Archive for the ‘Healthy Ingredients’ Category

postheadericon Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad I just went on Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family Show and made this delicious, fresh and easy Chinese Chicken Salad recipe from my new cookbook, “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother’s Kitchen!”  It’s the perfect recipe for Mother’s Day and my new cookbook makes a great Mother’s Day gift!  It’s [...]

postheadericon Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice

Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice Although this Tofu Quinoa Fried Rice recipe isn’t really fried “rice” it is prepared just like authentic Chinese fried rice but instead of rice I’m using quinoa (pronounced keen-wah).   If you didn’t already know, quinoa is truly a super food.  Not only is it low in calories it is a complete [...]

postheadericon Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies

Stir-Fried Chili Tamarind Veggies I don’t know about you, but I’m still struggling with the couple of extra pounds I put on over the holidays.  I blame it on the Fried Chicken, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and Peach Cobbler we devoured at Mary Mac’s while visiting my sister Jeanie in Atlanta (not to mention [...]

postheadericon Dinner Solved! Giveaway

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postheadericon Green Curry with Prawns

Green Curry with Prawns There’s nothing like coming home to a house filled with the complex and layered aroma of a green curry dish.  I know it sounds complicated but this Green Curry with Prawns recipe is so easy even my seven year-old daughter Becca knows the steps, “Hey mom, aren’t you supposed to add the [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe

Lemongrass Chicken Curry Recipe I recently received a request (thanks Julie!) for a green curry paste recipe made from scratch.  I debated on whether or not I should include a recipe for homemade green curry paste in my last cookbook, “Everyday Thai Cooking” but ultimately chose not to as many people I know would rather buy [...]

postheadericon Lemongrass Thai Salad

I had such an amazing time making this refreshing and gorgeous Thai Salad from my cookbook, Everyday Thai Cooking, on Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family show the other day!   It’s filled with vibrant colors and interesting textures from the purple cabbage, coconut, green beans and crushed peanuts.  And then there’s the dressing…wow!  The yummy salad [...]

postheadericon Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles

Wondering what to serve for your Grammy party?  Make your guests sing with this  easy and delicious recipe for Spicy Thai Peanut Noodles.   This is a great recipe for entertaining because you can make it in advance and stick the noodles in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.  Plus, they’re vegetarian so you can [...]

postheadericon Thai Steak Salad

I’ve been in my hometown of Minneapolis this week and had the pleasure of making an appearance on KARE-11 TV with the fabulous anchor Pat Evans!  He was a great friend of my mom Leeann’s so I was especially honored to be visiting his set.   Click here to view my cooking demo on KARE-11! I covered  [...]

postheadericon Japanese Style Stir-Fried Vegetables

The twins are graduating from kindergarten this week (Yikes! How did that happen?) and we’ve got recitals and all sorts of end of the year craziness happening so I was just thinking about something easy to make for dinner tonight. I don’t really have time to go to the grocery store and remembered that I [...]

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