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Recipe ReDux part 2 – Pomegranate and Meatball Soup

Since I was already making some Pebbled Persian Bread for this month’s Recipe ReDux challenge I wanted to make a dish suitable to serve with it. The book I was using,Flatbreads & Flavors: A Baker’s Atlas by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid suggested this soup. They said that Persian cooking is known for its use of sweet and sour in savory dishes. It certainly did sound good and I love soup so this was a […] read more

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

There are some things that I know my family eats on a regular basis. When I go to prepare a meal, instead of just making enough for that dish, I often prepare extra and freeze it. Seasoned ground beef for tacos is one of those foods that I always double or triple the amount that I make. While I can eat tacos on a regular basis sometimes it’s nice to make something different. I had […] read more

Easy Crock Pot Steak Pot Roast

As I’ve mentioned in my Time Saving Tuesday post, making a meal in the crock pot saves more than time. It also saves money (no expensive take out or convenience foods) and is healthier (you control the salt, fat, calorie, carb, etc content). This Steak Pot Roast is a favorite. While the recipe calls for potatoes and carrots I’ve used various types of squash, frozen vegetable mixes (broccoli, cauliflower, string beans, etc) and just about […] read more

Low Carb Big Mac Salad

In my pre-WLS days, when I needed a quick bite to eat, a run through the nearest drive through fast food joint always did the trick. McDonald’s was popular and the Big Mac meal was a favorite. I can’t tell you the last time I’ve been to McDonald’s but that hasn’t stopped me from having Big Mac’s. Well, at least my own low carb, WLS friendly version of the Big Mac. I’ve discovered that many of the […] read more

Balsamic Pot Roast with Onions and Carrots

I’ve got a lot of irons in the fire right now. It may just be the start of the school semester but I’ve got a busy one this time around. With only 3 semesters left until graduation most of my classes are now nutrition based. There’s lots of work and multiple projects scheduled. Since my kitchen time has been reduced I’ve busted out the crockpot to make supper a bit easier. This recipe is fast […] read more

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