Recipe: Onion Thyme Dip

You know that onion dip that you can make by mixing a soup seasoning packet into a tub of sour cream? I have fond nostalgic memories of that and I think it was one of the first things that my parents had allowed me to cook as a kid. But now that I’m grown up,…

Recipe: The Salad Dressing Series.

So, you’ve made a salad and now you want a dressing to top it with. Have you considered making your own? Salad dressings are really simple and easy to make! I came up with four recipes that I shared with HMSA Hawaii. And since they’ve revamped their website and changed from Well Being Hawaii to…

Video Recipe: Cilantro Lime Dressing

While I was home in December, I ended up filming a series of short videos with recipes for HMSA’s Well-Being Hawaii blog and website. For those of you that don’t know, HMSA is a health insurance provider in Hawaii. A good friend of mine, Fernando, produces content for Well-Being Hawaii and asked if I could…

Recipe: Cherry Balsamic Dressing & Cherry Salsa

Cherry season is coming to an end soon, which is why I regret not getting these recipes together sooner. Truth be told, when I get cherries, I’m too busy stuffing my face with them and eating them as quickly as I can because fresh cherry season seems to go away so quickly. The two recipes…

Recipe: Pixie’s Easy Hummus

I am a hummus fanatic. I like to eat it as a snack with veggies or crackers. If I’m out of salad dressing, I like to put a few dollops of hummus into my salad. I also like to use it as a sandwich spread since I do not like mayonnaise. Hummus is also part…

Recipe: Fresh Mango Salsa

Growing up in Hawaii, my family had a huge mango tree in the backyard. That meant summers of endless mangos and mango bread until the next summer made with fruit that had been over-ripe and frozen. I’m spoiled when it comes to mangos. No mango will ever be as sweet or as delicious as the ones I…

Recipe: Creamy Avocado Cilantro Dressing

It’s time for another salad dressing recipe! What I love about this recipe is that not only can you use it for salads, but it also can be put on burritos or tacos, and it can be used as a dip for veggie sticks or chips! Everything comes together really quickly with the help of…

Recipe: Balsamic Basil Honey Dressing.

I have a confession to make…. As much as I love cooking and baking, I am lazy. Especially after working and commuting, I don’t want to stand around in my kitchen and cook something. So my ultimate lazy meal after work ends up being salads. Just wash the veggies, chop and slice them up, toss…