Whole30 Dinner: Chicken and Turkey Larb

25. May 2016 Whole30 0
I’m going to miss Asian foods the most while I’m trying this Whole30 meal plan. While you can substitute soy and fish sauces for Whole30 compliant brands, I’m just going to skip them altogether because I don’t want to buy any more stuff. (I recently Marie Kondoed my pantry and I’m not about to add ...

Whole30 Breakfast: Brussels Sprouts and Egg Scramble

24. May 2016 Whole30 0
I had a great time in San Francisco this past weekend. So much so that I now have to detox for the next 2 weeks to feel healthy again. My friend Fides talked to me about Whole30 while I was there, and although I’m not strict with trendy diets and meal plans, I can recognize ...

Sichuan Dan Dan Noodles

18. May 2016 Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
There are a few cuisines that I crave for, and one of them is Sichuan food. This recipe looks long, but once you have your mise en place organized, you can follow my steps easily. I also substituted a few things that will be more common in your pantry. Most of the Asian ingredients here ...

Rasam, South Indian Tomato Soup

Dal is often referred to as lentils but it’s actually the split version of lentils, peas, chickpeas, mung beans, kidney beans, and so on. The edible seeds of various leguminous plants are called pulses. If a pulse is split into half, it is a dal. Rasam is a South Indian soup using tamarind and tomatoes ...

Ham, Cheese, and Leek Scones

My latest favorite cookbook is Violet Bakery’s by Claire Ptak. I feel like most cookbooks are all the same these days. They use the same photo style with the filtered-look and the same minimalist design throughout. So before I pick up a copy of any cookbook these days, I skim through the pages and see ...