Recipes

Easy Avocado and Black Bean Quesadillas

Creamy avocados and savory black beans are a great match. Load them onto a quesadillas, add a mix of cheeses, and dinner is served in minutes! This is such an easy and kid-friendly weeknight dinner. The tortilla is one of my favorite culinary blank slates. The question isn’t what you CAN put in there. The […]

Gluten Free

Salmon Avocado Poke Bowl

Hawaiian poke is a rice bowl topped with fresh fish and lots of fun toppings, like avocado! A super simple, light meal. Look for sushi-grade salmon when shopping. The first time I ever ate raw fish was when I was about ten or eleven years old. I was at a Japanese buffet, and my mother told […]

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Beef and Broccoli Ramen Stir Fry

A Chinese takeout favorite—beef with broccoli—cooked with ramen noodles means this is one completely filling meal. And it’s on the table in less than 30 minutes! This easy stir fry is a one-pot dinner twist on the classic Chinese takeout beef and broccoli dish. I like to add ramen noodles, along with a homemade savory […]

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Stovetop Double-Stack Cheeseburgers

Want a great burger cooked on the stovetop? These double-stacked cheeseburgers are what your cravings desire: thin, tender patties, melty cheese, and a generous amount of secret sauce. Don’t forget a napkin! In the summertime, I like nothing more than grilling some burgers outside with friends and family, but you shouldn’t have to wait for […]

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Chorizo and Egg Breakfast Tacos

Tacos for breakfast? Yes, please! These tacos combine chorizo and scrambled eggs with all your favorite taco toppings—avocado, tomato, and cheese. It’s a great way to feed a crowd in the morning. The first time I ate a breakfast taco, it was one of those “Why didn’t I think of this before?” moments. It’s everything […]

Sandwich and Wraps

Crispy Sweet Potato Pancake Lettuce Wraps

These Vietnamese sweet potato pancakes are an excellent snack or appetizer served in lettuce wraps. Double the recipe and make it a meal! Made from grated sweet potatoes and carrots, they’re a versatile dish for any time of day. Among the classic Hanoi dishes are deep-fried sweet potato and shrimp fritters. Called bánh tôm, they’re […]