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Monthly Archives : August 2016

Healthy Fish and Chips


Hey there! I’m coming at you with another recipe makeover here! This time it’s a classic- fish and chips, which is typically fried fish, fried potatoes, and a heavy coleslaw. So I’m going to show you how to do it all a little lighter and healthier! Let’s start with the coleslaw. It’s usually dripping with that dressing, am I right? So…

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Sesame-Crusted Seared Ahi Salad


Do you find a dish like this a little intimidating? I used to! But I’m going to teach you how to do it so simple, a monkey could do it. Ok, I might have taken that too far, but I’m here help you learn to make this incredibly light and healthy dish at home! Ok, so first you need to…

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Teriyaki Chicken en Papillote


You may be wondering what exactly “en papillote” means? Well, it’s a French term, meaning “in parchment”. It’s sometimes used in delicate cooking, like with a light fish, and you wrap the fillet in parchment with some other ingredients and bake it in the oven. It creates a steaming effect, and gives you a moist product as a result. By…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Posole


Posole is one of those recipes that brings back memories for me. I’m thinking Christmas morning, heading over to celebrate the holiday at my PapaCino’s house. That’s my cute little name for my Grandpa. It meant family, joy, togetherness, and a sense of warmth. Great food, great people, great days. I would also look over rather squeamishly at the menudo…

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Menu & Grocery List #3


Hey there my fellow foodies! Tonight I’m bringing you my latest menu and grocery list! I compile them from recipes that I’ve posted; this one happens to be made up from the most recent recipes added to the site. You can find links to all the recipes featured in the menu here: BBQ Chicken Salad with “Fried” Onions Salmon &…

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Creamy Mushroom Beef with Cauliflower Rice


Ok, so I tried to make this dish have a nice, descriptive name. I really did! Because would you like to know the other names it goes by? They don’t sound quite as appetizing to me, but maybe you’ll recognize one: creamed beef, shit-on-a-shingle (aka SOS beef), or my family’s favorite- “the meal”. We always knew what Dad was making when…

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Salmon & Avocado Nori Wraps


DIY sushi? Well, it’s pretty close! Salmon, avocado, brown rice, vegetables, and nori come together beautifully to make this cross between a hand roll and a sushi burrito. And it’s not that difficult to make! Ok, so first you want to cook your salmon. I know you may be thinking, “HEY! My sushi is usually raw!” Unless you completely trust…

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Slow Cooker Lemon Herb Roast Chicken


Do you want to know one of reasons I started this blog? It was to inspire people. To let them know that cooking can still be fun, that you can always learn, that you should be excited to make your dinner! It makes me incredibly happy to see people talking about my recipes, but also their own, and inspired to get…

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