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About: Dana

Dana Kayal is a proud mom of 3 busy athletic kids, an Epicure Independent Consultant, Executive Director & trainer, 6 figure income earner, food enthusiast, volunteer, recipe blogger, paleo lifestyler, avid traveler, volunteer, mountain biker and dragon boater.

Recent Posts by Dana

Coconut Bali Chicken

coconut Bali chickenThis whipped up in mere minutes.  I did let it marinade an hour and the flavor was intense and the chicken so amazingly tender.  This served 3 in my house 2 lg free range chicken breasts (maybe 4 smaller ones), slivered 1/2 cup coconut milk (Real Thai is my fav brand) 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce  Continue Reading »

Oh, it’s already ripe Papaya Salad

papaya saladI was planning to make Green Papaya salad although didn’t get to my papaya soon enough and it was ripe.  new plan! One med ripe papaya – still firm – peeled and sliced, about 2-3 cups. One handful of cilantro, chopped Two handfuls of sliced Jicama (to add crunch) 2 tsps of Epicure’s Cinco Peppers  Continue Reading »

Teriyaki Rice Wraps w/Jicama Mango Salsa and Ginger Cream

My plating sucksThis is delish, please ignore my awful plating, so not my skillset.  All the parts below can be use for many diff recipes separately too!  This was inspired by an episode of DDD. 2lbs Pork Loin, cut in slivers (or chicken/beef) 1 Tbsp Epicure’s Teriyaki RubSplash of Soy, splash of Olive Oil Combine and marinate  Continue Reading »

Anti-inflammatory & Metabolism Boosting ‘Tea’

teaMy upper back is a mess of inflammation post a car accident and it causes me daily grief years later.  I’m 2.5 months into super strong anti-inflammatories and had to go off them for a treatment.  Oh man, I need relief!  So…  I’ve been researching things to help with that. Cayenne pepper and Turmeric immediately  Continue Reading »

Little Italy Parmesan Chicken

Little Italy Chicken parmThis parmesan chicken is superbly seasoned with Little Italy Secret Sauce and is brightened up by Lemon Juice.  I don’t really measure, I’m more of a pinch, splash, dump in my hand gal, so all measurements are approx Preheat oven to 400. 6 lg Chicken Breasts 2-4 Tsp Smoked Paprika Salt & pepper 3 Tbsp  Continue Reading »