Green Beans with Oyster Sauce

This year I promised to prepare more vegetable-based meal for the family. It’s not that we don’t eat vegetables at home but I don’t cook them on a regular basis as it should be. This week, I cooked Pinakbet (a dish made up of different fresh vegetables, pork, and shrimp paste), and Green Beans with Oyster Sauce. (I wasn’t able to take a picture of Pinakbet.)

Ingredients and procedure:

This is simple to prepare. You only need fresh Baguio beans, ground pork, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, water and oyster sauce.

Pour a cup of water in a skillet and let the ground pork simmer for several minutes to lessen the malansang amoy ng meat. Add salt and pepper when the water dries up and the ground pork turns brown. Set aside the ground pork leave a small amount of oil in the pan to saute the garlic and onion. Return the ground pork to the pan and add the green beans. Mixed well. Add half a cup of water. Simmer for a few minutes before adding the oyster sauce. Simmer until the beans soften. This dish is best paired with steamed white rice. Enjoy!

The Perfect Gift for Your Office

It can be difficult to shop for those who are in your office. Whether you are shopping for administrative assistants or CEOs, you need to consider an appropriate gift. Various executive gift baskets can make it easy for you to get a gift while staying in your price range.

Variety

One of the top reasons that a gift basket makes a perfect gift is because of the variety found inside of it. You may find items ranging from bottles of wine to different types of crackers or cookies. It ensures that the person you are buying for will enjoy at least some of what is inside the basket.

Various Price Ranges

Everyone has a different budget when it comes to shopping for gifts. Executive gift baskets have a broad range in price. This way, you can get smaller gift baskets for some and larger gift baskets for others. You may find that it’s easier to give everyone a gift basket so that you don’t have to shop at a variety of different stores.

Themes

The many gift baskets will have themes. You can choose from candy themes, wine themes, pet themes, coffee themes, and more. This way, as long as you know even a little bit about the recipient, you can be sure to get them a gift basket that they are sure to love. If you don’t know much about them, you can stick with one of the more generic names, offering up a delicious variety of snacks.

Gift baskets are popular for anyone in your office. Plus, many are large enough that they can share with those around them, including family and friends. It will make it easier for you to give gifts throughout the holiday season and all year long.

The Flavors Of Turkey Burgers

Although turkey is a healthy food to eat, burgers that are made with the meat might not taste as good as those that are made with beef. Fortunately, there are a few ways that you can make frozen turkey burgers taste delicious without taking away from the healthy qualities that they offer. Keep in mind that turkey burgers have high levels of protein and low amounts of sodium and fat compared to beef.

An option that you have for making a delicious sandwich with healthy bread is to put the burger on an English muffin instead of using white bread. Wheat bread is an option as well. You can use the English muffin with an egg and cheese to make a turkey sandwich for breakfast. A classic idea would be to put the turkey burger on a traditional bun with your favorite toppings, such as lettuce, cheese, and a tomato slice. Swiss cheese pairs well with turkey instead of cheddar or American cheese.

Pesto is a healthy option for turkey burgers. You can put mozzarella on the burger along with sun-dried tomatoes for a refreshing sandwich that is filled with flavor. If you want to make a turkey burger with a little spice, then turn it into a Mexican burger by adding salsa, pepper jack cheese, guacamole, and a few crushed tortilla chips. You can also add a few slices of peppers if you want added heat.

Sometimes, you need a healthy option on the days that you exercise. Instead of using bread, eat your turkey burger with only the toppings that you like so that you don’t have the added carbohydrates. You can also use a large piece of lettuce as a wrap with the turkey burger chopped in small pieces. Add a few slices of avocado and mustard for a healthy treat that you can enjoy for lunch or dinner.