Pastryparrot1's Recipes

Easter Side Dish - Roasted Asparagus With Olives And Lemon

Here is a great side dish for Easter. Asparagus are in season and they are tender, flavorful and inexpensive. - 0

Pad See Ew - Rice Noodles With Broccoli And Shrimp

These noodles are another one of Radissa's recipes. We wanted to make Pad Thai for you but were not able to get some of the ingredients. This is a very tasty and easy meal to make. Enjoy! - 0

Authentic Thai Fish Cake

These little fish cakes come from my friend Radissa. She is from Thailand and was kind enough to make these for us. I hope you give these a try. They are pretty amazing. - 0

Grilled Cheese, Chicken, Tomato And Basil Sandwich

This is a great way to fancy up a regular grilled cheese sandwich. Feel free to use any kind of bread or cheese that you prefer. Just make sure the cheese melts well. Enjoy. - 0

The Easiest Roasted Chicken In The World

This has to be the easiest way to roast a chicken and end up with perfectly moist and flavorful meat. All you need is a thawed whole chicken, coarse salt, black pepper and a halved lemon. I call it lazy cooks chicken. Enjoy! - 111.094

Shrimp Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes And Garlic

This shrimp pasta sauce is exquisite to say the least! It is made with roasted tomatoes and roasted garlic and is a bold sauce with deep flavors. It is also very easy to make. The longest thing in this recipe is the roasting of the tomatoes and garlic. Enjoy. - 117.076

Overnight French Toast Casserole

This has to be the ultimate addition to any brunch or lazy breakfast. It is riddled in flavor and textures. You have the crunch from the top followed by a soft and exquisite interior that will make you weep with joy. He he! Enjoy this. - 122.516

Chipotle Three Bean Chili - Vegan

Here's a nice and spicy three bean chili with chipotles and chili powder. We will also add some butternut squash which will counter the heat beautifully. This is super easy clean eats. - 117.41

Nutella Swirled Blondies

These blondies are absolutely gooey, ooey and chewy. They are very easy to make and a fantastic piece of divinity! Enjoy! - 116.572

Baked Fish With Feta Cheese

This meal is very easy to make and is very satisfying. You will end up with a moist and flaky fish with a cheese sauce. You can use any white firm flesh fish for this recipe. If you can't get Feta cheese use a fresh, salty cheese instead. Enjoy! - 111.563

Red Velvet Cupcakes- Perfect For Valentines Day

This red velvet cupcake recipe is not very complicated and it will render you very soft, very velvety and very red cupcakes -- no pun intended! We will start by making a substitute for buttermilk -- for those of us who can't find buttermilk where we live... - 117.794

Cream Cheese Frosting With No Butter

This cream cheese frosting has no butter but has whipping cream instead. I love it. It is super creamy and great for frosting cupcakes, cakes or breads. Delish! - 108.498

Sweet And Sour Meatballs - Great For Super Bowl

These sweet and sour meatballs will melt in your mouth and you will feel an explosion of flavors. They are easy to make, moist, tender and absolutely delicious. You can serve these as an appetizer or as a main meal with rice or noodles. Enjoy. - 118.447

Passion Fruit And Berry Muffins

These muffins are soft and crumby and they deliver a fabulous balance of flavors. They are not excessively sweet and have a little tang from the passion fruit and the berries. These are great for any brunch or for tea time. They are also very easy to make.... - 121.174

Baked Honey Lime Chicken Wings

These little chicken wings are baked and come with a punch. They are moist and super sticky and you will love the explosion of flavors in your mouth -- sweet, tangy and spicy. They are also super easy to make and great as an appetizer or main meal if you... - 119.269

Chicken Brown Rice Casserole - Texmex

This Tex-Mex chicken casserole is super easy to make and is very satisfying. You do need cooked rice so make sure you keep that in mind when making this. Enjoy. - 119.041

Split Pea Soup With Ham

This soup was made in a pressure cooker but it can also be made in a Crock-Pot or a regular pot on the stove. It is easy-peasy, very satisfying and perfect for these brutally cold days. Enjoy! - 117.92

