Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

Cilantro Lime Coleslaw

This recipe is so simple and so easy, it’s barely a recipe. I kind of whipped it up without much thought one night and it was delicious! I was just looking for a quick, easy, refreshing side to go with dinner using up some cabbage I had on hand. As soon as I tried it…


Not Your Sunday Roast

Roast Beef

This is not your average beef roast recipe, maybe the rebellious edgy teenager of roasts? At any rate if your wanting to spice it up a bit and give your roast some edge, this is the recipe for you. Combinations of balsamic vinegar, coffee, cocoa, and paprika as well as more traditional flavors like rosemary…


Chocolate Espresso Pot de Creme

Chocolate Espresso Pot de Creme

Valentine’s Day is just a couple days away and nothing spells love to me like chocolate! I don’t care if it’s cliche, I just love chocolate. The meme that goes around facebook about something like if a woman’s upset try to console her if she growls stand at a distance and throw chocolate, so me,…


Sesame Ginger Chicken

Sesame Ginger Chicken

Homemade Chinese take out? I think yes! This recipe is so quick and easy and delicious there is no reason to go for take out. My version is not breaded, but you could totally do a breaded version as well with the same sauce, yum! I just like to try to keep it lighter and…


Orange Ginger Glazed Carrots

Orange Ginger Carrots

So, my husband HATES and I mean HATES cooked carrots. While he still doesn’t love this recipe it is one of the very few (possible only) cooked carrot recipe he can stomach. So to me that’s a win! 😀 It’s nice and easy and simple. It makes a great side dish to so many meals….


Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Cinnamon Swirl Bread

In case homemade bread isn’t good enough lets put a big swirl of cinnamon sugar goodness through it! YUM! It takes a LOT of self control to not consume the whole loaf the minute it’s out of the oven. This bread is soo delicious! It’s great warm fresh out of the oven with some butter or later…


Ajvar

Ajvar

So I was at Trader Joe’s and sampled this roasted red pepper dip, it was really good! I knew right away I wanted to recreate it at home (I mean even though Trader Joe’s prices are reasonable, why spend $3-4 on a jar of dip that I could easily replicate at home, I mean we…


Crockpot Huli Huli Chicken

Crockpot Huli Huli Chicken

Hawaiian barbecue anyone? It seems a bit wrong to not grill huli huli chicken, but this crockpot version is so full of flavor and so easy. It’s perfect for throwing in the crockpot in the morning to have ready n those busy weekday nights. You can totally prep it ahead of time too, through everything…


Simple Potato and Onion Hash

Potato and Onion Hash

I love a good hash, this is a nice simple, very basic, easy one. It’s great topped with a fried egg for breakfast (this really is in my regular breakfast rotation) or served along side some sausage links and sauteed greens for a hearty, warm dinner, perfect during the cold spell Phoenix has been in!…


Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

These burritos makes a great meatless dinner option. They are full of flavor, sweet and spicy, and packed with nutrients. But the super great thing about these is they can easily be frozen and reheated later, great for lunches or busy nights. I like to make an avocado garnish with with (I just love avocado…