Category Archives: Chinese

Lunar New Year treats! 2/12/21

In honor of the lunar new year I made some Vietnamese summer rolls and John cooked some pork potstickers. We served them both with nuoc cham, a dipping sauce. I am a little rusty with my summer roll technique so … Continue reading

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Tofu and vegetable stir-fry. 1/27/21

This dinner was a glorious celebration of vegetables and also a very good way to use up bits and pieces of vegetables left in your refrigerator. Except for the fact that we used fish sauce in our marinade, this is … Continue reading

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BFD. Vegetarian fried rice. 1/24/21

This Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner (BFD) seems a little less breakfast-y than usual. But it is basically just a sliced up omelet, some vegetables, and a little rice which is mostly all breakfast components.   I made my omelet first … Continue reading

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BFD Asian influenced Breakfast For Dinner. 1/10/21

I realize that this does not look much like a traditional American breakfast. However, the eggs on a Breakfast For Dinner meal are really just a jumping off point for dinner creations. For my BFD I made a rolled omelet … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry over cauliflower rice. 12/26/20

As I promised myself, I stopped eating out of control on Saturday. So while John was enjoying more lasagna I made a vegetable laden stir-fry with a few shrimp and served it over cauliflower rice. I made a lot so … Continue reading

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Shredded tofu, mushrooms, edamame. 10/30/20

This is the second time John and I have made this dish and I think it still needs tinkering. Here is the recipe by Melissa Clark with my first round of tinkering. *Changes to the original recipe are noted with … Continue reading

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Shrimp fried rice. 10/22/20

To streamline this dish I cut up the vegetables in the order that they need to go into the pan and John cooks while I am chopping. After cutting each shrimp in three pieces and removing the tail John marinates … Continue reading

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Stir fried shrimp with veg and rice. 8/18/20

I love what we call a GBOF, a giant bowl of food. Each of us who become overweight, get there in different ways. For some it is desserts and others too much snacking. Or maybe it’s fried foods and butter … Continue reading

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Vegetable fried (cauliflower) rice with egg. 8/2/20

Usually I do not go to this much trouble on Sunday but the idea of a plain scrambled egg was just too boring! So kicking off International Week I made an Asian inspired fried rice using my recently acquired cauliflower … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir fry and breakfast for dinner. 7/25, 26/20

We finish off last week on Saturday with a tasty shrimp stir fry and start off the new week on Sunday with Breakfast for Dinner.

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