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35 Thai Lettuce Wraps35 泰式生菜捲

35 Thai Lettuce Wraps INGREDIENTS 1 head of romaine lettuce, only use the leafy part 1 cup of carrots, julienned 1 cup of (Mung) bean sprouts 1 cup of red cabbage, shredded 1 cup of (Japanese) cucumber, julienned 1 cup of yellow Bell pepper, julienned 1/4 cup of cilantro, chopped 1 tsp of ginger, chopped 3 […]

27 Homemade PIZZA * * *27 自製 匹薩 * * *

27 Homemade Pizza * * * When my son was young, he often invited his classmates over to go swimming. After swimming they would always be hungry. It was at that time that I invented this homemade pizza recipe. It’s both quick and convenient. It’s also a good meal for single people to make. INGREDIENTS 1 piece […]

24 Braised Tofu Balls24 燴豆腐圓子

24 Braised Tofu Balls INGREDIENTS 1 package of firm tofu 1/4 cup of carrots, diced 1/4 cup of peas 1/4 cup of mushrooms, diced 1/4 cup of corn 1/2 a bunch of mustard greens, washed and cut into 1” lengths A pinch of salt A pinch of sugar A pinch of white pepper A pinch […]

23 Asparagus with Red Dates *23 蘆筍拌紅棗 *

23 Asparagus with Red Dates * INGREDIENTS 1 bunch of asparagus 8-9 red dates, cored, blanched, and diced 1.5 Tbsp soy sauce, diluted with 1/2 cup of water (adjustable to personal taste) DIRECTIONS Step 1 Remove ends of asparagus. Blanch in boiling water for about 30 seconds. Remove and dip in ice water (this will keep […]

20 Colorful Steamed Egg20 蒸彩色蛋

20 COLORFUL STEAMED EGG INGREDIENTS 2-3 eggs, beaten 2 Tbsp of peas 1 Tbsp of carrot, finely diced 1 Tbsp of mushrooms, finely diced 1/3 cup of soft tofu, cut into small pieces Hot water in an amount equal to that of the beaten eggs A pinch of salt A dash of sesame oil (optional) […]

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19 Spinach with Sesame Seeds *19 芝麻拌菠菜 *

19 Spinach with Sesame Seeds * Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach, rinse thoroughly and cut off roots A pinch of white sesame seeds A pinch of salt A pinch of sugar A dash of sesame oil NOTE This is an appetizer served in Korean restaurants. You can substitute spinach with watercress for the same delicious, quick, […]

18 Curried Vegetables18 咖喱蔬菜

18 CURRIED VEGETABLES INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup each of red and yellow Bell peppers:, diced 1 cup of broccoli, diced 1/2 cup of carrot, diced 1 cup of potatoes, diced 1/2 cup of onion, diced 1-2 tsp of curry powder 1 tsp of soy sauce A dash of oil A pinch of salt A pinch of […]

17 Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad * *17 蕃茄 MOZZARELLA 沙拉 * *

17 Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad * * INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes 1 cup of baby spinach leaves 1/2-1 cup of fresh mozzarella balls 1 Tbsp of basil, washed, chopped A pinch of salt A pinch of garlic powder (optional) 2 tsps of olive oil A pinch of black pepper NOTE This dish is […]

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16 Japanese-Style Hand Roll16 日式手捲

16 JAPANESE-STYLE HAND ROLL INGREDIENTS 2-3 sheets of seaweed, for sushi use 8-9 stalks of asparagus, blanched in hot water 1 Japanese cucumber, cut into strips 1/2 of a carrot, cut into this strips 1 avocado, cut into thick slices 1 cup of iceberg lettuce, shredded 3 eggs, hard boiled, peeled, and minced 1-2 cups […]

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15 Braised Napa Cabbage with Tofu Sheets15 蘑菇腐皮燴白菜

15  BRAISED NAPA CABBAGE WITH TOFU SHEETS INGREDIENTS 1 cup (oyster) mushrooms, cut in half 1 cup of tofu sheets, cut in big squares; if you buy the dried ones, soak in warm water until soft before use 1/2 cup carrots, sliced 1 cup black fungus, soak in cold water for 3 hours until soft, […]

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14 Fruit Salad * *14 水果生菜沙拉盅 * *

14 FRUIT SALAD * * Waffle cups are a great way to hold a variety of things, especially fruit salads and desserts. In this case it turns a light snack into a light meal with the added starch. Not only is it “environmentally friendly”, but afterwards you can skip doing dishes also. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS 2 […]

12 Japanese Style Cold Asparagus *12 日式拌蘆筍 *

12 JAPANESE STYLE COLD ASPARAGUS * INGREDIENTS 1 bundle asparagus 2 tablespoons Japanese mayonnaise (or plain yogurt) DIRECTIONS Step 1 Bring pot of water to a boil, then drop in asparagus for 30 seconds. Drain and cut into thirds. Step 2 Chill asparagus in refrigerator until cool. After cooled, drizzle mayo on top, then serve. […]

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11 Potato and Walnut Salad11 洋芋核桃沙拉

11 POTATO AND WALNUT SALAD This is a classic potato salad recipe, except we cut out the mayonnaise and replace it with yogurt for a healthier version. Enjoy. INGREDIENTS 2 Red Skin Potatoes 1 cup of celery (finely diced) 1 cup of walnuts (chopped) 1/2 cup of dried cranberries 2/3 cup of plain yogurt A […]

8 American Omelet * * *8 美式烘蛋 * * *

8 AMERICAN OMELET * * * This omelette is an American style tradition with a Japanese twist, also called a Tamago Roll. The recipe is fun and easy, and the kids will love it. Feel free to get creative,  mix and match ingredients, and add some cheese for some extra flavor! INGREDIENTS 5 eggs 1 […]

6 Avocado Tofu * *6 AVOCADO 拌豆腐 * *

6 AVOCADO TOFU * * INGREDIENTS 1 whole avocado, medium diced 1 block of soft tofu, large diced 1/4 cup of peanuts 1 Tbsp of soy sauce 1/2 tsp of sesame oil 1 tsp of chopped cilantro DIRECTIONS Step 1 Dice the tofu into cubes but keep in block. Step 2 Mix avocado, cilantro, and […]

4 Colorful Vegetable Wrap * *4 彩蔬捲餅 * *

4 COLORFUL VEGETABLE WRAP * * INGREDIENTS 2 flour tortillas 1 cup of iceberg lettuce 1/3 cup of purple cabbage, julienned 1/2 an avocado, sliced 1/4 cup Bell pepper (any color), julienned 1/4 cup of tomatoes, diced Onions, sliced (optional) NOTE If you only put vegetables in your burrito, it will be too dry. Try […]

2 Quinoa Lettuce Wraps2 QUINOA 生菜捲

2 QUINOA LETTUCE WRAPS Quinoa is one of the earliest and most primitive grains on Earth. It contains a comprehensive variety of nutrition, and has even been used as meal replacements for astronauts in space. Originally from South America, quinoa is a supergrain with super flavor. INGREDIENTS 2 cups of quinoa, cooked 1/3 cup of […]

1 Apple, Pear, and Nagaimo Yam Salad * *1 蘋果梨子山藥沙拉 * *

1 APPLE, PEAR, AND NAGAIMO YAM SALAD * *  Nagaimo Yams or ‘Mountain Yams’ are rich in nutrients, aid in digestion, improve spleen and stomach health, and also help lower blood pressure. The yam itself has little taste, and has a sticky texture similar to the insides of okra. Because it has no taste, it pairs […]

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