This is a scrumptious healthy lunch or dinner option that is loaded with lots of yummy variety and textures. The deliciously caramelized eggplant also has a luscious creamy center in the middle. The combination of pan-fried mackerel, boiled egg, diced carrots, fragrant Jasmine rice and shredded collard greens, colorfully elevate this otherwise minimalist dish. ServesContinue reading “Creamy Miso Eggplant Rice Bowl”
For the longest time since childhood, I was obsessed with cheese and tomato pasta. This was one of the few select dishes that I would eat with my fussy infantile taste-buds. It was always an exciting treat to have Cellentani pasta as I was obsessed with the fun corkscrew-shape and ridges. My favorite tomato andContinue reading “Creamy Cheese and Tomato Pasta”
Flounder is a mild tasting fish, and its delicate flavor is retained by simply steaming it. This effortless dish is perfect if you are looking for something light and tasty. The crunchy broccoli florets, sweet Aloha peppers and the umami rich King Oyster mushrooms complement each other well to make “healthy” somewhat less of aContinue reading “Steamed Flounder and Vegetables”
Grab a fork and twirl it around this heavenly creamy garlic mushroom spaghetti. This recipe calls for easy to access ingredients and it will fill your kitchen with such a wonderful aroma. The buttery garlic bread perfectly balances the velvety pasta sauce and the mushrooms add a glorious “meaty” profile. An ideal dish if youContinue reading “Garlic Parmesan Mushroom Pasta”
This might be the easiest noodle bowl you can put together if you are in a time crunch or just looking for something simply scrumptious. A plant based dish that can be rustled up in 15-minutes sharp. Ingredients: Serves 1-2 1 pack extra firm tofu wheat noodles (16oz) 1 carrot (ribbons) 2 cups of beanContinue reading “Tofu and Vegetable Noodles”
This easy Tofu and Eggplant Stir-fry recipe is loaded with the most delicious velvety oyster sauce. It imparts a “meaty” rich savory flavor which adds depth to the soft eggplant and plain tofu. Eggplant, aubergine and brinjal. What do you call them? Ingredients: Serves 2-3 2 cups of rice 1 firm tofu block 3Continue reading “Tofu and Eggplant Stir-Fry”
Starting the week with this fun, colorful and mouth-watering warm salad. Yes, I hear you how exciting a salad can be, but this mix of vibrant crunchy vegetables, sweet potato and succulent salmon should not disappoint. Ingredients: 8oz salmon 1 sweet potato ½ cup red cabbage (shredded) ½ carrot (ribbons) 3 slices cucumber 1Continue reading “Salmon with Rainbow Salad”
Ingredients: 1 tube egg tofu 3 king oyster mushrooms 1 pack natto 1 crab/fish stick 1 cup rice This is not so much a recipe but more of a bento box style assembly effort. I simply sliced all the ingredients and pan-fried them on a non-stick pan until cooked through. The first time I triedContinue reading “Bento Bowl”
Treat yourself to a stack of these buckwheat pancakes. I used half buckwheat and all-purpose flour for a fluffy texture. You can also just use buckwheat flour for a nutrient dense nutty profile. Ingredients: 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup all purpose flour 3 tbsp unsalted butter 3 tbsp sugar almond and cashew milk (milkContinue reading “Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes”
Creamy red lentil mac-and-cheese.
The ultimate comfort food.