Easy Homemade Tartar Sauce With Capers

Here is a easy to prepare homemade tartar sauce which you can serve with Fish stick . - 108.728

Baked Parmesan Crusted Fish Sticks

Here's a great way to start the year. These are absolutely delicious. The fish is flaky inside and the crust is crunchy. Enjoy! - 109.238

Rompope - Mexican Eggnog

This eggnog recipe is actually a Mexican drink called Rompope. It resembles traditional eggnog in its flavor but it is a little more yellow. It is smooth and silky and absolutely delectable. - 111.887

Ginger Bread House From Scratch

What an awesome project for the whole family - a ginger bread house! Thanks to Becca and Mikaela for making this for us! - 112.834

Spring Roll

This spring roll recipe is vegetarian -- in fact I am pretty sure it is vegan. However, fell free to add meat to it. You can use finely chopped or ground beef, pork or chicken. - 112.02

Sweet Potato & Orange Dinner Rolls

These little rolls are airy and soft and deliver a combination of flavors that will complete any menu. Enjoy! - 114.647

Salted Dulce De Leche Apple Pie

Here is perfect dessert for Thanksgiving our any other day! Absolute perfection! - 115.988

Carrot Salad With Wasabi Dressing - Vegan

Here is a nice and healthy salad that can be used as a great side. It is easy, quick and super clean. - 109.973

Chile Colorado Style Chicken Stew

Here is an easy meal that is frugal and absolutely perfectly delish! Serve it with some Mexican rice and you are set. Enjoy! - 113.337

Spiced Cream Of Pumpkin & Coconut - Vegan

Here is a very smooth, silky, elegant and fantastically delicious cream for the Holidays. It is also low calorie and vegan. Enjoy! - 118.543

Roasted Asparagus And Peppers

Here is a very colorful, easy, delicious and healthy side for the Holidays. Enjoy! - 109.105

Roasted Pears With Sour Cream And Walnuts

Can this be any more perfect? Easy, wonderfully delicious and frugal! OMG! Enjoy! - 113.29

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

These muffins are great for anytime of the day especially for brunch. They are pretty easy to make and are absolutely delicious. Enjoy! - 114.285

Green Beans With Quinoa Dates And Almonds - Vegan

This dish can be served as a salad or a side dish. It is a great alternative for string bean casserole as it is very light, the beans are crisp and it is good for you! Enjoy! - 116.486

Becca's Caramel Slice - Caramel, Chocolate & Coconut Bars

Yesterday my friend Becca came over and made this wonderful treat for us. It is absolutely delicious and great for anytime -- especially the Holidays! Enjoy! - 114.671

Roasted Pumpkin Or Squash With Coconut Cream Sauce - Vegan

This is easy, quick, elegant, gluten free, vegan and absolutely delicious! A great side for the Holidays! Enjoy! - 112.311

Hoisin Glazed Baked Ham

A small twist on glazed ham for the Holidays. Enjoy! - 115.649

Sweet Potato, Quinoa And Black Bean Patties - Vegan

Here is a delicious meal that is low in fat and loaded in nutrients. It is also vegan. Enjoy! - 105.376

Carrot Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

These little cupcakes are absolutely easy to make and they are delish! Great for the season. Enjoy! - 116.194

Chicken Breast And Salsa Verde Bake

Here is a super easy and delish meal to make for dinner any day of the week! Enjoy! - 128.79

Tomato Basil Pasta

Easy, super fresh and super delish! What more can we ask for? Enjoy! - 106.785

Pasta Salad With Balsamic Vinaigrette - Vegan

Here is an easy and delicious salad that can be made a few days ahead. It is full of nutrition, flavor and crunchiness! - 114.337

Chipotle Turkey Burgers

This recipe is easy, gluten free and very tasty. Make a bunch of these and freeze them so you have them handy! Enjoy! - 101.66

Avocado, Mango And Peach Ice Pops

Here's a little challenge from @Godschild60071. Avocado pops with some mango, peaches, ginger and vanilla. Hope you like these! - 104.256

