Fresh corn with bacon is the exact right balance of tender and crispy and salty with starchy sweet. An easy recipe for a healthy comfort food side dish.

Skillet Corn with Bacon

Fresh corn with bacon is the exact right balance of tender and crispy and salty with starchy sweet. An easy recipe for a healthy comfort food side dish. Recipe Highlights: Taking fresh corn off the cob makes it easier to eat. Just over 100 calories per serving even with butter and bacon! Use fresh or frozen corn for a fantastic…

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Muffin Pan Frittatas

Forgive me for working backwards. Rather than including a recipe in my previous post I thought those mini frittatas deserved their own moment in the sun. The frittatas were really very simple to prepare but I must confess I didn’t keep notes on the amounts used in the filling. Without revisiting the recipe I would say you will need 3…

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Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness Braised Cabbage with Bacon

Guinness braised cabbage with thick cut bacon is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and pairs great with potatoes! When I think about the meat I ate in Ireland the first thing that comes to mind is bacon. Not the long thin strips of bacon common in the U.S. The bacon I think of is called rashers or back bacon. This…

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full Irish breakfast

Full Irish Breakfast

Travel to Ireland on a plate – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at home with a traditional Full Irish Breakfast Lightened Full Irish Breakfast Traditionally a very meat-centric offering this slimmed down version highlights my favorite components. Skipping most of the meat in a traditional Full Irish Breakfast also cut most of the calories. The flavors and textures remain as does…

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