How to Make Soba Noodle Soup in 15 minutes (Paleo, GF, Vegan, Oil-Free)

Today, Zoe and I are sharing a very simple, classic Japanese recipe that my family absolutely loves: Threads of buckwheat noodles in a clear Dashi broth seasoned lightly with soy sauce, mirin and sugar. I have always loved soba noodles. Perhaps what captivates me is its beautiful dark colors or maybe its wonderfully soft/chewy texture. Perhaps…

Flourless Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies (Paleo, GF, Dairy Free)

The narrow path ahead seemed to be twist and turning forever. The shadows from the masses of leaves shading the midday sun made the hike slightly more comfortable. It was unbelievably hot for a December winter in Hong Kong. We passed an old pavilion with a large black plaque engraved with beautiful gold characters I…

Make-Ahead Breakfast Egg Muffins (50 Calories)

December Recipe Redux 2017: Grab a Book and Cook We’re playing a little party game at the end of 2017: Grab your nearest cookbook and ReDux the recipe on page 201, 17, 217 – or any combination of the number ‘2017.’ (Of course, please don’t forget to credit the original recipe and change enough of the…

THE BEST Vegan Winter Soups 2 Ways: Winter Minestrone + Cream of Broccoli

100 Calorie. Vegan. Protein-Packed. Same Ingredients. 2 Soups.  My Sunday Mornings are usually quite uneventful. The usual scuttering around the kitchen to make our weekly Sunday dinner was the norm. Just dirty dishes, loud clanging and chopping in the early hours of the morning; with hopes that my roommates wouldn’t be awoken by the noise….

Perfectly Moist Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Toasted Coconut (GF, Oil-Free)

November 2017 Recipe Redux Challenge Naturally Colored Holiday Treats and Trimmings Holiday feast season is upon us. But there’s lots of room on the table for brightly-colored, nutritious foods. Show us your sweet or savory, naturally-colored/naturally-dyed holiday fare. Theme via idea from Casey the College Celiac. I love baking. More than I love cooking, or stir frying or chopping…

Creamy Thai Pumpkin Coconut Lo Mein (GF, Vegan, DF)

“Red Curry Pumpkin Ramen” – I remember scrolling down the main page of Foodgawker in class hoping to find something more interesting than my professor’s lecture on chair conformations of glucose. I stopped. Paused. Took a deep breathe. The picture was stunning. It looked absolutely delicious. I just knew I had to make it.Now, one…

GF Pumpkin Donuts with Maple Almond Butter Glaze (Paleo, DF, Oil-Free)

Only 150 calories (frosting included) I watched as my little sister devoured the icing-slathered doughnut. Her fingers covered in sticky sugar and crumbs all over her face. You could see her face beaming with excitement and joy. I shook my head, trying to understanding what was all the hype about doughnuts? It was just fried dough….

Best Ever Weeknight Eggplant & Lentil Curry Dahl (GF, Vegan, Oil-Free)

251 Calories. 80% of your Daily Recommended Dietary Fibre.  October 2017 Recipe Redux Challenge Good Gut Health With cold and flu season upon us, the best defense may be good gut health. Since much of our immune health begins in the gut, show us your healthy, delicious recipe to bolster gut health.  Flipping through the…

How to Make the Best Egg Salad without Mayonnaise

Looking around the room I surveyed the familiar faces I knew so well. Smiles. Laughter. Chatter. All of a sudden I felt my world had slowed down. It was as if time had paused. I was no longer part of the room, I was simply an invisible observer watching this interaction going on. In my small…

Chilled Korean Soba Noodles (GF, Vegan, Vegetarian)

It’s already August? Summer had flown by so quickly. I walked off the plane clutching on my bag and smiled nervously at my sister. She smiled back with the same nervous smile. I wondered where they were? As I wandered around the tiny airport, I felt a surge of anxiousness and excitement rack my insides….