Mongolian Beef

Mongolian Beef

Authentic Mongolian Beef recipe – thin strips of tender beef are lightly coated in cornstarch and cooked in a sweet and tangy soy sauce, garnished with scallions. Despite its name, this dish is actually a Chinese-American classic. It is very easy to prepare and takes only 30 minutes to make – including 20 minutes to marinate the flank steak. So, the actual cook time is only about 5 minutes. It tastes just like P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef recipe, except that this one is healthier and made at home with fresher ingredients. If you like your  Mongolian Beef spicy, add some…

NOW® FOODS Immersion Event Recap & Giveaway

Nowadays, a lot of companies claim that their products are premium quality and have only natural ingredients. But do you know that there is no legal definition of natural as it relates to consumer goods? According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), products with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) or highly processed high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and even products that use pesticides in their production processes may be labeled as natural, so even product labeling isn’t always enough. Shocking, right? It’s kinda scary to blindly trust that the supplements and foods you purchase and consume truly are what they say they…

Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet

Perfect Mother's Day Gift

Make this year’s Mother’s Day perfect with a handcrafted  Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet from Edible Arrangements®. This Mother’s Day is extra special for me as it’s the first one I will be celebrating as a new mom. Our son was born last November and he just turned 6 months. I can’t believe how fast time flies and how much he has grown. These first few months have been exhausting and challenging but also full of love, happiness and lots of cuddles. Now that I have a child of my own and I realize what it takes to be a mother, it…

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

These creamy mashed potatoes are ultra-fluffy, velvety and rich. They have so much richness and flavor – a perfect side dish for any meal. There are so many ways to make mashed potatoes. Some people use only butter, some only milk, and some like to mash them with the skin on or add garlic and spices. You can make them more chunky or creamier if that’s how you like them. Today, I am sharing with you a recipe for the best creamy mashed potatoes. They are so delicious and buttery, they melt in your mouth. They are great for the holiday table…

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

If you are looking for a light and healthy lunch idea, this Mediterranean tuna salad recipe is for you! Thanks to Bumble Bee® Solid White Albacore Tuna for sponsoring this post. As always all opinions are my own. Talk about light and refreshing salad that requires no cooking! The albacore tuna is the main ingredient to creating this wonderful, healthy salad you will want to make all summer long. This Mediterranean Tuna Salad is loaded with incredible flavor from the freshest ingredients – red bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, garlic, olives, chickpeas, lemon juice, and parsley. The freshly squeezed lemon juice…

Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

Classic Deviled Eggs

Classic Deviled eggs are a crowd-favorite and a go-to appetizer recipe for any host. This classic deviled eggs recipe makes the perfect little bites to add to any meal or party spread.  If you’re looking for an easy appetizer that doubles as a party favorite, these classic deviled eggs are a must try.  Today, in addition to sharing a recipe for classic deviled eggs, I am also sharing plenty of ideas for making them your own. There are so many wonderful variations you can make. These classic deviled eggs are loaded with a good dose of healthy fats and protein and are perfect…

One Skillet Mediterranean Pork and Rice

One Skillet Mediterranean Pork and Rice

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RealFlavorRealFast #CollectiveBias I whipped up this One Skillet Mediterranean Pork and Rice earlier this week and I have to say, it was amazing!  The best part is, it took about 30 minutes to make, ensuring that I was able to deliver real flavor real fast even with my crazy, busy schedule. This One Skillet Mediterranean Chicken and Rice is a classic meal the whole family will love. This rice pilaf tastes amazing!  The lemon zest and juice add a fabulous fresh flavor to…

Sweet Potato Sausage Frittata

Sweet Potato Sausage Frittata

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and ConAgra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #BreakfastGoals2017 #CollectiveBias A healthy savory breakfast or brunch full of delicious ingredients! This Sweet Potato Sausage Frittata is perfect for a weekend brunch or weeknight dinner! This impressive but easy frittata is Paleo and Whole30 friendly, and a recipe you’ll turn to again and again to feed your family and friends! Happy Spring! I can hardly believe it’s already end of March. It feels like this year is flying by way too fast. But I love spring – the warmer weather, the trees and…

Healthy Apple Muffins and Giveaway

Healthy Apple Muffins

These healthy Apple Muffins are made with coconut flour, coconut oil, applesauce, maple syrup, chopped apples & walnuts – a delicious breakfast or afternoon snack. They are fluffy, with perfect texture and just enough sweetness to be irresistible. These healthy apple muffins taste amazing and you can’t even tell there is no flour and they are gluten-free. Coconut flour is difficult to work with but this recipe is fool-proof and has been tested and retested to get the best consistency and delicious taste. It’s definitely a recipe I am going to keep in my back pocket for when I want to make a…

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Cooking hard boiled eggs is easy and quick, especially if you are making them in your electric pressure cooker. But how to make perfect Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs that peel easily? Check out my easy method below. I love making hard boiled eggs in the because it requires less fiddling around with pots, hot water, and the hot stove top. You pretty much set it and forget it. It is also very convenient when you are making a large batch of hard boiled eggs. I cooked 8 eggs in my Instant Pot and I could have added 2 more easily. How…