Spring Meatballs with Asparagus Pasta Salad

Oops, I did it again. I bought more asparagus. Hey, what can I say. I can’t resist a deal and once Summer is gone, so are the asparagus savings and I’ll be sad again. Maybe that’s exaggerating things a bit. I’m sure there will be a Fall veggie to takes its place at that point […]

Slow Cooker Drunken Beef Stew

Have you ever had those slow cooked baked beans called borracho beans or drunken beans? They are spicy beans simmered for hours in stout beer. I don’t know exactly what the beer does to the beans, but it’s wonderful! Since we’ve got the alcohol theme and the slow cooker theme going with recipes lately, I […]

Beef Kofta Kabobs with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I’m all about simplifying wherever and whenever possible. That goes in the kitchen and elsewhere. If it’s complicated or upsetting, you won’t do it or at least not for long. Your health and fitness journey should be simple too. Would it surprise you that I have several weight loss clients that don’t weigh themselves? We choose […]

Beef and Chick Pea Tagine

Most of you know that one of the tricks to sticking to health eating and not getting trapped by fast food or pizza ordering is planning ahead and meal prepping. I typically grill a bunch of meats on the weekends and then use them in different ways throughout the week. The other thing that you may […]

Guinness Beef Stew

I’ve been on a cleaning mission around the house. Or more accurately a cleaning out mission. If I haven’t used it in a while, out it goes to be donated because clearly I don’t need it. It’s amazing all the stuff you buy thinking you have to have it, but then realize later that it […]