Thai Peanut Chicken Salad

Sometimes you just crave salads, especially as the summer temperatures warm up. This one is a great alternative to standard tossed salads, loaded with protein, healthy veggies, and tossed in a versatile Thai peanut dressing. Thai Peanut Sauce (Original recipe: The Creative Bite) 3/4 cup coconut milk 3/4 cup peanut butter 2 Tbsp sesame oil 1/4…

Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken

I searched long and hard for an exceptional teriyaki sauce, one that could stand up to my cravings for my local takeout spot. Every attempt disappointed me…until this one. Called simply Hawaiian chicken, the addition of coconut milk makes all the difference. The original recipe calls for this to be split between sauce and marinade, but I…

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This recipe is one I go to when I’m looking for something quick, easy, and healthy. Just toss all the ingredients into a skillet, scoop into pieces of lettuce, and eat. But be warned: have a lot of napkins on hand, as this one is messy! Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps (Original recipe from Taste and…

Asian Baked Salmon

We live in an area rich in fresh seafood, especially salmon. We love this marinade so much, we eat it almost weekly. The original recipe is intended for the outdoor grill, but my version is modified for baking in the oven, making it much easier to eat year-round. I also use the ingredients more like…

Mongolian beef

This is one of the first meals I taught myself to make years ago. So long ago, I don’t recall where I originally got the recipe. But it’s surprisingly easy and very delicious, one of our favorite go-to red meat dinners that tastes just like takeout. This recipe would be zero stars on the spicy scale. To…