Entries by Linda

Kale and White Bean Soup

Kale and White Bean Soup This soup is very satisfying and nutritional powerhouse. Kale is an excellent source of vitamins, calcium, phytonutrients, and fiber. The beans are a great source of protein and fiber, which help lower cholesterol, stabilize hormones, and promote digestive health. This soup will hold well for up to a week, and […]

Tom Kai Gai

This is the classic Thai chicken coconut milk soup. It is superbly easy to make, and wonderful as a meal or side dish. It is also great for easing a sore throat or beating a cold. Ingredients 8oz sliced chicken breast 1 C water 1 large can (20 oz) coconut milk ½ -1T tom kai […]

Shopping at Asian markets

If you are like me, and love Asian food, then definitely, you should be shopping at Asian markets. If you have never been to one, it will be quite an adventure. There are a myriad of condiments, spices, and seasonings, all sorts of seaweeds, fresh herbs and produce, fermented foods, and fresh and frozen meats […]

Spring Vegetable Soup

This soup is fast, easy, nutritious and delicious – just the way I like it. It is also perfect for this time of year. To make a vegan version, use olive oil and one of the non-dairy cream options. For a Thai spin, use the coconut milk and add some Tom Yum paste, kiffer lime […]