Sweet and Spicy Asian Salmon with Mango Slaw

May 26, 2016
Asian Salmon with slaw

Salmon is one of my go to summer meals. It cooks really quick and these days I need all the extra time I can get. Things like school graduation planning, sports practices and field trip meetings have been cramping my cooking style. I made this the other night and all of a sudden the weather turned warm. […]

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Easy Ten Minute Wonton Soup

January 14, 2015
wonton close up

Raise your hand if you like making new year resolutions. I don’t think many hands are raised. My hands are right on my computer keyboard.  I think new year resolutions stink. And if you really want my opinion, I think having January 1st as the first day of the year is not as good idea. Who wants to start the […]

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Ponzu Chicken Stir Fry

May 14, 2013
stir fry one (2)

I am no stranger to making a quick Asian stir fry. This is pretty much a staple in our busy household. It’s easy, healthy and family friendly.  Check out my featured recipe today on Food Fanatic! What do you like to put in your stir fry dishes? Here is more inspiration: Mongolian Chicken Stir Fry […]

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Thai Beef Tostadas

June 25, 2012

A few weeks ago, I received a complementary shipment of TortillaLand tortillas. My kids were beyond excited. My son’s eyes lit up.  He is much more interested in the score of a baseball game than food but these tortillas are not just any tortillas. They are fresh and according to my ten year old son, […]

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Japanese Shrimp Noodle Bowls

May 31, 2012

I have seen so many great Asian noodle dishes on the internet. It seems like noodle bowls are the latest rage so I decided to try making one myself. I wanted to make it as healthy as possible so I used whole wheat spaghetti, I added some shrimp and as many veggies as I could […]

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Easy Bourbon Meatballs

March 23, 2012

I am the queen of under 30 minute meals for dinner. But sometimes I have to think a little harder to come up with a good easy-to-make appetizer. The veggie tray with some spinach dip just doesn’t cut it in my house. My family wants stick to your ribs appetizers that have a little more […]

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General Tso’s Shrimp and Edamame Appetizers

January 23, 2012

Happy Chinese New Year! Today starts the lunar year celebration as we welcome 2012 as the year of the dragon. If you didn’t have an Asian feast for dinner tonight, don’t worry as the celebration lasts 15 days . You still have plenty of time to celebrate. It is fun to make food from other […]

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Chinese New Year Giveaway and Recipe

January 9, 2012

Giveaway closed. Congrats to Christine Jensen! The Chinese new year is January 23rd and it’s almost time to celebrate.  Our family is not Asian but it’s always fun to have  a party! This celebration lasts 15 days so it’s a great time to invite family and friends over for a Chinese feast.  I am also celebrating by giving away […]

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Mongolian Chicken Stir Fry

December 1, 2011

This holiday season I made a promise to myself. I am going to relax and enjoy every minute I can without being stressed out. Okay, that might be tough. But if I can hold my promise for 75% of the time, I will be satisfied. Our sports schedule is a little lighter for the month […]

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Sun-Bird Seasonings $50 Giftcard Giveaway & Shrimp Fried Rice

October 18, 2011

GIVEAWAY CLOSED…The Winner is Japanese Redneck! It’s 4:30pm. I am rushing to finish my notes for tonight’s 7:30 PTA meeting. My middle school daughter has just arrived home and is now racing to get to my IPad before her brother gets it. I am yelling for her to do her homework while my son is looking for […]

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