Lemon Chicken, Beetroot & Carrot Salad

Would you believe that this is the first salad I’ve ever made?! Somewhat embarrassing, I know. This is my very first meal of my elimination diet that I have put on by my doctor, and it was a total impromptu recipe that turned out surprisingly really well!

When I made this, I wanted something super quick and easy; and something that didn’t need much thought (or ingredients). What I’ve learnt is lemon will go good with anything, and that for salad, I need to double.

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Teriyaki Chicken (Gluten and Soy free)

This teriyaki chicken recipe may not be completely authentic, but it sure is delicious and does it’s job — especially if you’re craving some teriyaki chicken, but a healthier version.

Made with pantry ready ingredients, my family (especially my son) absolutely adores teriyaki chicken when we’re at Japanese restaurants, so I thought I’d try my best to make a healthier version; in particular a gluten and soy free version.

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Thai-Style Glass Noodle Salad

Forget everything I said about Thai food being intimidating to make. Not anymore. Who knew you can get their delicious flavours so easily?!

Thai glass noodle salad is one of my personal favourites. I would always order it at Thai restaurants and just eat the noodles plain (since I don’t like seafood) with the sweet and sour seasoning on it. Everything would think I was mad, just eating plain glass noodles by itself, but now that I’ve adapted it at home with minced chicken, it’s perfect.

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Spicy Thai Basil Chicken Rice

Thai food has always intimidated me. (Not in terms of eating it of course, I can eat Pad Thai by the bucketloads) but I somehow feel intimidated cooking it.

I see Thai cooking classes advertised more than any other cuisine in my area, and whether this is due to its popularity or its difficulty, I have no idea. But I would assume the copious amounts of Thai cooking classes available in my small city means that this is one cuisine that needs that professional guidance.

But then somewhat recently, my mother started making this amazing Thai basil chicken rice and I couldn’t believe it. She said it was actually super simple to make, and kindly gave me the recipe, which I am sharing it today.

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Danish Curry Meatballs & Rice

Boller i karry, roughly translated to “meatballs in curry”, is a classic, traditional Danish dish loved by many, the young and the old, and especially by… ME!

I’m not sure why it has taken me almost 3 decades to figure out the wonderfulness of this classic Danish dish, but when my mother-in-law first made it when my husband and I first visited Denmark, I was hooked.

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Chinese Shredded Chicken Noodle Soup

Now here’s a recipe that brings on all the feels.

Soup: Comforting. Soothing. Heartwarming. The whole point of this blog.

This shredded chicken noodle soup was one of the first meals I’d ever cooked as a newly wed living in Europe. I was living in Copenhagen, Denmark and because I was cold all the time, I was craving soup constantly — and what is more heart warming than chicken noodle soup? (Answer: nothing.)

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Salsa Chicken and Rice (Quick & Easy)

This salsa chicken recipe might be the simplest recipe I know.

It’s perfect for weekday nights where you had a super busy day and you need dinner ready in 10-15 minutes. Or those extra tough days, fellow mama, where you’ve had 2 hours of sleep for several days and you are barely functioning. Whatever the reason, depending how fast you cook, this meal takes so little time. (And even better if you have a rice cooker which does most of the work for you.)

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