Pickled Jalapenos

Pickled jalapenos is very easy to make and surprisingly a lot tastier than the store bought ones. They taste fresh and you can adjust the sweetness which is nice. You can also pickle other peppers at the same time. Begin by cutting up the peppers in slices. I recommend using gloves to prevent any pepper…

Egg + Coffee

Eggs and coffee make the perfect pairing for breakfast.  Well ok I don’t really eat eggs anymore but I wanted to try this recipe out because it sounded so interesting.  The recipe is Norwegian egg coffee.  I used this recipe :How-to-Make-Norwegian-Egg-Coffee-Cleo-Coyle Start by boiling 8 cups of water.  Then grind your coffee and beat the…

Salad Rolls and Peanut Sauce

Salad rolls are delicious, fretting and ever changing. I hoped that it was easier to make but the trickiest part is getting the wrapping correct. I say don’t give up and try, try, try again! Here are the main ingredients to make salad rolls. First you will need to get some rice wraps. You can…

Easy DIY Smash Cake

My son just turned 1!  For his birthday we decided to make a smash cake.  I did some research and saw that there were a lot of “healthy” smash cakes.  I did think about making one of those but decided that it was not worth it since he probably wouldn’t be eating a lot of…

Shepard’s Pie Peppers

This is a fun and easy recipe to add more veggies into your diet. Its also a great way to serve Shepard’s Pie to kids (and adults). Begin by prepping the veggies. You will need 5 peppers, 1/2 cup carrots, 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion, 1 tsp minced garlic and 1/4 cup chopped parsley. Add…

Avocado Coffee? What?

So if you have been following my blog, you will have noticed my little obsession with coffee.  Yes I love coffee.  Well here is another interesting coffee recipe that I stumbled across. I first saw this recipe on the youtube channel emmymadeinjapan.  She made a recipe called Es Alpukat which is basically an Indonesian avocado…

Bacon Carrots and Roasted Cauliflower

There has been a couple of bacon recipes on this food blog but I could not get enough of these bacon wrapped carrots. Along with the carrots, I made some roasted cauliflower. They work well together because they cook at the same time. Prepare your carrots by peeling them. I left a bit of the…

Easy Yogurt Banana Bread

Have left over yogurt and over ripe bananas?  Can’t eat eggs?  Well here is a recipe for you!  Super easy and quick to make. What you need is yogurt, banana, coconut sugar, butter, flour and baking soda. Mash the bananas. Add the coconut sugar, yogurt, melted butter and mix well. Add the flour and baking…

Roasted Pickled Beets

  I’ve always loved getting roasted beets from restaurants and I didn’t realize how easy it was. Start with cleaning and slicing your beets. You want to remove the outer skin which can get a bit tough.   The beets that I had was a candy cane beet. They had a wonderful and gorgeous look…

Roasted Parmesan Fennel

Fennel is such a wonderful vegetable that can be eaten raw or cooked. This is an easy way to prepare fennel and makes a perfect side dish for your dinner. To make this dish, take a fennel bulb and slice it. Coat the slices with a good amount of olive oil and a dash of…

Edible Pudding Slime

This week the kid in me wanted to come out and play. I wanted slime, but I also wanted to make something that was toddler friendly.   I found this recipe and it was so easy I decided to try it out. All you need is instant vanilla pudding and cornstarch. Mix the instant pudding and…

Carrot and Ginger Salad Dressing

I love going to Japanese restaurants and getting salad with carrot and ginger dressing. Sometimes I crave this dressing at home.  I decided to try to make my own version.  After looking at a couple recipes, I found one that looked fairly easy. Make the dressing by taking 3 medium carrots and coarsely chop them….