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A perfect healthy Texas dinner

Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
edited June 2012 in EggHead Forum
There's been quite a few threads lately on healthy BGE cooking.  Frankly, it got me inspired.  So, I thought I'd create a dinner with the pyramid in mind, but yet, palatable to the cultural tastes of native Texans.

I am quite proud of what I came up with, and I might expand it in the future.  After supper, I am thinking about jogging to the refrigerator (exercise) to get a bowl of that wonderful peach ice-cream my wife made from fresh peaches from Fredericksburg.

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Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com

Comments

  • NewportlocalNewportlocal Posts: 474
    Looks tasty :D
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,667
    Your frijoles are actually a legume, another important food group which includes tofu :))

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
    Your frijoles are actually a legume, another important food group which includes tofu :))
    Wow.  I feel even more healthy.  I think I've been legume deprived for too long.  I think it was a missing block in the pyramid.   L-)
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,667

    Think you earned yourself another Cuba Libre but I'm not positive

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146

    Think you earned yourself another Cuba Libre but I'm not positive

    Well, gosh.  OK.

    This health kick is making me dizzy.


    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • Think you earned yourself another Cuba Libre but I'm not positive

    Well, gosh.  OK.
    This health kick is making me dizzy.

    If you drink enough Cuba Libres, you don't have to worry about the scurvy. I hear it's going around with the non-Cuba Libre crowd.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146

    Think you earned yourself another Cuba Libre but I'm not positive

    Well, gosh.  OK.
    This health kick is making me dizzy.

    If you drink enough Cuba Libres, you don't have to worry about the scurvy. I hear it's going around with the non-Cuba Libre crowd.
    Shiver me timbers, Matey.  I'm into preventive medicine too.  My picture should be on the American Health Association Facebook Page.  :))
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 28,667
    Rum is made from sugar cane which is in the food group Poaceae which includes brown rice and sorghum. No Idea what that is but it's gotta be healthy.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
    Wow.  I just looked down and I've developed a six pack in my abs.  They're really extruding out a long way.  
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • BaysidebobBaysidebob Posts: 489

    Refried beans: one scoop beans, one scoop lard.  I love them!

    My actuary says I'm dead.
  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146

    Refried beans: one scoop beans, one scoop lard.  I love them!

    I usually buy canned refritos, but I'll add a scoopful of manteca while heating it up.  (I say manteca instead of lard because it sounds more healthy).
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 11,473
    I will declare victory and move on-well done!
    Louisville;  L & S BGEs, PBC, Lang 36; Burnin' wood in the neighbourhood.
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,971
    I am sure you can get government subsidies on that ^:)^
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,616
    A click of the snifter glass for such a healthy meal =D>
    Large, small and mini SW Austin
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,875
    edited June 2012
    Looks great Gary!! One day I'll get there..one day.
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • allitnilsallitnils Posts: 109
    edited June 2012
    lol! That looks brilliant!
    Although, that surely must be a colloquial thing.. Tortilla soup??! Sounds revolting! haha
  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
    edited June 2012
    Tortilla soup??! Sounds revolting! haha
    Allitnils.  It really is good.  It's a tomato based soup with chicken, Southwestern spices (cumin, chili powder, etc.), garlic, onion, corn with some toasted or fried tortillas on top to add a little crunchy tidbit.  I cheat and use Old El Paso Enchilada Sauce in it.
    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • BotchBotch Posts: 4,900
    Wow.  I just looked down and I've developed a six pack in my abs.   
    I've developed a pony keg...  :(
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  • BYS1981BYS1981 Posts: 2,492
    Tortilla soup??! Sounds revolting! haha
    Allitnils.  It really is good.  It's a tomato based soup with chicken, Southwestern spices (cumin, chili powder, etc.), garlic, onion, corn with some toasted or fried tortillas on top to add a little crunchy tidbit.  I cheat and use Old El Paso Enchilada Sauce in it.
    Agreed, tortilla soup is fantastic. I want to make some soup, but my wife is anti soup in warm weather. I have a few recipes I like doing, and now I want try the chicken smoked in it. Chicken and slicks, chicken dumplings and chicken tortilla soup all coming up this winter.
  • DogboaDogboa Posts: 7
    edited June 2012
    Wow.  I just looked down and I've developed a six pack in my abs.  They're really extruding out a long way.  
    That brings you into the realm of B vitamins, bread and exercise, You got your six paks, 12 paks and cases of B-12. I believe it also comes as B-16. With the ingredients used in making the beer it might as well be called bread in a bottle or liquid bread. You get a great work out and develop a powerful thirst doing those 12 oz curls. Especially eating boiled crawfish or steamed crabs. Both of which add protien to the diet and the crawfish usually is accompanied with vegis.
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,557
    Looks great, but I don't think you have enough steak. ;) I would call that a perfectly healthy Tex-Mex dinner. :D

    Rowlett, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    edited July 2012
    V:
    I still think its the maid and not you!!! =))
    I need some Video of you working at it or it did just not happen!!!!! [-(

    Felipe
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • Howdy_DoodyHowdy_Doody Posts: 146
    V:
    I still think its the maid and not you!!! =))
    I need some Video of you working at it or it did just not happen!!!!! [-(

    Felipe
    hahaha.  The only video I have is me making Kung Pao Shrimp.

    Houston, Texas http://willsononline.com
  • Rich_ieRich_ie Posts: 268
    Howdy That shrimp looks very tasty! 
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