Rice Paper Chips

Ok so you probably have seen a bunch of recipes like this floating around the internet. Even though I know it obviously works (since this is exactly like shrimp chips that you can find in Asian markets), I still wanted to try it out and see how easy it actually was. Also I was bored…

Garlic Confit and Garlic Oil

This recipe is one that I will be making regularly. It can be used in lots of recipes and added to enhance dishes. The best part is… it is super easy to make. What you need is some olive oil and garlic. Place your garlic cloves in a small sauce pan and cover with oil….

Spaghetti Ramen

This is a simple hack if you are having a hard time finding ramen in your local grocery store. All you need it spaghetti and baking soda. Boil 5 cups of water and add to it 3 tsp of baking soda. The water will bubble because of the chemical reaction. Boil the pasta in this…

Panetonne French Toast Casserole

Every Christmas we get a Panetonne, either as a gift or buy one on our own. Every year I love it but also realize how huge the loaf is. If you have never had a Panetonne, it is an Italian cake filled with citrus and raisins. It is buttery and soft and yummy. Usually I…

Chickpea Tofu

This chickpea tofu is also called Burmese tofu. I have always wanted to make tofu at home and this seemed like a good starting point. For this recipe you will need 1 cup of chickpea flour. This can be made by grinding up dried chickpeas. (you can find other chickpea recipes where I grind chickpea…

Breakfast Popsicles

Here is to another easy breakfast that can be modified to your liking. Breakfast popsicles! I first learned about these on Facebook and I thought what a brilliant idea. For my recipe I was thinking chocolate milk and cheerios, but you could probably do a fruity version if this is your jam. First make some…

Pea Cookies

This recipe is for anyone trying to sneak in some veggies in their kids meals. Or trying to stay healthy before all the holiday goodies. For this recipe, you need banana, peas (yes peas! those green frozen ones), cocoa powder and oats. Blend oats cocoa powder in a food processor until finely ground and set…

Oatmeal Bake

Things are getting a little busier especially if you have returned to school or work. You might find that there isn’t much time to prepare and get ready. Making breakfast for yourself or your little ones can be a challenge too. I am still trying new things out to see what little C likes to…

Easy Icebox Cake

This week was my son’s birthday so I thought I would make him a cake. Well I decided to go for easy, because you know me, I love easy and quick. Well this is probably as easy as it gets. Basically you only need 4 ingredients (whipping cream, wafers, vanilla and sugar) and you do…

Kidney Bean Brownies

Still have those beans in the cupboard?  Well I do. So instead of making chili or soup I decided to make brownies. For this recipe you need, kidney beans, maple syrup, butter (or coconut oil if you want it vegan), cocoa powder, baking soda, and vanilla extract. Blend everything together in a food processor. You…

Surprise Sunbutter Cookies

I first saw these cookies on emmymadeinjapan and I thought this was the most interesting cookie surprise ever.  Apparently there is a chemical reaction that happens with the cookie and the baking soda. After baking and cooling the cookies, the middle of the cookie turns green! So fascinating.  I think this recipe would be a hit…