Category Archives: Quick Meal

Chocolate Chia Pudding 

Feeling the blue. Feeling the tears. Feeling the helpless. Not because of the gloomy weather I suppose. But perhaps about the mass shooting tragedy in San Bernardino, in my very own home state. Grieving for the many many innocent lives … Continue reading

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3 Minute Waffle Sandwich

Happy Happy Thanksgiving! Hope everyone gobbled, continue to gobble, and/or gobbling a belly of warm fuzzy comforting food. It is freezing here in California. It’s late in the afternoon and I am still in my sweatpants. Yup, it’s stretchy sweatpants … Continue reading

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Quinoa Bibimbap (Vegan)

Vegan. Quinoa. Bibimbap. Love. Love. Love. Who needs rice, right? Rice (bad carbs) is so in the past. I made this dish when I am hungry but want to have a dish that is satisfying the taste bud and not … Continue reading

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Spicy Italian Sausage Pasta with Vodka Sauce

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“Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. That’s relativity.”- Albert Einstein Fun time with great companies and … Continue reading

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A Nostalgic Affair: Sardines + Egg Baguetti

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Good afternoon, Everyone. It’s a gloomy and wet Thursday. These are the kind of days when I’m lost in nostalgia. I fixed myself a sardines + egg baguetti for a much-needed dose of childhood sentimental affair. Iberia or Marock’s canned … Continue reading

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Fuel After a Run: Spring Vegetarian Bibimbap

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Nothing beats a bowl of spring vegetarian bibimbap after a 18-mile training run, for lunch. It surely leaves you feeling refueled, recharged, and refreshed. To those who are suffering rising body temperature from the heat of the sun, refueling the … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos

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Hubby had been talking about fish tacos for a while, mainly because he missed the ones we had from this one restaurant, Orale Fish Tacos in Campbell, CA, which we usually would have for lunch after our long run on … Continue reading

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Rainbow Salad

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I love to make salad. It’s simple and fast, not to mention efficiency which I like. Another favorite reason is a way for me to clean out the fridge. Especially vegetables that I sometimes buy one too many, which we … Continue reading

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A Rustic Rendition of Shrimp Ravioli with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Salsa

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I love pasta, all kind, but something about ravioli that makes my heart skips a beat. A plate of heart-felt ravioli. Now, homemade dough is absolutely admirable but that’s not for me as it’s time-consuming to knead, roll, fill and … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Dumplings

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Jiaozi (餃子) or dumpling is perhaps the most special food in people’s life thousands of years ago in China because it is served at a particular time and day. People, typically in northern China, have a custom to stay up … Continue reading

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Sunny Arugula Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Hello, Everyone! How’s your week been so far? Last few days, it was a playing “catch up” with my long-due list of to dos. Taking passport photos, renewing passport, booking hotels for Paris, and schedule appointment for annual body check-up … Continue reading

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Green Risotto with Seared Scallops

Hello, Everyone! How was your weekend? I had so much fun over the weekend playing Connect 4 and Candy Land with my little cousins. Okay, don’t be shock of what I will say next. This was my first time playing … Continue reading

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Apple Pomegranate Fall Salad

I mentioned this salad briefly in my previous post, Tartlette au Citron. Apple Pomegranate Fall Salad was prepared for a Friendsgiving get together over Thanksgiving holiday. It was a great hit so thought I should share it with you. Maybe … Continue reading

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Omurice, 蛋包飯 or Japanese Omelette

Just two more days till Thanksgiving! Are you excited? Do you know what feast you will be cookin’? I was cleaning all day yesterday to make the house presentable for Thanksgiving in case any friend comes visit. From laundry to … Continue reading

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The Pittsburger

W has been endlessly mentioning The Pittsburger here and there ever since that one morning he saw it on Rachel Ray Show while working from home. What’s a Pittsburger? Simple. Take two toasted slices of Italian bread. Top with a … Continue reading

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