Dinner · Recipes

Meatloaf Dinner

A few weeks ago I did some meal prepping.  One of the items I prepped was a meatloaf.  This was the first time I pre-made the meatloaf and froze it.  I took it out of the freezer, and once it was defrosted put it in a pan to cook.  It took about an hour for… Continue reading Meatloaf Dinner

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Mixed Fruit Smoothie

I’m not big into drinking smoothies.  I’ve tried a few and had yet found any that I’d liked.  I went to Starbucks and tried a sweet greens smoothie.  It was gross, tasted like liquid greens with a lot of sugar.  I like my greens savory not sweet.  I guess that’s what I should have expected,… Continue reading Mixed Fruit Smoothie

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Better than Take Out Beef & Broccoli

A few weeks ago I spent some time doing some meal prepping.  During that meal prep session I took some flank steak, cut it in strips, marinaded the meat, and put it in the freezer.  For this recipe I took that meat out of the freezer and let it defrost.  Since I already added the… Continue reading Better than Take Out Beef & Broccoli

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Valentine’s Day Special Dinner – Surf & Turf

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day.  I decided to cook a special dinner for the family.  I recently bought a Tfal OptiGrill.  I bought it instead of a George Foreman Grill since it is suppose to let you know when your meat is cooked to rare, medium, or well.  So I decided to buy it.  I’ve had… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Special Dinner – Surf & Turf

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Salmon & Broccoli with a Compound Butter

This weekend was super busy.  This weekend was my daughters 6th birthday and most of my time was allocated to throwing her a birthday party.  I mentioned in another post that I’m trying to lose about 40 pounds.  Over the last 5 and half years I’ve been watching what I eat and exercising.  I lost… Continue reading Salmon & Broccoli with a Compound Butter

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3 Month Blog Check-In

Well I’ve been at it for about 3 months and its time to do a blog check in.  My goal has been to write two posts a week.  I post one at the beginning of the week and the other  mid week.  Since I’ve been at it for a few months, I’ve been thinking a… Continue reading 3 Month Blog Check-In

Dinner · Lunch · Recipes

Sausage & Peppers

Another one of my favorite meals is sausage and peppers.  I had been craving this for awhile and finally decided to make it.  This recipe is pretty simple. Ingredients: Italian Sausage Beer Large Onion, sliced Green Bell Pepper, sliced Yellow Bell Pepper, sliced Orange or Red Bell Pepper, sliced Fat Free Zia Sweet Italian Dressing… Continue reading Sausage & Peppers