Stuffed Squash with Quinoa and Blue Cheese – Recipe

Stuffed Squash with Quinoa and Blue Cheese – RecipeStuffed Squash with Quinoa and Blue Cheese – Recipe

Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 55 minutes Serves: 8 Ingredients • 4 small squash (acorn, butternut, carnival, dumpling or delicata) • 2 cups of quinoa prepared according to directions • 1 medium, peeled, cored, and chopped granny smith apple • ½ of green or red pepper, chopped • 1 ..Continue Reading

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables Salad – Recipe

Orzo with Roasted Vegetables Salad – RecipeOrzo with Roasted Vegetables Salad – Recipe

This is a great dish to bring to a cookout. It is light and delicious and full of nutrients. Prep Time: 1 hour Serves: 8-10 as a side dish Recipe can be doubled Serve at room temperature Ingredients: (You can substitute with any vegetables you have) 1 small eggplant, chopped ..Continue Reading

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Recipe

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – RecipeThai Chicken Lettuce Wrap – Recipe

This is a delicious, light but flavorful dish. I love to eat Thai Chicken Lettuce Wrap as a light lunch or a snack. It is low in calorie, gluten free, and heart healthy. Even though the recipe sounds fussy, once you understand each step you can cook assemble 2 to ..Continue Reading

Tasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – Recipe

Tasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – RecipeTasty Asian Fish and Pork Meatballs – Recipe

As a kid my mother always made, what I would describe as Chinese meatloaf. Instead of using ground hamburger and pork, she would use pork, fish, shrimp and seasoned with Asian condiments. She would then shape the meat mixture into either, patties, meatloaf or meatballs and then either pan-fry, steam ..Continue Reading

Refreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe

Refreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad RecipeRefreshing Cucumber and Red Onion Salad Recipe

In the Lui’s household, we love cucumber and red onion salad, especially when we accompany with ribs, cole slaw, and rice. This is quick and yummy recipe. Prep Time: 20-30 minutes Marinate: minimum of 3 hours in the refrigerator, preferably overnight Serves: 6 people The recipe can be reduced by ..Continue Reading

Healthy Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

Healthy Black Bean and Corn Salad RecipeHealthy Black Bean and Corn Salad Recipe

If Certified Reflexologist Helen Chin Lui isn’t helping clients, she is cooking and creating healthy recipes. Here is a favorite summer recipe in the Lui’s household, Black Bean and Corn Salad. Easy to make, nutritious and full with fiber. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cooking time: 0 (unless you cook black ..Continue Reading

Incredibly Tasty Asian BBQ Sauce – Recipe

Incredibly Tasty Asian BBQ Sauce – RecipeIncredibly Tasty Asian BBQ Sauce – Recipe

We love BBQ ribs at the Lui household. This recipe is an easy and incredibly tasty! It will have a similar taste to Roast Pork strip that you find on menus in a Chinese restaurant. This recipe will create enough sauce for two racks of ribs. Mix in a bowl ..Continue Reading

Mexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – Recipe

Mexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – RecipeMexican Quinoa and Black Bean Stir Fried – Recipe

We love food at the Lui’s household that has the taste of South of Border. In this recipe instead of the rice, we substituted it with quinoa. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Recipe can be doubled or tripled

Hoisin BBQ Sauce Recipe

Hoisin BBQ Sauce RecipeHoisin BBQ Sauce Recipe

This recipe is enough sauce for two racks of ribs. Mix in a bowl and place in refrigerator to age for a couple of hours – 1 cup ketchup 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 4 minced garlic cloves 1/8 cup rice vinegar 1/2 cup light brown sugar Season both sides of ..Continue Reading

Gluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Gluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake RecipeGluten Free Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

Because I am so passionate about making food, I am always creating new recipes or reinventing old ones. I have created a #glutenfree #chocolate #lavacake recipe for my son who has gluten #intolerance. Easy and yummy! To make gluten-free lava cake: follow a recipe on the back of Bob’s Red ..Continue Reading

Greek Spinach Feta Pie Recipe

Greek Spinach Feta Pie RecipeGreek Spinach Feta Pie Recipe

Do we love Spinach Pies! We can eat it morning, noon and night. Here is Helen Chin Lui’s version. This recipe can be doubled for a large crowd. Prep time 30 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes at 350 degrees Serves: 6 Spinach mixture (made in two parts) Part 1 In ..Continue Reading

The New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and Recipe

The New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and RecipeThe New SuperFood – Humble Bok Choy Vegetable and Recipe

Growing up in a Chinese household, we were taught at a very young age what is good, and nutritiously balanced food is. My parents would painstaking plan out every meal. Much of our meals consisted of protein, vegetables, hot soup and rice. Probably a little too much rice. My four ..Continue Reading

Carrot Cake – Recipe

Carrot Cake – RecipeCarrot Cake – Recipe

I like carrot cake a lot. What is there not to like? A light and moist cake filled with carrots, pineapples and raisins is delicious. Whenever I have a slice there are two things I think about: First, How to get two servings? I try and stretch it out and ..Continue Reading

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall Recipe

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall RecipeButternut Squash and Apple Soup – Fall Recipe

Prep Time:    15 minutes Cooking Time:    40-45 minutes Notes:    Serves 6 This is a quick and light soup.  It’s wonderful with a hunk of bread and salad.  If you substitute the dairy products with soymilk or almond milk, not only is the recipe gluten free but also dairy free. Ingredients: ..Continue Reading

Why is Bone Broth so Good for You?

Why is Bone Broth so Good for You?Why is Bone Broth so Good for You?

Skin issues? Bone broth! Improperly functioning thyroid? Bone broth! Digestive problems? Bone broth! Well, enough people believe in the claim to put “broth cafes” and “broth bars” in business from New York to Seattle. So, what’s so special about something nana has been simmering in her slow cooker for years? ..Continue Reading

Gluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Gluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto RecipeGluten-Free Summer Vegetable Risotto Recipe

Risotto is creamy, filling, glorious comfort food for any season, any occasion. Indulgent Lobster Risotto for date night, Pumpkin Risotto as a bowl of fall splendor, Asparagus Risotto on a chilly spring evening. The flavor possibilities are as rich as the risotto itself. Risotto is one of those dishes that does not need major ..Continue Reading

Vegetarian 4th of July Cookout – Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Vegetarian 4th of July Cookout – Stuffed Peppers RecipeVegetarian 4th of July Cookout – Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 medium bell peppers (different colors) 4 potatoes (about 5oz each), peeled, boiled, and mashed 2 teaspoons lime juice ½ teaspoon turmeric powder Salt to taste 2 teaspoons oil 2 teaspoons fennel seeds

Quinoa Tabouli Salad Recipe

Quinoa Tabouli Salad RecipeQuinoa Tabouli Salad Recipe

By Laurie Warren, of Warren Wellness – Whole Nutrition for Health and Healing This recipe will deliver some Smart Carbs, Clean Protein, Healthy Fats, and plenty of phytochemicals straight to your happy cells and will taste REALLY good on the way there! And remember, quinoa is one of the only ..Continue Reading