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Smoked Salmon Egg Casserole

Smoked Salmon Egg Casserole

If you enjoyed the protein-packed crustless quiche, then you’re likely to also fancy this smoked salmon egg casserole. This recipe was adapted from The Performance Paleo Cookbook from Steph Gaudreau with a few added tweaks. This is one of my go-to meal prep recipes. It stores well in the fridge for a few days and...

Recipe: Sweet Potato Waffle’d Breakfast Sandwich

Recipe: Sweet Potato Waffle’d Breakfast Sandwich

Here’s a fun take on your classic breakfast sandwich. Instead of breakfast muffins, we are using waffles made with sweet potatoes. The sweet potatoes are grated, bound with an egg, and pressed into a waffle shape. Works best with a waffle iron. It flattens the sweet potatoes and also leaves nice crispy grill marks. The...

Recipe: Beef and Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry

Recipe: Beef and Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry

Shiitake mushrooms are popular in East Asian cuisine. Not only are they delicious and filled with umami flavor, they also have nutritious properties. Shiitake mushrooms provide a rich combination of B vitamins and along with minerals like copper, zinc, and selenium. It’s a healthy source of carbohydrates, low in fat, and also provides dietary fiber....

My recipe for Chicken Larb Lettuce Wraps

My recipe for Chicken Larb Lettuce Wraps

Here’s a simple recipe for chicken larb. There’s many versions of this dish, sometimes using minced pork instead of minced chicken. Larb is known for its lightly spicy, citrus sweet and salty flavors. The common ingredients you’ll find are lemongrass, lime, red peppers flakes, and fish sauce. This refreshing dish can be served as a...

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole Recipe

If you’re a fan of bread pudding, this baked dish will definitely fancy you. This casserole makes a delicious breakfast but can be enjoyed as a sweet and savory dessert too. It combines sweet potato and apples with a pumpkin spice blend, bounded together with eggs and coconut cream. We used typical orange sweet potatoes...

Recipe: Turkey Zucchini Carrot Meatballs

Recipe: Turkey Zucchini Carrot Meatballs

This is one of my favorite recipes for easy, portable breakfast meals. It’s high in protein, low carb, and very versatile. The basic recipe incorporates ground poultry, grated vegetables, and seasoning. I’ve made it with ground chicken and ground turkey, either works fine. For a juicier meatball, I’d recommend a mixture that’s about 94% lean....

Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice with Shrimp

Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice with Shrimp

Fried rice can be such a guilty pleasure. Left over rice, eggs, and veggies stir fried together creates such a cozy and hearty dish. The best thing about fried rice is that there’s so many versions and each recipe is very adaptable. Pineapple fried rice is one of my favorite versions. The sweet and juicy...

Recipe: Vietnamese Sour Soup (Canh Chua)

Recipe: Vietnamese Sour Soup (Canh Chua)

The salmon steak reminds me of Vietnamese Sour Soup, one of the childhood dishes my mother would make. While Vietnamese Sour Soup is commonly made with catfish, my mother often substituted salmon steak. So when I saw salmon steak on sale recently while grocery shopping, I picked up a piece and decided to put together...

Recipe: Chocolate Carrot Truffles

Recipe: Chocolate Carrot Truffles

Here’s a simple recipe for a chocolate truffles that brings together carrots and chocolate. The original recipe uses peanut butter as a base, but any other nut butter will do too. Each piece comes out to about 40 calories and makes a nice portable snack. Keep them in an airtight container in the fridge. Chocolate...