Archives for March 2018

Crock Pot Tomato and Spinach Risotto (Now With Instant Pot Instructions)

One of my favorite side dishes is risotto. It’s a creamy rice dish that tastes amazing, but it’s the high maintenance cousin to rice. To make it, you have to stir while slowly adding in the broth, stir, broth, repeat. It’s definitely not meant for multi-tasking evenings but I’ve tried a couple like Saffron Risotto and […]

Pad Thai Udon Lettuce Wraps

The Kid loves pasta. It doesn’t matter what kind of pasta and she’s happy with eating the noodles hot, cold or anywhere in between. I love Asian food, and I’m happy with eating any flavor or nationality Asian food. So when our worlds combine, you get udon noodle lettuce wraps. These turned out to be […]

St Patrick’s Day Bowlcake

In honor of St Patrick’s Day this weekend, I’m breaking out my green recipes. I started the day with matcha powder in my oatmeal for a nice pinch of green, and now I’m working on the bowlcake green. I’ve experimented with spinach in protein shakes before and I swear without the cool green color, you’d have […]

Low Carb Zucchini Pasta with Pesto

One of the problems with not ever lifting a weight for the first four decades of my life is the resulting scrawniness and lack of muscle. Since my last show, I’ve been working hard to build some much needed muscle and fill out a little bit. To build any significant amount of muscle, you need […]

Irish Soda Bread

Have you ever tried Irish soda bread? It’s usually found in stores and bakeries around St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s bread of convenience other times of the year. It originated way back in… no surprise, Ireland. Years ago when times were tough, you had to make do with what you had and that often didn’t […]