YouTube doesn’t only show videos of people doing stupid stuff or animals doing cute things. I used YouTube like I use Google. Anytime I want to learn how to do something, I YouTube it. Here are some of my favorite cooking recipes/show. Some of these recipes are healthy & vegan and others are unhealthy & full of meat. Either way, all recipes are delicious and easy to make. I’ve made all these meals for my family and so far, there has been on complaints. Enjoy.
1. I’m Dressing
Rawn (pronounced Ron) from RAWRawn has a Rawn’s not cooking show. He features really good raw vegan recipes. In this video, he makes 3 delicious raw dressing that can be put on salads, fish, chicken, or even omelets.
2. Kale Chips
I love kale chips. I like to eat it alone like potato chips or topped on my salad like wonton chips. RachhFit has awesome healthy and fast meals. Another bonus is they have workout videos as well. All in all, a good place to get fit and eat well.
3. How to make a healthy burger, fries & Shake
I love a good burger and fries, but it’s not the most healthiest item on the menu. Making it at home will not only be cheaper, but a little bit healthier as well. LiveStrong.com shows how to make a tasty burger, fries, and shake without using all the daily calorie intake. This recipe is more time consuming than my other video suggestions, but it’s well worth it.
4. Spam and Tofu Musubi
Don’t mess with Hawaii people and their spam. In Hawaii, spam musubis are everywhere. It’s the perfect on the go meal. Often the best musubis are from hole in the walls rest stops, especially from Kaua’i. Hawai’i people love spam so much that we are willing to pay $3 a tin for it. I know crazy, uh? Spam is not for everybody, but if made correctly (like the Hawaiian way) people will start to realize what they have been missing all their lives. Recently, I tried the tofu musubi. It’s good, not as good as the spam, but pretty darn good. Misohungryhi does a good job explaining how to make the proper spam or tofu musubi.
5. Raw Vegan Recipe: Orange Julius Drink
This is one of my favorite meal supplement. I remember Orange Julius and this is pretty darn close. I love it. JasonWorbelTV has the most entertaining and informative videos. Often times I have to watch his videos a couple of times, because I get on fix on the entertainment that I forget all about the non-cooking show.
6. Asian Salad Dressing
This is the only salad dressing I eat at home. It’s so easy and yummy. I have to trick my body into eating veggies, but with this dressing…no problem. I wish BenjiManTV did more recipes.
7. Green Papaya Salad
On a hot day, I love eating green papaya salad. I don’t own a mortar and pastle, so my GPS didn’t come out as good as the video’s one. Bebexo does a lot of makeup and fashion videos and doesn’t usually make cooking videos.
8. Roast Dinner
Sorted is a UK YouTube cooking show. They make some awesome recipes that a lot of Americans don’t make like Beef Wellington or Baked Alaskan. I never grew up eating pot roast, so when I see it on TV, I always crave it. Sorted does a good job explain how to make the perfect roasted dinner.
9. Nikujaga (Sweet Beef and Potatoes)
My best Japanese dish that I can make with my eyes closed is Nikujaga. The recipe that I follow is RunnyRunny999. RunnyRunny999 takes food orders via YouTube’s video response. One day, I want to do a video response to oxtail soup, but I haven’t had the chance to record it. I find his English easy to understand, so don’t worry about that.
10. Rob’s Coconut Shrimp
Cooking4Dads makes a low-calorie coconut shrimp dish. In Hawaii, I can’t find any Thai seasoning, which is weird, since we have a strong Thai community. To replace that I cut up small red chilli pepper and add a little cumin. I know that doesn’t taste Thai-like, but it gives the shrimps a nice nutty flavor. If anyone knows where I can find Thai seasoning in Hawaii or Florida (since I’ll be there next month), let me know.
There it is, my 10 favorite YouTube recipes.
What is your favorite recipes?