Roasted Cauliflower With Garlic And Almonds - Vegan

What a healthy and elegant side this is! It will go well with anything you want. The flavors are absolutely fantastic. Enjoy! - 102.132

Beef Shawarmas

Shawarma is an Arabic meat that is typically cooked on a vertical spit for a long time. It can be made of chicken, beef, turkey, veal and lamb -- or sometimes a combination of meats. It is very popular in the Middle East and is absolutely fantastic. This is... - 101.432

Homemade Cinnamon Popsicles

These popsicles remind me of my childhood! They are super easy to make and delicious! Enjoy! - 99.9663

Healthy Red Potato Salad - Vegan

GETTING READY 1. Scrub and clean potatoes. MAKING 2. In a pot of salted water, place the potatoes and cook for 20 minutes or until fork tender. Drain well and let cool. 3. In a bowl, transfer the cooled potatoes and smash using the back of a spoon. 4. Add... - 101.599

How Long Do You Bake Chicken Legs

Here is a video on baking chicken legs with BBQ sauce. It is very easy to do and will always render you a perfect result. Enjoy! - 103.282

Arugula (rocket) And Mushroom Salad

Here is one more delicious and nutritious salad for these hot days. Enjoy! - 103.983

Chocolate Almond And Coconut Pops

Here is a very easy and delicious recipe for chocolate, almond and coconut pops. Enjoy! - 104.039

How To Make Baklava

Baklava is an amazing Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dessert that seems to be extremely complicated to make. It is not! Here is how I make mine. Enjoy! - 99.2153

Watercress Salad With Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing

Watercress is one of those greens that can be easily overlooked. Many times you do not know what to do with it or you simply dislike the bitter flavor it can have. Here is a great way to eat this super healthy green! Enjoy! - 106.256

Firecracker Pops - 4th Of July Dessert

Perfect for anytime this summer, these super natural pops are bursting with flavor. Enjoy! - 117.902

Spinach Salad With Berries & Toasted Walnuts

Super nutritious and ultra delish salad for you to have as a light meal or on the side. Yum! BTW, I changed my mind on the mint as soon as I added cinnamon to my walnuts! Thanks for watching! - 126.75

How To Make Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

This dressing is very easy to make and will go well with any salad of your choice. It will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, in a closed container. Enjoy! - 118.274

Lyn's Super Easy Blueberry Bundt Cake

This recipe comes to us from our friend Lyn. It is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. Thank you Lyn for this wonderful recipe! - 134.284

Chinese Style Fried Brown Rice

Talk about quick, easy and versatile! This recipe can be vegetarian, it can be made with your veggies and meat of choice and you can use little bits of left over meats and vegetables in it. Enjoy! - 117.583

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes With Vanilla Frosting

These cupcakes are a delight to make and eat. They are loaded in chocolate flavor and super moist. Enjoy! - 133.476

How To Make Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting

Although this frosting is made with butter it does not have an overpowering taste of it. It is quite easy to make but requires a little patience. Use it on your favorite cakes and cup cakes. Enjoy! - 114.947

Coconut Turmeric White Fish

Here is a nice change for cooking white fish. This is quick and easy and is loaded with health benefits. Turmeric has been found to fight cancer, is a great antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. It also tastes great. Enjoy! - 128.437

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

A excellent addition for any brunch or to have with a cup of coffee or tea! Enjoy! - 129.921

Butterflied Bbq Chicken In The Oven

Here is a nice and easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy. I dry brined this chicken but that is optional. I am also using my apple juice bbq sauce. Use whatever sauce you like. Enjoy! - 122.931

Spicy Mexican Style Red Rice

This rice will go perfectly with any meal you want but especially with Mexican food! It does not need to be spicy -- simply omit the chili pepper. Whatever you decide, you will end up with a wonderful and tasty rice. Enjoy! - 129.806

Chicken Enchilada

These enchiladas can be made with left over chicken. I used my homemade sauce but you can easily used store bought. Enjoy! - 126.467

