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Chicken Meatballs with Sun Dried Tomato and Artichoke Sauce

I don’t eat most of the foods that I ate before my surgery. Pasta, bread, rice, potatoes, all sugars – all out. I eat mostly meat, eggs, and tofu with a few bites of soft veggies if I still have room. Some meats still make me nauseous, but my repertoire is slowly expanding. When I was first on a “normal” bariatric diet, I was having tremendous difficulty eating. Every single thing I ate made me feel so sick that I couldn’t imagine eating again a few short hours later. She told me to try some meatballs – a few bites … Read more

Filet Bryan – Copycat Carrabba’s Recipe

I have a lot of favorite meals and favorite restaurants, but my A-1 absolute best most favorite restaurant meal is Filet Bryan from Carrabba’s. Their Chicken Bryan runs a close second, but the filet is the best. I love the sun-dried tomatoes and the lemon butter sauce and the pasta with  spicy red sauce (even though it’s not gluten-free) and the buttery-smooth filet mignon. It’s heavenly. So when The Kansas City Steak Company reached out to ask if I’d be interested in trying out their KC Signature Gift Boxed Steak Combo, I knew I had to try to make Filet Bryan … Read more

Sun-dried Tomato, Basil, Bacon, and Feta Omelet

how to make the best simple and easy omelets - This recipe uses sun-dried tomatoes, bacon, basil, and feta cheese to make a mouthwatering omelette that is sure to delight breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner crowds! It is healthy and low carb.

As I mentioned, I attended the Blogalicious Weekend (a blogging conference) in Washington, DC this past weekend. I have many thoughts rattling around in my brain as the result of that conference. I may share in the days ahead; I may not. At any rate, Blogalicious was awesome. The people were fabulous, and the hotel was palatial. Every event was brilliantly planned, and the food was sumptuous, better than any conference food I’ve ever eaten. Oh, the food. On Saturday night, Aunt Jemima sponsored a late night breakfast for dinner meal that featured Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr, better known as … Read more