Apple Curry Turkey Meatloaf

The other day on my facebook page, I posted a tip about the calorie counts on many labels not being accurate. It got a ton of responses since this isn’t common knowledge. Always go by protein, fat and carb totals in relation to your goal numbers and ignore calories on labels and in food log apps like […]

Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup with Brown Rice

I admit it. As committed as I am to the gym, the continued hot weather mixed with cold that we’ve had lately has made even me question the dedication needed to leave the house. This weekend the temps are supposed go up again here in Texas, but right now it’s chilly. Colder weather means pumpkin […]

Five Minute Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

Have you ever had risotto in an Italian restaurant? It’s a soft and creamy rice dish with tons of flavor. Strangely enough, there’s no cream in it usually. It’s made with a short grain rice that has a lot of starch in it. The constant stirring while cooking breaks down and mixes with the liquid while it […]

One Pot Spaghetti with Spinach and Tomatoes

  The Kid loooooooves pasta. That’s an extreme understatement. I think all kids like pasta and that’s why it’s on so many kid’s menus at restaurants. I’ve got a trick that I use to make pasta noodles a bit faster than waiting for the water to boil, putting in the noodles, waiting waiting, and draining. […]

Zucchini Lasagna with Spinach Tofu Ricotta

Everyone loves pasta but it’s not always feasible to squeeze cheesy gooey lasagna in when you’re trying to keep calories down. One easy way to make a change is to use spiralized zucchini (AKA zoodles), but another way is to use it like flat pasta noodles in a “lasagna” by just slicing them into rounds. […]