Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Balls


  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 2 tablespoons Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 cup Mini Chocolate Chips
  • Pinch of Salt


  • In a medium put all ingredients into the bowl
  • With wet hands mix all together
  • Form mixture into 20 small balls
  • Put on a baking sheet and let rest in the freezer for 20-30 minutes
  • Take out and enjoy!
  • These can be stored in a Ziplock bag in the fridge for 1 week or in the freezer for 3 months

Tan’s Fried Rice


  • 1 cup of rice
  • 2 tsp of oil
  • 2 tsp of Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp of Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp of Black Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Lime
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2 of an Onion
  • Green Onions
  • 1 Tomato
  • Broccoli


  • Cook your rice. Use about 1.25 cups water for 1 cup of rice. If you would like softer rice add a splash more water but do not exceed 1.5 cups water total. The amount of water is a matter of personal preference. Add water and rice to a pan. Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer, cook covered 15 minutes.
  • Dice Garlic, cube the onion, and slice tomato.
  • Heat pan up to medium-high heat and add oil. Add the garlic after the oil has been moved around the pan.
  • Crack two eggs into the pan and scramble them.
  • Add your cooked rice into the pan
  • Cook the rice for a minute or two, separate the rice in the pan so they aren’t in big clumps
  • Add your sauces and lime into the rice and make sure that all the sauce is mixed in with the rice.
  • Add your vegetables into the pan with your rice. Cook for another 3 minutes at a medium-high heat.

Spicy Tuna Onigiri Rice Balls


  • 3 Sriracha Packets
  • 1 Mayo Packet
  • 1.5 Cups of Rice
  • 1 Can of Tuna
  • 1 Seaweed Sheet
  • 1.5 Cups of Water


  • Cook 1.5 cups rice with 1.5 cups water.
  • While rice cools combine 1 mayo packet, 3 sriracha packets and 1 drained can of tuna into a bowl and mix.
  • Take a palm size amount of rice and flatten it into a bowl shape in the palm of your hand.
  • Add a quarter sized ball of the tuna filling to the center of the rice in your hand.
  • Take another pinch of rice and roll it into a ball in your other hand and place it on top of the tuna pile to make something that looks like a tuna sandwich.
  • Use both hands to apply pressure to combine the top and bottom rice, incasing the tuna inside
  • Keep applying pressure until you have formed a rice ball, place a the ball on a flat surface and use your hands to mold the ball into a triangle shape.
  • Lastly cut a strip off of the seaweed sheet and apply water to one side of the sheet. Place the wet side of the seaweed strip under the the bottom part of the onigiri and fold the leftover seaweed up to the front of the onigiri. Done!

Optional: Place your onigiri in a hot pan with some sesame oil and fry both sides!

Calabacitas (Mexican Style Zucchini)


 3 zucchini, chopped into small cubes

2 tomatoes, chopped

1/4 onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, chopped

1 jalapeno or serrano, chopped

1 can of corn

Butter or cooking oil, to taste

1/4 teaspoon of oregano

Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Wash and cut all vegetables. 
  1. Melt butter or heat oil in a pan over medium heat. 
  1. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and cook for 3 minutes or until they are soft and clear. 
  1. Add the chopped jalapeno or serrano (optional) and chopped tomato, and cook for 3-4 minutes until the tomato has softened. 
  1. Add the chopped zucchini and a can of corn. Season with salt, pepper, and oregano to taste. 
  1. Cover the pan and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the zucchini is soft. If you prefer a soupier consistency, add a little bit of water, chicken, or vegetable broth. 
  1. Serve hot, and top with cheese or sour cream if desired. 


  • If you don’t want your dish too spicy, remove the seeds from the peppers before chopping. 
  • To make the dish vegan, use oil instead of butter. 
  • You can also add cotija cheese and sour cream as toppings once the dish is served.