Slow Cooker Pho

Pho is my weekly deal at home and we’ve had “Pho Fridays” ever since I can remember. Once moving to Korea, it’s taken a bit for me to find places where the pho tastes similar to what I’m used to, so I don’t eat it out very often. This all

My Korean Apartment Tour

In preparing for my move to South Korea, I readied myself to have a studio apartment the size of a shoebox. The size of my potential apartment didn’t bother me as much as my biggest concern of an open apartment where everything smelled like my cooking all the time. Upon

Breakfast Egg Cups

Breakfast is a must for me because it starts my day off right with enough energy and focus until I stop for my next meal. However, I’m like everyone else who is busy and needs something that’s grab-and-go in the morning. Do yourself a favor and whip up a batch of

Costco in Korea

We’ve long since been a Costco family and I was lucky to be gifted a membership when I found out I was moving to South Korea. Although I live in the “country” of Korea, I was thrilled to see the closest Costco was a mere 20-minute drive from my apartment.

Nut-Free Pesto

Nut-free pesto? Yes, it’s nontraditional. But, it makes for the same satisfying sauce you can drizzle or mix into nearly anything while being FODMAP and allergy friendly. Whiz up a batch of this to keep on hand whenever you need an extra zing for simple roasted veggies or to make

Good Vibes Only at the Cortez

The Cortez is undoubtedly one of the most talked about restaurants in both the Triangle and the Southeast right now. The dynamic duo of Chef Oscar Diaz and Creative Director Charlie Ibarra have been putting in work since day one to craft this tropically chill seafood-focused restaurant in Raleigh. Chef

Deviled Eggs with Nut-Free Pesto

Pesto is traditionally a big no-no for anyone with a tree nut allergy, as it’s a punchy paste made of pine nuts, basil, hard cheese, garlic and olive oil. In modifying it to enjoy the same flavors without the allergy inducing ingredients, I chose to use roasted pumpkin seed butter samples

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