The first thing I learned how to make in the kitchen is a Thai omelette or kai jeow in Thai. If you're looking for comfort food that has minimal prep and takes less than 15 minutes to make, this is the dish! I grew up eating this at home and it's very nostalgic when I … Continue reading Easy Thai Omelette with Braised Cauliflower
Wasabi! We loved our experience at DOMODOMO NYC as much as we loved that joke. DOMODOMO is a Japanese restaurant that was New York's first restaurant that specialized in sushi hand rolls. We were immediately interested in this restaurant after looking through their menu online, which boasts interesting dishes such as uni pasta and different … Continue reading What Did Sushi A Say To Sushi B?
We love farmer's markets because we believe that dishes can taste substantially better when the ingredients are fresh and are grown with less pesticides. Although the prices may be slightly higher than the local supermarkets, there are certain things we are willing to splurge on. Last weekend we had the opportunity to walk through the … Continue reading Farmer’s Market Finds
Well, not really. We loved visiting Sleepy Hollow during October because the entire neighborhood is decorated in scarecrows and pumpkins, with an eerie feel throughout the streets. One of the things we enjoyed the most is eating out way through our short visit. Not many people associate Sleepy Hollow with a large food scene but … Continue reading The Curse of Sleepy Hollow
Dieting is no easy task, especially for many individuals who have demanding jobs, stressful family lives, and hobbies such as blogging and gaming. We usually never diet. It's not that we couldn't lose a couple of pounds here and there but dieting can become so restrictive and cumbersome when you're transforming into a diet that … Continue reading Dieting Expects Cultural Reform
Literally. We've been attempting new recipes inspired by our desire to cut back on carbohydrates and fill up with a lot of protein for dinner. One meal that we enjoyed making was chicken lettuce leaf wraps with Thai-inspired sauce. Ingredients: 1 Boston lettuce 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 lb chicken breast seasoned with … Continue reading And It’s A Wrap!
Did you know that all varieties of tea, including oolong, black, and green tea, came from the same plant species, the Camellia Sinesis plant. From this shrub, various processes of oxidation occurs to generate your standard cup of tea. What you may not know is that green tea is extremely beneficial for your health and … Continue reading Green is the New Black
Who doesn't love eggs in the morning? We love grabbing egg sandwiches from our favorite fast food restaurants whenever we slept in too late or if we were just too lazy to prepare our own breakfast. Here are our favorite egg sandwiches: McDonald's Egg White Delight McMuffin (280 calories, 10 g fat, 29 g carbs) … Continue reading Egg-celent Egg Sandwiches
Many people don’t have the time, or skill, to make their own pasta. While it's on our list of things to accomplish, until we can make our own pasta we continue to buy store-brand, pre-made pasta. Although pasta is delicious, it's filled with many empty carbohydrates and loaded with calories. Luckily for pasta lovers, like … Continue reading Portioning Your Pasta
This is an amazing dish that can be made within 25 minutes or less because you can find cans of curry paste that contains all of the ingredients that makes green curry have all of its spicy and delicious flavors. In the past, I have made my own fresh curry pastes but the ingredients are … Continue reading In a Hurry? Try Chicken Green Curry
Our go-to meal to make is basil chicken because it's simple, easy, and, paired with the right vegetables, delicious! It's a very short recipe and takes only about 25 minutes to make, which our busy schedules greatly appreciates. Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 large shallot, minced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded, thinly … Continue reading Low-Carb Basil Chicken
Taco Bell is considered one of the healthiest fast food options in United States but it's hard to see why under all of that ground beef and cheese. Like any restaurant, some choices are healthier than others so here are some tips to keep this fast food chain healthy: Order Fresco tacos - Fresco tacos … Continue reading Saved by the Bell
In the advent of intermittent fasting and the temptations of sleeping in late, many Americans skip breakfast in lieu of larger lunch meals. If you're like us, we don't have the healthiest breakfast regimen. Sometimes we grab a quick bite to eat just so we can have an extra 30 minutes of sleep in the … Continue reading Quick Protein for Morning Breakfast
We love McDonald's. One thing is certain - we tend to order the fried, overly-salty options rather than acknowledge their equally tasty and healthy choices. We think that this is because when we make the conscious decision to enter the drive-thru at Micky D's we have a preconceived notion that we aren't going to eat … Continue reading McHealthy Eating at the Golden Arches
Summer means backyard parties, game night with friends, and rummaging through the refrigerator for a bite to eat after a long night of binge drinking. While we make our best efforts to keep up our summer bodies, it gets harder and harder to do when you're going out on the weekends or having friends over. … Continue reading Dipping Through Trader Joe’s
Everyone trying to get fit this summer often try diets that never tend to stick or work. The keto-diet? Juice cleanse? Intermittent fasting? Fat-free? We believe that we've heard, and sadly have tried, it all. The no carb diet is certainly a popular diet amongst many. As future physicians, we definitely acknowledge that having a … Continue reading Meatballs and No Spaghetti
Everyone has that friend who is either vegan, vegetarian, will only eat meat, lactose intolerant, gluten free, health conscious, or is generally a picky eater. Finding restaurant options where the menu offers options for everyone is a rare find. Running across Spring Natural Kitchen was a goldmine for my vegan friend, my health conscious meat … Continue reading Meat, Vegan, and Gluten-Free, Oh My!
Summer is the perfect time to shop for fruits because the warm weather allows most grocery stores to carry seasonal fruits such as cherries, watermelons, mangoes, strawberries, and a variety of grapes. We were taught that summer was the perfect time to shop for these delicious and healthy snacks because prices will generally be lower … Continue reading Fruits of Our Labor
We love sushi, nigiri, and sashimi. For those unaware of the difference, sushi has a smaller cut of either raw or cooked fish and vegetables in-between a bed of rice and wrapped with seaweed. Nigiri is similar to sushi, with the exception that the bed of rice lies underneath the slice of fish, vegetable, or … Continue reading Setting High Expectations for Sushi
Being a vegan is a much easier task when in NYC than somewhere else. Street corners bustling with upcoming hipsters, PETA supporters, and health food junkies have called for more and more vegan options lining New York City’s busy sidewalks. James and I are not vegans, but a close friend of mine is and often … Continue reading Vegan Hit Or Miss