Chicken Paella

Makes: 6 servingsMacros per serving: 40C 14F 17P Step 1 – The Chicken (Instant Pot) First step is to prepare the chicken thighs. I used boneless/skinless. Combine these first 6 ingredients to form a paste. In a large bowl, coat the thighs with the paste. 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp Herbes de Provence 1/2 tsp Adobo seasoning 1 garlic…

Sunday Sauce with Meatballs & Sausage

Sauce (8 servings) Macros per serving:  5 carbs / 8 fat / 4 protein (139 cal) Meatballs (15 servings) Macros per meatball: 6 carbs / 11 fat / 13 protein (176 cal) I’ve been making this for years now. It’s a mixture of recipes I’ve tried along the way, but I’ve added my own methods…

Easy Seafood Paella

Makes 2 Servings. Macros per serving: 62c.11f.41p With StrongerU, I have to make my meals easy and quick most of the time, but I can’t skimp on flavor. Paella is typically a labor of love. But this version hits all the important marks of a traditional paella, in a fraction of the time! 3 tsp…

Instant Pot Massaman Curry (V)

Massaman Curry is a favorite when we head into town for some Thai food. I stumbled upon a slow cooker recipe for this dish, and just knew I could convert it to the IP and make it vegan… and it worked beautifully! Everything should be cut on the chunkier side to avoid a mushy result….

Instant Pot Penne with Spicy Sausage and Greens

This is one of those date-night pantry meals. You know, when you want to stay in by the fire and cook whatever you have on hand. This never disappoints and is one of R’s most requested. The picture doesn’t show just how creamy the broth gets. You’ll be happy you stayed in, because damn Skippy,…

Ramen Spree in NYC

We love to make the most of our weekends alone together. This weekend, we decided to hop on a train to New York City and satisfy our ramen craving. Ramen is scarce in these parts. I’ve said on so many occasions (probably while I was shivering in these freezing temps) that we need a ramen…

Alinea Experience

Her:  It all started when he surprised me with tickets to Alinea for my birthday. We had been learning more and more about Grant Achatz – his struggles and accomplishments. Alinea seemed to us, to be outside the realm of anything we experienced before, and knew we wanted to try it together. As good as…

Carbonara

  Her: I’ve been tweaking this method since I starting making carbonara, and I think I’ve got it just about perfect. (Pats own back) Carbonara is simple in its ingredients, but it’s one of the most challenging dishes I’ve made – next to any rice dish. (Shakes fist at rice) CARBONARA | (serves 4) 4…