Bacon + Brussels Sprouts = Delicious.

I’ve been making a concerted effort lately to eat more veggies. I’ve been adding spinach to my daily breakfast of scrambled eggs, cooking up frozen broccoli or green beans at lunch, and trying to have one or two vegetables on my plate at dinner. Every now and again, my wife and I like to get […]

Beef and bacon baked beans

Loaded Baked Beans

Baked beans are a staple at most barbecues, and one of my favorites. But even with tons of beans, I knew I could up the ante by loading it with bacon, ground beef, and a few other flavors. This recipe is really simple, and once you cook the beef, bacon, pepper and onion, you could […]

Bacon, Avocado & Cilantro Salad

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Beef & Bacon Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Okay, I know what you’re thinking…meat and sweet potatoes? Can that even taste good? It does. It really, really does. When it comes to eating, especially post-workout meals, you have to think of your nutrition as the old adage “form follows function.” In this case, taste follows function. Your meals need to be composed of […]

Sauerkraut & Kielbasa

A super food and sausage — can a meal get any better than that? It does if it’s on the table in less than thirty minutes. That’s faster than a pizza, people! I’m Polish, so it’s no surprise that I love this meal. Sauerkraut is a comfort food for me, but a healthy one at […]

BLT Chicken Salad

When my wife told me she was making this recipe, I stopped and said, “For who? Your book club?” Be glad I threw her a sly smile and got her to laugh, because if I had pissed her off, I wouldn’t be sharing this recipe with you today. And then we’d all be missing out. […]

Summer Corn with Bacon

I know, I know, summer is over. And while my wife is stamping her foot that I’m posting this now, I had to share it with you. When she put this on the table, I rolled my eyes. Here’s a secret: I hate tomatoes. But darn that woman, she cooks with them anyway. The rule […]

Popeye Omelettes: Spinach, Bacon & Garlic

Want to make the best omelettes you’ve ever had? There’s a secret ingredient you’re probably missing. It sounds crazy, but it will make your taste buds dance. Ready for it? Garlic. I know what you’re thinking. Actually, I don’t. But what you should be thinking is, “That’s genius.”  Because it is. As far as omelettes […]