Archive For May, 2009

New Life Chef Classes

By admin | May 30, 2009

Hi everyone. There’s a lot going on as we head into summer, but I hope to see you soon at some of these Life Chef events as you continue making healthy eating a part of your lifestyle. Also check out LifeChef.net for new recipes and links to the latest Food News that can impact your [...]

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Food for Thought

By admin | May 30, 2009

Here’s some reading I’ve been doing. I share a lot of this on Twitter @ChefAsata, but thought I’d do a collective post here for those who aren’t on Twitter (which is a LOT of people). This is an interesting world we live in and I’m always open to learning, seeing new points of view and [...]

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Melon and Feta Cheese Salad

By admin | May 23, 2009

This fresh and delicious salad was created for the May 9 “What’s Cooking?” Class at Sevananda Natural Foods Market as part of the “Foods for Women’s Health” class. Using some of the sweetest, ripest melons I’ve seen this spring, it was a big hit. As the season progresses from spring to summer, substitute watermelon and [...]

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Sesame Garlic Long Beans

By admin | May 3, 2009

Not only does this vegetable dish cook up quickly, but it’s also a nice change from the standard green beans. A little spicy, definitely savory and pretty on the plate. Here you see the long beans tied in knots and served along with soy-marinated chicken breasts. Sesame Garlic Long Beans 1 lb long beans (or [...]

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Marinated Chicken with Braised Baby Bok Choy

By admin | May 3, 2009

This is a great dish for grill day. Throw the chicken on the grill and the bok choy are “braised” on the stove top for a fast vegetable accompaniment. Marinated Chicken with Braised Baby Bok Choy For the Chicken 1 Ā½ to 2 lbs of chicken breastsĀ¼ cup miso tamari or soy sauce1 stalk lemongrass, [...]

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