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18 Ways to Ring in the Year of the Monkey

18 Ways to Ring in the Lunar New Year!

18 Ways to Ring in the Lunar New Year was put together by Hayley, a new contributor here at TVFGI. Hayley will be stopping by now and then to bring us mouth watering round ups. Hello everybody, this is…

Shishito peppers

Grilled Shishito Peppers

Peppers are the unsung heroes of late summer.  While everyone is talking about tomatoes and zucchinis, we forget that peppers are just as abundant and just as delicious.  And they come in more varieties, shapes, colors, and sizes than…

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Miso Broth with Shrimp Dumplings

Miso Broth with Shrimp Dumplings is a simple, nourishing soup that takes just minutes to make. Want to know a little secret to great low calorie eating in cold weather? … Soup!   It’s the only diet secret I…

salmon potstickers with wasabi sauce

Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce

Tender homemade Salmon Potstickers with Wasabi Sauce…this appetizer is so good you might be tempted to skip dinner. I love pot stickers.  Who doesn’t?  Unless you’ve been living under a rock you know and love these little pan fried…

Miso Wonton Soup

Minimal Monday: Miso Wonton Soup

Miso Wonton Soup is healthy, hearty comfort food that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. How nice is it that simple, clean, and healthy food is so often the easiest to throw together.  It’s almost…

Spicy Mandarin Orange Soba Noodles

Spicy Mandarin Orange Soba Noodles ~ these healthy Japanese buckwheat noodles in a spicy Mandarin orange sauce are low in calories, full of protein, and packed with flavor! I’m completely obsessed with cold noodle dishes this summer, they just…

Miso Ramen with Shitake and Chicken

Miso Ramen with Shitake and Chicken is an amazing protein packed 30-minute meal that also happens to be low calorie, low fat, and utterly delicious! Sometimes I even surprise myself.  This luxurious soup couldn’t be farther from those brittle…

How to Make Chicken Gyoza (Pot Stickers)

How to Make Chicken Gyoza (Pot Stickers) ~ these tender little dumplings are one of the highlights of going to a Japanese restaurant, and I’ll show you how to make them right at home! The world is divided into…

Miso Soup

Miso Soup is the original health food, it’s been nourishing the Japanese for centuries, and you can make it yourself in minutes. Who can live on cookies alone?  In between batches of crackles and ginger snaps I made a…