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Easy Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

Easy Salted Caramel Rice Krispies Treats

This is a recipe that we as a family put together after a night of watching “Unique Sweets.”  It’s amazing how you can limit your thoughts on things until you get inspired to “think out of the box.”  So, here is the first of many recipes that myself and my daughters are starting to put together, … Continue reading

Popcorn Caramels

Popcorn Caramels

This is a recipe that I started playing with one day and I am still “tweaking” but it’s good enough to share.  In fact, I made a batch the other day and it didn’t last very long at our house. These caramel candies are for anyone who likes a “little popcorn with their caramel.”  They are … Continue reading

Sugar Waffles

This waffle recipe is from Whipped The Blog which I found on Pinterest. I have made this recipe every Sunday for my family for about 6 months. Needless to say, they love it! So, I am giving it an “Excellent” for taste and outcome. For preparation and baking, I give it a rating of “Not … Continue reading

Low-Carb/ Low Glycemic Meatloaf

I know that you’re probably saying, “How can that be good?”  I promise you, that it is.  I give this recipe a “very good” for taste and outcome.  I give it a “fairly easy” rating for preparation and cooking. This low-carb meat loaf recipe is similar to the one from my childhood, but without the … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry

This recipe is one of my own.  My family loves it and it’s so easy! Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry 1/4 cup whole unsalted cashews 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces Salt To Taste 2 tbsp  vegetable oil 3-5 squares of Golden Curry (Golden Curry comes in mild, medium and hot. … Continue reading

Review on Chicken Wrap Recipe

Today is “Thursday I can’t Think day.” I am fighting a cold and I have no creativity left to write so I am going to post a recipe review. This recipe is for P.F. Chang’s Chicken Lettuce Wraps. Our family loves the Lettuce Wraps at P.F. Chang’s. So when I found this recipe on, … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookies by Deceptively Delicious

I actually bought the recipe book “Deceptively Delicious” when our family decided to eat healthier.  My husband and I likes the taste of the cookies and my children then 8,3 and 2 years old loved them.  So, I am giving them a “very good” rating for taste and outcome, family tested by our children.  A … Continue reading

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

This recipe is awesome!  I made a batch the other day and used it all week-long for making mocha iced and hot drinks.  Again, I made it with Stevia and it was just as delicious.  The best things about the recipe is that it’s homemade and there is no high fructose corn syrup.  My kids … Continue reading

Cheesy Garlic Toast (appetizer)

These are so good.  I had them for the first time last Christmas at a gathering.  The woman shared the recipe on the spot and it’s so easy.  We love having them as an appetizer on Spaghetti night. Ingredients: 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1 cup shredded Asiago or Parmesan cheese 1 glove garlic minced A splash … Continue reading

Lumpia recipe (Shanghai style)

Growing up, Shanghai style lumpia was what my mom called the all meat version of Filipino lumpia or egg roll.  It is a main staple in most Filipino homes and the most requested food for potlucks by most Americans (who have eaten lumpia before.)  It is usually served with a side of sweet and sour … Continue reading

My Dad’s Chicken Adobo

Growing up Filipino, we had Adobo Chicken every week; sometimes four times a week. Some weeks that we had Adobo Chicken, Adobo Shrimp, Adobo Squid, Adobo pork, Adobo beef…you get the picture.  I didn’t understand why we had Adobo so much until I learned to make my dad’s recipe just this year.  It’s fairly cheap, … Continue reading