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My husband and I loves drinking coffee. In the morning, it is our bonding moment, to sip and eat bread and talk about our plans for the day. But recently, he was diagnosed to have Diabetes Type 2. So I abruptly cut his coffee from his system because he cannot take black coffee. He is really sad about it but I am trying to figure out how to incorporate coffee again in his system. For decades, coffee had received a bad reputation. Besides allegedly triggering high blood pressure, insomnia, and hyperacidity, the Filipino habit of adding lots of sugar and cream to one’s cup has been said to aggravate diabetes. While there’s no denying the Pinoy coffee fan his morning cup, there is concern over the amount of sugar present in commercial 3-in-1 coffee mixes. The leading brand has 14.6 grams of sugar in one 20-gram sachet alone. Imagine how much sugar you’re taking in if you drink an average of three cups of coffee a day. What About Sugar-Free Coffee? For health-conscious individuals, especial

Beef Stir Fry with Broccoli and Aubergine

Last week, I had so much beef in our freezer because it was the only option in the wet market as all the other vendors were affected by the transport strike. So am left with no choice but to be creative of my dish. So I thought of making a beef stir fry with Broccoli and Aubergine.

In this recipe, will be adding more water to cook the Aubergine and make the sauce thicker because that's the way my kids like it. Also, will be using my favorite oyster sauce from Maggi, because in the kitchen, #AllWeNeedIsMagic. 

Beef Stir fry with Broccoli and Aubergine





Ingredients:

Beef, cut into thin strips
Aubergine, sliced in thin quarters
Broccoli, sliced 
Onion, quartered
Garlic, diced
Maggi Oyster Sauce
Sesame Oil
Vegetable Oil for sauteing
Water
Cornstarch
Salt 
Pepper


Procedure:

1. Pour about two teaspoons of vegetable oil in a pan, saute garlic and onion until brown.
2. Saute beef until tender. Remove and set aside. 
3. Saute Aubergine and add a cup of water. Let it cook until translucent. 
4. Add 3 tablespoon of Maggi Oyster Sauce or desired amount.
5. Add Broccoli, and saute until cooked.
6. Add sesame oil and cornstarch.
7. Add salt and pepper to taste. 
8. Serve hot. 

Let me know if you tried this recipe and please do tag me on your posts. 

PS. The Oyster sauce in this recipe is sealed, because I have a spare one in my cupboard and used that instead. 


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