Ground Turkey vs Ground Beef


Switching To Ground Turkey Is A Good Way To Eat Healthier But There Are Things To Consider When preparing healthier meals for you and your family, using ground turkey instead of ground beef is a simple way to lower saturated fat, calories, and also avoid the many health risks associated with red meat. But should you cut ground beef out […]

Warm Fish Tacos

Main, Mexican, Seafood

I know traditionally, Tuesday is Taco Tuesday…but I am not sure there is a day that Tacos do not sound good, and here is a fun way do put a twist on a taco.  While Tilapia or Sole sometimes is a preference, I prefer cod. To get a true sear and caramelization on the fish…there is nothing that beats a […]

Chicken Margherita

Chicken, Italian, Main

Chicken Margherita is an easy and delicious meal bursting with cherry tomatoes, gooey mozzarella cheese, and garlicky pesto. From start to finish, this is a true one-pan meal that’s packed with flavor. It is based on one of my favorite styles of pizza, which I occasionally put chicken on to add some additional “chewy protein.”  Serve it with some pasta […]

What’s For Breakfast? Oyster & Egg Skillet!

American, Breakfast

Its National Oyster Day!!! The Five Facts you should know about Oysters: The average 3 inch oyster filters about 50 gallons of water a day. Americans eat more oysters than any other country in the world. Most oysters varieties in North America are actually native to Eastern Europe or Asia. Brought here by ships over the centuries The world’s only oyster museum is […]

Traditional Australian Lamb Shoulder Roast

Australian, Lamb, Main

As Danny, a friend of mine who recently moved to Colorado from Australia will attest to, it’s no secret that Australians and New Zealanders love lamb. They eat it by the rack, in a stew, and as biryani (an Indian lamb and rice dish). But perhaps one of their favorite ways to prepare this tender meat is to roast it. This recipe […]

Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken, Italian, Main

I have always loved cooking Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, and this is one of my all time favorites.  Probably because it looks like you spent way more time on it then you actually did.  Chicken saltimbocca is a restaurant style dish that is actually quite easy to make at home, and is quick enough for even a busy weeknight, but […]

Herb Basted Pork Chops

American, Pork

Hot pan drippings and melted butter tease the essential oils out of rosemary, thyme, and sage, creating rich juices for basting pork chops during the final minutes of cooking. Thai chiles add heat to the dish; to dial back the spiciness, cut a slit in the chiles instead of halving them. Serve over mashed or roasted potatoes to help sop […]

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

American, Beef, Main

Wow, it is hard to believe that a year has already passed and this holiday season is once again upon us.  Yes, this Wednesday is NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY!! The parades, the pageantry, and celebrations.  So, lets make a hot dog a little less boring, and do some simple math.  Hot Dog=good  Bacon=Great   Hot Dog + Bacon =Greatest.  A Bacon […]

Sweet Potato Falafels and Tahini Dressing


This savory sweet potato feast really hits the spot at the end of a long training ride. It is actually small enough to fit into your jersey pocket. You can leave in your car, enjoy it as a mid-ride lunch, or devour it at the end of a race or sportive when you’re not very close to home. But those hearty […]

My Top 10 Favorite Cuts of Meat To Smoke (in no particular order)


Spring is officially here, or at least in my home state of Colorado it is.  That means, for us “Foodies” is BBQ season.  Everyone who has their favorite types of meat to throw on the grill or in the smoker, as I do.   Whether you’re new to smoking or a seasoned pro looking for new challenges, check out our top […]