Strawberry Crumb Bars

I don’t know about you guys, but strawberry flavored ANYTHING is my absolute favorite! These strawberry crumb bars aren’t overly sweet (as with most of my desserts) and have this ...

Asian Fried Chicken

Homemade fried chicken is the BUSINESS!! Is there anything more glorious than a crispy batch of homemade fried chicken?? I THINK NOT. INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds of chicken wings, cleaned and ...

Homemade Dinner Rolls

These dinner rolls are to die for! I would probably sell my first born for these… Okay, I may be exaggerating just a TEENY bit, but you get what I ...

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Homemade Fondant

Whether or not you are an avid cake baker or just starting ...

French Cut Green Beans

This so called “side dish” is sooo good…that I can probably eat ...

White Sandwhich Bread

Nothing beats coming home to the smell of homemade bread! A good ...

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Crockpot Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium sized head of cabbage (you will need about 16 leaves for the actual rolls but you’ll need some extra for the rest of the recipe) FOR THE FILLING: 3/4 pound (12 ounces) of organic ground turkey 1 cup of cooked organic brown rice with quinoa (may sub for all quinoa or all […]

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Avocado Pesto

If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably already know that I’ve been shifting gears into more healthier eating. I started kickboxing 7 weeks ago (and I do it 5 times a week!), and since then, have decided to eat healthy 6 days a week, leaving me with only 1 day out of the […]

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Nom Pao/Banh Bao (Steamed Bun with Meat Filling)

    INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH: 1 cup of lukewarm WHOLE milk 2 teaspoons of active dry yeast 1/3 cup of sugar (add a Tablespoon more if you like your buns a tad sweeter) 4 cups of cake flour (may sub for all purpose flour) 2 teaspoons of Alsa baking powder or Rumford baking powder […]

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Spam and Egg Kimbap

My kids LOVE this stuff! You can can call these spam and egg kimbap, or simply, a deconstructed spam and egg musubi. These are super easy to put together and make great school lunches, not to mention, they aren’t messy when your kids start to eat them! It’s a win-win! Feel free to switch up […]

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Chicken Tenders

This recipe for homemade chicken tenders is currently, on heavy rotation in this house. I just had to tell my kids that, “mommy is chicken tendered-out!” LOL. So, no, no more chicken tenders for us for a while, but, yes, make some for your kids! Beats getting chicken mcnuggets from Mcdonald’s, right?! INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds […]

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Scones with Raspberry Jam

This scone recipe was a must-have for the month of September. Why, you ask? Well, for starters, IT’S FAIR SEASON! I know it’s supposed to be called the Washington State Fair, but old habits die hard and I still call it, the Puyallup Fair–SUE ME. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon of […]

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Vegetable Yakisoba

Yakisoba, chow mein, lo-mein…I love them all the same! I love the texture of yakisoba noodles over chow mein noodles, that’s why I use it in this recipe. Oddly enough, when I make this dish, I tend to call it “chow mein,” although chow mein noodles are supposed to be more crispier than yakisoba noodles. […]

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Snickerdoodle Ice Cream Sandwiches

Snickerdoodles are a bit nostalgic to me. Back when they used to teach Home Economics in middle school, it was my first, homemade cookie that I ever had; they were soft; they were chewy; they were crunchy around the edges, yet soft and chewy in the middle. At the time, I thought they were the […]

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Thai Iced Tea

Thai tea during the summertime is LIFE. I am an avid coffee drinker, but during the summertime, I like to sometimes sub my coffee for an ice cold, refreshing glass, of this Thai iced tea. Kick it up a notch by adding in some homemade boba (tapioca pearls). You can find that recipe here. INGREDIENTS: […]

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Homemade Boba in Vanilla Syrup

Homemade boba aka tapioca pearls taste amaaaazing!! My husband, who isn’t a fan of boba, loves the homemade version! I can literally eat it, on its own, when it’s soaked up in some vanilla syrup! It’s that good! And why am I using so many exclamation points! Does it sound like I’m yelling?!? LOL. INGREDIENTS: […]

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