Chinese eggplant (long and skinny) is the best option to use in this dish. Available at most Asian grocers, it has a sweeter flavor and mild texture compared to regular eggplants (fat and round). If you are using regular eggplant, I recommend a “sweating” step before cooking that will help remove the bitterness of the ..
Growing up in an Asian household, there was always a rich earthy homemade broth available to drink at any time- usually straight from a crockpot. When I was younger, I avoided looking at this simmering soup- there were all kinds of unsightly things in there: chicken feet, whole birds, large bones. Quite graphic. However, I ..
Asparagus & Lemon Farro Risotto This is a delicious asparagus dish to make while it’s in season. I switched out traditional arborio rice for farro, a wonderful fiber and iron rich whole grain with a low glycemic index and slightly nutty flavor. When cooked, it will have an al dente texture that is so satisfying. ..
It’s nearly impossible to avoid preservatives, thickening agents and added sugar in nut mylks. I know this because I’ve searched out and bought all kinds of mylk from the Cleveland suburbs to San Francisco North Bay, from basic generic grocery chains to Whole Foods. I know that eventually, I’ll be making my own. However, the task ..
If you have a bunch of over ripe bananas, put them to good use and bake up a batch of this yumminess. Picky eater approved and loved by the whole household! Best of all, it is refined-sugar free and flourless. I added in some superfoods like chia seeds and ground flaxseed. On my next batch, ..
My dear friend Danica of The Memoirs of a Mommy and I teamed up to bring you a fabulous giveaway! These three innovative baby and toddler products are mom approved and loved by the little ones. Giveaway includes: 1. Re-play Color Blast tableware set. 2. $15 credit from Snapbibs online shop. 3. A week’s supply ..
This homemade treat is packed with super foods and totally guiltfree. Keep a batch around to satisfy your sweet cravings! This recipe is incredibly versatile- add or subtract ingredients to your preference. Use agave in place of honey to make it vegan. Use sunbutter in place of peanut butter to make it school lunch friendly. ..
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Rockfish is a mild flavored and firm fish. It’s a great fish to offer picky eaters. Coated with crispy Panko- even the most discerning of eaters will show some interest! Serve plain or with ketchup or BBQ sauce. Here, I served it with basmati brown rice with shredded spinach and a kale/carrot balsamic sauté. For ..
Wild salmon is more lean than conventional salmon and can be more chewy when cooked. The key to a tender flaky wild salmon is slow roasting at a low temp. Hope you enjoy this recipe. Slow Roasted Wild Salmon with Honey Teriyaki Glaze For the wild salmon: Preheat oven to 300 degrees ..