What I Eat

Spice Blend

Serves: Many

Ingredients:
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Mix together and sprinkle on hamburger patties and steaks before broiling.

What I Eat

Pizza Party Dip

Serves: Many

Ingredients:
1 lb. lean ground beef (I buy 93% lean/7% fat.)
2-1 oz. pepperoni snack sticks, cut into coin shapes
2 slices thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup jarred pizza sauce
1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese, divided
tortilla chips

Directions:
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, crumble, brown, and drain ground beef. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add pepperoni, bacon, sauce, and 1/2 cup cheese. Stir to combine. Place mixture in an oven safe baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Broil on high for 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with tortilla chips for dipping. Have with a glass of water.

What I Eat

15-Minute Potatoes

Serves: 3

Ingredients:
3 Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and dried
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon seasoned salt

Directions:
Cut potatoes into chunks. Microwave butter in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds or until melted. Mix all ingredients together and put in a casserole dish. Cover and microwave for 10 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Have with a good source of protein and a glass of water.

What I Eat

Potato Rounds

Serves: 1

Ingredients:
1 Russet potato, scrubbed clean
olive oil, to taste
pepper, to taste
1/2 cup Mexican shredded cheese blend, such as: Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Asadero, and Queso Quesadilla cheese
3-4 blades fresh chives, chopped

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut potato into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Lay slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush side of potatoes facing up with olive oil and sprinkle with pepper. Bake for 23 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Immediately top potatoes with cheese and chives. If cheese doesn’t melt completely from the heat of the potatoes, broil potatoes until it does. Have with a glass of water.

What I Eat

Waffle with Honey Butter and Blueberries

Serves: 1

Ingredients:
1 gluten free frozen waffle
1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
16 fresh blueberries, gently rinsed and dried

Directions:
Toast waffle until heated through. In a small microwave safe bowl, microwave butter for 15 seconds or until melted. Add honey and stir until thoroughly combined. Drizzle honey butter over waffle and top with blueberries. Have with a glass of water and a good source of protein that does not contain sugar, such as my Cheese Omelet recipe.