Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

I LOVE this sauce! It goes great with rice, pasta, chicken, shrimp, beef, vegetables and just about everything! But my all time favorite dish to serve it with is Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls. It lasts in the fridge for a month and the freezer for 5 months. Needless to say, I make batches and useContinue reading “Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce”

California Maki Rolls

Day 23 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge Switched things up a bit. I noticed a significant difference in my energy level, attitude and weight over the last month. While I had frozen vegetables on hand as well as cabbage, beets, carrots, etc. my body craved fresh, crisp greens. It just goes to show just howContinue reading “California Maki Rolls”

Orange Glazed Rosemary Meatballs

This was my first time making meatballs using meat I ground myself! Frying them before finishing them in the oven is definitely the way to go. They’re crispy on the outside and tender in the middle. Be sure to add orange zest as a garnish because it ratchets the flavor to 10! Orange Glazed RosemaryContinue reading “Orange Glazed Rosemary Meatballs”

Teriyaki Sauce

This sauce also goes great on chicken, pork, game meat, beef, veggies and so much more! It’s so tangy and sweet! I also drizzle it over sushi. 😋 I make a lot of it and store it in my fridge for up to 2 months. Teriyaki Sauce 1 1/2 cups Soy Sauce 2 cups ChickenContinue reading “Teriyaki Sauce”

Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs

I grew up eating Orange Chicken that was battered, fried and tossed in a Corn Syrup based sugary sweet sauce. I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but when I am craving something sweet, I want it naturally sweet with savory notes. The use of fresh squeezed orange juice, ginger, herbs and sesame balanceContinue reading “Ginger Orange Chicken Thighs”

Spicy Fried Rice

Fried Rice was one of the first dishes I ever cooked and I’ve made it the same way for over a decade using Minute Rice and a few ingredients. Needless to say, I was getting pretty bored with the same ol’ thing. I decided to revamp it and add some heat! It really hit theContinue reading “Spicy Fried Rice”

Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls

I make these spring rolls at least twice a month and they’re definitely a favorite! They’re fresh, bright and go great with Thai Peanut Sauce. They an excellent side dish for Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Teriyaki Chicken or simply by themselves! The freshest shrimp possible makes all the difference! There are several tips to keep theContinue reading “Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls”

Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs

This is my favorite Asian style dish! it’s sweet, tangy and a hit with the kids! I usually serve it with steamed or fried rice and egg rolls. Homemade teriyaki sauce is far superior to anything you can get off the store shelves. Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs 2 lbs Chicken Thigh; bone-in skin-on 1 1/2Continue reading “Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Thighs”

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I had a couple of chicken breasts that I needed to use up and this is always my go to recipe when I’m craving something sweet and healthy! I normally use ground chicken, turkey or beef but felt like this would be a nice change. It’s great to mix things up from time to time!Continue reading “Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps”