Steak and Pan Seared Asparagus

Steak and Pan Seared Asparagus

from my dad’s farm. My mom might be the master of the kitchen, but my dad is the master of the grill…and he knows that a good steak needs no more than a little salt and pepper. So here is steak according to good ol’ dad… Since I am a newly wed, I don’t have all of the...
Stuffed Red Peppers

Stuffed Red Peppers

Time for something new! Last week I took a Pinterest recipe and modified it to fit a bariatric diet. Often times stuffed bell peppers are filled with rice, but it doesn’t take much tweaking to make a recipe work. Bell peppers are one of my favorite vegetables for...
Roasted Jicama

Roasted Jicama

There are several vegetables that we recommend for replacing potatoes with… cauliflower, rutabaga, parsnips, turnips, and jicama! This roasted jicama gets nice and browned and is a good stand-in for home fries or breakfast potatoes. Pair it with turkey bacon or...
Parsnip Cottage Pie

Parsnip Cottage Pie

This Parsnip Cottage Pie is a great homage to the classic British dish. Instead of being topped with starchy potatoes, we get a similar flavor and texture with parsnips! This is a wonderful comfort food that also keeps very well as leftovers. This recipe is very...
Eggroll Mini Meatloaves & Roasted Cabbage

Eggroll Mini Meatloaves & Roasted Cabbage

Eggrolls are one of my favorite Chinese food appetizers, but I know that the wrapper is loaded with carbohydrates and the fact that it is deep fried is not great for my heart health! Fortunately, these little mini meatloaves with a side of roasted cabbage really hit...