Lemon Cream Cheese Ice Box Pie

This pie is ultra easy to make and it is also a huge hit. If you like lemon pie you will love this. You can either leave it in the fridge overnight or you can freeze it like I did. Enjoy! - 129.001

Frozen Berry Coulis

A coulis is a syrup, if you may, made from fruits or vegetables. It is used to enhance desserts or main meals. It is quite easy to make. Enjoy! - 117.926

Graham Cracker Pie Shell

Here's a very easy recipe for graham cracker pie shells. This is the same base you use for cheesecakes. Enjoy! - 130.936

Thai Peanut Shrimp Rice Noodles

Here's a nice weeknight meal that will leave everyone smiling. You can use regular pasta for this is you want but if you make it with rice noodles and gluten free soy sauce you have a gluten free meal. Enjoy! - 127.619

Chicken Curry Pie

Here is a nice change to traditional chicken pot pie. It takes a little work but is well worth it. You can make this as spicy as you would like and use homemade or store bought pie dough. Enjoy! - 133.135

The Best Chocolate Brownies In The World

These brownies are perhaps the fudgiest, most moist, chewiest, non-cakey ones you will ever taste! And they are easy to make - to boot! Enjoy! - 122

Asian Cole Slaw - Vegan

This slaw is a great alternative to Cole slaw. It is light, fresh and delicious. You can make it gluten free by using gluten free soy sauce. Enjoy! - 128.512

How To Make Chipotles In Adobo

Here's a little informational video on how to make chipotles in adobo when you can not find them. - 123.002

Chipotle Beef Empanadas

These little empanadas or meat turnovers are absolutely fabulous! You can make them small to serve as an appetizer or you can make them large and serve as a main meal. These are spicy but you can omit the chipotles if you would prefer. They will still be... - 122.634

Flaky Melt In Your Mouth Empanada Dough

Empanadas are turnovers that can be filled with cheese, chicken, beef,pork, sweet fillings and vegetarian fillings. They are very popular in Latin America and every country has their own version. The dough is a very important part of this meal and this one is... - 116.221

Balsamic Glazed Shrimp

This meal is very easy and quick to make. You can serve these as an appetizer with some toothpicks or with your side of choice. I served then on a salad with some balsamic vinaigrette. - 118.392

Spicy Oven Baked Beef Ribs

These ribs are perfect. They are moist and exploding in flavor. They will cook for 4 hours and we will make a guajillo and honey glaze for them. However, you can use bbq sauce if you prefer. These are great for anytime of the year but would be great for Super... - 123.041

Homemade Sour Cream In Minutes

Here is a great technique for getting homemade sour cream in minutes! No more waiting! Enjoy! - 110.121

Dry Brine Roast Chicken

You want to have the most moist, tender and flavorful chicken ever? Dry brine it. You have no idea how perfect this is! Enjoy! - 110.047

Candied Ginger Lemon Cookies

These cookies are deliciously delicate and soft. They pack a whole lot of flavor too. Ginger and lemon are an amazing combination. What a great gift from your kitchen. Enjoy! - 117.867

Candied Or Crystallized Ginger

Candied ginger is great all on its own or as an addition for fruit salads, cookies, crisps and desserts. It is quite easy to make as well. Enjoy! - 111.816

Stuffed Chicken Breast With Sun-dried Tomatoes

This dish is easy. elegant and delicious - good enough to serve your guests. Enjoy! - 123.711

Roasted Tomato And Garlic Pasta Sauce

This sauce is comples, deep and bold. It is also vegetarian. You can use it with any kind of pasta you like. - 110.676

Amelia's Steamed Fish With Miti

My friend Amelia is cooking with us again today! She will be making a fresh coconut milk relish to eat with steamed fish. If you like ceviche you will love this! Easy, super fresh and ultra delish! Enjoy! - 121.524

Roasted Pumpkin And Sweet Potato Cream

Here is a silky and delicious cream of roasted pumpkin and sweet potato with a kick. I cooked it in a ginger broth and the final result is absolutely divine! - 127.656

