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Month: January 2017

Sesame Chicken for Slow Cooker

[INGREDIENTS] 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons ketchup 2 tablespoons dried minced onion 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons cornstarch 3 tablespoons water sesame seeds […]

My Current Vitamin/Supplement “Stack”

In an attempt to improve my general health, increase my cognitive performance, and improve my longevity – I take a set of supplements each morning.  These are the supplements I take daily, and my reasoning behind them. Reasonably well studied/understood: […]

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken

[INGREDIENTS] 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbeque sauce 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes [DIRECTIONS] (1) Put chicken breast halves in a slow […]

Second Maxim

My second maxim is: “Move and act slowly, methodically.” This maxim is also a reminder, in a somewhat similar vein as the first maxim.  The difference here is that the first maxim is targeted at taking control over your good/bad […]

First Maxim

After reading a bit about Stoicism, I’ve realized that I already use their concept of ‘maxims’ to some extent.  I’ve decided to add a new category of post dedicated solely to stating maxims and providing a brief explanation on how […]

My Decision to Disconnect

“Want me to buy you some tinfoil for a hat?” – “You’re not important enough for anyone to spy on.”  – “You’ve gone of the deep end.” – “I’ve got nothing to hide.” – “The millennial social media addiction is […]

Southern Grits Casserole

[INGREDIENTS] 6 cups water 2 cups uncooked grits (not instant grits!!!) 1/2 cup butter, divided 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided 1 pound ground pork sausage 12 eggs 1/2 cup milk salt and pepper to taste [DIRECTIONS] (1) Preheat oven […]

Turkey Chili

[INGREDIENTS] 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground turkey 2 (10.75 ounce) cans low sodium tomato soup 2 (15 ounce) cans kidney beans, drained 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 […]

Chicken Stro-ga-noff Stroganoff

[INGREDIENTS] 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cubed 1/8 cup margarine 1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1 (26 ounce) large can condensed cream of chicken soup 1 bag (12 […]