Here is what we have been eating this week. For some meals, I used a recipe and am posting a link. The rest of the meals I put together as they are pretty basic, I am including my notes for those. I am also sharing my tips on how I adjust recipes for the kids. I hope it will be … [Read more...]
Easy bibimbap recipe, customizable and kid-friendly.
Today I am sharing a recipe for a bibimbap, a Korean dish that consists of rice, beef, and vegetables. This is a simplified version so I cannot vouch for the authenticity. It was not hard to prepare once I had all the ingredients lined up. It does not require a lot of unusual … [Read more...]
Quick dinner from scratch — ground beef with cabbage and rice.
I wanted to share this ground beef with cabbage and rice recipe with you today. It is very simple and quick to prepare, nothing revolutionary. I like it because it is healthy, versatile and easily adaptable. I was thinking recently about how easy it is to justify eating out or … [Read more...]
Low-carb Asian beef lettuce wraps with home-made sauce
These Asian beef lettuce wraps are very popular here. They are crunchy, flavorful, very satisfying, and taste authentic. I usually make a big batch hoping to freeze leftovers for later, but that rarely happens. We gobble them up in one sitting. It helps that these lettuce wraps … [Read more...]
Easy Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo.
When I plan my menu for a week I try to keep Mondays as easy as possible. Going into a new week is usually hectic enough-- the to-do lists, the doctor appointments, the kids' activities! Is it the same for you? At the same time, I like to have a nice meal at the end of the … [Read more...]
Oven-roasted chicken breast with vegetables: no recipe cooking
I normally don't follow recipes when I cook. As long as I understand the general process and what the end result is supposed to be, a dish comes together organically. I call it a "no recipe" technique. I wanted to share this oven-roasted chicken with vegetables because it is a … [Read more...]
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