Spicy Asian Shrimp Naan Pizza

September 1, 2014
Spicy Asian Shrimp Naan Pizzas

The first time I was introduced to naan pizza, was at a little cafe in Kobe, Japan. I remember being a bit skeptical when I saw curry chicken naan pizza on the menu, but decided to be adventurous and give it a try. I quickly realized that I was totally overanalyzing things, since naan bread […]

Chicken Teriyaki ~ Bento Box Style #160

August 23, 2014
Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

I know I’ve shared this with you before, but I used to live in Kobe, Japan. On a man-made island called Rokko Island, to be exact. I loved it there. I often find myself reminiscing about my former life there. It was such a simple life. A really good life. A life that I’m thankful […]

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 […]

Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing Bento #139

January 9, 2014
Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing

Happy New Year The ROXX Box fans!! Thanks for allowing me the opportunity to take a much needed break.  My family and I traveled to Texas to visit my parents over the holidays, and we had a wonderful time. Now I’m back, and ready to get back into creating some fabulous meals and bento box […]

Asian Shrimp Rice Noodle Salad ~ Bento #103

June 9, 2013
Asian Shrimp Rice Noodle Salad

I can’t believe it’s Sunday already. Seems like this weekend FLEW by. Today I took a semi-private photography class with a local photographer named Michael Zero. It was great working with him, and learning more about my camera. My goal this summer is to step up my food photography, so I’m trying to learn as […]

Tangy Orange Tempeh & Asparagus Rice Bowl

May 30, 2013
Orange Tempeh

I have a few friends who are die hard vegans.  I am always intrigued by the dishes they create.  I won’t lie, I LOVE meat.  But the older I get, I am starting to limit the amount of meat I consume. So I kept reading about tempeh.  “What in the world is tempeh and where […]

Salmon Burger & Asian Slaw Bento #96

May 15, 2013
Salmon Burger 3

The other day, I was thumbing through Real Simple June 2013 magazine, when I came across a picture and recipe for Ginger-Scallion Salmon Burger with Miso Yogurt. The picture of this burger looked so amazing, I literally wanted to lick the page. I am always looking for new/fun ways in which to cook salmon, so […]

Teriyaki Salmon & Brown Rice

April 19, 2013
Teriyaki Salmon & Brown Rice

I am slowly becoming a salmon fan.  It is such a versatile fish.  You seriously can do so much with salmon.  It definitely has a stronger flavor, but with the right sauce/seasonings, the taste is not as powerful. I love teriyaki sauce.  I like making my own, since it is so easy to make.  Plus […]