BARBACOA TACOS

The other day I was looking for a new way to make my tacos. I am so over using the same sauce and getting the same taste. Now don’t get me wrong I love the way my tacos taste, but I just needed a CHANGE!

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4 Layers Of Chessey Lasagna

Day 4 of 30

Mind, Body and Soul Transformation

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Here I am on day 4, and so far, all is well.  I haven’t bit my family yet due to starvation. So far, my one meal a day is working out pretty good for my body. The good thing about having one meal a day is I can have exactly what I want and zero guilt.

So that’s a win for me!

I remember when I was first starting out on my weight loss journey I, was so confused about what to eat. Being scared to eat took over my life, and I thought everything would put pounds on me.

AND IT DID!!!

I was overeating and my window for eating never closed. Sure, I wasn’t packing in 3000 calories, but I never gave my body time to rest. My digestive system was constantly in motion.

So here I am now doing what works for me. Intermittent fasting is my way of life. Eating one meal a day and one snack is balancing out my life. My eating window is set for 12:00pm and ends at 8:00 pm. Drinking water and tea throughout the day is encouraged.

So here is my one meal for today!

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Items You Need

  • 2 pounds of Italian sausage
  • 2 boxes of ready to cook lasagna noodles
  • 2 green peppers
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 tablespoons black pepper
  • 28 ounces of cottage cheese
  • 1 package of spinach
  • 2-3 cans of your favorite sauce or homemade
  • 10 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 10 ounces sharp cheddar

Steps

  1. In a hot skillet add olive oil and cook sausage
  2. Remove sausage from the pan
  3. Add a little more olive oil and all vegetables cook until tender
  4. Slowly spoon meat back into the pan with vegetables and give it a quick toss
  5. Pour in as much sauce as you desire and toss well
  6. Add a little pasta sauce to the bottom of the pan and then the first layer of noodles
  7. Proceed with a light layer of the meat sauce
  8. Cottage cheese on top and then add mozzarella and sharp cheese
  9. Repeat this process
  10. On the last layer, end with a little drizzle of the remaining sauce and then add your cheeses.

Heat oven to 375 

Cook for 40 minutes with foil on top

Remove foil and cook for an additional 10-15 minutes, let cool for 30 minutes, so juices stay intact.

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You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored!

~Belladonna~

 

Barbecue Wings Kind of Day​

When I woke up this morning I was craving peas. I wanted black eye peas, rice, and baked chicken. But by 12:00 I had completely switched my craving.

I was in the middle of watching my daughter’s last soccer tournament and a friend of mine called me and asked me about a good sports bar in the area. She was craving wings and fries. After that wings were the only thing I could think about. Read More

Creamy Mushroom and Shrimp Pesto Sauce Over Linguine

I have a recipe that will keep you coming back for more. This dish will give you all the flavors in one pot.

MAKES 6 SERVINGS

PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pesto Sauce
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 1 box linguine pasta
  • 2 bags shrimp (40-60 or more)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese
  • onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 4 cups spinach

How To Prepare

  1. Boil pasta according to package
  2. Heat a large skillet and coat bottom of the pan with olive oil
  3. Sautee green pepper and onion
  4. Season with pepper and pinch of salt
  5. Add spinach and only cook for 2 minutes and immediately add mushrooms
  6. Pour Pesto sauce on top of sauteed ingredients
  7. Sprinkle parmesan cheese on top and mix all the warm ingredients together
  8. Toss in drained pasta and mix
  9. Lastly, add fresh basil on top and cover or 2 minutes

Goes great with cheese garlic bread and a Cesar salad.

Serve Warm……. ENJOY!

You could have chosen any blog to read, but you chose mine, and I’m honored.

~Belladonna~

 

Dinner Is In The Oven

Yesterday I felt like I had a million and one things to do. I thought calmly to myself, if I can just manage to forgo a little sleep, then I will have enough time to complete everything on my list. Here is my list… Read More