Pho Thai

Vietnamese pho noodles in Thai spicy and sour soup with shrimp, mushrooms, and refreshing basil, a quick and easy recipe for a cold dreary day.

Pho Thai | Cooking with a Wallflower

Vietnamese pho + Thai Tom Yum = Pho Thai

This Vietnamese and Thai fusion noodle soup is so delicious I have to share it with everyone at Fiesta Friday!

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Baked Chocolate Peanut Butter Pecan Banana Boats

Warm smashed banana topped with peanut butter, melted chocolate, and chopped pecans in every bite. Delicious, healthy, and easy to make, this dessert will taste so amazing you won’t be able to resist!

Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Pecan Banana Boats | Cooking with a Wallflower

Who needs a banana split ice cream sundae when you have this? Mashed banana topped with creamy peanut butter, melted chocolate chips, and chopped pecans, even a pinch of toffee bits. Baked in the oven for about 10 minutes, this dessert is warm, soft, and so delicious, you won’t believe that it’s healthy for you. Each bite is amazing with a mixture of so many flavors and textures.

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Garlic Lemon Pepper Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes with a hint of garlic and lemon, a great side with any entrée. Delicious and healthy, you’ll want to make this recipe over and over again.

Garlic Lemon Pepper Mashed Potatoes | Cooking with a Wallflower

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Buckwheat Noodle Soup with Vegetables

On cold dreary days, this refreshing soba (buckwheat) noodle soup with different vegetables will be a perfect meal to keep you warm and satisfied. Very simple to make and healthy, you’ll love this Asian inspired dish. 

Buckwheat Noodle Soup with Vegetables | Cooking with a Wallflower

This noodle soup is soo delicious and healthy for you. Buckwheat noodles with thinly sliced cabbage, mushrooms, and julienned carrots; this soup is the perfect meal for a cold winter day. I know spring started a little over a week ago, but we’ve been having much needed rainy days this last week. I wanted something warm but not too heavy so I came up with this recipe.

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Thai Spicy and Sour Soup with Shrimp

A combination of spicy and sour, this Thai soup is a perfect remedy for a cold dreary day. Filled with shrimp, tomatoes, mushrooms, and onions, this soup is very flavorful and delicious.

Thai Spicy and Sour Soup with Shrimp | Cooking with a Wallflower

It’s cold, cloudy, windy, and rainy. Guess what that means? It’s the perfect time for soup!

In Thai, this soup is called Tom Yum Goong, or Hot and Sour Soup with Prawns. It’s spicy from the chili peppers, slightly sour from the lemon juice, and very fragrant from the lemongrass and kefir lime leaves. This soup is a wonderful combination of so many different flavors. You will love it as much as I do.

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie Topped with Fresh Bananas and Granola

Strawberries and banana blended with peanut butter and Australian yogurt for a delicious creamy smoothie. Topped with slices of fresh bananas and granola, this smoothie is healthy and quick and easy to make, a perfect breakfast for anyone on the go.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Topped with Fresh Bananas and Granola | Cooking with a Wallflower

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Topped with Fresh Bananas and Granola | Cooking with a Wallflower

Have you ever had Jamba Juice’s Chunky Strawberry Topper? Then you know how delicious it is. Strawberries and bananas blended together with peanut butter and yogurt topped with granola and fresh banana. It’s so addictive. Unfortunately, it’s also pretty pricy. So I decided I wanted to try my hand at recreating that blend of fruits, yogurt and peanut butter. This is the result.

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Spicy Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Mozzarella Cheese

Roasted asparagus covered with aromatic garlic and melted mozzarella cheese, a delicious side that can be paired with any main dish.

Spicy Roasted Asparagus with Garlic and Mozzarella Cheese | Cooking with a Wallflower

I’m currently obsessed with asparagus. Can you tell? But no worries. This will be the last asparagus post for awhile. I don’t want everyone to be sick and tired of it so soon.

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Spicy Garlic Noodles

Delicious garlic noodles with a slight spicy kick from the crushed red peppers. This recipe is quick, taking less than 20 minutes to prep and cook, and easy with the use of just 5 main ingredients!

Spicy Garlic Noodles | Cooking with a Wallflower

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Chocolate Covered Cake Pops

Yellow cake mixed with cream cheese frosting covered in milk chocolate. Every bite is filled with delicious cake, frosting, and chocolate. These are perfect as a gift or a quick snack. 

Chocolate Covered Cake Pops | Cooking with a Wallflower

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Rigatoni with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce

Rigatoni pasta covered in a delicious creamy vodka tomato sauce with a hint of spiciness from the crushed red peppers. A quick and easy meal that’s perfect for a night in.

Rigatoni with Spicy Vodka Tomato Cream Sauce | Cooking with a Wallflower

With Valentine’s Day coming up later this week, I know people are looking for inspirations and ideas. This recipe is perfect for a last minute change in plans. It takes only half an hour to prepare, make, and serve, but it looks and tastes amazing. You won’t regret trying it.

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