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Simple Tomato Juice

28 Jul

My friends and I were chatting the other day about how we all had a specific drink we always drink when traveling on an airplane, and really no where else.  For example, one of them always drinks Ginger Ale on the plane.  For me, I almost always get Tomato Juice!  I got to thinking… why only on the plane?  Tomatoes are ridiculously good for you – packed with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folic acid, and antioxidants.  So today, I made my own!  At home… with fresh tomatoes.  Beat that, airplane tomato juice! [...]

A Cookbook Review: The Paleo Foodie

21 Jul

Cookbook Review Time!!  This one’s been sitting on my shelf for a while and finally, I have a chance to review it.  It’s The Paleo Foodie Cookbook by my friend, Arsy Vartanian from Rubies and Radishes!  Heard of Arsy?  Probably because she also wrote the awesome cookbook:  The Paleo Slow Cooker! [...]

Chinese Shredded Chicken and Cucumber Salad

14 Jul

Chinese Shredded Chicken and Cucumber Salad (aka 雞絲拌黃瓜絲) is a very refreshing side dish or appetizer perfect for the summer.  At my house, we make it when we have left over chicken.  You get to use up the left over chicken and eat a yummy dish!  If you’ve never had it before, I strongly suggest you try it! [...]

Easy Paleo Omelette with Summer Vegetables

7 Jul

As mentioned before, I love eating seasonably.  There are many reasons for it, and plus, there are just so many yummy summer veggies!  So for breakfast, I decided to make an Omelette with Summer Vegetables.  You can really add/remove/modify the ingredients list (here’s what’s in season!), but what I have included is mini bell peppers and tomatoes. [...]

Summer Fruits and Vegetables – What’s In Season, What To Eat!

30 Jun

It’s Summer!  My favorite season!  It’s also a great season if you like fruit because there are lots of fruits in season.  Why should you eat in season?  Plenty of reasons  including the fact that veggies and fruits in season are more nutritious, more tasty, and that it’s easier on your wallet than their non-season counterparts! [...]