Baking, Chicken, Cooking

Week 35: Baked Dijon Honey Garlic Chicken

This week was an extremely exciting week because I got to cook for my whole family, including extended family! Usually I cook for just myself and my boyfriend, but this week I cooked for 12 people! Cooking for so many people meant the pressure was on, but it was also exciting to share my cooking… Continue reading Week 35: Baked Dijon Honey Garlic Chicken

Asian, Beef, Cooking, Grilling, Spicy

Week 34: Korean Slaw Hot Dog

I have been on an Asian kick recently, and this week in honor of Labor Day, I made an Asian-American fusion dish! These Korean slaw hot dogs meant I got to make a dish with kimchi, and gave me the opportunity to make my own "fancy" hot dog. The ingredient list at first glance is INSANELY LONG!… Continue reading Week 34: Korean Slaw Hot Dog

Asian, Cooking, Seafood, Vegetarian

Week 33: Summer Rolls with a Peanut Sauce and Duck Sauce

For months now, one of my friends has been telling me how easy and delicious summer rolls are, and I finally got around to making this dish! This is another one of those daunting dishes, that is pretty simple when you actually get down to making it. I started with this recipe that really spelled out… Continue reading Week 33: Summer Rolls with a Peanut Sauce and Duck Sauce

Cooking, Salad, Vegetarian

Week 30: Grilled Peach and Sweet Potato Salad with a Honey Balsamic Dressing

After two challenging weeks, I figured I would give myself an easy week and make this fruit and vegetable salad. Unfortunately, I managed to make mistakes almost every step of the way. This salad recipe was so exciting to me- sweet potatoes, and warmed peaches with a honey balsamic dressing. I personally love the combination of fruits… Continue reading Week 30: Grilled Peach and Sweet Potato Salad with a Honey Balsamic Dressing

Beef, Cooking, Salad

Week 27: Grilled Ribeye with Marinated Zucchini, Onion and Tomato Salad

This week I came across an enticing side dish, and decided that a nice delicious steak would go perfectly with a marinated zucchini, caramelized onion and tomato salad. I first started by seasoning the Ribeye steak with olive oil, salt, pepper and garlic powder, and then let it marinade for about 30 minutes. Next I… Continue reading Week 27: Grilled Ribeye with Marinated Zucchini, Onion and Tomato Salad

Cheesy, Cooking, Vegetarian

Week 26: Zucchini Pizza Boats

This week I was craving pizza, but also wanted to be healthy. So my solution was to make these absolutely delicious zucchini pizza boats. I came across the idea of a zucchini boat while sifting though pinterest, and there are a thousand different zucchini boat dishes you can make. When I saw a bunch of… Continue reading Week 26: Zucchini Pizza Boats

Cooking, Seafood

Week 23: Tilapia Fish Tacos with a Cucumber and Pineapple slaw

Taco Tuesday in my house typically consists of your basic ground beef hard shell taco with lettuce, tomato, avocado and cheese. While delicious, I figured this week I would mix it up a bit. I have always been a big fan of fruit in my tacos, so when I came across this recipe for fish… Continue reading Week 23: Tilapia Fish Tacos with a Cucumber and Pineapple slaw