Chocolate Coconut Bars

These bars come from another cook. She has great recipes and a lot of cool tips! As she says, if you like Mounds bars you will love these. They have a chewy filling that is hard to beat! Chocolate coconut bars with a nice rich crust and topping and a... - 114.236

Salted Caramel Apple Bars

Here’s a great recipe for this time of the year. Tart apples, topped with salted caramel and sandwiched between a crunchy crust. I make my own caramel from scratch but feel free to use store bought caramels. Simply mix them with a TBS of heavy cream and... - 132.521

Caramel Sauce

Caramel sauce is great for desserts. It is especially great on vanilla ice cream. - 112.555

Vegetarian Garbanzo Stew (chickpea)

This recipe combines frugality with nutrition and deliciously clean eats! Garbanzos, a.k.a. chickpeas, are mega healthy for you! They also have a distinct nutty flavor. If you are a big time meat eater, I promise you will not miss the meat at all with this... - 131.35

Couscous Salad With Caramelized Onions And Marinated Beef

Couscous is a type of pasta made from semolina flour. It is composed of tiny balls that are made by adding a but of water to the flour and rubbing it until the tiny balls are formed. Couscous really does not have much flavor on its own but it is a great side... - 127.872

Moccha Tres Leches Cake

I can not imagine a cake that more moist than this one. We will begin with a very light, chocolate sponge cake and then soak it in 3 liquids and coffee. The end result is a tender, delectable and soft cake that will melt in your mouth. - 127.894

Celery Tomato And Avocado Salad

This little salad will dress up any dish, packs tons of flavor and is super healthy! Try and get all your veggies cut in diagonal strips so it looks even prettier. - 117.991

Baked Honey Sesame Chicken Fingers (tenders)

Here is a different take on chicken fingers. They are moist in the inside and crunchy in the outside. They are also baked and low in calories. Kids and adults love chicken tenders! - 125.521

The Easiest Dessert In The World

This dessert is so easy to make and yet so silky and delicious – people are going to think you have been working very hard in the kitchen! If you have a blender it would be great. However, you can also make this with a hand held beater or a whisk. - 113.413

Sweet And Sour Chicken Drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks are always fun to eat and they are very easy to prepare. In this recipe we will be making a sweet and sour sauce that we will use to glaze the chicken after it roasts for a bit. You will end up with delicious, sticky drumsticks that... - 128.137

Potato And Meat Casserole

This casserole is kind of a shepherd’s pie with a Latin twist. I made it with small cubed beef but it can be made with ground beef as well. It is also a great way to use left over mashed potatoes. - 129.026

Parmesan Peppercorn Pasta Salad

Here’s another pasta salad for your summer! Make it for your next bbq. It will make you shine! - 118.837

Perfect Poached Egg

Poaching eggs can be rather tricky. But, once you get the hang of them they are not hard to make at all. - 122.026

Yogurt Marinated Roasted Chicken Thighs

These chicken thighs have to be marinated for about 4 hours so make sure you allot that time. They are roasted in the oven but could also be grilled. Whatever you decide, these are absolutely delicious. - 137.437

White Fish Ceviche

Ceviche is fish that ‘cooks’ in citrus juice. It is low fat, low in carbs, healthy and super fresh. You can serve it as a main, light meal or as an appetizer. Try getting a hold of large, cleaned sea shells and serve it on that. - 125.229

Pico De Gallo Salsa

MAKING 1. In a bowl place all ingredients one by one and mix well. SERVING 2. In a serving bowl or plate, serve the salsa with chips or tacos and burritos or fajitas - 124.76

Minestrone Soup

Here is a great meal to make with left over meat balls! It is fresh, delicious and loaded with flavor. You will love this. Serve it with some crusty bread. - 136.221

Vegetarian Lentil Stew

Here is a nice recipe for vegetarian lentil stew. Serve it with brown rice. I don’t know about you but I love lentils! I could eat them every day! They are delicious, frugal and super healthy – high in protein and low in fat! - 118.881