Asian Sweet and Sour Meatballs (Original Recipe)

These meatballs ROCK! Good appetizer food! ½ cup finely chopped water chestnuts (from a can in the Chinese Food section) 1 teaspoon peeled, finely chopped fresh ginger root, divided 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions with tops 1 ¼ pounds lean ground beef (or turkey of you like) 1 ½ cups soft white bread crumbs … Read More

Grilled Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Have y’all ever heard of grilled toast? with cinnamon? AND strawberries?? With a banana?? Yay! How cool is that?  Here is a very easy recipe and it’s soooo YUMMY! 1/4 C of sugar 1 t ground cinnamon 8 brown and serve rolls, cut into quarters 4 T of butter, melted (you can melt in the micro in 10 … Read More

A Sneak Peak At My New Garden

Summer is finally here and I am excited to begin my new garden. Personally, I love to plant new vegetables each year and tomatoes are usually my favorite. I use the tomatoes to make a homemade BBQ sauce that everyone in my family loves. The sauce is especially unique because I grow the tomatoes myself … Read More

Beginning the Gluten-Free Lifestyle

My sister recently approached me, asking how to go about adopting a gluten-free diet. Although she was never diagnosed, autoimmune disorders and digestive problems – likely stemming from a gluten sensitivity—run rampant in my family. Of course, I’m the only person who has managed to live entirely gluten-free. I guess it goes without saying, stubbornness … Read More

Gluten-Free Diet: What is it?

A gluten-free diet is unlike a fad diet as it serves the purpose of treating celiac disease. It is recommended for gluten-intolerant people that have special dietary and nutrient requirements. Despite it being the only solution to sufferers of celiac disorder, a doctor should always be consulted for proper advice on how to go about … Read More

Marinated Raw Salmon

I would like to keep my cooking blog very easy to follow and extremely straightforward and clutter-free. One of its goals is to present ideas for those who work full-time and have little time or inspiration to come up with new creative ideas every time. More importantly, this blog is for the exchange of recipes, … Read More

My Special Fruity Cabbage Salad

Whenever we ate Fruity Cabbage Salad when I was a kid, I knew we’d have pancakes after. So I inhaled the salad just so I could start on my pancakes. However, today I had some freshly made beef broth in my fridge and figured I’d have to make some salad with that. The only other … Read More

Balsamic Friend Honey Chicken Skillet

This super simple marinade can be used on chicken breast or thighs, but I prefer thighs because they’re usually already in small, manageable, and quick cooking pieces that stay juicy and tender. If you’re using chicken breasts, I suggest cutting them into smaller pieces or pounding them thin to both increase chicken to marinade contact and to make sure they cook quickly.

Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

Over the past week or so I have had a cough that just won’t seem to go away, so I decided to try making some chicken noodle soup to cure me. It worked! It wasn’t just any old chicken noodle soup but a gluten free recipe that I came up with. Not a big fan of … Read More