Category Archive: Food Stuff

Black Eyed Peas – “Hoppin’ Johns” recipe

A traditional southern New Year’s staple: they say if you eat a bowl of this you will have great bounties in the upcoming year. Well, I don’t know about that, but I do know that black eyed peas are delicious and ultra easy to make. Printed recipe below:

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Butternut Squash Soup recipe

Ahhh, the Holiday season is upon us, and winter is closing in. With the chill in the air, it’s the perfect time to make a soup made from winter squash.

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My Power Breakfast

The other morning, I winged a new breakfast item for myself. Not only was it delicious, but it filled me up to the point where I felt absolutely no hunger for hours and hours. One of the problems that I have is that I feel compelled to snack more than I should. Even though I …

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ORANGE ROASTED CHICKEN W/ GARLIC ASPARAGUS

Here’s a super simple recipe that I did that utilized a family pack of chicken legs and thighs and oranges, with a side of garlic asparagus. It’s delicious, hearty, and only takes a few steps. The prep time was only a few minutes.

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Smoked Ribs

Happy 4th of July! For many of you, Independence Day means grilling with your family. Today, I’m going to show you a quick and easy recipe for smoked pork ribs, and it doesn’t even involve needing a smoker.

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PRESSURE COOKER STREET TACOS

For almost all of my existence, I was squarely in the corner of slow cookers. The humble crock pot and I have cooked maybe a hundred meals in our time, and it has never let me down. I firmly believed that low and slow, much like my beloved Texas barbecue, was the only way to …

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PALEO SWEET POTATO HASH

My ongoing quest to eat healthier and to make food for my wife and daughter that are both delicious and nutritious leads me to come up with ideas to hack things that I already enjoy with a kind of healthier twist. Today’s recipe is for a sweet potato hash that’s pan fried in olive oil …

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Sneaky Veggie Salsa

Does your kid not like vegetables? Do they eat some but you would like them to have more in their diet? To celebrate Cinco De Mayo, besides watching The Three Caballeros, I created this Sneaky Veggie Salsa recipe as a way to add vegetables undetected to America’s favorite condiment.

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Roasted Beet, Carrot & Feta Salad

Last Saturday, I was trying to figure out what to make for lunch. My wife said, “go roast some beets and carrots. Throw in feta and make a salad.” I’m not one to argue with a fantastic idea, so off I went. My daughter ate it right up and said “Dad, this…is so delicious!” If …

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Blueberry Banana Oat Tofu Smoothie!? (plus easy frozen blueberries)

Something happened at the grocery store last week. It was so strange, so unusual, that it must have been some sort of horrible mistake. Blueberries were available in early Spring, and their prices were reasonable! I’m talking about peak summer sale prices. 99¢ a pint! From the USA no less! And on top of that, …

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