About Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

Born and raised in Rochester, Bryan now resides in Farmington, NY with his wife and two lovely daughters. He performs with a comedy improv group called Nuts & Bolts, officiates high school football, and is currently a "swami" with Universal Life Church (which means he gets to marry people). It's a good day when everyone gets out of the house on time.

Posts by Bryan Adams

Dad Diet Series: No Turkey Left Behind

I love Thanksgiving.  Period.  It’s beautiful chaos.  A random smattering of green beans, awkward family photos (see below), layered jello, gravy, epic games of Monopoly, turkey, warm rolls, child meltdowns, gravy, sweet potatoes, laughs, and gravy. But… that’s family.  We have such a great time. When the dust settles… there are SO many leftovers.  I…Read More »

Low-Fat Turkey Melt

Adapted from shape.com’s new ways to use thanksgiving leftovers article. Print Recipe Low-Fat Turkey Melt Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes Servings people Ingredients 4 slices marathon bread https://www.wegmans.com/products/bakery/bread-fresh-baked/multigrain-bread/marathon-bread-made-with-organic-flour.html2 tbsp cranberry sauce optional and you can supplement with honey mustard too.8 slices cheddar or pepperjack cheese8 slices leftover turkey breast Prep Time 5 minutes…Read More »

Sweet Potato Soup

Adapted from shape.com’s new ways to use thanksgiving leftovers article. Print Recipe Curried Sweet Potato Soup Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Passive Time 20 minutes of stirring Servings people Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil1 diced onions1/2 tsp curry powder2 cups sweet potato either mashed or roasted1 quart vegetable broth low sodium1/2 cup milk1…Read More »

Honey Sriracha Wings with Grilled Sweet Corn

It stings for a minute… but all good things have a bite! Adapted from http://www.foodnetwork.com Print Recipe Honey Sriracha Wings and Grilled Sweet Corn Prep Time 25 minutes Cook Time 35 minutes Servings people Ingredients Honey Sriracha Wings 2 dozen chicken wings drumsticks or wings2 tbsp avacado oil1/4 cup sriracha sauce1/3 cup clover honey Grilled…Read More »

Dad Diet Series: Honey Sriracha Wings and Sweet Corn

A couple of weeks ago… my oldest turned 6.  Normally I wouldn’t get nostalgic but she is heading to 1st grade. They have homework in 1st grade. Which means I ALSO have homework… Still, I feel emotional. This is my baby girl. She’s grown up fast. My little honey bee was becoming such a sweet…Read More »

Dad Diet Series: Sirloin and Cauliflower Fried Rice

I have to admit… I stayed away from the traditional BBQ this past Fourth of July in favor of something healthier. It was painful but rewarding to venture in a new direction.  And now I want YOU, my fellow Captain America Dad-bod Avengers, to put down the greasy burgers and take the challenge. Don’t worry.…Read More »

Sirloin with Cauliflower Fried Rice and Veggies

Is your mouth watering yet? Mine is basically Niagara Falls at this point… Adapted from http://www.skinnytaste.com/cauliflower-fried-rice/ Print Recipe Sirloin with Cauliflower Fried Rice and Veggies Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Servings people Ingredients Cauliflower Fried Rice 1 head cauliflower1 tbsp sesame oil3 tbsp soy sauce low sodium Top Cut Sirloin 2 lbs…Read More »

Dad Diet Series: Chicken and Garlic Zoodles

You don’t get a body like mine drinking kale smoothies. I’m clearly not a healthy eater. I like the fried, fatty goodness of chicken wings, slathered in buffalo sauce, drenched in blue cheese. I never used to worry about my indulgences when I had the metabolism of an Olympic decathlete. But let’s face it –…Read More »

Honey Ginger Chicken & Garlic Zoodles

The wonderful thing about veggie noodles is they grill up nicely on a flat surface. The moisture inside the vegetable helps create that nice noodle-like texture and behavior.