Crock Pot Tomato and Spinach Risotto (Now With Instant Pot Instructions)

One of my favorite side dishes is risotto. It’s a creamy rice dish that tastes amazing, but it’s the high maintenance cousin to rice. To make it, you have to stir while slowly adding in the broth, stir, broth, repeat. It’s definitely not meant for multi-tasking evenings but I’ve tried a couple like Saffron Risotto and […]

Greek Chick Pea Souvlaki Wraps with Tzatziki Sauce

Do you think that throwing something together fast means that you have to sacrifice on flavor? I made dinner last night that turned out incredible tasting and I think it took me all of about 5 minutes to make. I try to keep staples like beans and chick peas in the pantry since they’re easy […]

Salmon Chirashi Bowl

When my parents were down to visit last week, the three ladies (me, The Kid and Mom) decided to spend a relaxing day at a Korean Day Spa near here. If you’ve never been, it’s pretty much a relaxing heaven on earth. You pay an entry fee and can spend up to 24 hours sitting […]

Dairy Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup

The Kid works at a deli, and they have subs, salads, flatbread pizzas, and soups. LOL, for the first time in her life, The Kid is making things with sliced cheese, shredded cheese, cheese toppings… with gloves on of course. It’s just ironic that the one with the life threatening dairy allergy is actually working […]

Baked ‘Kodiak Cakes” Power Cakes Donuts

Now that I’ve made a large batch of my own Power Cakes Pancake and Waffle Mix, of course I need to play around with ways to use it. Other than the obvious pancakes and waffles. That’s just so expected. 😉 Given my love for all things donut (do a search of my recipes if you don’t […]