Salmon with Tomato and Avocado Salad

Recently, we cooked salmon fillets on the grill and they turned out absolutely delicious! We paired the salmon with a simple tomato and avocado salad (the tomatoes and avocado were cubed and combined with several spoonfuls of tomatillo avocado salsa). 😋 Directions for cooking frozen salmon fillets on the grill: Preheat the grill to about […]

Refreshing Mango Drink

Make this refreshing and delicious mango drink anytime. 3/4 teaspoon edible basil seeds 2 cups water 1-1/3 cups mango nectar Fresh thyme leaves (optional) Combine everything together (basil seeds will take several minutes to swell up) and enjoy! ❤️

Beautiful Peonies

One of my peony plants is in full bloom and it looks like my latest peony addition produces flowers with only a single layer of petals. Love them both! A special message to my father-in-law – Happy Birthday, Dad! We love you lots! ❤️❤️❤️

Ube Birthday Cake

This was lightly adapted from my ube chiffon cake recipe. Since I was planning to bake it in a 9” x 13” dish, I knew I didn’t have to worry too much about the batter being too heavy for the pan like when I baked the chiffon version. Hence, I upped the ube powder slightly […]

Holden Arboretum

Here’s another place we visited during Alex’s spring break – the famed Holden Arboretum! We viewed the Patrick Dougherty’s Stickwork sculpture (so cool!), climbed the Emergent Tower, and strolled through the Canopy Walk. As always, there was too much to explore in one visit. We’ll be back! 😁