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by / on November 16, 2015 at 4:19 am / in Chicken, Korean, Natural Remedy, Oriental, Soups, Weight Loss Meals

Comfort Food for the Cold Nights

Congee–Simple and Delicious Gingered Porridge This traditional Chinese dish is easy to cook and easy to digest. Not to mention that it’s delicious and falls into the category of therapeutic foods as it balances the digestive system. It could be served with or without meats in it. The main spices, white pepper and ginger, give it a warming and nourishing […]

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by / on September 22, 2015 at 3:54 am / in Chicken, Soups

Leftover Chicken Soup

Leftover Chicken Soup Ready to Cook What to do with Your Chicken Leftovers Yes, we’re talking about leftovers from your Costco chicken. Because I don’t think you’ll have any leftover soup after you prepare this recipe. To get straight to the point, food need not be wasted. When you buy a whole chicken and end up with some leftovers on […]

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by / on July 22, 2015 at 9:13 pm / in Curry, Indian Food, Vegetarian

Curried Mushrooms, Potatoes and Peas

  There is one word that relates to this exceptionally flavor-full vegetarian dish–More! More of it, and then some more 🙂 Just when the curry and garam masala’s vibrance  excite the palate to a new high, the silkiness of coconut milk, like a smooth wave, pacifies the tong and adds that final feeling of perfection. This is a very healthy […]

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by / on July 22, 2015 at 3:21 pm / in Korean, Seafood, Soups

Korean Seafood Soup–Flavors You Won’t Forget

Spice Your Summer with Out-Of-This-World Korean Seafood Soup Sea food lovers and food lovers, this is a 5-star dish that will take you to another galaxy–the galaxy of Korean food, and you’re guaranteed to stay there for a long time. Packed with healthful ingredients, like shiitake mushroom, seaweed, scallions, leek, Korean pepper, organic tofu and carrots, food couldn’t taste any better […]

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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 21, 2014 at 10:06 pm / in Natural Remedy, Oriental, Soups, Vegetarian, Weight Loss Meals

Healing Wild Mushroom Soup

This Asian dish is most excellent for the cold seasons and makes a pleasing dinner meal. Wild mushrooms like Shiitake are well known not only for their exquisite flavor but also for their anti-tumor, cholesterol-lowering, and virus-inhibiting effects. So here is a healthy meal that is also delicious. The ingredients could vary, and Ramen noodles can be added if prepared […]

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by / on January 21, 2014 at 8:44 pm / in Natural Remedy, Soups, Vegetarian, Weight Loss Meals

Emerald Green Lentil Soup

Fairly easy to prepare, this is an award-winning recipe when it comes to nutrition, flavor, presentation, and satisfaction. The fresh spinach leaves complement this meal and make it an all-season favorite.

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by / on January 8, 2014 at 6:07 am / in Beverage, Natural Remedy, Tea

Ginger Lemon Tea

There is one way to describe this heavenly tea and how well it works for taming the winter blues–it’s LIKE A MIRACLE. Even people who are not fond of ginger have asked me to serve it again and again, mixed with a spoon-full of honey and squeezed lemon. How much lemon? Try a half lemon. This photo shows how easy […]

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by / on January 8, 2014 at 3:05 am / in Ayurvedic, Curry, Indian Food, Vegetarian

Curried Potato Patties with Yogurt

I never get tired of this vegetarian dish. Some people may say that potatoes are high in carbs but remember that we need all food groups in our nourishment. The key is moderation. For this Madras curry-spiced dish, I use Yukon Gold Organic potatoes, boiled but not mushed, a few shredded carrots, chopped green onions, cilantro, mustard seeds and some […]

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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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