• Mongolian Beef Recipe

    Mongolian Beef (Slow Cooker)

    Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef Melt-in-your-mouth tenderness and fabulous flavor. The second dish I ever made in my beloved slow cooker after first getting it in fall of 2015.  Husband loved it and I thought it was yummy too.  We used to order Mongolian Beef at the Moon Palace back in the day – way back when we lived in the apartment in the late 90s. Those were the days…:) 1 ½ pounds Flank Steak ¼ cups cornstarch 2 tablespoons Olive Oil ½ teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves ¾ cups Soy Sauce ¾ cups Water ¾ cups Brown Sugar 1 cup grated Carrots green onions, for garnish Instructions Cut flank steak into…

  • cashew chicken - figure friendly
    Chicken,  Main Course

    Cashew Chicken (Figure Friendly)

    A hit for my new diet plan. I first made this in September 2013 – its a frequent favorite now, and very figure friendly! Ingredients 2 tsp peanut oil or sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, minced (or 2 tsp chopped garlic from jar) 1 pound raw boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 1/2 cup fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth, divided 2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 2 ribs (medium) uncooked celery, chopped 8 oz canned bamboo shoots, drained 8 oz canned water chestnuts, sliced, drained 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot powder 2 cups cooked white rice (or brown), kept hot 6 Tbsp…