Eat-In Event

The idea of eating in appeals to me — a great deal.  I was surfing the web today and came across this page.  I am not supporting any cause here — except for eating IN instead of eating out. My family spends a good share of our monthly budget on restaurant meals.  When you add… Read More


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Salads are a big part of my weekly food plan.  And, thankfully, there are many variations on a theme. The Taco Salad is a great example.  While my family is stuffing taco shells and tortillas with taco-seasoned meat, I’m using it as a topping for a whopping big salad.  The salad shown above is a… Read More


Rinsing your fruit and vegetables prior to cooking or eating them may not be enough.  Many times, produce companies add a coating of food-grade wax to vegetables to help preserve freshness. The wax also makes them look nice in the produce section of your grocery store. Wax on. Wax off. I don’t care if it’s… Read More


Eating out scares people that are on a diet.  I’m here to tell you that you can do it — with ease.  Check out these suggestions.   Salads?  Sure.  A chef salad is a perfect option, but you might also consider a take a basic dinner salad to the next level by adding some strips… Read More


Here’s a list of approved food you might find at my house on any given day.  To make my plan work, I have to have some basic food items in my Paleo food arsenal. Remember:  if you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.  It’s true.… Read More


  You’ll need: Large, deep skillet [mine was a 4.5 quart-size (4.3L)].  It measures 10-1/2 inches in diameter and is 3-1/2 inches deep.  If you don’t have a skillet that large, then use a dutch oven or stock pot because this recipes makes 4-6 large servings of Paleo goulash.… Read More


Lunch was absolutely delicious today. My wife baked chicken [with lemon-pepper] and roasted asparagus.  The rest of the family also had potato wedges with olive oil and herbs.  I opted for a big salad [lettuce mix + tomatoes + mushrooms + hard-boiled egg + olive oil and vinegar dressing] instead. I used Ina’s recipe for… Read More


  This is, by far, my favorite breakfast meal.  There are lots of variations to it, so I can change things up a bit and not get bored. Here’s the basic recipe.  You can add ham, bacon, or mushrooms (like I did this morning).  Just get a little creative with it. Radishes pack a big… Read More