snacks

Garlic Chili Edamame

Garlic Chili Edamame

A friend in Hawaii owned a restaurant with her husband that served these wonderfully garlicky and spicy edamame. It was my first introduction to this unique little bean, but my first taste made me a die-hard fan. A lot of people like them plain, but […]

Party Bean Dip

Party Bean Dip

Gather around the table, the back porch, or the football game and dig into this perfect-for-parties Bean Dip! Quick and easy to make and full of flavor…. So whip it up and pile it on your favorite chips, crackers, veggies, burritos, tacos… really, anything begging […]

Tuna Rice Salad

Tuna Rice Salad

This is a behind the scenes look at Thousand Mile Food Stories. I recently starting reminiscing a lot about a recipe that I hadn’t made for years… and years. It was introduced to me by my Step-Mom BJ a couple of decades ago and I immediately made it to […]

Mango-Chia Breakfast Bowls

Mango-Chia Breakfast Bowls

Thanksgiving week is upon us and plans for family, friends and feasting are in full swing…. And here at Thousand Mile Food Stories, you know that we love all three!  Becky and I share a similar theory when it comes to food and healthy choices […]

Vanilla Cream Breakfast Bowls

Vanilla Cream Breakfast Bowls

As Newlyweds, 25 years ago (!) my husband and I journeyed from our home in Hawaii to visit my dear sister and her family in Southern California. For breakfast in the morning she served us this amazing vanilla cream. She layered this wonderful, sweet, full […]

Granola

Granola

A mother’s love touches her children’s lives in so many ways. Both big and small. One of my favorite things my mother made for me growing up was her homemade granola. The taste was exquisite (though I did not know that word as a little […]

Flaxy Muffins

Flaxy Muffins

Once upon a time there was a lovely gal named Ellen! Ellen was a sweet little missionary girl with YWAM and lived in our town for a bit. Our kids were all the same age so play dates and beach days were a regular thing […]

Coconut Syrup

Coconut Syrup

Weather you have visited Hawaii once or spent a few decades there, it is likely that you have had breakfast served with this sweet creamy concoction known as Coconut Syrup.  As a child it was a special thrill to spend a Saturday morning with the […]

Blender Protein Pancakes

Blender Protein Pancakes

Isn’t it wonderful to wake up to the wonderful aroma of pancakes… with sweet syrup and melted butter dripping down the side… who can resist it? The beauty of these pancakes is that they are so full of protein that you won’t experience that sugar […]