• 3-Citrus Cranberry Sauce

    November 6, 2023Brianna

    You have no idea how long I’ve been waiting to recipe test cranberry sauce recipe. I never once saw fresh cranberries sold in Finland so I never could make anything with cranberries there. I am a cranberry lover. It’s really the only kind of juice I will choose over water regularly. Juice is too sweet…

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  • Kale & Almond Pesto

    October 19, 2023Brianna

    I’ve never been that wild about pesto. I think the flavor is too strong and I mostly think this is the case because theres SO MUCH basil. Also making pesto is expensive but this one is friendly on the budget. A friend of mine back in Helsinki made this for a book club and I…

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  • Homemade Enchilada Sauce

    June 2, 2021Brianna

    The list continues to grow of things I can’t buy in Finland and therefore have had to learn how to buy. Enchilada sauce is one of them. Honestly after learning how to make it myself, this is also another thing I don’t know that I’ll ever buy again at a store when we move home.…

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  • Delicious Chicken Gyros with Greek Salad and Tzatziki Sauce

    June 1, 2021Brianna

    I never really had a good Gyro till I moved to Finland. There’s a restaurant called Fafa’s here that basically only sells these and they’re really good. I decided to try and re-create them at home so I can make sure to be able to eat them even after we move back to America. After…

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  • Vegan Veggie Grain Bowl

    May 3, 2021Brianna

    Oh hey look, I have another vegan recipe for you! This vegan veggie grain bowl will satisfy your hunger likely leaving you without wanting for dairy or meat. It’s really full of flavor combinations and textures that will make you forget it’s vegan. If you’re looking for another delicious grain bowl, try this salmon grain…

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  • Cinco de Mayo Recipe Roundup!

    April 30, 2021Brianna

    I wanted to be helpful for you in finding the perfect recipe(s) to make for Cinco de Mayo next week so that’s why I created this recipe roundup for you! All my favorite Mexican inspired recipes on my blog in one place. This past week I posted this copycat recipe for Cafe Rio dressing. It’s…

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  • Taco Salad Dressing (Copycat Cafe Rio dressing)

    April 27, 2021Brianna

    I have literally had a note in my phone for this Cafe Rio dressing that I’ve made and updated and tweaked and edited some more, for 6 years. I’ve tried at least 10 copy cat recipes for Cafe Rio dressings and every time the recipe claims “TASTES EXACTLY LIKE CAFE RIO” and then they don’t…

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  • Simple & Easy Chicken Gravy

    April 6, 2021Brianna

    This easy chicken gravy really is simple and easy. Everyone needs to know how to make gravy and once you do, you’ll see how easy it is and how much more delicious it is too. I learned how to make gravy from my mom and grandma when I was like 12. It’s honestly incredibly easy…

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  • Easy Caesar Salad Dressing

    February 22, 2021Brianna

    Easy Caesar salad dressing is the perfect recipe for you to have in your go-to recipes for a quick salad to serve with this quick spaghetti, pan fried chicken, lazy man’s lasagna, pasta rosa, 1-pot alfredo pasta, or so many other recipes you normally make. I’ve been creating this dressing for a while now trying…

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  • Salmon Grain Bowl (with delicious Jalapeño cilantro dressing!)

    February 2, 2021Brianna

    Grain bowls have become a popular thing in my house for dinner recently. They’re easy to customize and it is seriously fun for me to create new flavor combinations. Salmon is relatively inexpensive to buy here compared to where I’m from in land-locked Utah so I decided to try a grain bowl with it! It’s…

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