Archives for March 2017

Kung Pao Grilled Chicken Tacos

I’m a sucker for a spicy peanut soy sauce combination like you find in pad thai or kung pao. There’s just something about it that I can’t resist. I even whip up hamburgers every now and then with peanut butter and sriracha sauce. Most times though when you play with Asian cuisine, it’s loaded with […]

Chelo Persian Rice Pilaf (with Grilled Steak and Tomatoes)

A couple years ago, The Kid and I were invited to a party at a friend’s house and we were lucky enough that the party was catered by a Persian catering company. Yes, there really is such a thing and it was a foodie delight! There were kebabs (or are they kabobs?), koobideh, breads, and […]

Stove Top Fusilli with Meatballs

Does anyone remember that old Seinfeld episode where Kramer had Fusilli Jerry? Gah, I’m probably the only one who remembers it. I think of it every time I make fusilli pasta noodles. It’s funny the things that stick in your brain. I saw that all of the seasons of Seinfeld are on Netflix (I’m way behind […]

Low Calorie Dairy Free Instant Pot Cheese Sauce

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy, she’s never had “real” cheese. Other than the traumatic Easter incident years ago involving a trip to the ER and an epipen on the side of the road. Needless to say, since then I’ve never even played with the real thing. I have messed around with several variations […]

Beef and Chick Pea Tagine

Most of you know that one of the tricks to sticking to health eating and not getting trapped by fast food or pizza ordering is planning ahead and meal prepping. I typically grill a bunch of meats on the weekends and then use them in different ways throughout the week. The other thing that you may […]