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”

Ay-Sheng Flour-Rice Noodle 阿升麵線

When I went to Crumbs in Mongkok I noticed a stall right next to it that sold all sorts of Taiwanese food. It reminded me of my recent trip to Taipei so I checked it out. They sold popular Taiwanese snacks like fried chicken cutlets, minced pork on rice and cuttlefish balls. Their most popularContinue reading “Ay-Sheng Flour-Rice Noodle 阿升麵線”

Portabella Mushroom w/ Seafood Stuffing

Yes, I baked this stuffed portabella mushroom but I didn’t make it from scratch. My cousin La was so busy with her work in DC and running around with her kids and their after school activities so I volunteered to get our dinner at Costco. I love Costco and would go gladly go for anyContinue reading “Portabella Mushroom w/ Seafood Stuffing”

Creamy Mushroom Truffle Pasta

When I was on vacation in Virginia last July we didn’t eat out all the time. One night I offered to cook some pasta which is my specialty. My favorite ingredient for pasta is fresh mushrooms which are costly in Manila and we don’t get many varieties either. For this dish which I cooked withoutContinue reading “Creamy Mushroom Truffle Pasta”

Pasta with Mushroom Aglio e Olio

I finally found fresh button mushrooms that weren’t that expensive (fresh button mushroom are very expensive in Manila when you can find them). The problem was I wasn’t ready to cook pasta yet and the mushrooms were turning brown. So I sliced the mushrooms and sauteed them in some olive oil and kept it inContinue reading “Pasta with Mushroom Aglio e Olio”