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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Orange Chicken

Everyone has their favorites at Chinese restaurants. For me it’s General Tso’s (I know typical American) and orange chicken. The problem with both is that they’re fried so they aren’t too healthy for you. This version of orange chicken packs the savory…

Salsa Verde Chicken Tortilla Rice Bake

Everybody has a type of food they love. For me, I have a few, but in general Mexican and Italian meals are near the top for me. Ironically when Lauren and I go out to eat, those are usually the last two type of places we go to, as I…

DIY

Wood Shelves

When we first moved into our house I was looking for any excuse for a fun DIY project. As we had recently got married we had a ton of pictures, but nowhere to put them! Alas, building some shelves for our living room was one of the first projects on…

Cherry Chocolate Chunk Ice Cream (AKA Cherry Garcia)

Who doesn’t love ice cream? And more importantly who doesn’t love Ben & Jerry’s ice cream? Ben & Jerry’s actually releases their most popular flavors at the end of every year and for the longest time Cherry Garcia was their most popular…

Cauliflower Walnut Tacos

Who doesn’t love tacos? Most people will say no one! Who doesn’t love meatless tacos? You might be a few more stares there although that’s slowly changing. With Lauren and I’s obsession with tacos, I’m always on the lookout for…

DIY

Wooden Spoon

When you look at a wooden spoon it may seem pretty simple and easy to make, and while it’s definitely on the easy side, it takes a decent amount of time to look how you want! Like usual, I took a class on how to make a wooden…

Pear and Prosciutto Pizza

For anyone that has followed our blog, there have been two prominent dishes I’ve shared countless times already… pizza and tacos! So since it’s Pizza Friday, I thought it appropriate to share the original unique recipe that Lauren and I made together. 15-year-old…

Chai Banana Pancakes

What is better than pancakes on a Saturday morning… banana pancakes!! Maybe listen to some of Jack Johnson’s song “Banana Pancakes” while making them and it sounds like a great way to start the weekend. Unfortunately when it comes to being semi-healthy, Pancakes aren…

Chorizo & Sweet Potato Hash

Ahh chorizo! One of those underrated ingredients that not many people think about, but almost everyone loves! For those that don’t know, chorizo is Spanish sausage with smoked paprika. It’s normally cured or smoked, so it can be eaten without cooking but does come in the…

DIY

DIY Fire Pit

Ever since Lauren and I bought our house, we knew we’d eventually want a fire pit. First we had to make the back yard nice enough to actually have something like a fire pit which took a few months. Then of course we had to have some type…