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Grilled Harissa Chicken and Grilled Umami seasoned Chicken with vegetable hash and sweet/spicy roasted sweet potatoes, Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps and Caprese Salad (Ingredients from Trader Joe’s)

Grilled Harissa Chicken and Grilled Umami seasoned Chicken with vegetable hash and sweet/spicy roasted sweet potatoes, Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps and Caprese Salad (Ingredients from Trader Joe’s)

G Harrissa Chicken with optional avocado Three is the magic number when it comes to meal prep. If we can get 3 different dishes made for the week, we never get tired of what we have to eat. It allows you to rotate what you 

Shrimp Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

Shrimp Stuffed Anaheim Peppers

After traveling to Puerto Vallarta recently, I was already beginning to miss Mexican food. Especially the seafood that is so fresh and delicious. It’s kind of funny how this recipe came about because when I went shopping at one of my favorite Asian grocery stores, 

Mayak Gyeran Korean Soft-Boiled Marinated Eggs

Mayak Gyeran Korean Soft-Boiled Marinated Eggs

I have been going and trying a few different ramen restaurants lately and it has given me a new appreciation for a good soft-boiled egg. If you’re like me and ever go to a ramen restaurant and they serve you a fully cooked hard-boiled egg 

Meal Prep

Meal Prep

Another week and another successful meal prep. I can’t say enough good things about meal prep. It has helped me save money, monitor portion control, eat healthier and save time. If I can just cut down on all the extra-curricular stuff like drinking beer, eating 

Falafel with Tahini Yogurt Sauce

Falafel with Tahini Yogurt Sauce

I am a big fan of Middle eastern/Mediterranean foods and flavors. My first job in a what most would consider professional kitchen was in an upscale Mediterranean restaurant. I still have occasional work nightmares from my time working there because I was very green, but eventually moved up to one of the lead chefs. In the time I spent there, it introduced me to some dishes and recipes that I was familiar with so I learned a lot.  Recipes using grape leaves like dolmas,  tzatziki, escalivada,  Spanish tapas and sauces like romesco and charmoula were new to me but became some of my favorites.