Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup

Ingredients 1/2 a Kabocha squash, sliced in wedges 1 sweet onion, roughly chopped 1 large carrot, roughly chopped 3-5 TBPS olive oil Salt to taste Pepper to taste Paprika 3 cups chicken broth, or broth of your choice. Dashi works too! A sprig of rosemary or thyme Instructions Preheat oven to 400*F. Line a bakingContinue reading “Roasted Kabocha Squash Soup”

Thai Banana Bread Pudding with Coconut Milk

Ingredients 1/2 a loaf of day old bread (preferably baguette or sourdough), cubed or sliced 1 can of coconut milk (about 15 oz) 2 eggs, beaten 7 ripe Thai bananas or 3 bananas 1/3 cup of brown sugar 2 TBSP unsalted butter 1 tsp vanilla pinch of salt Instructions Butter or line with parchment, aContinue reading “Thai Banana Bread Pudding with Coconut Milk”

Toddler Summer Squash Spaghetti

Ingredients Spaghetti Squash 1 medium spaghetti squash Extra virgin olive oil Tomato Sauce 8 medium ripe tomatoes Extra virgin olive oil 1/2 sweet or white onion 4 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp dried oregano pinch of sugar pinch of salt Zucchini 2 small zucchinis, washed and sliced lenthwise 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp thymeContinue reading “Toddler Summer Squash Spaghetti”

Coconut Curried Lentils with Sweet Potato

Ingredients 1/2 cup cooked lentils (here’s a good recipe I used) 2 small or 1 large sweet potato, (washed, peeled and cubed) 1/2 sweet or white onion, diced 1 – 1 1/2 cup of coconut milk 2 TBSP cooking oil 1/2 tsp curry powder 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp ground coriander 1/8 tsp turmericContinue reading “Coconut Curried Lentils with Sweet Potato”

Family’s Bún Riêu (Vietnamese Crab Tomato Soup)

Ingredients Broth 8 extra large dried shrimp 2 dried squids 1 bag of Tamarind Soup Mix 32oz Chicken broth OR Bún riêu soup base 64oz water 10 tomatoes Rieu 3oz (about 1/2 jar) Crab Paste with Soya Bean oil 8oz crab meat 6oz of raw pork paste (which is pureed pork) *see note 4 eggsContinue reading “Family’s Bún Riêu (Vietnamese Crab Tomato Soup)”

Strawberries & Cream Oatmeal

Ingredients 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup organic whole milk 5-6 large organic strawberries (fresh or frozen), sliced if fresh a pinch of salt 1/4 tsp vanilla (optional) For more sweetness add 1/2 a banana Instructions Rinse your oats and add it to a small saucepan with 3/4 cup water, bring toContinue reading “Strawberries & Cream Oatmeal”

Mom’s Vietnamese Beef Salad with Toasted Rice (Bò Trộn Thính)

Ingredients 1lb top sirloin beef, sliced thin 1/2 garlic bulb (about 6 cloves), minced 1/2 tsp salt 1 lime, juiced 1 bunch of Thai basil, thinly sliced 4oz roasted rice powder (can make you own using this recipe) 2 bird eye chillies, sliced Dressing: juice of 1 lime scant 1 TBSP sugar 1 TBSP fishContinue reading “Mom’s Vietnamese Beef Salad with Toasted Rice (Bò Trộn Thính)”

Spiced Apple Date Mini Muffins

recipe adapted from Sally’s Baking Addiction Ingredients 1 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 large ripe banana 1 large egg or 1 TBSP flaxseed meal mixed with 3 TBSP water 1/4 cup applesauce 2 TBSP honey 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking sodaContinue reading “Spiced Apple Date Mini Muffins”