Richard Profile - Allrecipes.com (11885756)

cook's profile

Richard


Richard
 
Home Town: Peoria, Illinois, USA
Living In: Peoria Area, Illinois, USA
Member Since: Oct. 2009
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Stir Frying, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Low Carb, Healthy, Quick & Easy
Hobbies:
  •    
  • Title
  • Type
  • Overall Rating
  • Member Rating
About this Cook
I've cooked most of my adult life, but always saw it as a chore and something that needed to be done. Therefore, I ate out a lot and ended up as big as a house! I've lost over 100# after lap band surgery four years ago and now eat very small portions. I developed a passion for cooking because when you can't eat much, you want to make the most of what you can eat. This site helped me as I looked for ways to make food... fun, tasty and healthy. Now I have two passions in my life... my motorcycle and my kitchen! And folks... when I'm ready to cook, look out! I let the flour fly!
My favorite things to cook
I've started looking for even more ways to make dishes lower in carbs and calories but higher in protein. As a lap bander, we aim for our proteins first but still need to have balance in our diet. It's often a struggle but worth the effort. I want to start developing simple and healthy, lap band friendly recipes that I can share with fellow banders to help them on their weight loss/maintenance journey. I seem to have a passion for casseroles and items that are easy to portion. I also like items that re-heat well so they are portable for lunches and snacks. The cafeteria at work is NOT the best place for a lap bander to eat, so I prefer to take my own meals with me as often as possible. So there you have it! As I develop some recipes, I will submit my success stories so move over folks and make room at the table! There's a new member in the family and I'm so glad to be here! I've grown to love AR!
Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Curried Cauliflower
I was looking for something a little different for cauliflower. WOW what a surprise. I made it just like the recipe and wouldn't change a thing next time. So simple and tasted great. Made dinner for several friends and what a hit. Filled the house with aroma and filled the plates with flavor! Couldn't ask for more!

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: May 27, 2013
 
ADVERTISEMENT

In Season

Chicken On the Grill
Chicken On the Grill

Something about the grill's heat brings out the best flavor in the simplest chicken recipe.

Summer Desserts
Summer Desserts

We have over 700 dessert recipes just for summer fun.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

 
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States