Panfried Tofu With Spicy Sauce

Here’s a simple Korean recipe for tofu. Whenever I need a recipe for Korean food the first place I look is Maangchi’s site. A friend told me about Maangchi. She’s very, very popular on Youtube and she even has her own podcast on iTunes and I’ve subscribed to it and have downloaded several videos. ThisContinue reading “Panfried Tofu With Spicy Sauce”

Dieting while on vacation

I’ve received a few emails from some Cohen dieters who are going to the USA for a vacation and asking how I managed my diet. Here are some of my tips for all those who are traveling and are on a diet.In the US fast foods get a big flack for serving fattening and unhealthyContinue reading “Dieting while on vacation”

Lunch with Fran & Jin at Le Bistro Vert Sustainable Foods

Our friendship started with the mutual admiration of each others blogs and by leaving comments on blog posts. Maybe another reason is that we’re all of Chinese ancestry or simply it’s just that we all love food.Our first meeting was dinner at Myron’s where I was happy to treat Fran and Jin since I wasContinue reading “Lunch with Fran & Jin at Le Bistro Vert Sustainable Foods”

Cohen Lifestyle Meals – Beef & Chicken

Next to portion control the most important thing on the Cohen Lifestyle diet is eating protein with vegetables for all meals. The first picture is my version of taco salad. Chop lean beef and season with chili powder, cumin, salt & pepper. Stir fry and put on top of salad greens. I like using freshContinue reading “Cohen Lifestyle Meals – Beef & Chicken”

Cohen Lifestyle Seafood & Vegetarian Meals

My cousins and friends will surely gasp on the title alone. They know I seldom order seafood or veggies when we eat out. My favorite food to order pre-diet was pasta. I was your typical carb lover. The good thing about the Cohen Lifestyle diet was it forced me to eat seafood and veggies andContinue reading “Cohen Lifestyle Seafood & Vegetarian Meals”

Cohen Lifestyle Breakfast Meals

As many of my regular readers know by now, I’m a food blogger on a diet. Specifically the Cohen Lifestyle diet. I’m almost halfway through and I’ve lost a substantial amount of weight through healthy eating. The hardest part of this diet when I started was breakfast. Before this diet my favorite breakfast was aContinue reading “Cohen Lifestyle Breakfast Meals”

Dinner at Apartment 1B Gourmet Comfort Food

Our friend Tisay treated us for her birthday at Apartment 1B in Makati.Apartment 1B has been around for at least 5 years and it’s one of the restaurants that serves consistently good food. In a very fickle restaurant market being open this long with a relatively unchanged menu is a big feat. It was aContinue reading “Dinner at Apartment 1B Gourmet Comfort Food”