Here’s a low-carb version of fried rice, loaded with vegetables to satisfy your Chinese takeout cravings. Cauliflower florets are quickly chopped and stir-fried to create a flavorful fried “rice” dish! Photography Credit: Jessica Gavin Fried rice is a popular side dish, served on the menu at nearly every Chinese restaurant. It’s hard to resist chewy Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 10th, 2019

This easy Chinese chicken salad gets tossed with a bright, gingery dressing and topped with crunchy noodles. Makes a great make-ahead salad for a backyard party or a weekday lunch. Photography Credit: Elise Bauer This Chinese chicken salad is a colorful and tasty way to use up some leftover chicken and makes for a quick Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 9th, 2019

The EASIEST and BEST way to make steak is cooking it sous vide. It’s precise and will cook the steak exactly to your preferred doneness. A quick sear on a skillet to finish, and you’ve got the best steak EVER. I’ve always given the sous vide method of cooking a bit of the side-eye. It Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 9th, 2019

A take-out favorite comes home for dinner. Here’s our version of Pad Thai with chicken. A little prep goes a long way and makes this dish an easy stovetop dinner. You can do this! Pad Thai is one of those beloved dishes either for eat-in or takeout at Thai restaurants. Happily, it’s not hard to Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 8th, 2019

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, and wife to a newly-retired soldier! Summer vacation has barely started and I’m already on the verge of losing my sanity. With no schoolwork to keep the kids’ minds occupied, we’re in the kitchen learning life Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 8th, 2019

This is not your typical sangria! In this pitcher, you’ll find dry white wine, Aperol, Campari, Carpano Antico, apricot juice, and grapefruit juice. It’s a boozy, bitter-sweet sip for a lazy summer afternoon! There is nothing I love quite as much as an icy adult beverage on a hot summer afternoon, preferably with sprinklers running Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 7th, 2019

Here’s an alcohol-free sangria that everyone can enjoy! This mocktail is made with pomegranate, orange, and grapefruit juices, and infused with two kinds of tea. It makes a great drink no matter the occasion. Photography Credit: Sally Vargas I take pride in being a fantastic hostess. For me, this means not only setting out a Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 7th, 2019

This chilled pea salad is made with frozen peas, smoked almonds, water chestnuts, and a hint of curry. It’s a great addition to your summer salad recipe collection. Photography Credit: Sally Vargas Pea Salad – Perfect for Summer Long warm summer days are perfect for cold pea salad! I first encountered this delightful pea salad Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: June 6th, 2019

These homemade blueberry muffins are light, fluffy, and PACKED with blueberries! They’re an all-time favorite, perfect for weekend brunches and grab-and-go breakfast. Continue reading “Blueberry Muffins” »

Category: Recipes | Date: June 5th, 2019