Sirloin Steak with Grainy Mustard Sauce and Parmesan Steak “Fries”

Chuck and I have recently discovered two new cookbooks that are bringing healthy, delicious meals to our dining room table and both are by Food Network chef Ellie Krieger: The Food You Crave: Luscious Recipes for a Healthy Life So Easy: Luscious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Week Tonight’s recipes were adapted from […]

Prosciutto Frizzled Halibut with Spicy Broccoli and Cauliflower

As promised in my last post, here is the recipe from tonight’s dinner. It was quick, easy, healthy, and above all, super tasty! Please to enjoy … Prosciutto Frizzled Halibut with Spicy Broccoli and Cauliflower [Adapted from Cuisine at home] Ingredients: For the Bread Crumbs: 2 ounces prosciutto, diced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil […]

Our Week of Meals: April 12th – April 18th

Last week was pretty crazy for both Chuck and I, and we didn’t take the time to plan out our dinners for the week. We did stick to all our other healthy living “commandments” and we still saw good results on the scale, but we were definitely more frazzled when it came to deciding what […]

Life, Liberty, and The Pursuit of Bacon

“Fat is what I love most about bacon. The fat is the meat, and the meat is the vegetable. It’s like a secret tryst.” — Josh Ozersky Bacon. In the immortal words of Tim McGraw, “I like it, I love it, I want some more of it.” As Josh Ozersky said in his recent Nightline […]

Mmmm … Grassfed Beef Short Ribs

Speaking of shopping locally (ahem, see my last post), I recently bought some grassfed beef short ribs from Missouri Grass Fed Beef at Local Harvest Grocery, and Chuck and I decided to make them for dinner tonight. Missouri Grass Fed Beef, located in DeSoto, MO, has been raising beef since 1945. Their cattle consist primarily […]

It’s Market Time. Farmers’ Market Time.

Those who know me know I love shopping at farmers’ markets, and once the markets in St. Louis are in full-swing, I rarely shop at “traditional” grocery stores. These days, St. Louisans have plenty of shopping options as more and more farmers’ markets are popping up all over the region, mostly due to the growing […]