Sesame Beef and Broccoli

Sesame Beef and Broccoli is super simple and packed full of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners since it's done in less than 30 minutes.

Skip the takeout and make your own Sesame Beef and Broccoli at home in less time than it takes for delivery. Super simple and packed full of flavor. **Update: the recipe, photos and text have been updated since the original posting date in 2012. Chinese food is always my go-to when we’ve had a long,

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Black Pepper Chicken

Black Pepper Chicken

No more need for Chinese takeout. With this super simple Black Pepper Chicken you will save money and calories.  What’s your go-to takeout food when you’ve had a day and don’t feel like cooking? For me, it’s always Chinese food. Everybody in our family likes it and there are so many choices. Plus, it’s at the top

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General Tso’s Chicken Rice Bowls

General Tso's Chicken Rice Bowls

Whether you are meal prepping or looking for a quick, delicious dinner, these General Tso’s Chicken Rice Bowls will satisfy all your belly filling needs.  Are you guys into the whole Sunday meal prep thing? I’ve been trying so hard to get into a regular routine with meal prepping lunches because I obviously make much better choices

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Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Summer food is the best food and these Sesame Chicken Lettuce Wraps will be your new favorite. Bibb lettuce filled with garlic rice and quick stir-fried sesame chicken makes a light yet filling dinner perfect for hot summer nights. I’m sitting in Starbucks. Alone. For the last time for a few months. Somebody hold me.

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Crispy Orange Chicken

Crispy Orange Chicken

Crispy chicken is coated in a sweet orange soy glaze to create one of our favorite new meals, Crispy Orange Chicken. It’s cheaper and healthier than the takeout version and tastes way better. Has your weather been completely crazy? Like one day it’s 75 degrees and the next it’s snowing and school probably should have been cancelled?

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Grilled Beef and Broccoli Skewers

Life has been ridiculously busy. In the past month and a half, I have had to pack 4 separate times. Seriously. Enough already. I mean, I’ve enjoyed all our trips and feel blessed to be able to travel as much as we did but I am ready to be home for more than a week.

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Crab Rangoon

We don’t go to Chinese buffets too often but one of my favorites that is always there is crab rangoon. I’m a sucker for cream cheese and anything fried. Man, the crispiness combined with the smooth, creamy filling is just incredible. I’ve professed many times that I’m all about salty and crunch, gets me every time. I

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Skinny Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sooo, today we have a preschool tour set up for Noah. Did you hear me? A PRESCHOOL tour. Can you tell that I’m kind of freaking out? First of all, nobody told me that enrollment for preschool in the fall started in freaking January/February. So you better believe that when I found out, I promptly

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Stir-Fried Noodles

I’m an Air Force Brat. I have lived in Alabama, Germany, Georgia, Nebraska, North Dakota and Minnesota (the last 2 as an adult). As a kid, I didn’t mind it too much until our move to Nebraska after my 6th grade year. It was hard to leave my friends and I’m sure I was unpleasant

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