Tag Archive: Parmesan

Jan 13

Spaghetti Squash

Well, it’s official! My hubby has started round 2 of P90x! I’m back to cooking every meal and managing his nutrition, which you’d think would be a no-brainer for me at this point (given the website and all), however with this new vegan/vegetarian bent we’re on, I’m having to rethink everything. To a certain degree …

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Oct 26

Creamy Tofu Pesto with Artichokes and Mushrooms

OK, guys. I’ve made a super exciting discovery! (Well, exciting as food discoveries go. I have to take my thrills where I can get them!) Remember how in the Creamy Pesto and Kielbasa recipe I was a little concerned about adding yogurt to my Spinach Pesto in order to add creaminess, because it adds that …

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Jul 27

P90x Spaghetti

The nice thing about the P90x nutrition plan is that, even though you are on a low-carb diet in the first phase, as long as you keep track of your portions, you can still enjoy some of your favorite foods. Take this tasty P90x spaghetti recipe – it is warm, hearty, and something you always …

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Jul 12

Three Cheese Marinara Muffin Melt

Marinara Muffin Melt

So I spent most of yesterday trying to make homemade whole-wheat no-egg-yolk ravioli for you guys. I started around 9 a.m., and it was finally ready to eat at 2 p.m. It was beautiful, filled with yummy filling, and totally gross! lol. Sorry, I tried! As I was slaving over it, hand kneading the dough, …

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Jul 09

Crustless Ham and Spinach Quiche

Yay for cottage cheese! Once again, cottage cheese has swooped in to save one of our favorite, typically-cheese-laden dishes – the quiche. And it is now low-carb and P90x-friendly to boot! This came out really flavorful and tasty – my hubby thought it had the perfect amount of seasonings, and he usually adds salt to …

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Jun 18

Creamy Pesto with Kielbasa

Imagine my exceeding great joy today when I discovered that kielbasa, one of my favorite meat ingredients of all time, comes in a lean turkey variety, 95% fat free! Woot! I’m really starting to love how turkey has been turned into a parody of all of my favorite pork products… I’ve checked the stats, and …

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May 17

Spinach Pesto

One of the hardest parts of the first phase of P90x (or any low-carb diet, for that matter) is that you end up missing complex flavors. Sauces tend to be the first thing to go. This pesto is the antidote to that!! Ingredients for Pesto Sauce: 1 cup spinach 1 cup fresh basil 1 clove …

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May 13

Portabella Tasties

Portabella Tasties

I have never cooked with portabella mushrooms before, but my husband loves mushrooms in all forms, so I came up with this easy concoction! Ingredients: 2 portabella mushroom caps 4 1/2 oz. cooked turkey breast (I use Foster Farms pre-packaged turkey) 2 (loosely packed) cups raw spinach 2 slices turkey bacon low-sodium chicken broth (as …

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