The Busy Bostonian

Check out my blog at www.thebusybostonian.comMy goal is to take the guesswork out of picture-less recipes and to avoid wasting food and money on ingredients that can’t be used for other things. One of my biggest pet peeves is finding a recipe that looks great but has a list of 30 ingredients (or my favorite; when you have no idea where to even buy a certain ingredient for a recipe). Long story short–I like to keep things realistic....more

Indonesian Bee Hoon Goreng With A Sour Twist

The guy once said he loves this dish, because of the way the tomatoes add a sourly taste to it. Here’s a last attempt by myself to make this dish for him before he disappears from here.Read more from 'Indonesian Bee Hoon Goreng With A Sour Twist'....more

Homemade Pizza Pockets

Today, my sister and I ran some errands.  We found ourselves eating a late lunch/early dinner at a gas station because we were hungry and the food there was cheap.  I had a pizza stick.  I enjoyed it.  This brough back memories of cooking class in middle school.  I don't know why I don' t make these more often because they are easy to make and they taste good. Plus, they are better than Totino's Pizza Rolls.Pizza PocketsTools Needed: One baking tray.Ingredients:...more

Guilt Free Sorbet

Sassy Fruit Salsa - Raw, Vegan & Delicious!

http://milkandmarigolds.com/2014/06/27/sassy-fruit-salsa/ Sas·sy ˈsasē/ adjective informal adjective: sassy; lively, bold, and full of spirit; cheeky. ...more

Guilt-free Nuts & Seeds Toffee Squares

Remember these granola bars from JK Gourmet? My first bite of the nuts & seeds flavor was heavenly....more

Healthier [and cheaper] Iced Cappuccino

I am a coffee drinker and most days I have reduced my intake...But some days I just need that ...more

Couscous Salad with Chermoula Dressing

During teacher appreciation week at N’s school. I volunteered to bring in lunch one of the days and after a few questions to his teacher regarding her likes and dislikes, I figured I would make a couscous salad as it keeps well and tastes great at room temperature. I did get over my end of the school year symptoms ( read fear, with all three home ) long enough to make the lunch !! I think the idea of a brand new ……..guinea pig, if you will, pushed me up from the doldrums for a bit ! Ms....more

Tomatillo Salsa