Five Alarm Kimchi + 7 amazing ways to eat it!

Let me tell you guys, I am so proud of this recipe…you are gonna LOVE this recipe..though not exactly traditional…it is sooo darn good i tell ya!!! My husband, brother and I ate an entire jar in one sitting before it even had time to ferment! Thankfully this recipe makes 3 mason jars full so…

Smoky Chili Flake Oil

Not your basic chili oil folks, this chili oil is flavorful and takes your basic oiling of the pan to new heights with its umami profile! It’s not overly spicy but is more smoky in character and the flavors get bolder the longer it sits so it only gets better! This is chili oil so…

Three Chili Paste

Happy Weekend Foodies! This weekend I have a series of recipes to take your next Netflix & Chill evening to the next level! This recipe, along with my kimchi recipe will be your next Asian inspired meal condiments! Thai recipes and Korean favorites will be happy they met their match, but the thing I love…

Healing my Body through Clean Eating!

Hello my fellow food lovers, Today I will take a break from my usual recipe posts to talk about something near and dear to my heart and that is my struggle with autoimmune disease and obesity. It sounds so awkward for me to say obesity because for years i was so thin and was told…

Spicy Marinated Chickpeas

I have been really enjoying this healthful journey I’ve been on in this stage of my life and even at my young age, my health has been compromised too many times to count due to my autoimmune disorder. I am so grateful that food can be the most potent medicine of all when it comes…

Handmade Pasta 101

Can I just say, I am totally proud of myself this week friends, i was finally able to mark making fresh pasta off my culinary bucket list! I was able to make it a few times and now I know it like the back of my hand. I still remain a humble student to this…

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Here’s a quick and easy dinner idea FOODIES! Pasta Puttanesca….does that sound familiar? Your first thought may be, “isn’t that the dinner cooked for the heartless Olaf in Lemony Snicket’s famous telling of the Baudelaire orphans? Yes! Your second thought may be the taboo history of the origins of this delicious pasta. Pasta Puttanesca was…

Perfect Homestyle Pudding

Do you ever dream of creamy, decadent pudding infused with rich vanilla flavor or milk chocolatey heaven with a kick? Does pudding ever enter your dreams and you just wake up craving this homemade sweet, creamy goodness? Well, I do and I answered the call and got started on this recipe as soon as I…

Overnight Oat Parfaits + 10 Topping Combos!

Good Evening fellow food lovers! It’s dinner-time in my house and i have a special recipe for you planners and perfectionists out there who are already planning for tomorrow long before today is even done. Here’s an idea…why not make breakfast tonight and have it fresh and ready so you can go about your morning…