Everything But The Bagel Seasoning is AMAZIN’

Everything But The Bagel Seasoning is AMAZIN’ Trader Joe’s Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend is amazing! There I said it! Being from New York, I feel as though I am an aficionado on what constitutes an excellent bagel. Having moved around the country a bunch over the years, I have found there truly is … Read more

Whole30 Compliant Pumpkin Custard

Whole30 Compliant Pumpkin Custard Today’s Whole 30 recipe comes from: http://www.justpaleofood.com/breakfast-pumpkin-custard-whole30-friendly/ Breakfast Pumpkin Custard (Whole30-Friendly) Ingredients Full fat coconut milk – 13.5 oz can Chopped pecans, or other nut you like – 1/2 cup Very ripe bananas – 2 Almond butter, or almond meal – 3 tbsp Eggs – 4 Cinnamon or Pumpkin Pie Spice … Read more

Foodie Friday Blog: What are Macros?

Foodie Friday Blog: What are Macros? Macronutrients are molecules that our bodies use to create energy for themselves – primarily fat, protein and carbs. They are found in all foods in varying amounts, measured in grams (g) on the nutrition labels. Fat provides 9 calories per gram Protein provides 4 calories per gram Carbohydrates provide 4 calories per gram Counting Calories vs. Counting … Read more

Whole30 Curry Chicken Stew Recipe

Whole30 Curry Chicken Stew Recipe I am not going to lie. I am not a huge fan of Indian Food or Curry. So when my wife said she was going to cook this dish up, I was worried. But the Instant Pot wins again, and she knocked it out of the park with this one!  Spice … Read more

Are You Eating Enough?

Are You Eating Enough? I know…I know…as a resident fat guy, this seems like an easy question with a simple answer. “Are you eating enough?”  “You are probably eating too much” is what you would think…but apparently you would be wrong. For the last 2 years or so, I have been eating a relatively Whole30 … Read more

My Relationship With Food

My Relationship With Food For 36 years, I made a lot of poor decisions (or failed to make any decisions) when it came to my health. I am now happily married, with two wonderful children, and I have a lot of things I would like to see in my life. I have come to the … Read more

Garlic Roasted Cabbage

Garlic Roasted Cabbage Do you enjoy Italian food? If you are anything like me, pizza, pasta, “Sunday Gravy”, garlic knots were all staple dishes you could get at any given day on Long Island. After moving around a bunch, I’ve found that some cities have a great Italian food deficiency. The good news is, I … Read more

Whole30 Instant Pot Bone Broth

Whole30 Instant Pot Bone Broth There are a handful of ingredients that now consume my life on a Whole30 Eating Pattern. Ghee, Coconut Cream (or milk), eggs, and broth are the big four. I use these four key ingredients in so many recipes, that I try to keep them stockpiled when I can. We do … Read more

Whole 30 Compliant Turkey Meatballs

Whole 30 Compliant Turkey Meatballs OK, real quick, I have had a few requests for a recipe I posted a picture of the other day. Given that it is my Fantasy Football Draft weekend, I am just going to get right to the goods: The picture here has steamed and mashed yams, and Trader Joe’s … Read more

Whole 30 Compliant Potato Leek Soup

Whole 30 Compliant Instant Pot Potato Leek Soup Special thanks to my wife for this recipe. She made this the other night for dinner and it is delicious. She has also included a bunch of step by step pictures. She has really been the guiding force behind our Whole30 transformation and I hope to be … Read more