This cuisine features smaller portions that are lower calories and lower fat (IF you avoid fried options) and emphasizes rice and soybean products. Sometimes features tabletop stir-fry cooking, some foods are fried, but most ar... Read more
Reflects many different cooking styles, traditions, customs, ingredients and flavors from multiple regions of China. Cantonese, the most popular form in the U.S., features grilled meat, steaming and stir-frying, and flavors are... Read more
Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options.
These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr... Read more
There was a time in recent history when the closest Americans willingly came to soybeans was by driving through farm country. The only milk you could find at the grocery store came from cows, and the word “tofu” conjured images of bell-bo... Read more
What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?
While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th... Read more
I am officially #chickenedout I had chicken for both lunch and dinner today. Up side is I am getting 3-4 meals out of one boneless, skinless chicken breast where I used to get two. Stretching a dollar is great. Monotony is not. Need to branch out.... Read more
I am subsisting on rice and soy sauce due to poverty, and I have to cut back more to buy a new bra because I lost weight. It galls me to have so many articles telling me to buy new workout clothes when I am happy with what I have. Native ads...yuck.... Read more
For lunch I made soup. White chicken, carrots, turnip, cabbage and potatoes. I also put about 1/2 cup of ketchup. I have no idea how to add that had 2 cups.. Very good. Found one post that says 336 calories.. Thinking that might be too many calories?... Read more
Pick up a block of Tempeh, a soy-based meat substitute. Cut it into small chunks and steam it for 5-8 minutes. You can chill it and add to "Chicken Salad" or any type of chicken casserole. No animal products, no cholesterol, low fat.... Read more
What are the health benefits of tofu?In the Health Benefits section of our Soybeansfood profile, we provide an in-depth look at many of the controversial issues surrounding soy foods and their role in health. (You may want to visit that section of ou... Read more
When it comes to the protein portion of a healthy diet, boneless, skinless chicken is a hero. It’s versatile, easy to prepare and naturally lower in fat and calories than many other meat options. But by itself, chicken can be, well, a little bo... Read more
Hi, it's Chef Meg.
Wondering what to make for dinner? Here in Northern Kentucky, where I live, it's cold--without a ray of sunshine in sight. Still, that doesn't mean that we can't imagine we're someplace warmer.
My makeover of a user-submitted... Read more
I found this awesome recipe in the May 5, 2009 issue of Woman's Day magazine. It was submitted by their style director, Davida Sidrane Hogan. I like her style! (Haha sorry had to do it!) I've made it twice in the past month, so I want to put it on he... Read more
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