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”

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Shaved Vegetables Noodle Salad with a Soy-Ginger Dressing

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Hello everyone! It’s good to back from this week-long break. For all my American readers, I hope you got to celebrate Thanksgiving with friends and family, and enjoy some time off from work as well. I actually left Philly for a week and went to NY to celebrate with my best friend and her family. Continue reading “Shaved Vegetables Noodle Salad with a Soy-Ginger Dressing”

Veggie Fried Rice with Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper

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I’ll call this recipe “fried rice with a subtle Mediterranean twist”! And I’ll explain to you the reasons why further down, after I profess my love for fried rice one more time. Though I’ve already talked to you about this burning passion of mine in a previous post, I’ll just add a few reasons to the list: Continue reading “Veggie Fried Rice with Roasted Eggplant and Red Pepper”

Veggie Soba Stir Fry

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Hi friends! Apologies for last week’s silence. As I previously mentioned, midterms season is here and I’ve had papers, exams, problem sets and group projects in every single one of my classes… kind of overwhelming if you ask me! But now that I finally have some free time, I wanted to share this veggie stir fry recipe with you all!

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Fridge Friday: Chicken Banh Mi Sandwich with Pickled Vegetables

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I’m sure you know the feeling. The feeling when you get home from work on a Friday night, only to find an empty fridge, with nothing to eat. It’s so frustrating. But is there really nothing to eat? Look again, because I’m sure there has to be a little something left over from a previous meal. You just need a creative way to reuse it so that you don’t find yourself eating the same dish over and over again. Let me help you with that!

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