Dinner ideas

Mexican Queso Burger

April 6, 2014
Mexican Queso Burger

Who doesn’t love a great burger?? I was recently inspired to make this burger for a contest, and loved the way it turned out. It’s basically a taco burger, topped with cheese ‘n salsa sauce, corn & tomato salsa, and fried tortilla chips. Totally not part of my healthy eating lifestyle, but I figured we […]

Paleo Fish Cakes & Spicy Kale

April 6, 2014
Paleo Fish Cake & Spicy Kale

A few weeks ago, I purchased a package of hake fillets from Costco. Normally when I make fish fillets, I either broil or saute my fillets.  But this time, I decided to do something different.  I decided to make fish cakes. These hake fillets are so fragile, and easily break apart when handled.  As a […]

Asian Chicken & Pork Sliders

March 27, 2014
Asian Chicken & Pork Slider 2

I love coming up with new recipes to share with you guys. Since living in Japan, I’ve developed a fond appreciation for asian food, and try to make it on a regular basis. Recently I made these chicken and pork sliders, and they were so delicious.  I am so happy I get the opportunity to […]

Mashed Plantains & Ground Pork ~A Paleo Meal

March 5, 2014
Mashed Plantain & Ground Pork

I’ve tried being a vegan…Epic fail…I missed eating meat.  I’ve tried cutting out carbs…Epic fail….I missed eating bread…  I’ve tried eating a strictly clean diet…Epic fail…It was a bit too strict for me, and started to stress me out.  So now here is what I do…Sometimes I eat vegan, sometimes I eat no carbs, and […]

Mexican Tofu Fajita Rice Bowl ~ Bento #143

February 4, 2014
Mexican Tofu Fajita Rice Bowl

This month, a friend challenged me to a join group in a 45 day vegan challenge.  While I was flattered to be asked, I had to respectfully decline.  While I pride myself on following a healthy diet/lifestyle, I would be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy eating meat, seafood, and vegetables.  And I am […]

Chicken Pot Pie ~ Bento #142

January 29, 2014
Broiled Chicken

Chicken pot pie is one of the easiest comfort foods you can make.  It’s the perfect meal on a cold, winters day.  I love making chicken pot pie for my family, and I am happy to share my recipe with you. The key to a yummy chicken pot pie is moist, flavorful chicken. My favorite […]

The ROXX Box Avocado Shrimp Burger ~ Bento 141

January 24, 2014
Avocado Shrimp Burger

There are times when you create something, and say to yourself, “Damn that was DELICIOUS!!” Yesterday, I wanted a shrimp burger so bad. I had all of the ingredients to make one, but wanted to change it up a bit. I started thinking about all the things I could add to my burger, then decided […]

Vegetable Hamburger Soup ~ Bento #140

January 9, 2014
Vegetable Hamburger Soup in Planetbox Rover

Wow…Can’t believe I am up to 140 lunches already.  Seems like just yesterday I was packing my first bento box!! So it’s INSANELY cold where I live, and now all I want to do is curl up under a blanket and eat a nice bowl of hearty soup. Last night, I made a HUGE pot […]