Asian Cabbage Salad with Edamame and Creamy Sesame Dressing

Asian Cabbage Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing

Living in Southeast Asia, I eat a lot of Asian food… like this cabbage salad with creamy sesame dressing.  But when I go home for the summer, I almost never eat Asian food.  Funny that!  I have no idea why, since I can get all most of the ingredients I need at my local grocery stores in Denver… I guess it just doesn’t sound as appealing in North America.

But here, it sounds good all the time!

Asian Cabbage Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing

I demo’d this salad at the Asia CEO Health Summit …

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What I Ate and Asia Health Summit 2015

Asia Health Summit

What an exciting week it’s been!

I’m late with my “What I Ate” post because I’ve been preparing for my presentation at the 2015 Asia Health Summit, an Asia CEO Forum event, at which I was honored to be a speaker for the 2nd year in a row.  Presented by Healthway Medical, this all-day conference features physicians, health insurers, corporate wellness specialists, the Philippines Olympic Athletic Trainer, and other prominent health professionals.

Asia Health Summit

During the panel discussion…

And me.  How cool is that?

Morning coffee & quiet time...

Morning coffee & quiet time…

The theme of this year’s conference was: “Next Generation Preventive Health,” and I addressed it in my presentation by pointing out 5 steps we can take to move towards better health through better nutrition.  Wanna hear?

Breakfast: smoothie with spinach, cucumber, mint, frozen pineapple & almond milk

Breakfast: smoothie with spinach, cucumber, mint, frozen pineapple & almond milk

Step 1. Ditch the Sugar: refined white sugar comes in just about every processed food product you can imagine, from the obvious soda, to yogurt and ketchup and instant oatmeal and bread.  …

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