Dairy-Free Healthy Pumpkin Soup

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A silky texture pumpkin soup is all you need in this fall!  This easy soup is made with pumpkin puree, chicken stock, apple, onion, and fresh herb.  If you like creamy richness flavour, stir in some cream at the end. … Continue reading

Mexican Chicken Soup

Mexican Chicken Soup
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It’s literally getting colder and colder every day now in Toronto. On cold days, I usually crave for hot soup. This recipe would be perfect for people who like chicken soup, and also spiciness. It is very easy to make … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Recipe: Pumpkin Lamb Pizza

Pumpkin Lamb Pizza
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Last weekend it was Thanksgiving holiday here in Canada, so I have decided to make something special with pumpkin – Thanksgiving is usually the start of pumpkin season, even Startbucks start to sell pumpkin spiced latte around this time of year. Now … Continue reading

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai
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Pad Thai is probably the most well-known Thai dish internationally. You may be surprised to find out that in Thailand Pad Thai is more of a street food. The key to a good Pad Thai dish is the balance of … Continue reading

Sweet Sriracha Chicken

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  Chicken is my all time favourite meat.  I have been looking for the best chicken recipes, from west to east.  This Asian-inspired Sweet Sriracha Chicken dish delivers a combination of sweetness and spiciness in every bite!  Browned chicken strips are … Continue reading

Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice

Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice
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Taiwanese food is technically Chinese food, but just like every cuisine, there will be some unique local dishes, and this Braised Pork Rice ( “Lu Rou Fan” in Chinese) is one of them. Despite it takes a bit longer to … Continue reading

Vegetarian Lettuce Wrap

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You may have lettuce in your salad everyday.  You may even get bored of it, Romaine or iceberg.  We feel you!  So today we are showing you a “fancier” way to eat your lettuce — Vegetarian Lettuce Wrap, just like … Continue reading