Football Munchies!

It's football season and my beloved Texans are "taking ass and kicking names" (--Mantis, Infinity War). My favorite time of year. Also dangerous when trying to limit the intake of the calorie bombs inherent in standard greasy football munchie fare. Since I typically have a friend or two over to watch the games with me... Continue Reading →

When Snacks are FOOD

Snacks are important. They sate the hungries in between meals, particularly important for that mid-afternoon sprint. Good snacks prevent the big blood sugar dips and peaks during the day and help us avoid the sugar-laden Snickers temptations that really don't do much for us nutritionally and just make us hungrier in a short time. Good... Continue Reading →

The Humble Hard-boiled Egg

Recipes included: Deviled Eggs, Really Good Egg Salad Hard-boiled eggs rule. One of the least expensive proteins that also comes pre-packaged and ready to crumble on salads, use in tuna salad and potato salad, or just enjoy by itself with a little salt and pepper. Try putting a sliced hard-boiled egg, topped with sliced tomato,... Continue Reading →

Mmmm Hummus

Included recipes: Basic Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Cilantro-Lime Hummus, Kalamata Hummus Hummus is everything. Okay, some hyperbole there but not too far off. It's a high protein/high fiber delicious side to a meal, served on warm pita or naan wedges or slice of whole wheat toast. It's a great addition to sandwiches and burgers.... Continue Reading →

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