Asian

Baked General Tso’s Chicken

This Baked General Tso’s Chicken recipe is an easy and healthy way to enjoy this Asian inspired favorite. 

Baked General Tso's chicken

So much better than take out.
Baking the chicken instead of frying it.
Cutting out all the refined sugar in the sauce.
Adding in whatever veggies you like.
And still tastes amazing! (more…)

Easy Pad Thai Chicken

This awesome Easy Pad Thai Chicken Stir-fry is great weeknight meal made in about 30 minutes,
and is full of those wonderful take out flavors.Easy Pad Thai chicken

So Pad Thai Chicken is one of my all time favorite take out dishes. I have been playing around with this recipe for a while and I am finally happy with this one. This meal was so easy to put together, even with unpacking the endless pile of boxes I have in our new basement that I swear just keeps growing. (more…)

Easy Mongolian Beef

This deliciously Easy Mongolian Beef is made in under 30 minutes.
Tender, savory beef strips coasted in a sticky sweet Asian style sauce.

I love take out/fake outs, I love taking some of our favorite restaurant dishes and making them somewhat healthier. In this delicious easy Mongolian beef recipe I opted for lightly pan frying the beef, instead of deep frying and cutting the sugar way down. (more…)

Easy Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken

No need for take out with this Easy Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken recipe.
This homemade version is much better for you and has tons of flavor.

easy Healthier Sweet and Sour Chicken

Craving Chinese food, but you don’t want the guilt. This easy healthier sweet and sour chicken recipe is a perfect alternative, it is so simple with only 10 minutes of prep. The recipe is so flavorful and the whole meal can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. (more…)

Simple Healthy Teriyaki Chicken

This Simple Healthy Teriyaki Chicken dinner made in less than 30 min. The homemade teriyaki sauce is way better than any store brand! Add some steamed rice and veggies for a perfect meal, better and faster than take out.

teriyaki chicken bowls

Quick and easy dinners are my favorite to share with you, especially if they taste like restaurant meals. This simple healthy teriyaki chicken that can be made in our own kitchens with very little prep and cook time. The easy teriyaki sauce is made from a few simple ingredients that are probably already in your kitchen. This Asian chicken dinner better than takeout and made in less than 30 minutes. Sweet, garlicky chicken served with rice and steamed broccoli comes together as a great alternative to take out that you can feel good about. (more…)

Healthier Beef and Broccoli Noodles

The BEST and EASIEST take out-fake out recipe. Healthier beef and broccoli noodles made in 15 min from start to finish. And yes, it’s quicker, cheaper and healthier than take-out!

Skinny Beef and broccoli Noodle. SO Much Better Than Take out

We don’t actually get the chance to do much take out where we live. So I have to get creative when cravings are on a roll. This is another case where we had takeout, loved it, and I said “Hey, I can make that cheaper and healthier at home!”. Since good take out is anywhere’s from an hour to and hour and a half from here. I like to play around with recipe to see if i can get as much flavor as possible with still remaining way better for you than the restaurant version. (more…)