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Easy Healthy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Easy Healthy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Everyone needs a few easy spaghetti recipes under their belts.  Spaghetti noodles are cheap and fast to cook.  If you have a few different sauce recipes memorized you can always easily whip something up.  This is a slightly spicy spaghetti recipe, a meaty red sauce […]

Valentines Day Dessert Orange Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Valentines Day Dessert Orange Chocolate Pudding Recipe

This homemade orange chocolate pudding recipe takes your romantic dessert from classic to classy, with the addition of vanilla bean and orange zest. We don’t eat a lot of dessert at home, but on Valentine’s Day we always want a special chocolate dessert.  We love […]

How to Make Candied Orange Peel

How to Make Candied Orange Peel

Candied orange peel is one of my favorite treats, yet for some reason I’ve only  made it once since I was a little girl.  When I saw beautiful, seasonal Royal Mandarins at my local grocery store, I knew I had to candy their gorgeous peels.  […]

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Vegan Bell Pepper Corn Soup Recipe

Half way through winter I start itching for fresh produce.  I’m grew up in Hawaii where so much fresh produce is available year round because of the mild weather.  While we love our root vegetables and kale chips, I start craving the things I see […]

Irish Beef Stew Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

Irish Beef Stew Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

My ethnic background is so mixed and confusing, that I tend to associate myself with Asian cultures since that’s what I grew up in.  But I know I’ve got some Scottish and English blood running through my veins, and I think I’m part Irish as […]

Pork Chop Recipe for Spaghetti

Pork Chop Recipe for Spaghetti

Leftover recipes! In my house that’s something there’s never enough of.  Eric doesn’t like eating leftovers, but if I turn them into another dish, he doesn’t know they’re leftovers, and I can save tons of money in our food budget by re-purposing leftover food.  I […]

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

Easy Kale Recipe for a Hearty Winter Casserole

I’m always excited to come up with new kale recipes.  This time of year it’s the only local leafy green I can get.  I used to see it in the store but never buy it because I wasn’t sure how to prepare kale, but I […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]