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Easy and Quick Vegetable Stir-Fry

I love stir fry, hubby does not! So as you can probably guess, I don’t make them as often as I would like, especially since the girls left home. The girls love making and eating stir fry as much as I do so I had allies when they lived at home. I’m glad they enjoy healthy eating and miss working with them in the kitchen. Here’s how to make an easy and quick vegetable stir-fry. Feel free to switch up the vegetables with what ever you have on hand!

Bok Choi Thanks to Live♥Laugh♥Love, on Flickr for the photo, click the image to see more of Sabrina’s photos.

2 tbsp sesame oil
1 chili, finely chopped
1 lb oriental mushrooms (oyster, shitake etc)
3 1/2 oz pine nuts
1 onion, sliced
1 lb green vegetables (Pak Choi, Bok Choi, Spinach, Chinese cabbage etc)
1 11 oz can baby corn, halved lengthwise
2 red bell peppers, sliced
3-4 tablespoons soy sauce
Handful fresh cilantro, chopped Continue reading Easy and Quick Vegetable Stir-Fry

Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

This delicious, meringue topped, baked sweet potato recipe is a healthier alternative to the traditional, overly sweet, marshmallow topped concoctions often served during the holidays. It tastes and looks wonderful flavored with orange, sherry, honey and spices. The fancy meringue topping makes it a gourmet dish for any occasion.

4 large sweet potatoes
2 tablespoons Watkins original grapeseed oil
1/2 cup skim milk
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup honey
1 teaspoon Watkins nutmeg
1 teaspoon Watkins cloves
1 teaspoon Watkins cinnamon
1 pinch salt
4 large egg whites
2 tablespoons sugar
2 oranges, sliced thin (optional)

Directions: Continue reading Healthy Baked Sweet Potato Recipe