Food

Honey Glazed Salmon with Vegetables in a Sheet Pan

Throw ingredients together and roast for a simple sheet pan dinner. Salmon with sweet potato, carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower. Less than 30 min total.

It’s the small things in life. I just found a place in Kosovo that will actually filet salmon for me! Every other time I’ve bought salmon, it’s been salmon steaks. And when I try to describe that I want a filet, they won’t do it. It could be the language barrier. I need to learn …

Breakfast Stuffed Peppers

Hi friends! This month’s Recipe Redux theme challenged us to make dinner-inspired recipes for breakfast. Here in Kosovo, I’ve been seeing these huge bags full of peppers at the farmers market, so I picked one up and made these delicious Breakfast Stuffed Peppers. The peppers I used were a bit small and didn’t hold the …

11 Homemade Backpacking Meals

Are you sick of spending money out the wazoo for pre-packaged backpacking meals? Those things are $8-10 a pop, which means my recent 3 day trip with 3 people would have cost ~$180 for food alone!! That’s just crazy. So I decided to start making my own homemade backpacking meals. These easy to prepare homemade …

Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Banana Skewers

This month, the Recipe Redux is turning 6, and we are celebrating with cake and small bite desserts! I made these mini chocolate covered strawberry banana skewers which are quite easy to make, not so bad for you, and can feed a crowd. I think they’d even make a 4th of July spread extra festive! Mini …

Fruit Infused Sparkling Water (with or without alcohol)

Gunshots are going off in Kosovo! That means wedding season is upon us. They sure know how to party here! This month’s Recipe ReDux challenged us to create a “colorful drink concoction” for celebrations. Here is something delicious that can be served with or without alcohol. I made this fruit infused sparkling water with viljamovka, which …

3 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Happy Earth Day! Sad fact-America wastes 30-40 percent of its food supply! This month, The Recipe Redux challenged us to share our easy ways to reduce food waste. Embed from Getty Images 3 Ways to Reduce Food Waste We’ve all heard of reduce, reuse, and recycle. The same concept can be applied to food. Reduce the amount …

Clean Out the Fridge Soup

We moved again. This time to Pristina, Kosovo! This makes four moves in four years, which means I’ve gotten pretty good at cleaning out the freezer/pantry of items that we can’t bring with us when it comes time to move. The last three weeks before our move, I pretty much ate this soup non-stop. I …

Moong Dal (Mung Lentils-an Indian Dish)

Hey friends! I hope the New Year is treating you all well! I know a lot of people out there are trying to save some cash after the holidays and are looking for ways to eat healthy on a budget. Welcome to Moong Dal. The cost breakdown for this recipe is only $1.10 per serving! …

Sweet Potato Cobbler Crumble

The holidays are upon us. How did that happen so fast? If you’re like me and am not quite ready yet, maybe this Sweet Potato Cobbler Crumble will help you get in the spirit. This month’s Recipe ReDux theme challenged us to make a healthy holiday dessert, and this one fits the bill. There are …

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Ok ok ok, the name of this dish isn’t pretty. Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl??? What kind of meal is that? Well it’s what I’ve been eating for lunch (or some variation of) at work practically every day for a while now. It’s easy, takes minimal planning, and almost no thought. Perfect for when I don’t …