Category Archives: Vegetarian

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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Gluten-Free Protein-Rich Cuttable Cookies

Oh, I found these cookies hidden in my archive from last Christmas. I ate them but forgot to share. However, for you, they don’t have to wait till the next Christmas to be in your cookie jars. Everyday should be … 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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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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The Best Omelette Cupcake

Egg is my best friend when it comes to protein as well as quick easy meals for muscle recovery. Our household could go through 48 eggs in less than 2 weeks (including the little one)! Me and WT have been … 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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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 DIY Valentine’s Treat: Fruit & Nutella Swedish Pancake

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Happy Belated Valentine’s, you beautiful! Hope you had a day filled with roses, hugs, kisses, candies, chocolate and sweets too! I am a big believer of love but not so much a gamer of spending double the money on Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Apple Sago Pudding

A beautiful day begins with some apple sago pudding. I woke up this morning wanting dessert. For me, that’s out of the ordinary to crave sweet as breakfast. Typically, a boiled egg and a piece of toast would do. Though, … 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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