Easy, Delicious & Different – Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Did you know? Wild Rice is very difficult to grow commercially because it’s best harvested with canoes or non motorized boats as the grass is super fragile – which is why it comes from it’s native land Minnesota & neighboring areas, including Canada. ( v i a ) I worked in the deli department of a […]

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3 Easy, Delicious, Healthy Salad Combinations

I eat salad every day. The interesting part is, I never order salad at a restaurant. I love making them at home.  Mixing all my favorite foods in one dish is one of the best creations of all time, and I’ve mastered some favorites. I go hard on these 3 salad combo’s but feel free […]

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Staple Minnesotan Supper: Tator Tot & Green Bean Hot Dish

Staying in the Minnesota spirit as long as possible, I come today w/a recipe to share. The holy grail of all a mid-western’s dinner menu: Hot Dish. We don’t call meals in a pan casserole, we call them Hot Dish.  And boy do we love them.  If I wasn’t consistently concerned about my health I […]

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3 Easy, Healthy & Delicious Dip Recipes

My favorite part of any meal – the dips! No meal is complete without an extra kick, that bonus flavor.  Growing up, 7 layer dip w/chips ALL DAY.  Sour cream. Salsa.  Ranch.  Garlic Butter. Cheese. Marinara. Buffalo Sauce.   Shit, really anything dip-able. Well these days I’m a little more aware of what I’m eating, still […]

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I Finally Bought Cravings, By Chrissy Teigen & This Is What I Think

Slayyyyy bae slay! The cookbook of all cookbooks.  I’ve had my eye on Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook Cravings for a long time & finally bought it earlier this month. Guys, it’s the shit.  This review is going to the results, real quick.   I READ the entire book before cooking anything in it.  Are Chrissy & John […]

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Olympic Viewing Party Menu

Pinterest got the best of me.  Last Friday I decided to throw an Olympic Opening Ceremony Party… with Myself, Wafiq and Bernice.  I found a few excellent looking party dishes + I was super excited for the Olympics. I had a long list of recipes ready to go in an email titled: “Olympics Party Food” […]

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Glinda’s Healing Garlic Salsa

Garlic is my best friend.  It has special healing powers & knowing that makes me feel like Glinda the good witch. Like I’ve mentioned, in order to see the benefits of garlic as I have, you have to eat A TON of it.  Healing powers don’t come easily.  And whenever I tell someone to eat […]

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My Best Friend – Garlic

My favorite topic of all time = GARLIC! My most viewed post, hands down, is about the time I had shingles & used garlic as medicine. I recently went back to read the post and eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Painful! But also badass. I’m proud of myself. For anyone who hasn’t read the post, about 2 years ago […]

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Unknown Ingredient Challenge: Kelp Noodles

One of my favorite places in the world is –> THE GROCERY STORE!!!!!!!!   There are so many interesting ingredients in there, how do you not spend 3 hours inside each time you have to pick up eggs?! (<– Wafiq hates me) I’m always down to try new foods. Some ingredients I’ve happily added to my diet […]

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MBM’s Basic Burger Realness

Basic Burgers Sticking with BBQ & summery themes –> today I’m sharing my SUPER complex burger recipe. (I kid I kid)   Basically… This is the most basic recipe of all time. I’m sharing the Basic Burger recipe because I see people F-up their burger meat all the time & it drives me cray cray.   I […]

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