Chili Oil Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

Chili Oil Pork and Shrimp Dumplings

dump·ling | ˈdəmpliNG | (noun) a small ball of dough (usually stuffed) that may be boiled, fried, or steamed. These pork and shrimp dumplings are the next on my Asian kick this month. If you read my Black Bean Garlic Chili Noodles post then you know that I recently found my solution for obtaining Asian ingredients and products living in the suburbs. Thank you Umamicart for being extremely convenient and having all my go-to staples. So what is my favorite…

Black Bean Garlic Chili Noodles

Black Bean Garlic Chili Noodles

If you follow me on Instagram you have probably seen my garlic chili noodles. Well, consider these Black Bean Garlic Chili Noodles the older more mature cousin. They are quick, simple, and ridiculously good. Now before I break this down for you, I have to say, I love Asian food. Walk into my pantry and you would be amazed how many Asian pantry staples I have stocked at all times. I in no way claim to cook AUTHENTIC Asian cuisine.…

Labneh with Harissa Roasted Tomatoes

Labneh with Harissa Roasted Tomatoes

lab·neh | ˈlebnā | (noun) Creamy, thick Middle Eastern style strained yogurt. Typically served with savory garnishes as a dip or spread. This tangy, smooth, creamy dip can be found at most Middle Eastern restaurants sandwiched on the menu between hummus and baba ghanoush. While it tastes great with just a little drizzle of EVOO, there are truly endless possibilities to dress it up.  If you are trying to branch out and explore more Middle Eastern dishes at home this…

Iced Brown Sugar Oat Milk Latte

Iced Brown Sugar Oat Milk Latte

Get ready, this one is a mouthful. This iced brown sugar vanilla oat milk latte (whoa told you a mouthful) will have you saying goodbye to those overpriced specialty drinks at that coffee chain you love so much. For a fraction of the price, you can make your own iced oat milk latte, exactly how you like it, without someone calling you by the wrong name. The best part, you know exactly what’s in your drink. No offense, but I…

Creamy Spinach Pesto

Creamy Spinach Pesto

Picture this, you go food shopping and decide THIS is the week you are going to be ridiculously healthy. You are walking through the produce section, and that bag of spinach that you know you aren’t going to finish is calling your name. You open the bag over the course of the week, maybe. Before you know it that bag of week old spinach is laughing in your face every time you open that fridge. Once again you let the…