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vitasoy, nasoya, noodle replacement

Nasoya Pasta Zero Giveaway!

I found some noodles a couple months ago that I really like. Actually, they found me. And then they found my belly. Nasoya (a part of VitaSoy)...
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lamb, stock, homemade, soup, broth

Homemade Lamb Stock

Last night I shattered poor Mary's heart when I turned her little lamb's leg into soup stock. That was probably a bit morbid and overly dramat...
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salsa, mexican, tomatillo, heirloom, garlic, fiesta

Fiesta Salsa

Because it's a party in the bowl AND a party in your mouth! In case you didn't know, Jess has a green thumb. She's been able to keep our t...
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vegetables, grilled veggies, asparagus, healthy cooking, summer squash, mushrooms

Basil Grilled Summer Vegetables

Jess and I spent the last few days with my parents in Ohio making great food and having fun. On Thursday, I made some Saucy Italian Chicken a...
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blueberry shake, smoothies, shakes, fruit

Smoothies and Shakes… What’s the Difference?

I've been on a smoothie rampage lately. Well, by rampage I mean that I have at least 1-2 per day... and not really for the purpose of losing ...
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teriyaki, chicken, broccoli, rice, sauce, asian

Homemade Teriyaki Sauce

One of the must-have ingredients in our fridge is teriyaki sauce.  It's so easy to whip up a quick meal with some noodles/rice, veggies and a...
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Picture taken by Jess from Beautiful Orange Productions!

Thai Fish Cakes

Thai food is one of my many culinary weaknesses. Put it in front of my face and I will inhale it. It doesn't really matter what it is because...
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meatballs, pasta, spaghetti, stuffed peppers meatballs

Inside Out Stuffed Pepper Meatballs

Holy sh*t balls, people. I've created a lick-the-plate-clean-twice-give-me-thirds-om-nom-nom recipe. Best part? I can't find a SINGLE recipe li...
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carrot ginger tilapia

Dress up that Lettuce!

Salads are back on the menu, people.  At least for the girlfriend and me.  I don't think we ate a single one (except at restaurants) from about m...
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spinach pasta

Spinach CAN Be Tasty

Spinach isn't just for Popeye anymore, people.  Actually, leave the canned greens to him and let us have all the fresh stuff!  It hasn't ever...
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Photo Courtesy of: the Patio Daddio BBQ blog

Savory Marinated Pork

First off, I have to say hello to all the new readers from the West Chester, OH Weight Watcher groups! My Mom told them all about this site a...
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jalapeno poppers

Jalapeno Poppers

We all know I'm a spice addict. It all started with jalapenos. My dad always had a jar of them in the fridge, but I never actually ventured o...
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savory breaded shrimp

Savory Breaded Shrimp

Ladies and gentle men, I give you my most delicious shrimp dish ever.  From the moment you take your first bite, you will experience a little...
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vanilla meringue cookies

Vanilla Meringue Cookies

Stiff peaks. Nice stiff peaks. They are the secret to perfect meringues. Hell, they're the secret to lots of things.  But that's not the kind of ...
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Asian Steamed Broccoli

Goodbye Broccoli Blues!

I know there are some people out there that despise broccoli and it's strange tree-like appearance.  I don't understand those people.  How co...
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