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Reanaclaire Cooks - Steamed, Sauteed And Boiled...

I HAVE BEEN COOKING FOR THE LAST FEW DAYS... very simple homecooked food, fit only to feed simple people like me.  ahemmmm... I like rice, at least once a day if possible, rice is carbohydrates, very fast put on weight if not careful.  Needless to say, I have not been very careful for the past few days, I took rice for lunch and dinner... though small portions like two big tablespoons and after that, I walked for more than half an hour around my neighbourhood... Justified?  Self-consolation.... LOL...

So what did I whisk up for my meal?  One soup, 2 dishes....
My first dish that was steamed together with my rice... 
One free ranch chicken thigh that cost RM7...
Marinated it for an hour with salt, soy sauce, pepper, chinese white wine and ginger... 
Okra with french beans and Chinese Goji... 
Meatless Beetroot soup with carrots, red dates and goji..... 
And my Simple Lunch Meal is Born... 


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  1. I go Ipoh, any chance to try out? Hint hint wink wink

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  2. I like your beetroot soup the most. I heard Beetroot need to combine with carrots no matter for juice or making soup.

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    1. Happy New Year my friend, Claire

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    2. Thank you, Angeline! Happy New Year to you too! My fridge was left with 2 carrots so I dumped them in as well.. :)

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  3. The chicken soup looks best of all, so yummy! and the beetroot soup is so pretty. I love rice too! your portion is very small, and then you walked! So I think you did very well. Your blue plate is very pretty!

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    1. Thank you Ginny, everything from you is so nice!

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  4. Very simple basic food but I know that it is very tasty. Rice only two tablespoons per meal is considered very small portion lah. So no need to exercise until gila2 LOL!

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    1. Yeah, not gila gila.. just 15 to half hour leisure walk.. cheat walk.. hahaha

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  5. Cooking comes so easy for you. Your dishes are tasty and healthy, with your long walking exercise added will make Reanaclaire a healthy & happy girl.

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    1. Under doc's orders.. so must really obey.. :)

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    2. Here's wishing you and your family a very Happy and Healthy New Year 2017!

      Please eat well and stay healthy to keep your kids happy!

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  6. Home cooked meal like yours is the best!

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  7. Okra and French beans? Interesting combination. I would slice them a lot thinner though.

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    1. I already diced the french beans cos teeth not strong .. hahahaa

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  8. Love your homecooked dishes, Claire. Nice to take that steamed chicken on this cold weather. Been raining like crazy this week over here.

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    1. Oh really.. over here, hot now, I don't really mind..

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  9. Nice simple home cooked meal's always the best! I've never tried boiling beetroot soup. Does it take long for the beetroot to soften? Is it a little bit like white radish?

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    1. I boiled for one hour plus..it wont soften like old melon but softer than before boiling... Beetroot is to detoxify.. anti oxident or something like that... good for us..

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  10. Wah, simple but looks very yummy la! Especially that soup, my kinda soup, I love anything gingery!

    Here Wishing you and your family a happy new year 2017!!

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    1. Hi Hayley, thank you! You have a Happy New Year too!

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  11. simple but nice dishes! I like them all....yumzzzzz!

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  12. What a wonderful homecooked lunch, I love the steam chicken the most, I am hungry now

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