Category Archives: American

Raw Nut Granola

 Since we have a costco sized bag of walnuts, I figured I would try to make raw granola. I looked up a bunch of recipes online and many of them say to put the mixture in the dehydrator. The flavor … Continue reading

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Pop chips

Tastes like pickles, not jalapenos.

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Cranberry Orange Bread Pudding

So I had some chinese red bean bread that was getting a bit old. I couldn’t waste it…or let my mom throw it into the freezer (her default method for things that are not eaten immediately). I decided to make … Continue reading

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Hoot-Hoot Owl Cupcakes

Hoot-Hoot. My friend found this idea on pinterest.com and we decided to make our own.  Aren’t they adorable? All you need is: Chocolate cupcakes Chocolate frosting M&M’s Regular Oreos The hardest part is giving the owl little ears. You have … Continue reading

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Melt in Your Mouth Vanilla Cupcakes

I am in charge of the food for an event called Coffee House, taking place on Sept 10, 2011.  We are making baked goods because sugar goes great with art and music 🙂 On the dessert menu is Ghirardelli Brownies, … Continue reading

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Fenix 5-4

About a year ago, a friend and I discovered a new eatery in Uptown Whittier, Fenix 5-4. We came upon it by googling “healthy restaurants” in our area. Ever since, I have gone there when I want a good, healthful … Continue reading

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Colon Cleaning Pasta Sauce

My health conscious friend told me about her new food creation that consists of fresh tomatoes from her garden, kale and olives.  She said that it is guaranteed to make you pooh.  Therefore I named it Colon Cleansing Pasta Sauce … Continue reading

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Basil Lemonade

Oh summer!!! I love it. The fresh fruit. The sun tans. The warm nights. But it does get unbearably hot during the day.  I found a great recipe for a refreshing drink in my Vita-mix cookbook.  I tweaked it a … Continue reading

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Blackberry-Date Vinaigrette

At my house, we have a small blackberry bush that bears its fruit at the beginning of summer.  While trying to think up a dressing for a salad, my sister and I decided to make a normal vinaigrette but add … Continue reading

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Blue Cheese Burger Revision

So after some contemplation, I decided that I’d try to make a blue cheese spread to slather on the bun instead of putting the cheese inside.  I tried it this afternoon and it was WAY BETTER!!! Ingredients (blue cheese spread) … Continue reading

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