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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Tilapia With Caper and Parsley

My husband, Henry, wanted to buy some tilapia filet on the fly while we were shopping at Costco. I don’t often cook tilapia but when I do, I buy them whole at the Vietnamese market and steam them. I wanted to try something new this time. I browse the internet for some recipes and came upon this one on Real…

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Best Salad Ever

Have you ever ate something that was so good you dream about it?  This Thai steak salad at Houston’s is by far my favorite salad of all time.  There’s mango, cherry tomatoes, avocados, noodles, steak, basil, peanuts, carrots and a sweet salad dressing sauce. Somehow they all blend together nicely.

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Dessert, Eat

Brownie Cookies

I love brownies and I love cookies.  Why not combine them both? There are many recipes out there and you just have to try a few to see which one is good or try to make your own recipe. I usually like to try a few recipes before coming up with my own combination of ingredients.  This one my co-workers…

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Mini Pancakes

Happy Fourth of July! It’s that time of the year where you celebrate that you’re proud to be an American. I’m wasn’t born in America, but I was naturalize when I was in college. My parents came to America with nothing on their backs and raised five kids. They wanted us to have the opportunities that they didn’t have and…

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