Passion Project: Yellow Chicken Curry with Potatoes

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For this fourth day of my “chicken week”, I’m taking you on a short trip to Asia! More specifically, I’m exploring one of Thailand’s specialties (and my go-to alternative order to Pad Thai): coconut-based yellow curry with chicken and potatoes. Can you smell the lemongrass, ginger, and all of the spices developing? Because I can, and how I wish I could share that! Continue reading “Passion Project: Yellow Chicken Curry with Potatoes”

Bento Inspired Lunch

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Note that I shall be back on a regular posting schedule now that I’m at school. Look for recipes on Fridays!

School is back in full speed and I’m already overwhelmed. It’s course selection period, which is when I have the most doubts about the future course of my semester. I always change my mind a few times before I settle for a final schedule that I’m perfectly happy with. During that “shopping period,” I have very little time to eat because I go to as many classes as possible, including over lunchtime. That got me thinking about strategies to keep eating healthy, homemade food even away from my kitchen. Since sandwiches can only be good for so long, I turned towards “bentos” (or Japanese lunch boxes). Continue reading “Bento Inspired Lunch”

Chicken and Fajita Vegetables Swiss Chard Burrito

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My Vegetarian Bibimbap – Korean Mixed Rice Bowl

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I’ve definitely mentioned this before, but I really really love Asian food. I love it for so many reasons: its spiciness, freshness, overwhelming amount of vegetables, rice, noodles, hearty soups… all that good stuff! If I had to pick a top-3, I would probably go for Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean (in no particular order). Continue reading “My Vegetarian Bibimbap – Korean Mixed Rice Bowl”

Acorn Squash, Brown Rice and Chickpeas Veggie Burgers

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Every time I come back to the US, I’m mostly vegetarian. Why “mostly”? Well, because truth be told… I love meat! I really do. In fact I’ll even say that nothing comes close to a really well prepared, cooked, and seasoned steak. However, I do care about the ways in which animals are treated though, and since I don’t really know anything about this subject here in Philadelphia, I “mostly” avoid buying meat. Continue reading “Acorn Squash, Brown Rice and Chickpeas Veggie Burgers”