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Fat-buster: How to make daikon noodles

March 12, 2017

Pasta has a million calories and nearly zero nutrition. I used to be sad about this. But then I learned how to make daikon noodles. As a pasta substitute, daikon […]

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Cauliflower steak recipe with chef Peter Berley #vegan

November 20, 2016

All hail the star of my Thanksgiving feast: the lowly cauliflower. Rise up, you lumpy, white cruciferous. Dazzle us with your transformation into cauliflower steaks. That’s right. A meatless steak. […]

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Cutting back on sugar is sexy

September 11, 2016

My struggle to live sugar-free made me a no-fun frump. At least, until recently.  I’m starting to see young and sexy millennials waking up to sugar danger. To quote them: […]

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Weight loss: How I’m transforming my fat head

May 21, 2016

After a first life filled with fun food, the stir-fried chickens have come home to roost. Getting older means my body burns calories at a much slower pace. Eating the […]

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Why Chinese American women gain weight

February 21, 2016

Ugh, I have to lose 16 pounds. Doctors’ orders. Otherwise, diabetes and achy knees will ruin my future. But here’s my other problem: Chinese American women gain weight for specific […]

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Cooking with Kian: The only Chinese cookbook you’ll ever need

January 15, 2016

Just in time for Feb. 8th’s Lunar New Year! A new Chinese cookbook has me serving up elegant dishes that are shockingly simple to make. What an emotional bonus. Finally, […]

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Indian cooking spices up mother-daughter bonding

December 30, 2015

When my daughter and I take cooking classes together, the power struggle and bickering stops. Our generational divide closes as we surrender to the instructor and the magic of food. […]

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