Category Archives: Recipes

Basil Infused Citrus Sorbet

A few years back while in my old San Francisco stomping grounds, I got adventurous and tried some basil gelato. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, but ended-up really liking it. Why does basil seem like a strange dessert ingredient to us when we are so accustomed to adding mint to so many desserts? Basil works in this sorbet…it really, really works. Combined with citrus it is the perfect refreshing dessert to top off a summer meal. Continue reading

Quinoa Veggie Burgers

Quinoa Veggie Burgers | Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts #recipe
















I am all about trying to eat healthier, and sneak in healthy ingredients when I can. My family doesn’t always like the experiments, and sometimes roll their eyes at me, but I still have to try! That is exactly how these Quinoa Veggie Burgers came to be. Continue reading

Grapefruit – Chinese Style

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I have learned so much marrying into a Chinese family. One of the first observations my husband and I made relating to our cultural differences was that (in general) Chinese people do not eat raw vegetables (salad is not a very Chinese dish) and they don’t cook their fruit (he tried apple pie for the first time with me). Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins




















I am a huge fan of muffins. I always have a freezer full of a few different kinds. I get bored easily, so I always need options :) Muffins aren’t always the most healthy things though. So if you want to enjoy them, sometimes you have to lighten them up a bit. That is exactly what we have here! Continue reading

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Krispie Treats



















I am just going to put this out there, you can love me or hate me for it. I am not a fan of the traditional Rice Krispie Treats. I know, it is completely un-American. Continue reading