Tag: sesame

Sesame peach mochi cookies


On each plate at the reception, we had a “Letter to the Bride & Groom” Madlib to entertain guests while we rushed to take as many pictures as possible in our now 20 minute cocktail “hour” that got cut short because of the shuttle snafu. We grabbed them all at the end of the night [continue reading...]

Crispy tofu and mushroom medley


To most people who know me, it’s no surprise that within a week of getting engaged, I had already planned out my entire wedding (read: planned, not executed). So what if I’d been secretly bookmarking dozens of dream wedding ideas for years?! At least I didn’t create a public Pinterest wedding board before getting engaged [continue reading...]

Sesame miso zucchini noodles and tofu


It takes every ounce of self-control to refrain from eating homemade fettuccine every day. Unfortunately, eating fresh pasta as often as I crave it is not consistent with my healthy eating goals and does not bode well for staying in shape. After pigging out on candied bacon a couple of weeks ago, our diet was [continue reading...]

Korean BBQ beef quesadillas


Do you ever put leftovers in your freezer, but then forget they’re there or forget what they are? I should really be better about labeling things that go into my freezer. Especially since it’s packed full, but when I open it, I think, “We’ve got NOTHING to eat in here” and slam it shut again. Not [continue reading...]

Seared sesame crusted tuna with orange ginger soy sauce


When I plan our meals, I prefer recipes that serve four. The leftovers get thrown in tupperware to make lunch the next day a breeze. When making seafood, though, I only cook for two. Mostly because fresh local fish is too expensive to be eaten as a weekday lunch, but also because it doesn’t keep [continue reading...]

Miso udon noodles with tofu


Even when life’s too hectic for meal-planning, I’m much too cheap to eat out, especially since we’re saving our pennies for the fancy schmancy camera of Lucas’s dreams. Plus, I always feel super guilty about splurging on food that’s likely terrible for us, even if we happen to select a healthy dish off the menu (which, let’s [continue reading...]