Category Archives: Hearty Meal

Lentil & Walnut Loaf

I like to browse other health food blogs and one that I go to often is “Oh She Glows.”  I was intrigued by her recipe for faux-meatloaf and decided to give it a try. You can view the original recipe … Continue reading

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Bay Area Adventures!

About a month ago, I went to the bay area to visit a dear friend.  Like LA, the bay has an abundance of interesting foods! Basically, I was in food heaven the whole time.  Here is some of the food … Continue reading

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Fenix 5-4

About a year ago, a friend and I discovered a new eatery in Uptown Whittier, Fenix 5-4. We came upon it by googling “healthy restaurants” in our area. Ever since, I have gone there when I want a good, healthful … Continue reading

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Colon Cleaning Pasta Sauce

My health conscious friend told me about her new food creation that consists of fresh tomatoes from her garden, kale and olives.  She said that it is guaranteed to make you pooh.  Therefore I named it Colon Cleansing Pasta Sauce … Continue reading

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Niu Rou Mien (牛肉麵 )

I have a longstanding love for Chinese/Taiwanese food.  It is no wonder, considering I grew up in Hacienda Heights, CA.  When I was in college (in Santa Barbara), I would have Chinese food withdraws because there were no decent Chinese … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Dinner

On special holidays, my family prefers to stay home and cook.  Since it was Father’s Day, we made steak- a man’s favorite. My mom intended on making scalloped potatoes but my dad requested that we make a new mac n’ … Continue reading

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Food Adventure in West LA

My mom just had surgery at Cedars Sinai Hospital in West Los Angeles. I originally intended on staying at the hospital for 2 days but ended up staying 4 days. While my mom was stuck eating gross hospital food, I … Continue reading

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Meat and Potatoes

Hmmm. Meat and potatoes.  I often buy Trader Joe’s frozen/microwavable Shepard’s Pie to keep on hand for times when I don’t have food or time to cook.  I decided that making my own would be easy enough.  I was also … Continue reading

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