Category Archives: Vegetarian

Whole Wheat Israeli Couscous Salad

So after my slight binge on pumpkin pancakes, I decided to make something a tad healthier, so my body does not go into shock. (Kidding). I’m a big texture eater, so I find myself more fond of the chewiness of … Continue reading

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Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce

I’m an Autumn girl. Once the weather dips below 70 degrees, I get excited and rationalize that it’s ok to start drinking soup and sipping hot beverages again. While summer isn’t quite over yet (evidenced by the 80-something degree weather … Continue reading

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Serrano Hot Sauce…(not for the weak)

For children who grew up in normal families, their favorite condiment on the dinner table was ketchup or mustard. For us Li kids, it was hot sauce. And not just one type of hot sauce, we had at least 4 … Continue reading

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Delicious Omega-3 Filled Pesto

Ahh..gone are the days when we viewed fats as evil. While saturated and trans fat (partially hydrogenated blah blah) do have the ability to harm our bodies, oils are a much needed part of our diets. Probably one of the … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Scones

I have never purposely cooked a vegan meal or dish for anyone, myself included. And by “purposely”, I mean that I have never intentionally went into a grocery store seeking vegan ingredients to prepare for dinner that night. My excuse: … Continue reading

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3 Ingredient Creamsicles

I used to be so upset that the ice cream truck never stopped anywhere on my block, mainly due to the fact that I grew up in a house located on a busy street. I would sprint up and peek … Continue reading

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Smells Like Grandpa’s Kitchen

Although I was young when Grandpa was still alive, I often have these random memories of him. For instance, I remember riding my tricycle in the living room when I was 4 (don’t all kids do that?) My brother was … Continue reading

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Itsy Bitsy Yellow Polka Dotted Blinis

What exactly is a “blini”?  According to wikipedia, these little guys were traditionally made with yeast, diluted with water or milk, then baked. However, it is now almost universally prepared by pan-frying it. Upon skimming various recipes for blinis, I … Continue reading

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