Spicy Pepper Steak 青椒牛肉

Yes, I’ve had Pepper Steak out in American-Chinese restaurants before.  They’re not bad… but they’re not DELICIOUS like my mom’s homemade ones.  I always wondered if there was a reason to it other than my mom just being an awesome cook.  Well, I finally learned it from her and realized I love it so much because she doesn’t make it with regular Green Peppers!  She makes it with Hot Green Peppers … giving your average Pepper Steak a delicious kick!

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Spicy Chinese Jalapeño Chicken Stir Fry

This Chinese Jalapeño Chicken Stir Fry dish is one of my favorite dishes by my mom.  Once I have one bite of it, I can’t stop!  Next thing you know, I ate almost all of it and I’m complaining about how full I am but guess what – totally worth it!  Something about the jalapeno and the hot sauce combo just gives it the right amount of delicious kick.

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Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka 三杯鷄)

As some of you might already know, I’m a Taiwanese-American. Growing up around these parts, my mom enrolled me in Chinese School.  It’s not like normal school – all it is is it’s a 2 hour class on Saturday where a teacher taught you Mandarin Chinese and Chinese Literature.  One of my fondest memories from back then was my mom and I would always grab dinner at the local Taiwanese restaurant and I would ALWAYS beg for Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken (aka San Bei Ji or 三杯鷄).

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Deconstructed Paleo Chicken Egg Roll Bowl

Looking for recipes that both you and your family members who aren’t Paleo can enjoy together? This is definitely one of them. My boyfriend doesn’t follow diets of any kind, typically considering himself a meat-and-potatoes kind of man. I offered him a big bowl of this as soon as I took it off the stove and I couldn’t believe how much he liked it!

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Easy Orange Chicken Stir-Fry

This Easy Orange Chicken Stir-Fry is easy and paleo-approved — and the one-pan preparation makes cleanup a breeze! I love how flavorful this is without being overwhelming; sometimes when I get orange chicken from a restaurant, I feel like I’m just eating solid orange juice and the flavor is too sweet for me. This preparation leaves you with a subtle, fragrant orange flavor and a small kick from the fresh garlic and ginger, making it great for all palates. If you do like more of that flavor, the fresh orange garnish makes it easy for you to adjust. And, as

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Sprouts Farmers Market, Gut Health… and a Paleo Chinese Spicy Pickled Cucumbers Recipe!

A while back, Sprouts Farmers Market hosted a blogger tour at the Morningside location in Atlanta, with the theme “Eat Your Way to a Healthier Gut”, led by Atlanta-based registered dietitian nutritionist, Marisa Moore.  I had the pleasure of being one of the bloggers invited to join and learn all about probiotic rich foods that promote a healthy tummy!  This inspired me to post a family recipe – Paleo Chinese Spicy Pickled Cucumbers!

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