I have been trying to set aside time on Sundays to meal prep for the rest of the week. I find that if I don’t cook before the week starts, I get sidetracked and end up getting take-out or something unhealthy because I usually work out after work and by the time I shower, it’s late and I’m hungry and don’t want to spend a lot of time cooking. I wanted to make something healthy this week and thought about making meatballs. I found a recipe online from Martha Stewart’s website featuring Jessica Alba’s turkey meatball recipe. It looked really good and I was sold on the short list of ingredients.
Lately, I have been seeing brussels sprouts everywhere on menus. Not so much in Hawaii, but more so on the mainland. I don’t really have any memories eating brussels sprouts growing up, since it is non-existent in Chinese cooking, but I always thought they looked like cute little cabbages. I didn’t know much about brussels sprouts except that kids all across America hated this vegetable. (more…)
My mom and two of my aunts were visiting Hong Kong earlier this month and emailed pictures of the hikes they were doing every day. I had no idea there were so many hiking trails in Hong Kong. When I was in college and spent my summers interning in the Tax Department at Coopers & Lybrand, now PricewaterhouseCoopers, I stayed within the boundaries of this vertical metropolis and spent my free time exploring the concrete jungle. After I saw the photos my mom sent, I decided I wanted to hop on a plane and hike Hong Kong. (more…)