Hot And Sour Chinese Eggplant

This was one of my favorite lunch dishes at Chef Chen’s in Santa Clara – and here is a low calorie version that loses nothing except the sugar and most of the oil. Hot And Sour Chinese Eggplant 6 small Chinese eggplant or 3 bigger ones, cubed or sliced 3T soy sauce 2T red wine […]

Chinese Takeout On A Diet?

Chinese food is one of the things I miss when on a diet, but if the rest of the family is eating Chinese takeout, do you suffer with your salad, or indulge and regret it later? Here is a way to eat Chinese – a full, satisfying plateful, and stay within bounds. Instead of rice, […]

Spaghetti Squash Three Flavors

We have previously enjoyed spaghetti squash as a Ratatouille Bake and with Egg, Cream Cheese and Marinara. Here are three more spaghetti squash variations: sesame noodles, parsley and parmesan, and chicken enchilada bake. Spaghetti Squash Sesame Noodles One half a spaghetti squash, seeds removed 4T light sesame ginger dressing Cilantro Cut squash in half, remove […]

Ginger Cabbage

Ginger cabbage was inspired by the vegetable part of Moo Shu Pork from our local Chinese Takeout. It adds both flavor and substance to any meal either as a main dish or accompanying meat or fish. It can be prepared in 15-20 minutes and makes an ideal add-on to leftovers to make a fresh meal. […]