Category Archives: Asian

Edamame Kale and Black Sesame Summer Salad

This fresh and tasty salad is super addictive, dead easy and is an impressive side dish for any Japanese themed dinner–planning a DIY sushi night? Make this too.   What you’ll need: 1 cup (or more) of frozen edamame beans (they’re not … Continue reading

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Chilli and Turmeric Chicken Noodle Soup

With cold season upon us, I think it’s really important to have a go-to recipe for those damp and chilly days when you’re not feeling too good. This recipe combines loads of cold fighting ingredients–ginger, garlic and the bacteria fighting super … Continue reading

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Asian Chicken Salad with Cabbage and Crispy Noodles!

This is the kind of salad that satisfies all your cravings. It’s got sticky and spicy chicken, crispy rice noodles, and crunchy fresh raw veggies. It’s dead easy to prepare and makes for a fabulous dinner idea on a weeknight. This … Continue reading

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Mango and Avocado Quinoa Salad

This salad is a fabulous side-dish  idea for an Asian themed meal. If you’re making dumplings, tofu rice bowls, some panko chicken or any of your other favourite Chinese or Thai style dishes, this fresh and fruity salad is a … Continue reading

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Sesame Spinach and Leek Rice Bowl

If you love rice bowls then this is a really simple and tasty one using only a few key ingredients. It will take you no time to whip up and it’s a delicious bowl of healthiness to get you back … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Chia Seed Tofu Bowl

  According to my health-nut mom, white rice is basically sugar. We’re all conditioned to think that rice is healthy but I guess it’s not. Replacing white rice (even just once in a while) with wild rice, red rice, or … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Red Rice Tofu Peanut Thai Bowls!!!

The name of the recipe is a mouthful; the dish is a tasty tasty mouthful! Easy to make and delightfully fresh. You’ll feel so healthy eating this, you’ll be bragging about it all week. You’ll be so annoying like my … Continue reading

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Szechuan Spicy Broccoli with Candied Cashews!

I’m probably a terrible person. When I heard there was a large earthquake in China’s Szechuan province my first thought was: that’s really terrible. My second thought was: Mmmmm Szechuan food….I AM A TERRIBLE PERSON. I guess my brain is … Continue reading

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Sticky Tofu with Asian Mushrooms

    What you’ll need: An assortment of asian greens like bok choi and some other greens An assortment of fancy mushrooms. Obviously if you can’t access or don’t want to splash out on shitake and king oyster mushrooms like … Continue reading

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Thai Green Chicken Curry (this is how I make it…)

Took a bit of a hiatus from the blog over Christmas because, well, it was Christmas and I did a lot more eating than cooking. Then, this past week was a bit of a nightmare beginning with when I sliced … Continue reading

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