What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Doan Ngo (Mid-Year Festival)

Tet Doan Ngo takes place on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month every year. It is the second most significant festival in Vietnam (the first being the Lunar New Year Festival). Tet means festival, Doan means start, and Ngo refers to the horse which is the seventh animal in the Vietnamese zodiac. TheContinue reading “What to Eat for Vietnamese Tet Doan Ngo (Mid-Year Festival)”

Pandan Coconut Chiffon Cupcakes

These dairy free cupcakes taste so light and fluffy! Enjoy the exotic flavors. The pandan and coconut pair perfectly with each other. These cupcakes are so soft it will be like biting into a cloud! Cupcakes got their name from how they were originally prepared. Before muffin tins were invented cupcakes were baked in individualContinue reading “Pandan Coconut Chiffon Cupcakes”

“Healthier” Chocolate Yogurt Cupcakes

The yogurt in these cupcakes make them super moist in texture! They are very easy to make. This recipe is “healthier” because it includes yogurt and uses less sugar than many traditional cakes. You will also love the deep chocolate flavor! Cupcakes were named from the process in which they were originally prepared. Before muffinContinue reading ““Healthier” Chocolate Yogurt Cupcakes”

Cheaters Cherry Pie (Two Ingredient Pie)

This cherry pie is beautiful and easy to make! There are great baking “cheats” in this recipe so that you can focus more on presentation instead of making all the components from scratch! “As easy as pie” is a popular term that describes a task or job that is simple. I thought that I wouldContinue reading “Cheaters Cherry Pie (Two Ingredient Pie)”

Smaller Batch Coconut Lime Cupcakes

These cupcakes taste like summer! Take a bite and be transported to a tropical paradise, in your mind. This one bowl recipe is super easy to make. Coconut and lime pair perfectly together in these delightful dozen cupcakes! Cupcakes got their name from how they were originally prepared. Before muffin tins were invented cupcakes wereContinue reading “Smaller Batch Coconut Lime Cupcakes”

Thai Style Mango Sticky Rice (Khao Niaow Mamuang)

Recreate this famous Thai dessert from the comfort of your own kitchen! Mango Sticky Rice is a delicious blend of sweet coconut and mango flavors! This dessert is great for dinner parties, because all the components can be made ahead! Mango Sticky Rice or Khao Niaow Mamuang is a dessert. It consists of sliced, sweetContinue reading “Thai Style Mango Sticky Rice (Khao Niaow Mamuang)”

Top Ten Simple Changes for a More Sustainable Life

Sustainable living is a practical method that aims at reducing one “carbon footprint”. The goal of it is to reduce one’s environmental impact by making changes that will counteract climate change and other negative environmental problems. Sustainable living means minimizing the overuse of Earth’s resources and limiting further damage to the environment. Living more sustainablyContinue reading “Top Ten Simple Changes for a More Sustainable Life”

Eggs Benedict with Blender Hollandaise

Eggs Benedict is a rich delectable dish. It is typically eaten for brunch or breakfast. I have made creating this difficult dish easier with a few specific steps. This dish is decadent, so only make it for special occasions! Eggs Benedict is a dish that consists of poached eggs, ham or bacon, English muffins, andContinue reading “Eggs Benedict with Blender Hollandaise”