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Quickie Dinner

You can cheat but still keep it healthy! These types of meals are perfect for busy weeknight dinners when all you want is just something tasty but fast. Answer? A ready cooked roast chicken, I got Mojo flavor, yum and blanch a big bunch of greens like rapini! The quickest way to blanch rapini is…

Green Beans 2 Ways

Eating vegetables is a hot topic, remember when Jessica Seinfeld hid them so her kids didn’t know they were eating them and caused such controversy?  I think that’s the most ridiculous thing.  Kids will grow up never knowing what vegetables look or taste like! I’ve never understood what all the fuss is because growing up,…

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! Every year, we start with a clean slate to stay slim and trim.  These 5 Tips to Jumpstart Your New Year Resolutions will help you whether you want a healthy approach to dieting or just easy ways to cook up fast tasty weeknight dinners! Here’s how to do it… Shake up your…

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…

Top 12 Wok Tips

As a wok enthusiast, cooking teacher and creator of a Wok Star Kit, I hear a lot of common mistakes people make when attempting wok cooking. This post was originally on rasamalaysia but I’ve revised a little. There were many wonderful comments and questions which may help you, so check it out. Ask me questions…

Wok Star’s Thanksgiving Duck

Breaking Thanksgiving tradition with Crispy Roast Duck… Baby bok choy, sugar snap peas, red bell pepper, scallions. I cheated and microwaved sweet potato.   Just leave all your veggies on a large chopping board, saves washing up dishes.Go straight from board to wok.   I love my cast iron wok and portable butane gas stove…