Month: April 2012

Mini Veggie Pizzas!

I had some sauteed onions, mushrooms and bell peppers in the fridge that were just sitting there. I was hungry, but not sure what to make. I preheated a pizza stone in the oven at 425. I took a sandwich thin,

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My Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Cheese, Trevor-styleServes 1 1 sandwich thin2 slices sharp cheddar cheese1/2 cup previous prepared sauteed onions/bell peppers/jalapeno peppersCooking spray 1.  Pre-heat non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.2.  Build your sandwich with the veggie filling between the two pieces of cheese 3. 

Posted in Cheese, Peppers, Sandwich Thins

Wouldn’t A Mulligan Be Nice In Life?

From the Merriam-Webster dictionary: Mulligan:a free shot sometimes give a golfer in informal play when the previous shot was poorly played. You don’t have to play golf to understand the concept of a “mulligan”. It is Monopoly’s “Get Out of Jail Free

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Baked Salmon and Barley Pilaf

Baked Salmon with Tomatoes, Mushrooms and SpinachServes 4 4 salmon fillets, 4 ounces each4 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced2 medium tomatoes, diced1 cup (45 g) baby spinach, chopped1/4 cup (60ml) sun-dried tomato salad dressing (your favorite brand of preference) 1.  Preheat

Posted in Barley, Cookbook, Salmon, Spinach, Tomato

What Is YOUR Goal?

Oh, I know what “the goal” is. You want to reach a specific body weight, or have a certain body fat percentage.  But what do you want to do after the goal is reached? What future plans do you have

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Two Delicious Desserts

Grilled Pineapple(1 pineapple will make 6-8 slices) 1 fresh ripe pineappleChocolate sauceWhipped cream 1.  Preheat your grill.2.  Slice the pineapple into 3/4 slices.  Leave the skin on.3.  Oil the grates. Lay the slices on the grates. Turn when they begin

Posted in Cookbook, Dessert, Grilled, Mousse, Pineapple

Mexican Corn

Mexican Corn (healthier version) Serves 4 (approximately 1 cup portions) 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved (about 30 tomatoes)2 cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed1/2 cup onion, diced1 jalapeno, minced1 tablespoon olive oilCumin and black pepper, to taste1/2 ripe avocado, diced

Posted in Avocado, Corn, Onion, Side DIsh

Rain In The Morning …

But it was sunny and nice in the afternoon. I was able to get my lawn mowed for the second time this season. I finished about half of it with my reel mower, but I found that most of the backyard was

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Grilled Shrimp and Strawberry-Spinach Salad

Grilled Shrimp and Strawberry-Spinach SaladServes 4 Strawberry-Spinach Salad In an large bowl, toss together:6 ounces baby spinach1/2 cup sliced, toasted almonds8 ounces fresh strawberries, sliced To toast the almonds, heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.  Add almonds and saute

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Weight Loss Does Not Mean Flavor Loss!

I like desserts. I am not big into cakes, but torts, pies, brownies and other bars are one of my guilty pleasures. Of course, when trying to find a healthy weight, many times those are the foods that eliminated first

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