Sesame Stir Fry

Thank you to Influenster & P.F. Chang’s®️ Home Menu for sending me this free for testing purposes along with a coupon to save $1.00 on any one (1) 14oz P.F. Chang’s Home Menu Sauce Bottle. Great for dipping, cooking, and marinating. I used the whole bottle.

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Here’s something to make for dinner. I thank myself for not being lazy because the only thing that was provided was the sauce I cut up my own chicken breast, peppers, boiled my own broccoli, and rice. I didn’t use everything from the recipe I used the ingredients to my liking.

Glad this took me out of my comfort zone I’m always looking for new recipes instead of making the same ole basics or being something I would order now I can save $15 on Chinese food.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic

2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

2 cups fresh broccoli florets

1/4 cup water

1 cup chopped yellow onion

1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper

3/4 cup P.F. Chang’s®️ Home Menu Sesame Sauce Toasted sesame seeds

1. Cook the chicken by itself. Add the garlic and ginger during the last 30 seconds of cooking. Season the chicken with your choice.

2. Cook broccoli separate from chicken until tender or your choice if you like the crunch of it.

3. Sauté your peppers and onions by themselves or combine with your chicken to cook on low.

What I did was drain everything once it was all cooked and added it all to one pot then I added the P. F.Chang®️ Home Menu Sesame Sauce then it’ll be ready to serve. Self-explanatory when you know how to cook hope that wasn’t too complicated.

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NOODLES

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I hope you enjoyed the recipe and let me know if you decide to make this for dinner one day.

XOXO Ranisha

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2 Ways to Drink more Water

How much water are you drinking? You know it’s good for you but we know it doesn’t have any taste. For some reason, it’s the ice cold water that quenches our thirst after a long workout or hot summer day but choose a sports drink if you are physically active for more than 90 mins.

Why I love water because it’s inexpensive has no calories and always available. You ever noticed asking someone for something to drink and they say: “all I have is water” (me at my house). Of course, I prefer bottled over tap I got to a point where I make my lemonade, kool-aid, or any flavored water with bottled water it takes about 5 water bottles I’m up to 2 cases a month perfect for just me.

This summer I’m using my refillable water bottle and taking it with me at all times that way I can just pay anyone for the ice and use my own water bottle. I feel like it’s easier to buy the ice instead of the water. Thank you to EvolutionFresh for sending me this bottle.

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I believe when I buy a house I’m going to the Springs to get our water not because I’m always looking for ways to save but because I’m always looking for ways to save. What is a Spring? A spring is any natural situation where water flows from an aquifer to the earth’s surface. It is a component of the hydrosphere. I know this because I live in the mountains there’s always water falling off some rock. I live about 30-40mins from the tallest mountain in Massachusetts. I’ve gone hiking once, I’m just not the nature, trail run type. But I understand it. There are people who wear TheNorthFace for its purposes and not for swag.

The question is why are you not drinking more water? Water plays a vital role in the functioning of our body. Everything in our body depends on water. Want more sugar and calories then don’t drink water.

Here are 2 Ways I like to Drink Water: infused with fruit. Yes, it can be any fruit of your choice.

Strawberries & Pineapples

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Sliced Lemon

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DIY Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Ok here’s my first try at making chocolate covered strawberries. How did I do? You can be honest at least give me an E for effort and actually trying instead of saying I can’t.

I don’t know what made me decide on chocolate covered strawberries but I knew it couldn’t be that hard. I also love to Do it Yourself (DIY) in the kitchen activities and here’s to many more until I become a pro next thing you know I’ll be charging $3 a strawberry 12 at least (joking but serious)

Are you looking for a DIY activity for the hubs or your man and haven’t thought of anything. Let’s hope your man likes chocolate and strawberries (what are the odds) look a bit fun to have a serious conversation, but hey bae I still love you type of setting. Does romance always lead to the bedroom? (21 + up) maybe he’ll be more shocked and surprised you saved him money (shrugs)

This isn’t a How-To make chocolate covered strawberries recipe it’s more of an I wanted to make chocolate covered strawberries and show you that you can make them too. It’s pretty much self-explanatory I don’t have any tips & tricks to the chocolate I did add a little milk (stir) to keep the chocolate from sticking.

My 1st time trying Villa Jolanda MOSCATO & Strawberry Sparkling bubbly a champagne like wine. It felt like New Years all over again because this is really considered “popping a bottle” but only for $11.99 how much did your New Year cost you? This Sparkling wine is best served with sweets & pastries.

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For the dipping chocolate, I used Baker’s it’s real milk chocolate so it’s yummy and good I actually put the chocolate into my Deco Chocolate Fondue I know right had to get fancy I couldn’t just use a bowl and melt the chocolate in the microwave. You can do so much with the Fondue it’s not just for chocolate maybe you want to heat dip, and sauce the possibilities are endless.

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Prepare it with friends or your loved ones. Let me know about other ways you have fun creating your favorite desserts?

XOXO Ranisha