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Stir-Fried Tomatoes and Eggs

When I was in law school, there was a little Chinese place near the law school where I would sometimes go for lunch and I always had the tomato and egg stir-fry.  It was such a simple combination, just eggs, tomatoes and scallions, but it was so delicious.  I tried to recreate it by stir-frying some tomatoes and scallions, then scrambling in some eggs and adding a bit of soy sauce.  It wasn’t the same.  
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Lighter Sesame Chicken

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I love sesame chicken with broccoli, but the take-out version is fried and loaded with fat and calories.  This recipe is a modification of a great recipe that I found on Woks of Life (which is a great cooking blog BTW).   The chicken is baked instead of fried, and the results are incredible.  I’ve added lots of fresh broccoli to up the veggie quotient.  Serve with brown or white jasmine rice and you have a healthy meal.
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Customizable Recipe For Your New Year’s Resolution

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It’s that time of year again.   Maybe you overindulged a bit over the holidays, even if you didn’t ,  you still might be looking to lighten up your menus and reduce your calorie / carb / gluten / meat or ????  intake.  Your family may be with you in that resolution, or maybe they aren’t fans of your new “Fitness Pal“.  Whatever the circumstance, I have a great solution that you can make ahead, enjoy all week, and customize to please everyone.  

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