Carnitas Fiesta Bowls

A bowl with rice, beans, pulled pork, lettuce, cheese, salsa, and guacamole

  Do you like Mexican food? How about pulled pork?? Do you like flavorful salads that are loaded with tasty ingredients? Looking for easy healthy meals for the family? My answers would be: Yes! YES! Totally! All the time! How about you? Before I get too far, carnitas is a fancy sounding Spanish word meaning pulled pork. Actually, the literal translation is “little meats”, but when you see “carnitas”, it is essentially pulled […]

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Poached Salmon Tobiko Bowls

Close up of Poached Salmon Tobiko Bowl

  I love simple tasty meals with simple ingredients. And if there are fewer than 5 ingredients, that’s even better! Poached Salmon Tobiko Bowls is one such meal. Don’t get me wrong. I really enjoy taking on bigger cooking projects and I take great satisfaction in creating more complex dishes. Sometimes, however, we just want something really simple and basic. Comfort food that is easy and fast. My Poached Salmon […]

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Gluten-Free Banana Giraffe Bread

Slices of Gluten-Free Banana Giraffe Bread on a cutting board

I am so excited to share my Giraffe Bread recipe! SO excited!! I’ve been making banana breads for years and had gone through a few different recipes until I felt I had the perfect go-to recipe. Then I thought about incorporating chocolate into the recipe…and Giraffe Bread was born. My oldest son gave the bread this name when he was about 10 years old when he saw the slices. Understandably, the […]

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Pulled Pork Two Ways

A bowl of pulled pork

This recipe is a 2-for-1 deal because…wouldn’t you know it…it talks about how to cook pulled pork two ways! I know…you didn’t see that coming, did you? We love pulled pork in this house. My youngest recently said it’s his favorite home-cooked meal. It’s easy, tasty, and so versatile that you can use it to create various different dishes. How fabulous is that? I’m going to talk about slow roasting it and cooking […]

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A Day Out at La Taste

La Taste street sign

La Taste is one of our favorite Vietnamese restaurants in Hong Kong. Sometimes, if we can’t decide on some place new to grab a meal, we go to La Taste as our backup option. We know that when we go to there, we always get good food at reasonable prices. On the visit specific to this write-up, we went to the Central district location, which is where we were first […]

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