seasoning, pepper, and 4 tbsp […]

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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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