Tag: Healthy

Meal Prep

Grilled Harissa Chicken and Grilled Umami Chicken with vegetable hash and sweet/spicy roasted sweet potatoes, Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps and Caprese Salad Three is the magic number when it comes to meal prep. If we can get 3 different dishes made for… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Chicken Congee

Congee is an easy, delicious, inexpensive meal to make from leftover ingredients.

Seared Blackened Tofu Balsamic Salad

Sometimes when I’m scrounging through the odd pairing of ingredients in my house, I come up with weird sounding recipes that surprising turn out well. That’s how this one came recipe came about.

HB Beverage Co. Review

Depending on where you live, you might notice fresh juice and Acai bowl shops are becoming more popular. Although, finding a good one isn’t always that easy. My favorite shop that I’ve tried so far, happens to be a 5-minute drive from my home.

Hiking Mount Pilchuk

The drive from my home in Kirkland takes about 1 ½ hours to the Mt Pilchuk trailhead. It is a scenic drive through Lake Stevens and Granite falls.

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. 

How to Make Kombucha

Making your very first batch of Kombucha can be overwhelming.  It was something I wanted to try for a long time but was very apprehensive. I finally pulled the trigger and decided the easiest way to jump into it was to buy a kit and after it arrived all apprehensions were gone.

Spicy Pork Bulgogi

This is a very easy and delicious dish to make. If you love Korean food as much as I do, this will be a recipe you make over and over again.

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