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Japanese Chicken Curry from Scratch

Japanese Chicken Curry from Scratch

These are the things I love about a Japanese homemade curry: A rich, dark, mysterious sauce that coats the rice perfectly. Tender onions, carrots, potatoes, and peas. Flavorful bits of meat that melt in the mouth. Fabulous on rice but equally good on its own, […]

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

Easy Coconut Milk Tapioca Dessert

With only six ingredients, this easy coconut milk tapioca dessert is creamy and rich, with a subtle hint of vanilla. Bananas are fabulous with it and so are many other fruits. I’m lucky to be in Hawaii for a few days and so am celebrating […]

How to make a simple egg substitute

How to make a simple egg substitute

Do you want to be able to make a simple egg substitute? It’s easier than you think. The Flax “egg” simple egg substitute The flax “egg” is a name given this mixture of ground flax seed and water. A few minutes after mixing these together, […]

Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw

Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw

This Tangy Ginger-Almond Asian Slaw is so easy — the dressing takes only 5 minutes to prep and whizz up in a food processor. It’s a perfect blend of tart, sweet, salty and savory. Sriracha sauce gives a kick of heat, and sesame oil and […]

Miso-Lemon Baked Steelhead Trout

Miso-Lemon Baked Steelhead Trout

Marinated in a very slightly sweet/savory/tangy sauce, this miso-lemon baked steelhead trout (or salmon works too!) is succulent and tender. The recipe has only 5 ingredients, all naturally gluten-free. The baked steelhead’s sweetness balances the umami flavors of the miso, vinegar, and lemon. Enjoy with […]

Easy Layered Green-Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Easy Layered Green-Chili Chicken Enchiladas

Easy layered green-chili chicken enchiladas are simple to assemble, delicious and customizable. They have a yummy blend of chicken, tomato, olives, peppers and onions. They’re enhanced by cheesy flavors and held in your wrap of choice – but to simplify your life, skip the wrapping […]

Easy Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

Easy Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

These easy caramelized Brussels sprouts develop a savory umami flavor and aroma that make you want to pop them in your mouth. You’d hardly recognize these sweet babies as coming from a cabbage relative! The dish is the delectable result of three simple steps and […]

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

Beef-Spinach Mini-Meatloaves

These beef-spinach mini-meatloaves are a juicy, succulent blend of grass-fed beef, onions, spinach, oats (or quinoa) and seasonings. They bake quickly and are great as part of a meal or as party food. They reheat beautifully – if there are any left! If you prefer, […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha-Lime Mayo

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Sriracha-Lime Mayo

These roasted sweet potato fries with Sriracha-lime mayo are an easy, flavorful, versatile side dish. It’s also great for potlucks! The spiciness of the Sriracha and the hint of lime complement the sweetness of the potatoes.  At potlucks, people are happy that I’ve brought something […]

12 Reasons To Avoid Gluten-Free Processed Foods

12 Reasons To Avoid Gluten-Free Processed Foods

Avoiding gluten-free processed foods If you are like me, you either have been converting, or want to convert, some favorite baking recipes to gluten-free. But are you avoiding gluten-free processed foods? If not, it’s possible to end up with something that is no more healthy […]