The simplicity of vegetables for breakfast

Thanksgiving 2018 is in the books and I feel like I’ve eaten nothing but starch and meat… probably because that is basically what I’ve been eating…  ok, I threw in a few green beans but I’m stuffed with stuffing and overflowing with gravy (my two favorite things about Thanksgiving).  I resisted the urge to make […]

A different kind of burger

A while back, the Spousal Unit brought home some premade chicken feta burgers from Sam’s Club. They were a processed food so they are generally on the no-no list, but they had minimal ingredients and were kinda tasty (probably all that salt). I thought I could certainly make something similar at home. So I did. […]

Sausage Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

In case you hadn’t noticed, I’m on a bit of a pork kick… also, sweet potatoes are in season right now so it’s all about the pig and potatoes. If you follow me on Facebook then you saw all kinds of porky pictures from what I was calling “Pork Sunday”. I made carnitas and sausage […]

Sausage Bean Florentine Soup

I adore warm, comforting, easy to throw together soups.  I also love stocking my freezer.  Let’s face it, cooking anything cuts into my Mario Kart time.  Sometimes, I just need a quick and hearty lunch or meal and yanking a quart of soup out of the freezer, especially one that is loaded with meat and […]

Every Morning Egg Scramble

One of the challenges that we’ve faced on the South Beach Diet is finding a way to each a healthy breakfast every day.   We like to sleep in as late as possible and we are NOT morning people.  At all. The easiest thing for me to do is to do the same thing every day.  […]