Stir Fry Cabbage with Sichuan Peppercorn (Paleo, Gluten Free, Whole30, Vegan)

I feel like cabbage is so underrated!  It’s so delicious to me… but I mostly stir fry it Chinese style.  One common method is to stir fry cabbage with dried shrimp (recipe here), but another is to stir fry cabbage with Sichuan peppercorn! This gives it a different flavor and it’s always fun to switch it up and eat something different and delicious once in awhile.

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Easy Asian Broccolini

If you love broccolini but have never tried making it before or never had it before but are curious, here’s an Easy Asian Broccolini recipe to try!   As you probably already know, Broccolini is a green vegetable similar to broccoli but with smaller florets and longer, thinner stalks. However, here’s an interesting fact you might not know –  Broccolini is actually a natural hybrid of Broccoli and Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli)!

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Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala

Cold weather is here, and a lot of the time that means that you just want hearty comfort food with as little work as possible — enter the slow cooker! Chicken Marsala is one of my boyfriend’s favorite dishes to cook, so I decided that this time I’d make it for him — I’d just tweak the recipe a bit so that I don’t have to work as hard, but it would taste just as fresh and good.

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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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Tom Yum Soup with Shrimp (Thai Hot and Sour Soup)

Tom Yum Goong Soup (Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup)… My first taste of hot and sour soup was at a Thai restaurant when I lived in Hawaii. It was late October and I was homesick. I was particularly missing the cold, stormy fall weather that I was used to ushering in soup season (my favorite season!). What I remember most about my first encounter with this delightful soup, was that I hated my first spoonful! I had not had a lot of experience with Thai or Asian cuisine and when I took that first slurp, I was in for

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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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Paleo Mess of Greens with Bacon (with Chard, Collards or Mustard Greens)

What do you do with an abundant amount of garden greens? Especially when you’re the only one that eats them? Bacon. The answer to all the world’s problems. Bacon. This is a simple recipe from my grandma that she taught me and used to get all her kids to eat their greens. Add a little bacon and butter (or coconut oil) and there you go. My family of two (plus dogs) can devour 5 pounds of greens easily in one sitting. Thanks Grandma and of course, Bacon!

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