Food: Dinner Tonight – Vegetarian Burrito

I am still trying to understand why it is I crave heavy meals when the weather is so hot? Shouldn’t it be the other way around? But then again, I  have trouble understanding my body makeup and the types of cravings I need to resolve. For example – it was 98 degrees in downtown yesterday, […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Watermelon Feta Salad

It’s hot in San Francisco! Can you believe it? And us locals, although we love it, we also can’t handle the heat. Spoiled from the natural air conditioning throughout the summer months with heavy fog at the coast which we complain about the cold and the gray horizon continuously for three months  – but when we […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Beans In Variation

I care for my mother and cooking is part of that package – which I don’t mind. So every afternoon after work, I visit with her and help prepare her dinner. She’s always excited at the recipes I come up with, and the ones I find online where I add my own spin to the […]

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Discussions on How To Quit Carbs, How Effective Are Charities and Why The Fuss

Topic of Carb: My weakness, like most anyone, is carbs and starchy foods. With each meal I make, I wonder how can I workaround carbs/starch foods without experiencing withdrawals, or feeling a void in my stomach as if I hadn’t eaten anything. Drink water most say to fill that void, and sure, I’ve done that […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight- Rice and More Rice Dishes

Every week I sit down with my mother and plan out her meals – and afterwards do her grocery shopping accordingly. The other day, when I suggested rice as a side dish, she voiced, pretty passionately that she’s grown tired of the simply steamed rice or rice pilaf. So, I decided to do a search […]

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Food: Garlic Butter, Salmon, Creamed Spinach

I realized as I was multi-tasking this morning that it’s nearing noon – which means I am hungry and need to get a quick bite for lunch and think of dinner – which for tonight is this wonderful recipe. I am on the fence about the creamed spinach part, with heavy cream or coconut milk […]

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Food: Week’s Menu Based on Cravings

Slowly I am gaining taste – and actually enjoying my meals. Not yet fully, but the fact I woke up this morning craving so much – is a move in the right direction. So tonight, after work, I plan to do my grocery shopping with the following recipes in mind for the week: Hmmm, I […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – White Bean Soup

I love white beans – and normally eat them with a touch of olive oil, and Parmesan cheese and  a dash of cilantro. But today I am craving a soup – and this one is perfect, minus the Crockpot, but for sure with a few slice of rustic baguette and a bottle of cab. INGREDIENTS […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Oven Fried Chicken

There are two things I love – Korean BBQ short ribs, and fried or battered chicken of sorts. These are my weaknesses among a million other gastronomical weaknesses. 🙂  Now, although San Francisco has some of the best cuisines or restaurants in the world, I sometimes prefer to try out my favorites at home – […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Quinoa Salad

I cooked quinoa last night – but it was too warm to make a salad out of it just yet. So I switched gears and went with sliders for dinner with a side of home-made coleslaw. But tonight, we are having quinoa salad with a side dish – open-faced grilled cheese baguette. Since this is […]

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