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Resolutions Are For Quitters

I don’t like making new year resolutions, mainly because I never follow through with them… Ever.  However, for the past three years, I have made a promise to myself to pick one thing in my life and work on it. … Continue reading

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Identity Crisis

*** WARNING *** I am about to selfishly rant & rave about things you may not give two shits about.  If you don’t like it, here’s an idea, don’t read it.  Moving on… I am so sick and tired of … Continue reading

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Annual Comparison Table

I was already asked for a year to year comparison chart so I quickly made one up.  Now you can see how I got to 97.25″ lost and where it all fell from… Starting 1 Year Later Total Lost Bust … Continue reading

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Number Crunch #12

My 1 year anniversary finally came and, while I didn’t meet my “goals”, I must say… these numbers aren’t too shabby! Here it is since my last weigh & measure:   Goal Previous Current Monthly Loss Goal Deficit Weight (lbs) … Continue reading

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Quick Gumbo

Ingredients 2 tsp olive oil 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 6 scallions, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 (14 ½ oz) can crushed tomatoes 1 cup sliced fresh or thawed frozen … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Review

Allow me to keep this one simple & to the point… When I read the recipe, I thought I’d love it.  As I was making it, I had second thoughts and actually thought I was going to end up hating … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

Ingredients 1 large eggplant (about 1 ¼ pounds) ½ tsp salt 1 TBS olive oil ½ cup diced yellow onion 2 cans (11 oz) tomato sauce, no salt added 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano ¼ cup chopped … Continue reading

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Pepper, Onion & Goat Cheese Frittata

Ingredients 1 TBS extra-virgin olive oil ½ medium yellow onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp roughly chopped fresh rosemary ½ tsp red pepper flakes ½ cup jarred fried peppers, roughly chopped 1 cup jarred roasted red pepper strips … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Ingredients 1 ½ cups lentils, soaked in water for 30 minutes ½ cup chopped celery 2 cups chopped fresh spinach, washed and drained 3 cloves fresh garlic, coarsely chopped 1 cup chopped yellow onion 4 cups water 2 TBS low-sodium … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Turkey Loaf

So, I gotta thank my girlfriend, Danielle, for this one!  She basically took my savory turkey meatloaf and revamped it to be a delightful Thanksgiving orgasm in every bite!  I promise you won’t be disappointed! Ingredients 2 T. olive oil … Continue reading

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