Healthier Seven Layer Dip Recipe

I LOVE seven layer dip.  Let me rephrase that.  I’m so obsessed with seven layer dip that I’ve had dreams of swimming in a pool filled to the brim with … Read more

Potsticker Sauce

Potsticker Sauce Recipe

This potsticker sauce is salty, spicy, tangy and perfect for dipping Asian dumplings, gyoza, potstickers, egg rolls, wontons, mandoo or anything else!

Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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I’ve avoided writing about what’s going on in Japan.  I want this site to be fun, informative and full of joy.  Yet it’s hard to make your writing cheerful when your heart is breaking.  I was planning a lighthearted post on picky eaters and vegetables, and playing with a way to make cauliflower appealing to children.  Instead I just kept thinking “Comfort food, the world needs comfort food.”  So I combined the two.  This Cauliflower Mac and Cheese recipe is not only a kid friendly recipe, it combines cheesy cauliflower and macaroni and cheese, two of my favorite comfort foods.  It’s also healthy, with cauliflower replacing the pasta and milk instead of heavy cream.  If you just want the cauliflower recipe, feel free to skip to the bottom, I understand.  If you want to read about my experiences doing disaster relief and how they’ve shaped me as a person, read on.

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Apple Cabbage Cole Slaw Recipe

This apple cabbage cole slaw recipe is mayonnaise free thanks to a creamy apple cider vinegar dressing. Here’s the cabbage salad I promised you last week.  I figure most people … Read more

Picante Pork Taco Appetizer

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If you’re looking for a fun and easy snack recipe for your Super Bowl party, you’ve got to try these bite size “tacos”.  Rather than going the American route of beef with taco seasoning, cheddar cheese and lettuce, I’m tapping into my memories of Mexico.  This easy pulled pork recipe uses picante sauce and chipotle chiles in adobo, then cooks overnight in the crockpot so that you don’t have to worry about it.

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