Archive For The “vegetables” Category

Why You Need to Eat Your Veggies

Why You Need to Eat Your Veggies

There are several reasons people embrace the vegetarian lifestyle. For some, itโ€™s a matter of morals and a desire to protect all life. Others, however, recognize the key health benefits associated with eating more fruits and vegetables. Or, like my daughter, just prefer the taste of fruits and vegetables over meat.

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Kangkong (On Choy) Adobo Style

Kangkong (On Choy) Adobo Style

This was our vegetable of choice when we grilled tilapia and squid. It was the perfect pairing! I hadn’t realized that my girls don’t remember ever having this vegetable since I don’t buy it often. It’s also not always available in the market and when it is, it is always on the expensive side. The…

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Baked Chicken and Yellow Squash with Parmesan

Baked Chicken and Yellow Squash with Parmesan

This recipe is based on the parmesan chicken recipe from Simply Recipes and it has become a favorite especially with my youngest daughter who just loves yellow squash! The chicken, the carnivore dad also deemed passable for the regular menu. Me, I like it because it’s so darn easy to cook that it easily qualifies for…

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Yard-long Beans with Coconut Milk

Yard-long Beans with Coconut Milk

This is an update to the gising-gising recipe that we previously posted on this blog. Since the garden has been quite prolific with these beans, I had to freeze some of them yesterday. I left out enough for our lunch though, and decided that this updated version to the gising-gising recipe is in order. The…

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Ginisang Sitaw – Stirfried Long Beans

Ginisang Sitaw – Stirfried Long Beans

The longs beans we planted in the garden is now at its peak and we have been harvesting quite a handful daily. The photo below is what we picked last Sunday morning along with the peppers which I used in the chicken stew that accompanied this side dish. My daughter whose plate that is in…

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Bean Sprouts and Mushrooms

Bean Sprouts and Mushrooms

This is another simple, fast and extremely satisfying vegetarian dish that is a favorite with my girls. We have been having lots of meatless meals lately and no one but the husband is complaining ๐Ÿ™‚ When this photo was taken, we had it for brunch along with eggplant omelette and garlic fried rice. It was…

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Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn

It’s that time of year again…. CORN SEASON! They are on sale at the grocery store this week for 19 cents each. For me, that means 8 ears of corn for less than $2! And are they ever good right now. They are so sweet and tender, you can eat them as is. Raw, without…

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Corn Fritters/Pancakes
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