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Food: new breakfast combo

I didn’t post any pic of food last week because I was getting bored with what I was eating. I hope my appetite comes back soon, otherwise I might need to shut down this blog 😉 Isn’t it supposed to be a food blog? I guess not since I got pregnancy, when my mind and appetite is everywhere but in food. 🙂

But let’s recap a bit. I’ve been enjoying these two breakfast combo

#1 fried egg, toasts, goat cheese covered by blueberries (from Tj’s), fruit and decaf latte with almond milk

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#2: the same but with turkey breast (leftover from the baby shower)

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the combo of goat cheese and turkey breast is surprisingly beyond DELICIOUS!!! I need to get more of it!

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some dinner combos: oatmeal with celery with

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chicken drum cooked with soy sauce, ginger and green onions.

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sauteed spinach with garlic

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a rainbow stew of spinach, summer squash, tofu and tomato

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Corn is back!!! I brought it back because I was having some constipation issues. For some reason, having 1 corn per day regulates “things”!

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wintermelon, tomato and dry shrimp soup

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sauteed romaine, kale and mushroom with tamari and garlic

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and Star has been loving this combo: sautéed bok choy and red sauced spicy whole tilapia

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He can eat 2/3 of the fish in one meal!!! 🙂

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Now that my mom arrived, she will be in charge of the cooking. I told her that she can decide on what to have for dinner. I want to be surprised! 😉

Q: do you prefer someone else prepares the food for you? or do you prefer cooking it yourself? I used to enjoy prepare meals by myself everyday, but lately I just don’t know what I want to eat, so I need someone else to decide it for me.

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Challenge J&J #6: failed!

J&J #6 @Eat Clean Cookbook: stuffed artichoke

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It looks quite appetizing and pretty. I’ve never cooked artichoke before so I was curious about it.

Ingredients: fresh artichoke

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Stuffing: Olive oil (1/4 cup), italian seasoning, panko (1/2 cup), garlic (2 tbsp) and sea salt

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Steam artichoke for 30 min, add the stuffing between layers and steam for 5 more min. End product:

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It looks pretty much like the picture in the book, right?

I also made Heather’s homemade red sauce: canned diced tomato + butter, I used Earth Balance, over bread of spring mix and steamed zucchini noodles

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portobello topped with tomato paste, italian seasoning and goat cheese 😉

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quite a meal! 😆

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everything was tasty except the artichoke. I didn’t know exactly how to eat it :shock:, layer by layer I ate the stuffing but didn’t know what to eat from the artichoke. I ended up very unsatisfied with my meal so I had as “dessert” two Rudi’s spelt bread topped with Earth Balance

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the kitty face made me smile 😉

The other day, my new book order came! Look what I’m reading

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I’m 2/3 through Lunch in Paris in <2 days, it’s a funny, easy and foodie-kind of story. Next, I’ll learn how to write for food properly 😉

Q: What was your last unsatisfied meal?

Giveaway alerts:

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Jasmine is having a Yoplait greek yogurt giveaway!

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Buns buns~~~~

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YEAH~~~ I made BUNs!!!! And you know what? it was soooooo EASY!!! Because I had a handy tool from barstools

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Healthy buns ingredients: 2 cup white flour, 2 cup WW flour, 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp sugar, pinch of salt and 1 packet of active yeast.

Usually buns in China are made with only white flour because it’s more spongy and tastes better. But you know me… I like to play around and add more healthier ingredients. 😉

Add ingredients (in that order) to the machine

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choose the dough option and wait! 😉

Meanwhile, I walked to an asian market to re-stock lotus powder 😆

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It was like 3 miles walk…. rejuvenating and relaxing. When I came back, the dough was almost ready

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take it out and put it in a floured surface

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un-air a little bit and fold again

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shape it. I just roll it and cut it

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put it in the container that will be used to steam, and let it sit for another 20 min

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and steam it for 20-25 min. I had to put chopsticks to avoid the water to get into the buns

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look how they expanded… BEAUTIFUL!!

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I was too excited and forgot to put some oil to the steam basket and this happened 😦

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anyway… the end product is a spongy, slightly sweet bun!! Just like what we get in China if not better! 😀

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Of course, I ate other things other than buns 😉 …. Look what I had

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can you believe that I feel like a new goat-cheese converter??? I said first I didn’t like it and now I’m having it every day! How funny! 😉

Steamed cauliflower topped sauce made with half tahini half miso with a pinch of sugar, inspired by Maggie.

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black bean and brown/black rice

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YUMMY~~~ I called it a good night of eats! 😆

Spring is sooo close! Are you excited? I AM!! 😀

Q: What’s your favorite season and why? Mine is definitely end of spring or beginning of summer because I relate to that period to vacation, relax, calm and wear pretty clothes! 😀

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