Sautéed Portabella Caps with Baby Bok-Choy

This is one of the most simplest and easiest recipes I have made.  For this recipe, it is good to use large Portabella caps instead of Portabells baby mushrooms.  The large caps has more distinct flavor and has a nice chewy texture when roasted.  Even though extra virgin olive oil is mainly used in salads (not for…

Bulgar with Mixed Greens

Spring is almost here.  With spring coming, the whole nature will change to green and with colorful blossoms every where.  So to celebrate this spring and the warm weather I thought to make a dish that has only green vegetables and leaves.  Green vegetables and green leaves are packed with a lot of vitamins and minerals….

Bulgur with Skillet Roasted Tempeh and Bok-choy

Ingredients 1 cup sliced tempeh 1 small bunch bok-choy 6 oz mixed mushrooms (remini, portabella, oyster) ½ cup sliced snow peas 4-5 cloves garlic ½ teaspoon chili paste 2 tablespoons canola oil salt to taste ½ cup bulgur 1 ½ cups water Method: Slice mushrooms thinly.  Add one table spoon of the canola oil and…

Bulgur with Shitake Mushrooms and Bok-Choy

Ingredients: ½ cup bulgur 1 ½ cups water 1 teaspoon oil 8-10 dried shitake mushrooms 1 red bell pepper 1 cup button mushroom 2 small bunch bok-choy 4-5 garlic cloves 2 teaspoons canola oil ½ teaspoon chili paste Salt and pepper to taste Method: Wash bulgur thoroughly In a covered saucepan, bring water to a…

Spicy Stir Fried Lo Mein Noodles

Ingredients: 2 oz lo mein noodles 7 oz (half a package) water packed extra firm tofu 2 garlic cloves minced 8 oz bean sprouts 4 oz sugar snap peas 1 large portabella mushroom 1 head baby bok choy 2 teaspoons cooking oil 1 teaspoon chili bean sauce Few drops of each pure dark sesame oil…

Whole Grains Blend Pulav

Today when I came from home, I was way too tired to cook something from scratch.  So I always buy and keep these instant pulav mixes.  This whole grain blend is very nutritious and very easy to cook.  This blend contains Bulgar, brown rice, whole grain rice, and other grains.  One box is enough for…

Stir-Fried Soba Noodles with Veggies

Ingredients: 6 oz Buckwheat Soba Noodles 2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 teaspoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon chili paste (you can buy them in Chinese or Korean stores) 6 oz button mushrooms 1 small red bell pepper 1 medium carrot 5 oz tofu 1 bunch baby bok-choy 1 small onion 3 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon cooking…