Meal Prep: Week 26 of 2020

Welp, we’ve made it halfway through the year. Can you believe it?? This year feels like it’s both moving quickly and yet not at all. Nevertheless here we are still moving and grooving and feeling a little more normal. I took a hiatus as my life went through some turbulence (i.e. a pandemic, a second…

Recipe: Loco Moco

Hey there, long time no post. With everything happening in the world it really didn’t feel right to write about food. And even now it’s not the perfect time, but it’s important to keep on going for my mental health. Before we jump into today’s recipe I do want to comment that right now more…

Recipe: Frugal Ramen Noodle Stir-fry

If I’ve learned anything during this pandemic food craziness is that growing up a little food insecure and rather poor has it’s perks… you know how to turn relatively cheap food items into some gourmet dishes. Now presenting: Frugal Ramen Noodle Stir-fry. This recipe makes one serving. You are welcome single people! Ingredients: 1 packet…

Restaurant Shenanigans: The Dolphin (Hawaii)

Hello out there! Honestly, Hawaii feels like it was a million years ago now, but I realized that I never did get the chance to talk about some amazing sushi Haris and I enjoyed on our trip! From Coronavirus to some big changes at my job things have been a whirlwind since we got back….

Meal Prep: Week 15 & 16 of 2020

Welcome back to another two weeks of quarantine life. Does anyone know what day of the week it actually is at this point? Are there any rules these days? Well no matter your political stances, your views on injecting yourself with disinfectant, or your desires to go to restaurants again… I know you’ve been munching…

Meal Prep: Week 14 of 2020

Well it’s another week in quarantine and another week of trying to figure out what the hell to eat during the day. So here’s what I came up with: Breakfast in quarantine is an interesting meal. It happens at erratic times and it’s not always the same thing. But some days it is some roasted…

Special Edition: Garden Island Chocolate Farm Tour

When we were trying to figure out what we wanted to do on the island of Kauai, I received a Facebook message from a friend who suggested doing a chocolate farm tour. We googled it and scheduled a tour with the Garden Island Chocolate Farm. This tour took 3 hours, cost $89 a person (children…

Travel: Week 10 of 2020- Kauai, Hawaii

I’ve been putting off this blog because I wish I was in Hawaii again just eating shaved ice and laying on the beach instead of being stuck in quarantine. Anyways, travel back a month ago with me to another place… a magical paradise. One of my favorite treats in Hawaii was shaved ice! Now I…

Meal Prep: Week 12 & 13 of 2020

Quarantine has me only wanting to eat small meals or snacks lately. Anyone else? For breakfast I’ve been eating these dumplings and some scrambled eggs. It’s interesting to see how my breakfast tastes have changed over the years and since there’s not much to talk about these days. I used to really only want sweet…

Restaurant Shenanigans: Cherry Cricket

Wow. The past few weeks have been the strangest weeks of my life and I’m sure they have been pretty strange for all of you too. It’s been really hard to want to write a blog about food or restaurants when in reality we can’t really go anywhere and the grocery store shelves are still…