If you're first starting out on the keto diet, this one is for you. There's a lot of richness in this skillet alfredo that will keep cravings at bay. Use asparagus in place of pasta and you'll never miss the carbs. Cheesy, creamy, alfredo goodness.
There was a big Hatch green chile event going on at Crest yesterday. There were at least three huge grills outside and crews were busy roasting the green chiles over an open flame. I got suckered into a big display in the produce section: I got almost two pounds of fresh roasted green chiles for… Continue reading Steak Salad with Green Chile Chimichurri Dressing
I've got to brag on myself a little bit here. I had been feeling pretty unmotivated lately when it comes to the gym. I haven't been in two weeks! I kept making up excuses to make myself forego driving to the gym and instead go home to veg out. It's raining. I got off 4… Continue reading Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Parmesan
Do you ever get the sudden urge to buy something spontaneously at the grocery store? You know...you've spent an hour mapping out your grocery list, but one thing just catches your eye and begs you to buy it? That happens to me all the time on my bi-weekly grocery trip. I try to stick to… Continue reading White Asparagus with Tarragon Cream Sauce
Up until this point, I refused to cave to the supreme commercialization of the strange ancient grain that is quinoa. I would see it everywhere I went. People proclaimed it a "super food" and tried to promote it as better than pasta. Food blogs, magazines, and menus quickly began to become overrun with quinoa recipes. Whatever, I thought. All of… Continue reading Spring Vegetable & Quinoa Salad
One of the appliances that gets used the most in my kitchen is my slow-cooker. Whoever invented that miraculous device, thank you. I'm constantly experimenting with cooking different meats, stews, and side dishes in my slow-cooker. I've never made ribs inside of one before, but I've read a lot of blog posts about it. Cooking ribs anywhere… Continue reading Thai-Style Ribs
Today, my reporter and I went to Perkins, Oklahoma, for a story about dog dumping. It was a pretty sad situation. Since Perkins is a small town in rural Oklahoma, they have a problem with people dumping unwanted animals out on the country roads. In this case, two dogs (a male and female) were dumped at… Continue reading Spicy Primavera with Asparagus, Carrot & Prosciutto