Tag Archive | Denver

Chimichurri Rack of Lamb

I mentioned in my last post that I have started to take the easy way out when it comes to my cooking.  But taking the easy way out doesn’t have to mean bland and boring.  I never thought I was capable of making something as extravagant as rack of lamb at home.  I mean, that’s […]

Feelin’ Wild Grilled Salmon

It’s the perfect time of year for some wild Sockeye Salmon.  What is it about this salmon?  Not only does it always look more fresh and vibrant than the other salmon in the case, but to me it also tastes better.  Since I have my rule about not cooking fish inside the house, I’m lucky […]

Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

Sometimes I’m a bit of an impulse buyer.  It’s very rare, but occasionally I can’t help myself.  This last time… it was mushrooms.  I know, you thought I was going to mention that great pair of shoes.  But not me.  For me, it was mushrooms.  These big plump stuffing mushrooms looked so good, I had […]

Guilt-Free French Fries

If you were stuck on a deserted island, and you could pick one food to eat, what would that be?   I know I’d struggle with choosing only 1 food, but if I had to pick, french fries sure would make it to the top of my list.  Back when I was in college, I […]

Grilled Chicken Burgers with Peanut Sauce

  Ahh, summertime… long sunny days, warm nights, and grilling.  It doesn’t get much better than that.  It’s the season of the burger, and when you can’t load a burger with cheese, mayo, ketchup, and a bun, it helps to get creative. I’ve noticed that when making burgers with ground beef, certain flavors get hidden […]

Quick and Easy Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Don’t you think it can be so boring to eat the same foods day after day? When you’re trying to eat healthy or lose weight, it can be even more challenging.  The inescapable reality is that in order to lose weight and to maintain our weight loss, there are certain food guidelines by which we […]