Stir Fry Baby Kai Lan with Garlic

Stir Fry Baby Kai Lan with Garlic Kai Lan is a green leafy vegetable that’s widely used as an ingredient for Chinese stir fry. The vegetable is also referred to as “Chinese Broccoli” and “Chinese Kale”. Kai Lan has a slightly bitter flavor that can be overwhelming when cooked improperly. This vegetable is best known as a staple in Chinese cuisine, but is also featured as part of other South… Read Article →

Stir Fry Baby Bok Choy

Stir Fry Baby Bok Choy Bok Choy is a variety of Chinese cabbage loaded with Vitamin A and vitamin C and the cancer fighting compound glucosinolate. It is popularly served as a side dish. Bok Choy is a relatively tender vegetable, making it ideal for boiling, steaming, and stir-frying. Stir fry baby bok choy is a flavorful dish that is simple to make. With just a handful of ingredients and… Read Article →

Stir Fried Yu Choy Sum

Stir Fried Yu Choy Sum Yu Choy, or Chinese greens, is similar in appearance to Chinese Broccoli. Some of the most notable differences are thinner stalks and the presence of yellow flowers. It is a good source of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Its oil, once extracted, has many health benefits. This includes helping the body attain a balance between bad cholesterol and good cholesterol. Yu Choy also has high levels… Read Article →

Stir Fried Bitter Melon

Stir Fried Bitter Melon Bitter melons may be unappealing to some because of their flavor, but it has many health benefits that can be garnered from its consumption. They help regulate blood sugar levels, making them very beneficial for type II diabetes patients. They also help lower cholesterol levels to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. Bitter melons also aid in promoting a healthy immune system as well… Read Article →

Steamed Chinese Mallow

Steamed Chinese Mallow Chinese mallow is a green leafy vegetable that is sometimes used as a substitute for lettuce. It is grown and cultivated in various parts of Asia, Africa, and Europe. The Chinese mallow has been used as an herbal remedy for a variety of ailments ranging from colds, cough, soar throat and diarrhea. It is commonly brewed as a form of tea, but can also be used for… Read Article →

Steak Salad

Steak Salad Steak salad is an easy to prepare meal that combines the best of both meat and vegetable. Take a sumptuous and juicy steak and enjoy it guilt-free by accompanying it with a healthy and fresh salad. Ingredients 1 head iceberg lettuce, shredded into medium-sized strips 1 cut rib-eye steak 1 white onion, chopped 6 tomatoes, sliced 1 cup feta or goat cheese, crumbled 1 cup red wine ½… Read Article →

Spinach Soup

Spinach Soup Spinach is a green leaf vegetable that is grown and eaten in most parts of the planet. It is one of the most nutritious foods around as well as being full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Studies have also shown that spinach contains anti-inflammatory agents and cancer fighting properties. However, spinach also contains a potentially harmful toxin known as oxalic acid. Fear not the spinach though, as simply… Read Article →

Spicy Cold Tomatillo Soup

Spicy Cold Tomatillo Soup Tomatillo is a green vegetable related to tomatoes and eggplant. They are widely featured in Mexican cuisine as the main ingredient for green sauces. For this recipe, we will be using tomatillos as the main ingredient for a cold and spicy soup. Ingredients 1 kilogram tomatillos 4 cloves garlic 2 cups cucumber, diced ½ white onion, chopped ½ cup cilantro, coarsely chopped 1 cup chicken stock… Read Article →

Spaghetti with Collard Greens and Lemon

Spaghetti with Collard Greens and Lemon Spaghetti is a world famous pasta popularized through its extensive use in Italian cuisine. Spaghetti is defined by its long thin strands of flour-based noodles, and is boiled “al dente”, meaning that they’re cooked once firm. Spaghetti is served covered with sauce and usually garnished with cheese. There are hardly any limitations on which ingredients you can use when making your own. For this… Read Article →

Simple Broccolini

Simple Broccolini The Broccolini is often mistaken for as a young broccoli plant, but this vegetable is actually a hybrid. Broccolini differs from broccoli, physically having longer stalks and smaller cluster of flowers. It has a sweet flavor similar to broccoli with a hint of asparagus. Broccolini contains high levels of vitamins and nutrients, and can easily be cooked in a variety of ways. One of the most popular methods… Read Article →