Category: Freezer Tips

Lentils with Fried Eggs

Lentils are little nutritional powerhouses. They are a good source of potassium, calcium, niacin, zinc, folate, iron and vitamin K. Plus they are rich in dietary fiber and protein. They are a nutrient dense food that can decrease your risk for many serious medical problems. Lentils can be worked into many dishes especially soups and they are easy to prepare. If you happen to be able to find canned lentils you can whip together this […] read more

Cilantro Chicken Burgers

I found several packages of ground chicken on sale and brought them home. My hope was to duplicate a cilantro chicken pattie that I had purchased from Trader Joe’s a while back. They were great and I loved having something protein packed that I could quickly make. While they may not taste exactly like the ones from TJ’s they are still quite good. Cilantro Chicken Burgers   Print Cilantro Chicken Burgers Author: Penny @ Remake My […] read more

How To Render Beef Fat or Tallow

I’m sure that many WLSers might be wondering what in the world would I be doing posting about rendering (cleaning) your own beef fat. Aren’t we suppose to be cutting out all possible sources of fat in our diets because it’s bad? Isn’t beef fat really bad for you because it’s saturated fat? What the heck is saturated fat anyways? Which fats are saturated? Is your head going to explode yet from all these questions? […] read more

How To Save Money On Beef Stew Meat

After WLS you are told to focus on protein first. While there are varying amounts of protein in other foods usually the main source for most people is meat. If you purchase any type of meat the one thing you’ve probably noticed is prices are rising. Because I’m trying to stay within a budget I tend to look for ways to save money especially on items that are increasing in price. The one thing I’ve […] read more

Maple Breakfast Sausage

It seems that healthy eating is something of a juggling act. People often turn to premade and highly processed foods because they are fast and easy to make. In order to get the convenience of these foods we often end up with less than healthy ingredients. Choosing options that are seen as healthier (freshly made with healthier ingredients, organic, etc) usually means paying a premium price. Sometimes you can get the best of both worlds […] read more

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