Posts Tagged ‘Protein’

What does your beef taste like?

Steak is synonymous with mouthwatering for those of us in the omnivore/carnivore persuasion. The steaks we get at the store today, just don’t taste like the steaks we got at the butcher when I was a kid. Last summer I had an amazing culinary moment where my husband and I purchased some grass-fed beef from […]

Food Connections: Grocery Shopping for P90X

Today I did something I rarely do, I went shopping with my whole month in mind. Since we’re starting P90X this month, the diet is very restrictive, and potentially expensive without good planning. I know our seasonal meal plans include chicken, fish, and occasionally beef (Healthy Options), and that really only the portions may change […]

16 Bean Soup

Serves 4 Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 6 Hours 1 Bag 16 Bean “Soup Mix” 2 Tbsp. Favorite Spice Mix (Onion soup mix, cajun seasoning, whatever you prefer) 1 Onion 3 Garlic Cloves 3 Stalks Celery 1 Cup Grated Parmesan 4 Tbsp. Tomato Sauce Rinse beans. Chop onion and garlic cloves. Mix beans, spice […]

Tropical Chicken Kebabs

Kebabs are an easy favorite that give you your meat and vegetables all on a single stick. It’s also very kid-friendly as you can customize the skewers for picky eaters. Prep Time: 25 Minutes (Includes Marinade Time) Cook Time: 20 Minutes 3 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts 1 Pineapple 1 Red Onion 6-8 Mushrooms Teriyaki Sauce […]

From Random Beans to a One Pot Meal

by Al H. So you got some orphan dry beans in the pantry. Some black beans, maybe a half a cup of pinto, some anasazi beans that you bought on an adventurous trip to a new market. We’re looking for the big ones—lima and kidney and fava beans. Lentils and split peas cook too quickly […]