Archives for April 2014

Grilled Chicken with Cuban Black Beans and Rice

The Kid had her wisdom teeth pulled last Friday and while she recovered she had doctor’s permission to eat all kinds of fun stuff like ice cream, jello, pudding, and foods that kids only dream of 24/7. Since she’s dairy free, I had to stock up on versions of these things that you don’t find […]

Fresh Kale Potato Salad

Picnic season is coming soon and everyone around here is starting to barbecue. I can smell all kinds of delicious smells while I’m out walking the dogs. It’s funny to watch them too as they catch wind of something good. They walk along with their noses in the air, sniffing away. I may or may […]

Peruvian Chicken Kabobs with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce and Jasmine Rice

Since Sunday was Easter, The Kid and I were out and about and I didn’t get around to grilling up my week’s worth of chicken. Monday evening rolled around and you’d think it would be hard to get something good together fast, but don’t believe it. You really don’t need a lot of time to […]

What Is The Scale Trying To Tell You?

I’m sure you’ve heard time and again that the scale doesn’t matter. (It shouldn’t.) Muscle weighs more than fat. (It doesn’t.) When you start dieting and working out, you lose fat and gain muscle so the scale won’t change. (Maybe, but it depends.) The scale can be crazy at times, and take you on a […]

Chicken with Greek Tomato Sauce

A lot of Greek cooking includes things like lemon juice, oregano, black olives, and tomatoes. The ingredients are pretty simple and most people already have them on hand without requiring a visit to the grocery store. The other night I threw everything together to make a quick and easy sauce to top my grilled chicken. […]