Category Archives: Vegan

Chrysanthemum Goji Longan Jelly

It’s officially a monkey year. Here’s to a healthy, peaceful, and exuberant filled year ahead. 祝大家身體健康,幸福美滿,候運當頭! While loving all the sweet treats and deliciously rich dishes available during the celebration of Chinese (Lunar) New Year, they could be uneasy on … Continue reading

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Peanut Sesame Seeds Brittle (花生芝麻酥糖)

Chinese New Year celebration includes a lot of sweet treats. Starting the new year off with eating sweets is believed to represent a year of sweetness and happiness ahead. Peanut sesame seeds brittle is one of the common sweets easily … Continue reading

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No Refined-Sugar: Date Glutinous Rice Cake (Zhao Nian Gao – 無糖棗年糕)

I am in full swing getting ready for Chinese New Year, which is a big eating festive celebration (like Thanksgiving and Chrustmas). A nice coincidence, this year CYN’s Eve is on the same day as Superbowl 50 (setting right in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip & Fig Granola 

Here’s one simple thing I’ve been doing since the year began (and one of my to dos in 2016) that has made excited and happy: think of a recipe, make it immediately. I know if I save it to my … Continue reading

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Holiday Morning Oatmeal

My life is delicious, like this bowl of oatmeal – The Holiday Morning Oatmeal Being a mom and a wife, life is colorful and abundant. As these feelings reflect in my bowl of oatmeal (such as this one). Decorating it … Continue reading

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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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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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