Oyatsu/Snack

Loaded BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Nachos

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Is anyone else as excited as I am that it’s Friday and we have a three day weekend ahead of us?  Mr. Fuji and I surprised the girls when they got home from school today with a little family trip to Idaho Falls.  We are looking forward to some family time to explore, have fun […]

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Roasted Hatch Chili Hummus

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August is one of my favorite months because it means the return of Hatch chili season!  Every August I go to Harmons Grocery for the first day of their Chili Roast.  The best part about this year is that we just had a brand new Harmons Grocery store open up two weeks ago only 5 […]

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Road Trip Granola

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The girls and I are currently on the road.  Mr. Fuji went to Japan on a business trip, so the Fujilings and I decided to go and have our own adventure instead of sitting around at home!  We drove 916 miles from our house to Wenatchee, Washington (in north-central Washington) to visit my brother for […]

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Fruity California Avocado Rice Cakes

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The arrival of spring always signals to me the start of California avocado season. I’m excited to be working with California Avocados again this year and am kicking off the season with a recipe for Fruity California Avocado Rice Cakes! If you are gluten-free or just looking for a change, this is a crunchy twist […]

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3 California Avocado After-School Snacks

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It’s that time of year again when our kids are heading back to school.  Good bye lazy days.  Good bye sleeping in.  But hey, I’m happy to be back on a schedule and have some time during the day when I have the house to myself to take back control of things.  But when the […]

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Chocolate Banana Greek Yogurt Pops—Feeding Hungry Monkeys After School

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When Squirrel comes home from school she’s like a ravenous bear after a winter of hibernation.  You’d think I don’t feed the kid based on how hungry she is!  I try to shake things up once in a while in the after school snack department, and popsicles are an easy way to bring something new […]

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Back-to-School Strawberry Quesadillas

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Back-to-School.  Yup, it’s that time again!  I know, I can’t believe it either.  Squirrel actually had her first day of school YESTERDAY.  Isn’t that crazy?  What happened to school starting after Labor Day?  But I digress.  Squirrel is now in first grade, which means she goes to school for a full day. This means it’s time […]

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Red, White & Blue Avocado Toast

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Happy 4th of July!  The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays.  I love all the patriotism, the red, white & blue, the barbecues, and the fireworks.  We are visiting family in Utah for the holiday, and just received a big box of gorgeous California avocados from the California Avocado Commission.  Perfect for […]

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Chilean Banana Milkshake (Leche con Plátano)

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This week I’m taking our tastebuds on a trip to Chile.  So buckle up my friends and pull out your culinary passports, because you’re not going to want to miss this adventure!  To kick off the week, I’m sharing a drink that is a perfect summer treat—Leche con Plátano.

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Cara Cara Orange & Blueberry Greek Yogurt Parfaits + A Giveaway!

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We’re citrus fanatics in the Fuji household, and so we love the winter months when citrus season is at its peak.  The Fujilings love helping out in the kitchen when any citrus is involved, knowing that they’ll get to snack on whatever citrus we’re cooking with as we go.  One of the varieties we’ve fallen […]

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