Queer Eye Eggplant Dish

If you haven’t watched it already, Queer Eye is a Netflix series where 4 guys and a person AKA the Fab Five go around solving people’s life problems. In each episode, they coach someone who is stuck in their life, move on and thrive. Each of the Fab Five specializes in different life topics that… Continue reading Queer Eye Eggplant Dish

Natural Immune Boosting Ideas

It is a preventive so you do this before you get sick Raw Garlic (as Toum*) Ginger (tea). Also ginger pieces boiled with scallions as a tea* Chrysanthemum tea Pineapple ( I can only handle a piece a day. Too much Bromelain can cause canker sores) Shiitake and Maitake mushrooms cooked (These are the easiest… Continue reading Natural Immune Boosting Ideas

Green Tea Instant Oatmeal

Thaw out berries in a covered glass container in fridge. Keeps for a few days. Make a cup green tea with hot water. Steep for 3-4 minutes. Put Oatmeal in a bowl. Add the hot green tea. The amount of tea you use will be determined by how thick you like your oatmeal. Top with… Continue reading Green Tea Instant Oatmeal

How to make “decaf” Tea

Add your tea bag to hot water. Wait 30 seconds. Pour that water out and add fresh hot water to bag. Steep for another 3 and half minutes. When tea is steeped for more than 4 minutes total, the oxalates start to leach out. Oxalates are associated with renal stones. Now I don’t have any… Continue reading How to make “decaf” Tea

Baked Tofu Bowl as Main Dish

Topped with Kim Chi and Asian Pickled Greens, Sweet Potatoes, Spinach This recipe is for the Baked Tofu. The bowl is filled with Brown Rice, then topped with Seasoned Tommy’s Sweet Potatoes from Costco, Spinach, Pickled Veggies, Baked Tofu recipe is below. To keep it low carb, you can skip the rice and use a… Continue reading Baked Tofu Bowl as Main Dish

Honey Tofu Chocolate Pudding

Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 5 tbsp raw honey, 1/4 tsp salt. One squeeze of lemon, 1/2 cup Cacao powder 14 oz soft Tofu- put into a food processor or blender  Coconut oil 2 tsp Coconut milk  3-6 tbsp Vanilla 1 -2 tsp 18 Raspberries and Fresh Mint leaves to decorate Prep: Blend all the ingredients… Continue reading Honey Tofu Chocolate Pudding

Sauté Spinach and Onions

Side dish for 6 Ingredients: 1 small or 1/2 large onion, chopped 1-2 tsp garlic, chopped 1 tsp ginger, grated 2 tbsp Avocado oil 1 – 16 oz bag of frozen organic spinach 1/2 cup Vegetable broth or 1 tsp Vegan Bouillon Squeeze of lemon or sprinkle of apple cider vinegar Salt and Pepper Prep:… Continue reading Sauté Spinach and Onions

Valentine Almond Cookies

This is a recipe from the Island of Malta. You can shape them into Hearts and decorate with a Maraschino Cherry (Whole Foods has sans food coloring). These cookies have 2 versions: vegan and traditional with egg whites. Bake @ 400F for 8-10 mins. Makes 84 x 2inch round cookies Ingredients: 4 cups ground almonds… Continue reading Valentine Almond Cookies

Easy Dinners in Bowls

This meal’s prep time is not 10 mins but around 25 mins with some pre-planning. Pre planning –> Make ahead: Miso dressing (See Sept 2017 blog for recipe or way down at bottom of this recipe) and set up rice cooker with brown rice. Turn on rice cooker few hours before guests arrive. Serving a whole… Continue reading Easy Dinners in Bowls

Easy Vegan Dinner #2

This dinner takes about 10 mins to make. Needs to get these ingredients together from Trader Joe’s and some basics from Costco. Prepare Carrots as per package but bake convection oven at 400deg for about 8 mins to brown carrots. Then Microwave covered for about 2 minute to soften (depends on wattage of your microwave).… Continue reading Easy Vegan Dinner #2

Easy Vegan Dinner #1

  You can make this in 10 mins- I was at Costco and bought these 3 things- Potato and Spinach Pierogies, Korean Gondre Herb Rice and precooked Beets   I pan fried the Pierogies with avocado oil over medium heat, covered, 4 minutes on each side with a splash of water in the last minute… Continue reading Easy Vegan Dinner #1

Try this Miso Paste

I bought this at my local Korean Grocery store. 99 Ranch Market may have too.  It tastes pretty good. *Although miso is high in salt (risk factor for stomach cancer and high blood pressure), the anticancer and antihypertensive effects of soy may counter the effects of the salt. *The How Not To Die Cookbook by Michael… Continue reading Try this Miso Paste

Yummy Probiotic Rich Salad Dressing

   Miso Lime Dressing with Honey  1 1/2 tablespoons miso paste* 2 tablespoons rice vinegar* 1 1/4 tablespoons raw honey* 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 1/2 teaspoons lime juice 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional) Add toasted almonds (optional) Mix the above ingredients. Serve in a mixed green salad *these… Continue reading Yummy Probiotic Rich Salad Dressing

Examples of Delicious Vegan Food

About time to show you some examples of delicious vegan foods: Lunches from Trader Joe’s Costco Gluten Free Bread to eat with Peanut or Almond or Cashew Butter     First dish I made-  Vegetable Stew (recipe below), Costco Sauerkraut and Stuffed Grape Leaves     2. From Target Restaurant called Freshii – the dish… Continue reading Examples of Delicious Vegan Food

Garbage in Garbage out

Two reasons to eat properly. To avoid excess Calories and maintain ideal your weight. Recognize what is a normal  portion size for height and ideal weight. Majority of people eat way too much. I don’t think people think about portions, they just eat until they can’t eat anymore (more about this later). Over weight/ obesity results… Continue reading Garbage in Garbage out