Vietnamese Rice Noodle Bowl (Bun Thit Nuong)

I love Vietnamese food, but the closest Vietnamese restaurant to our house is too far for us to be visiting often. So I decided to try making one of my favorite Vietnamese dishes at home. ...more

Simple Low Fat Cooking Styles and Healthy Dinner Recipes

Losing weight always remains a fight for many people and if you fall under the same category then you would understand; dieting is not the only solution. In fact, dieting is considered to be really bad for health and have plenty of ill effects on it. So what we can do?...more

Light and Healthy Sesame Chicken

Light and Healthy Sesame Chicken ...more

One pot Asian Chicken, Rice and Bok Choy – A take on Claypot Chicken

I love Claypot Chicken but I don’t have a claypot to cook the chicken in so this is my translation of Claypot Chicken using a Dutch oven. The first time I had Claypot Chicken was at the Slanted Door in San Francisco. It is so warming and delicious. Charles Phan the owner and Executive Chef makes his Claypot Chicken with a Vietnamese slant. My recipe has a Chinese flare....more

Healthy Oven-Fried Chicken in a Bucket

We love to have dinners where we eat everything with our fingers. Chicken in a bucket is a great start to what can be a fun and silly dinner the whole family will love. This oven-fried chicken is so great you won't miss any of the fat from traditional fried chicken. The ground almonds closely attach to the chicken to make a sweet crust around it while the panko gives the chicken that extra-crispy crunch. For sides, use your imagination. We love sliced vegetables and sweet potato french fries with our favorite condiments. I have even included my homemade ranch dressing recipe. ...more
This looks delicious! I have never used almonds in my breading. Can't wait to try it! Thank you.more

chili burgers

A few weekends ago I made Chili Burgers (a.k.a Sloppy Joes) ....more
Perfect for right after a hockey game! I might have to try this :)more

Summer Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

This is an easy and delicious summer ice cream cake. I make it for the Fourth of July, but it can be made anytime--birthdays, team or school parties or just because!...more

Homemade Spiced Pecan Pumpkin Quick Bread

Well, semi-homemade…but still impressive.With Turkey Day here, we’re all trying to come up with quick, easy recipes that don’t take much “how” but weigh in heavy on the “wow.”We know it’s not our usual low-fat fare but Turkey Day only comes once a year so it’s worth getting stuffed like a bird....more
I always look at their mixes but I never buy them. How was the pecan pumpkin butter? That I ...more

FB Recipe Wednesday: Simple Salt and Pepper Salmon with Lemon Thyme Rice and Roasted Green Beans

The school year is in full swing. I don’t know about you but for me, the excitement of the new year has fallen away and everything has become boring routine already. My energy levels are low and I constantly feel like I’m running out of time.This calls for a quick and easy dinner that is both satisfying and healthy. It won’t be a burden on your limited time but will deliver that bit of mid-week energy your body craves...more

Chicken Da Bomb: It's What's For Dinner Tonight

Ma, whats for dinner? The question every mom hates to hear. And then think about. Because if you don't know, chances are you'll end up making something quick and dirty (aka - not good for the family). I have two words for you: Chicken Divan. I know what you're's old school. Boring. Something you're mom used to make and force you to eat. But not this one!...more