Cucumber Salad

I love sushi.

We make all sorts of Asian inspired dishes at home but sushi is just one I’ll leave to the pros. Side dishes and stir fry however is fair game.

I have wanted to make my favorite salad to a great sushi night. The light and refreshing ever so yum Cucumber Salad. 🥒

This recipe is made with coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, which is great if you’re like me and love soy sauce recipes but would rather avoid the soy part. It’s gluten-free which makes it excellent for anyone on a low-carb diet!

I wasn’t sure this would taste like one off the menu but I was happily surprised.



  1. Chop and slice cucumber to your liking set aside in dish.
  2. Combine rice vinegar, sesame oil, coconut aminos and salt to bowl.
  3. Add oil + vinegar mixture onto cucumbers 🥒 mix til covered.
  4. Sprinkle sesame seeds in top.
  5. Serve + eat immediately or store in air tight container for up to 2 days.
All soy flavor, none of the soy!! 🤗👏🏼

Let’s talk Coconut Aminos

Coconut aminos is relatively low in calories and carbs. It fits into virtually any diet, such as Paleo, vegan, low-carb, kosher, and keto.

What are coconut aminos? Coconut aminos is a liquid condiment that is very similar to soy sauce, except it’s made from the ‘sap” of coconuts, or the coconut-blossom nectar. It has a dark, rich, sweet, and salty flavor, and the texture is almost identical to real soy sauce, but without gluten, soy, or MSG. Because it is made using the sap of coconut, coconut aminos has a slightly sweet and salty flavor. However, it only contains one gram of natural sugar per tablespoon serving.

Where can I get them? Your grocery store should totally carry these. Check the spot where your oils and vinegars are sold.Here is a link of what I get so of course you can always amazon prime that ish straight to your casa. COCONUT AMINOS

Chicken Philly Stuffed Peppers


  • 4 Colored Peppers
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion
  • 1 lb of Chicken Breast
  • Chicken Broth or Water (for chicken)
  • 2 T. Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 4-6 slices Provolone Cheese
  • 1 Cup Mozzarella Cheese


  1. Cook Chicken in the Instant Pot. I do 15 minutes on manual with slow release. I cover chicken in IP while cooking with broth, you can use water but liquid is needed to keep chicken from drying out.
  2. Shred Chicken.
  3. Add Italian Seasoning, Salt + Pepper to Chicken and set aside.
  4. Cut open peppers and clean out seeds.
  5. Place peppers on baking sheet inside face up.
  6. Cut and dice onion and cook til soft.
  7. Combine cooked onion, shredded mozzarella cheese, and chicken into one bowl.
  8. Stuff mixture into the peppers on baking sheet equally.
  9. Add provolone to tops of peppers to cover.
  10. Cook at 350 degrees for 10-15 mins until cooked and melted.


Homemade Taco Seasoning

Tacos or their variation go down multiple nights a week in our house. We don’t leave this amazing meal to Tuesday only.

Add 2 T. of this taco seasoning to any 1lb of meat 🙂


We double the recipe above and add to a big spice jar. We are serious about our Tacos, and make 2 lbs of chicken turkey or beef at least when we cook.

of course I had to add a cute label. 🤩

CoCo Chicken Salad

I made my chicken salad today and had to post how delicious it was.

I get asked this a lot and in typical Corey fashion I have to go hunting the original post from like 2014 🤣


2 Cans Chicken Breast*

1/4 Cup Greek Yogurt*

1 Cup Grapes (halved)*

1 Cup Celery (chopped)*

1/2 Cup Walnuts (chopped)*

1/2 tsp Onion Powder*

1/2 tsp Salt

1/4 tsp Black Pepper*

{*organic when possible}

Mix all the ingredients together. Serve in a wrap or on a bed of salad greens.