Eat, Healthy eating

Grilled Chicken Salad

Coming home from a long day at work and no time to cook? Just grilled some chicken on the cast iron grill and you’re be done in no time. Salad is one of the easiest food to make. You can pretty much throw anything together. Tonight, I grilled some chicken thighs and boiled some eggs. I added tomatoes, lettuce and…

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Baked Lemongrass Tilapia

Sometimes I’m driving home from work and wondering what to make for dinner. Most times, it’s unplanned until I get to the market and see what’s on sale. This time, I drove to an Asian market close to home and saw some tilapia. Tilapia is fairly easy to cook. Most times, I steam it or baked it. Today, I decided…

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Dessert, Eat

Coconut cookies

Soft and chewy coconut cookies. You can’t have just one. If you like coconut and you like cookies, you’re most likely like these. I added macadamia to the mix to add some extra goodness to it. The dogs wanted some but probably not the healthiest for them so they didn’t get any.

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Dog Food, Doggie Stuff

Doggy Meatloaf

A treat the most dogs will enjoy for sure. Here’s a version of dog friendly meatloaf topped with mashed potatoes and bacon. Made a batch of these for Teddy and Lucky. I packed some for our other family dogs.   

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Turkey Burger

One pound of ground turkey patties with four slices of American cheese topped with grilled onion. Dinner is usually a big meal for my husband since he works out. Not sure what kind of workout plan he’s on, but he often eats a pound of protein a day. I eat much less but still cook a lot . The day…

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Dog Food, Doggie Stuff

Homemade Dog Treats

Dogs will eat almost anything. Since the two dogs we adopted would eat almost anything, I decided  to mind as well give them something they enjoy and healthy for them. I made some dog treats with a few ingredients. Oats, bananas, coconut oil, and peanut butter. The dogs love it.

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Eat, Healthy eating

Blackened Salmon Salad

I love vegatables so I could never get bored of it. Here’s a dish I would like to share. I’ve been making blacken salmon for quite some time but I normally eat it with rice and some veggies on the side. This time I decided to turn it into a salad. I added red quinoa, roasted broccoli, baked kale chips,…

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Drinks

Strawberry Cucumber Infused Water

I’m not a big drinker when it comes to water. Ask anyone close to me. To make water more enjoyable to drink, I’ll add some natural flavors. Most people add lemon but there are so many things you can throw into water. This weekend, I had some strawberry and cucumbers laying around and leftover mints from when I was eating…

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Eat, Vietnamese Food

Thịt Nướng and Spring Rolls

One of my favorite Vietnamese dish is wrapping anything in rice paper. I can eat spring rolls for days and weeks and not get sick of it, literally. I made this combination of Vietnamese pork skewers which is a popular item in our culture. Usually, it is eaten with vermicelli noodles and veggies. Today, I just felt like wrapping it…

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Appetizers, Eat, Healthy eating

Shrimp Avocado Toast

I’ve had avocado toast before but the place that made me crave it was at a restaurant close to my work. Since it’s the weekend and I’m nowhere near work, I’ve decided to make my own. The way I make it is really simple. I added some salt and freshly grind black pepper to the avocado and mix it. For…

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