Category Archives: lunch

Joe’s Tiki Grill & Sushi Bar

When there’s a nice breeze and not too humid, it’s good to take advantage of it! So we headed to Joe’s Tiki Bar & Sushi Grill in Hollywood. It’s a funky Tiki hut on the water, my hubby said it reminds him of the Keys. There were huge catfish, obviously getting too well fed. So…

Weekday Lunch Tips

If you have a small selection of salad fixings, it’s so EASY to pull lunch together! Start with field greens, I always buy box ones instead of in a bag, they ‘last’ longer. Then toppings like mini sweet peppers, sugar snap, cucumber, radish for color & crunch. Tomatoes, carrots, cut them in different shapes for…

Miso Soup & Salad

Tip for making quick, tasty lunches? Have a few ingredients handy like miso paste & soup in cartons, walnuts, all have good shelf life. Scallions is a must, they garnish, add a punch to everything plus give chicken breast & yellow miso soup some color! Don’t be afraid to use leftover cooked vegetables to salad….

Fun Revamping Leftover Soba Lunch!

Great art & cute concept doesn’t make up for disproportionate ratio of noodles to shrimp! I brought home enough soba for 2 more lunches! Crazy. All carbs & not enough protein makes us cranky! Gotta have good balance. So, for today’s lunch, I added shredded ready roast chicken & leftover veggies, revved up with Huy…

Yin and Yang Lunch

Yin and Yang Lunch: cold salad and spicy chicken curry… Field greens, grape tomatoes, pickled cue & radishes Reheated leftover Malaysian Chicken Curry and dipped with whole wheat toast (too hungry to reheat frozen paratha or chipati!) Think my mom wouldn’t approve, Asians like to dip with white bread. You’ll read about this in my…

Whole Foods Market Salad Bar

Good to see Whole Foods Market in South Beach added a few more ‘protein’ items to their Salad Bar! If I had to eat there on a daily basis, this could get truly BORING!!! C’mon, give us some variety! Take a look at my 5 Lunch Tips for some simple ideas. Shrimp salad, cabbage almond…