Monthly Archives: March 2012

Personal Sized Meat Loaves – recipe

Larrythedood's Dukan Meatloaf with Brown Sauce

There are few comfort foods that are quite as good as meatloaf. I have listed two versions of these meatloaves, depending on your sauce  preference.

This recipe was inspired by Ina Garten’s individual meatloaves.


Ingredients Continue reading


My Progress So Far – The end of week 49 and the beginning of “Consolidation Phase”

Celebrating my Wife’s birthday this past weekend had a lot to do with my decision to end the weight-loss portion of this diet. I had been consciously trying to lose weight for 3 weeks short of one year. During that time I have lost 76 lbs (83lbs at my one-time low). Continue reading

My Progress So Far – The end of week 47

I haven’t written any progress updates over the past 2 months because I haven’t made any real progress over that time. When I look back at my weight-loss logs I realize that I am at the same weight that I was in early December (about 4 months ago). I have been faithfully adhering to my regime, and I think it’s about time that I start to entertain the notion that I may not be able to lose anymore weight.  Continue reading

Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Quiche – Recipe

larrythedood's creamy spinach and artichoke quiche

This recipe was inspired by Link. Makes 4 ramekins


  • 4 eggs
  • 5oz frozen spinach (1/2 package)
  • 4 oz frozen artichoke hearts
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/4 cup milk Continue reading