Fried Rice Balls

So…I messed up. I didn’t rinse my rice well enough for the fried rice I made as a side to go with the Teriyaki Pork Chops from last night. I honestly thought about chucking the whole pot because it was so mushy. Ick! But I hate wasting food and set out to find a wayContinue reading “Fried Rice Balls”

Mardi Gras King Cake Pancakes

Happy Mardi Gras, everyone! I made King Cake Pancakes and a King Cake Egg and Sausage Sandwich for breakfast. The cinnamon and maple syrup went so well together! Sweet with a bit of spice. You can’t go wrong! Mardi Gras King Cake Pancakes • 1 1/2 cups Flour• 3 teaspoons Baking Soda• 1 teaspoon Salt•Continue reading “Mardi Gras King Cake Pancakes”

Pan Fried Peppered Hash Browns

Fresh hash browns are so much better than the ones you find in the freezer aisle. The store-bought ones are typically deep fat fried, but pan frying or air frying your own is healthier and fresher. French toast with berry syrup, baked bacon, scrambled eggs and hash browns! Those hash browns were awesome! Pan FriedContinue reading “Pan Fried Peppered Hash Browns”

Homemade Flour Tortillas

I’m making gluten free flour tortillas for Green Chile Chicken Quesadillas tonight. 😊 I’m still new to the whole tortilla game, but I’m trying my best. Flour Tortillas • 2 C Flour (I used gluten free but it’s a 1:1 ratio for all-purpose)• 1/2 tsp Salt• 1 tsp Baking Powder• 1/4 C Bacon Grease• 3/4Continue reading “Homemade Flour Tortillas”

Air Fryer Chicken Croissant Bread Braid

I love pastry braids! 💕 Delicious, buttery and the whole family will love it! Making the puff pastry takes time, but you can certainly use store bought with amazing results. Serve it with a side salad or a light vinaigrette coleslaw! Air Fryer Chicken Pastry Braid • 2 cups Chicken breast; cubed• 1 teaspoon HerbsContinue reading “Air Fryer Chicken Croissant Bread Braid”

Sweet & Sour Sauce

Sweet & Sour Sauce • 1 C Apple Cider Vinegar• 1/4 C Pineapple Juice• 1 Tbsp Fish Sauce• 1 tsp Chile Paste• 1 tsp Ketchup• 2/3 C Sugar• 1 tsp Salt• 1 tsp Black Pepper• 1 tsp Ginger; minced• 1 tsp Garlic; mince• 1/2 C Soy Sauce• 1 Tbsp Cornstarch 1. Heat skillet or wokContinue reading “Sweet & Sour Sauce”

Mixed Berry Compote

• 1/4 C Strawberries (I only had frozen)• 1/4 C Blueberries (again, frozen)• 1/4 C Fresh Raspberries• 1/2 C Sugar• 1 Tsp Cornstarch• 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice; cold • 1 tsp Butter; melted• 1/4 C Powdered Sugar 1. In saucepan or skillet over medium heat, add berries and sugar. Fold gently using spatula, making sureContinue reading “Mixed Berry Compote”

Puff Pastry

 Puff Pastry • 1 1/4 Cup Flour (gluten free mix or A/P)• 1/2 teaspoon Salt• 1 stick of butter• 6 Tablespoons ice water• 5 Tablespoons frozen butter 1. Place all ingredients in the fridge or freezer until cold. Only remove ingredients as needed!2. Sift flour and salt into chilled bowl and cut in frozen butterContinue reading “Puff Pastry”

Mock Sausage McMuffin

This is such a quick, inexpensive and easy breakfast! Sausage, Egg and Cheese Muffins. It’s so simple and so delicious! Served with air fried Hash Browns and fresh fruit, it makes for a great start to any weekday. These freeze really well, so make a large batch, wrap them in foil and microwave, bake orContinue reading “Mock Sausage McMuffin”

The Best Chunky Guacamole

This is a recipe that’s been handed down to me from my mom and I LOVE it! The large chunks of tomato and onion add a delicious texture to the creaminess of the mashed avocado. It’s the best dip for homemade Tortilla Chips, Chimichangas, tacos and burritos! The Best Chunky Guacamole • 3 ripe avocados•Continue reading “The Best Chunky Guacamole”