Category Archives: leftovers

Wok Up Leftovers

A brilliant way to use leftovers is to wok them up! I love how it comes together as a dish in its own right. Heat wok and add a little squirt of oil, then add all the leftovers, warm through and add healthy dash of scrirachi, done in 5 minutes! Left: ground turkey from Rainbow…



Thanksgiving Leftovers with Asian Spin

What to do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?  Give them an Asian spin and wok them!  I often do that. It’s fun to repurpose food. Leftovers like turkey, boiled or roasted brussel sprouts, chestnuts that didn’t make it into the  stuffing, even stuffing and calabaza, squash or sweet potatoes are perfect candidates for a…



Makoto’s Lunch Revamped

I love revamping leftovers by adding fresh ingredients to them.  With Makoto’s leftover fried rice, I added some lamb strips and chili garlic sauce which made it really POP! I always bring home whatever I can’t finish when I eat out, no matter how tiny it is.  It’s not embarrassing to me, I was brought…



5 Lunch Tips

Today’s Lunch, all from leftovers: chick pea curry, stir fried toufu, Sakaya’s Kitchen’s coconut rice; field green salad (see tip 2 below); orange segments for dessert. Trick is to balance your protein/carb to keep your energy UP! I’m not a nutritionist but on the cusp of diabetes (inherited from my mom), so I have to…