Sweet Potato Doggie Truffles

This year Ollie turns 5. I love that our Valentine’s Day tradition is celebrating Ollie. The husband and I always treat each other to a homecooked meal, but the focus is the little guy’s birthday. I decided to make a treat out of his favorite root vegetable, sweet potatoes. These no-bake sweet potato balls are…

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Lemon Feta Dip for the Super Bowl

I don’t know about you, but 2020 hasn’t been the easiest start. Besides what I may be dealing with personally, the world is very much dealing with a lot right now as well, with the loss of a city hero for us in LA, and worry over the spreading virus. For me, Lunar New Year…

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Never buy salad dressing again

Okay, obviously not never, but I’ve recently discovered the joys of making your own salad dressing. It’s fresher, you know exactly what the ingredients are, and this honey dijon one I’ve been making has been turning straight up arugula and romaine into really good side salads for dinner. Ingredients 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tbsp…

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Cancun: The Restaurants at Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres

To close out 2019, the husband and I decided to do an all-inclusive Cancun resort vacation. Although we typically don’t do all-inclusive trips (this was his first time), we figured a leisurely vacation where we didn’t have to think about anything and could just show up was a good way to relax. We booked our…

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Taiwanese Food: My Staples in Taichung

This post is going to be like a glossary of sorts because on the last couple days we had in Taichung, my parents took us to all the hole in the wall, local places and I wasn’t able to get the names of most of them. As an ardent lover of breakfast, 90% of my…

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