Let’s talk about zoodles. Zoodles are like that quirky girl in high school that everyone made fun of until they realized she was super cool and beautiful and they just were looking at her wrong (okay maybe I just described myself?) What I’m saying is, yes, zoodles are weird. Continue reading
I was born in Los Angeles, and we used to go back to visit our family there about once a year. Among other chain restaurants (including In&Out Burger and Jack In The Box), we always had to stop at El Pollo Loco, a popular fast-food chain that specializes in “flame broiled chicken.” Looking back, I’m not sure why this was on the top of our vacation to-do list every time, considering how big of a local food scene Southern California has…
It’s kind of easy being green when you make a recipe like this one. Packed with scallions, bok choy, green curry, and lime zest, this recipe is definitely a check-in-the-box when it comes to getting your green on.
Okay, bear with me on this one. I love Southern Comfort food – like biscuits, fried chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits…basically anything with butter and carbs – but when you’re trying to keep it healthy, those dishes don’t really make the cut. Continue reading
I’m gonna be honest: when I made this recipe, I knew it would be pretty good…when I tasted it, I fell in love. I was eating the leftovers of this dish for lunch in my office kitchen, and someone asked me where I had ordered my Chinese takeout from because it looked legit! That’s when you know you’ve made a good recipe.
Okay, I know what you’re thinking: Melia, are you kidding me? Can you even call it a noodle if it isn’t really a noodle? Why are you doing this to me? Do you shop anywhere other than Trader Joe’s?
I wasn’t sure if this recipe was interesting enough to share on the blog. Chicken/fish and veggies are an easy go-to for me on busy weeknights, but I wasn’t sure if you all would care to hear about something so simple…then I decided, hey – if I’m having a rough day and just want to get home, open a bottle of wine, and make an easy dinner…you all might be feeling the same way, and looking for a quick fix recipe 🙂 Continue reading