Asian Tuna Salad ~ Bento #158

August 19, 2014

Tuna fish salad is a staple in my house.  I eat it on bread, with crackers, or on a bed of lettuce.  It is so easy to make, and everyone has their own favorite tuna salad variation. This week, I decided to put an asian spin on my favorite tuna salad recipe.  I added roasted […]

Salmon & Potato Cake Salad ~ Bento #156

July 13, 2014
salmon & potato cake salad

Are you are salmon fan?  For me it is hit or miss.  Sometimes I LOVE it, and other times not so much.  It really depends on how it is prepared.  I tend to love it marinated in some type of asian sauce, then grilled or broiled.  If it is too oily, I tend to not […]

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 […]

Spicy Tilapia Tacos ~ Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2013
Spicy Tilapia Tacos

I love grilled fish tacos.  The first time I had one was at a small mexican restaurant in San Fran.  It was DELICIOUS.  Ever since then, whenever I see fish tacos on the menu, I order it. SInce today is Cinco de Mayo, I decided to make fish tacos for dinner.  I used tilapia fillets […]

Purple Corn Tortilla Crusted Swai with Strawberry-Mango-Kiwi Salsa

March 1, 2013
MPurple Corn Tortilla Crusted Swai

Have you tried the Mystic Harvest Purple Corn Tortilla Chips?  If not, definitely visit your local Costco and give them a try.  They are that yummy, and packed with nutrients.  More nutrients = less guilt in my book…LOL I normally eat these chips solo, or with salsa, but today decided to pair it with some […]

Baked Fish Sticks & Tangy Old Bay Dipping Sauce Bento #69

February 15, 2013

Since starting this blog, my goal has been to show my readers a variety of dishes that they cannot only cook for dinner, but pack for lunch the next day.  I am always looking for ways in which to improve recipes, or for inspiration in creating my own. My kids love fish sticks, but I […]

Mini Fish Tacos with Mexican Coleslaw Bento #8

October 17, 2012

Have you tried Swai?  It’s a white fish from Vietnam found in many grocery stores.  My local Kroger’s was running a special on it,  so I decided to buy some.  It is a mild tasting white fish, that is a similar texture to snapper.  Since I was in the mood to make fish tacos, I […]

Maple-glazed Salmon, Asian Slaw, Carolyn’s Granola Bento #4

October 11, 2012

Today I was flipping through Pinterest (I AM ADDICTED TO THAT SITE), for salmon recipes.  I found a recipe for Maple-glazed salmon that I liked.  I tweaked the recipe a little, and decided to serve it with Asian slaw.  I also decided to serve with some fresh fruit, strawberry yogurt, and my dear friend Carolyn’s […]