by / on February 24, 2016 at 3:32 am / in Beef, Meats, Mexican, Rice Dish

Carne Asada

This is the home-style version, so it may be healthier than the one at the restaurant. I like making the Mexican rice with cilantro broth, which adds to the flavor. I like cooking it on the stove top and then stick it in the oven for 30 minutes. Good with guacamole (also home made) refried beans, salsa, and whatever else […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 11:11 pm / in Chicken, Meats, Oriental

Chicken Teriyaki

The traditional Teriyaki method of cooking is grilling or broiling of chicken, beef, or fish/seafood, but I’ve modified this recipe to facilitate the enthusiasts who don’t have a grill at home. I’ve used Yoshida Teriyaki sauce and like to serve this dish with broccoli puree (see recipe.) The rice I’ve featured is Botan brand Calrose. Method: Wash the chicken thighs, […]

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by / on January 8, 2014 at 3:05 am / in Beef, Meats, Oriental, Soups

Oxtail Soup

Also known as Ox Bone Soup, this mineral-rich and collagen rich winter dish is considered a super food because it nourishes and restores the digestive functions. It’s mostly popular in Europe and Asia, and I have many friends who have never heard of it. I recommend selecting smaller to medium size bones for this soup straight from the butcher. It’s […]

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by / on June 23, 2013 at 7:01 pm / in Chicken, Meats, Mexican

Authentic Chicken Enchiladas

Although I can’t include the home-made Chicken Enchiladas on the weight loss menu, its vegetarian version, which includes beans and corn as a filling, would satisfy the craving for Mexican food so notorious for the huge amounts of calories and fat. I’d also use less cheese and replace the sour cream as a topping with salsa or taco sauce. Another […]

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by / on April 1, 2013 at 9:11 pm / in Chicken, Meats

Chicken Paprikash

This is a traditional Hungarian favorite dish that has a very mild but specific flavor of sweet Hungarian paprika. People who like dishes with sauce will definitely find it quite pleasing to taste. Moreover, it can be prepared two ways: with texture or blended in a creamy smooth sauce. It uses chicken thighs cooked to perfection in the sauce and […]

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by / on April 1, 2013 at 5:43 pm / in Beef, Meats, Stir Fry

Easy Stir Fry with Cilantro


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by / on April 1, 2013 at 5:42 pm / in Chicken, Meats

Oven Roasted Chicken


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