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Weekend Meal Prep!

Hello everyone and welcome back to another blog post on ~Foodie with a Passion~! Happy Tuesday everyone and I hope you’re having a good week so far. It’s a new week so I gotta make sure I have all my meals planned and prepped for the week. The pregnant lady has to make sure she’s feeding her baby too 🤣 So before we get started, remember to click the subscribe button so you don’t miss another Foodie Fun 🤩 Alrighty! We’ve got some breakfast, lunch and snacks to help me through the week. My Roasted Edamame and Strawberry Crème Power Crunch Bars came in the mail today so I’ve got some easy snacks to take with me to work. Beef...

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Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad This Chicken Pasta Salad with colorful veggies, dreamy mozzarella pearls, juicy chicken, and whole wheat noodles tossed in a simple Italian dressing solves one of life’s greatest conundrums: What should I eat for lunch today? Pin this recipe on Pinterest to save for later Pin It! This recipe is sponsored by DeLallo. It’s also the correct response to What should I bring to the potluck? and HELP! I need easy, healthy dinners. Pasta salads of all stripes are a summertime staple (Italian Pasta Salad and Mexican Pasta Salad are two faves around here), but often they are lacking. Too many noodles, soggy dressing, and a lack of vibrancy often mean pasta salads are more of a filler...

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Our Picks for QiXi Celebrations in Beijing

It feels like there’s some kind of holiday celebrating romance and love every month in China. Be it May 20 (520), June 18 (618), Qixi, Valentine’s Day, White Valentine’s Day, and basically whatever excuse for a date night out plus major discounts with online shopping. But historically speaking, Qixi is a bit different than the more recently made up days to celebrate love. Originally known as Qiqiao Festival in the Han Dynasty (202 BCE – 220 CE), Qixi Festival was actually a significant festival for young women, who prayed for skillful hands for sewing, so they would be prepared for marriage. Later, people related it to the tale of star-crossed lovers separated in the night sky by the Milky Way–...

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First Look: Tasty Chomps x The Tap Room at Dubsdread – A Taste of… The Tap Room at Dubsdread Secret Menu – August 4th thru August 14th 2022

“A Taste of… presented by Tasty Chomps x Orlando Foodie Forum” is a new secret menu for foodies to get a “Taste Of…” a local Orlando restaurant with a special pre-fixe menu (similar to Magical Dining) for dine in or take out for a limited time. Starting August 4th – August 14th, 2022, guests can get a 3-course dinner at the award-winning The Tap Room at Dubsdread in College Park for $55 per person.  Price does not include tax or gratuity. Conveniently located on Par Street just off Edgewater Drive, Tap Room at Dubsdread is the gathering spot for all to enjoy a friendly and upbeat atmosphere while relaxing in a beautiful and unique woodsy setting nestled among the high trees with hanging moss....

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Spicy Grilled Chicken Sandwich

This spicy grilled chicken sandwich, a fun riff on a BLT, is made with chile-marinated chicken that’s wrapped in bacon, grilled, and piled high with arugula and tomato. It’s a great meal for a casual outdoor dinner or to take along on a camping trip. Adapted from Ross Dobson | Firepit Barbecue | Murdoch Books, 2022 This spicy grilled chicken sandwich is a great new spin on the old bacon, lettuce, and tomato BLT – perfect for a backyard gathering or camping dinner. You can make the chile marinade the day before and leave the chicken in it overnight to gather flavor.–Ross Dobson Spicy Grilled Chicken Sandwich FAQs What are the differences between curly, flat-leaf, and Italian parsley? Italian and...

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