Asian, Chinese, Main Course, Pasta, Pork, Recipes, Spicy

Dan Dan Noodles with Crispy Pork

Who doesn't love a nice bowl of pasta? If you're looking for that same comfort but with a twist, Dan Dan Noodles with Crispy Pork will make your dreams come true. Crispy bits of pork soaks up a delicious simple sauce, then sprinkled over chewy noodles in a spicy peanut sauce. A combination that was… Continue reading Dan Dan Noodles with Crispy Pork

Dairy Free, Main Course, Pasta, Recipes, Sauce, Spicy, Vegan, Vegetarian

Buffalo Tofu Bites with Warm Pasta Salad & Vegan Ranch

Happy New Year everyone! I’ve decided to kick off 2020 with a resolution to try new things and experiences. This week we are going completely VEGAN! First up on the menu is Buffalo Tofu Bites with a Warm Pasta Salad and Vegan Ranch. I was honestly disappointed as I was making this vegan ranch -… Continue reading Buffalo Tofu Bites with Warm Pasta Salad & Vegan Ranch

Asian, Beef, Main Course, Pasta, Pork, Recipes, Soup, Spicy, Vietnamese

Pho: Vietnamese Soup

I’ve always dreamt of making my own “elaborate” broth for pho and this week I made those dreams come true!  This broth was actually very easy to make with my pressure cooker. My pressure cooker only holds 6 quarts, and it was over half filled with bones etc... but I wanted LOTS of broth for… Continue reading Pho: Vietnamese Soup

Appetizer, Peruvian, Recipes, Sauce, South American, Spicy

Peruvian Green Sauce

Use this sauce with my Peruvian Chicken and Rice or any food for that matter. It's that delicious. Ingredients: 2 large handfuls cilantro, stems included 2 cloves garlic 2 jalapeños, seeds and ribs removed 1/2 medium red onion 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, grated 1/3 cup mayo 4 tsp mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp white… Continue reading Peruvian Green Sauce

Bacon, Main Course, Peruvian, Poultry, Recipes, South American, Spicy

Peruvian Chicken and Rice

Hello everyone! It’s been a while. What’s new with me (if you even read this part of the blog)? I’ve been working hard to better my health and fitness - healthier dinners and more exercise. This recipe is not my healthiest dinner though ha! Nevertheless, it is part of my Lean Mean and Green series… Continue reading Peruvian Chicken and Rice

Asian, Main Course, Poultry, Recipes, Spicy, Thai, Turkey

Thai Turkey Meatballs with Red Coconut Curry Sauce

Get ready for some meatballs with a twist. Thai Turkey Meatballs in a Red Coconut Curry sauce.... YES! Get a little wild with this Thai twist on a classic. I’m on a bit of a Thai Red Curry kick lately and I can’t get enough. I also wanted to use my new spiralizer {thanks future… Continue reading Thai Turkey Meatballs with Red Coconut Curry Sauce

Main Course, Mexican, Poultry, Recipes, Spicy

Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Oh my! This recipe could not look more beautiful! And it tastes good too 😉 Peppers stuffed with chicken, veggies, and cheese! I served mine with some seasoned rice and sprinkled with cilantro. Perfect! Now this takes a bit of planning if you don’t have leftover/already cooked chicken {because the chicken needs to be cooked before… Continue reading Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Chicken, Main Course, Pasta, Poultry, Recipes, Spicy

Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Have you ever spent all day thinking about dinner? Imagining the last time you tasted that amazing meal. Would it be as wonderful tonight? That was me all day today. I just couldn't stop talking about it. And now I sit here typing this blog with a happy belly full of the most delicious pasta… Continue reading Cajun Chicken Alfredo Pasta

Appetizer, Mexican, Recipes, Side Dish, Spicy, Vegan, Vegetarian

Quick and Easy Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa Mondays! Join my new club 😛 This salsa is so quick and easy, you’ll have it whipped up and on a chip in no time. In fact, I slipped some chicken into the oven with this delicious new seasoning I’m trying, and by the time the chicken was done it’s 20-25 minute bake… Continue reading Quick and Easy Mango Salsa

Main Course, Middle Eastern, Recipes, Spicy, Vegetarian

Shakshuka {Eggs in Hell}

Hi, everybody! I’d like to make an introduction if you haven’t already met. Everybody, meet Shakshuka! Also known as {Eggs in Hell} or {Spicy Eggs in Hell}. This dish is traditionally Middle Eastern cuisine and can now be found in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, Israel, Spain, and Morocco among others. Poached eggs in a tomato… Continue reading Shakshuka {Eggs in Hell}