Posts tagged ‘asian’

March 14th, 2014

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders {with Asian Slaw}

by Chrissy

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders with Slaw_LYK4

These past couple of days I was up in Mammoth with my man and his family. While we didn’t get much relaxation time, we sure did get in a ton of mountain time, snowboarding some really amazing snow, on brisk but glorious sunny days. It was just the most beautiful setting to romp around in, apart from work and out of the kitchen for a hot sec.

Asian Pulled Pork Sliders with Slaw_LYK2

Ps. sorry for the shortage of posts this week! The slight hiatus was … Read more...

March 5th, 2014

Simple Asian Sesame Slaw

by Chrissy

Asian Sesame Slaw_LYK1

I’ve been wanting to go on a picnic for quite some time now. Granted, it’s not exactly picnic season, hence the pouring rain this past week, but now that’s it’s bright, sunny and 70 degrees again, I think I can start thinking about my picnic menu again.

Asian Sesame Slaw_LYK4Even if it’s indoors, I just like the little slaws, sandwiches, wraps, no-heat sides, salads, and chips and dips.
This slaw is certainly a perfect make-ahead salad, as it can stay dressed for … Read more...

February 19th, 2014

Asian Spinach Salad with Roasted Asparagus and Zucchini

by Chrissy

Asian Spinach Salad w Roasted Asparagus_LYK3

Let me just say this: toasted sesame oil is the business. The bees knees, if you will.

Asian Spinach Salad w Roasted Asparagus_LYK6

It’s fragrant, toasty and has such a warm and inviting personality.

In dressings and sauces, it is such a delight. Yes, it can be a little high on the calorie scale, but a little goes a long way, so as long as you mix it with other oils, vinegars, and flavors, it evens out.

Asian Spinach Salad w Roasted Asparagus_LYK1

This roasted garlic & sesame vinaigrette is fairly light … Read more...

January 28th, 2014

Superfood Spinach Salad

by Chrissy

Superfood Spinach Salad_LYK6

Before I realized how easy it was to prep healthy salads for the week, Lauren and I would occasionally buy a salad or two from Trader Joe’s as a treat or when we had a busy week and knew we needed to take a healthy shortcut.

Superfood Spinach Salad_LYK1

I’m never really all that impressed with store-bought pre-made salads (unless they are from Whole Foods, which is unfortunate for the wallet), but there was one that I just loved. After eating this salad … Read more...

January 7th, 2014

Stir Fryin’ it Up on TV!

by Chrissy

Veggie Stir Fry & Cauliflower Fried Rice_LYK4

Yesterday, we had the privilege of doing another live cooking demo on San Diego Living, Channel 6’s weekday morning segment.

Here it is!

(pretend that you can see the video here. I looks like the link on their website is unable to embed  so while I get it figured out, please click the link to view it! –> VIDEO: Meatless Monday Meal Swaps on Channel 6, San Diego Living)

And here we are, getting all prepped and ready in … Read more...