Dinner

Herb-Crusted Pork Roast: Me playing with MY food

Before we talk about that…have you entered yet to win FREE protein iced coffee from Chike? If not, go do it now. I’ll wait… You back? Lovely!  So I tell you guys all the time to play with your food. And many of you do so by playing with MY food. But I rarely show you whose food I’m playing …

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Meat Crust Pizza

Yesterday I was going over some old online photo albums I have on the web. I came across this recipe I used to make ages ago. It’s totally not mine. I heard about it from my friend, Plump Kitty, who also inspired a few dessert recipes of mine as well. This one is interesting to me because it’s the one …

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Noodle-less Lasagna

This recipe is one of many delicious dishes featured in Bariatric Foodie’s latest cookbook, Oodles of Zoodles: Your Jumpstart Guide to Zucchini Noodles. Check it out today! So…obviously this Noodleess Lasagna isn’t a completely new recipe. When this post was originally published (about…five-ish years ago)…trust me…it was vanguard! But nowadays this is one of the most popular low-carb recipes out there. …

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Amanda’s Faux Lasagna Meatball Bake

Yeah, I MAY have just licked my screen and…it MAY have tasted just a wee bit nasty. BUT this food looks delicious! So this is me admittedly putting the cart before the horse a little bit. I think I am the only healthy eating blog that does not feature a no-noodle lasagna recipe. Mexican lasagna? Yes. No-noodle (which subs zucchini …

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Teddi’s Taco Soup

I am so behind on reader submissions! But I hope to get to some this week and next, so stay tuned! This one comes from Teddi, who sent me a bunch of recipes. Out of fairness, I had to pick one and go with it. I chose her taco soup. I have an affection for tacos, as evidenced by my …

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Faux-tato salad lives on!

A little Faux-tato salad…a little chicken…who needs those starchy carbs??? You wanna know how I come by about 89% of the Foodie-submitted posts on this blog? I am watching you. Yes, I am. And when one of you says, “Hey, Nik, I tried ______ and I really liked it!” I POUNCE! Because I really, really, really, really, really, really, really, …

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Nik’s “Kickarse” Veggie Chili

Before we start, have you entered yet to win yourself a FREE canister of Click Decaf? Yes? Ok, good. Let us proceed! Look closely at that bowl of chili above. REALLY stare at it. It doesn’t look that out of the ordinary does it? Sure, it has a few more veggies than regular chili but besides that, pretty standard fare, …

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What to eat on Cinqo de Mayo after Weight Loss Surgery

Aside from the holiday, today is my late “Pop-pop’s” birthday. Manuel Fernandez was the first man I ever loved and I still miss him every day! In addition to being an awesome grandpa, he also laid the foundation to some of the recipes you guys enjoy from the blog. For instance, he taught me to make homemade pizza crust, which …

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Gypsy’s Cilantro Lime Chicken

Foodies…how do I love you? Let me count the ways… Well, firstly, because you all are always on time! What do I mean by that? Well, if you haven’t heard yet, the divas and I are moving! On May 5 to be exact. So you know what that means…not much recipe invention going on over this end until the big …

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Spicy Mustard Greens and Sausage

Have I ever conveyed my absolute love and adoration of the farmer’s market? Ohhhhh it’s a wonderful place! When I first got started on my journey to eating healthier I knew approximately nothing about preparing vegetables in any kind of healthful manner. Besides that, I had about, maybe, 7 or 8 veggies in my repertoire. I was a sad, sad …

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