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FreshZen Tong

The Taste of Home: Cantonese Soup

April 30, 2021

Tong, as we the Cantonese would call broth, is just as essential to any dining table as rice. Usually composed of a protein (chicken, pork, beef, or fish) combined with vegetables, seeds, and medicinal herbs, Tong is served at the beginning of the meal and consumed throughout mealtime as a beverage.

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FreshZen Tea

Chinese Plant-Based Healing

April 16, 2021

Growing up in New York City, that little shop in the alleyway of Chinatown’s Mott Street was the place my mom would take me whenever I had a sore throat or an unsettled stomach. To this day, I still have not developed any tolerance for that brown, bitter herbal tea. Yet there was always something intangible that always made me look forward to those trips whenever I got sick.

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FreshZen Gochujang

Our Favorite Asian Pantry Items that Promote Gut Health

April 09, 2021

In fact, many microbes carry essential roles in our bodily functions, such as breaking down the food we eat, working alongside our immune system, providing nutrients for other cells in the body, and regulating metabolism.  What’s more, our gut microbiome is able to change its composition based on what food we eat. You’ve probably heard those beneficial probiotics in yogurt a thousand times, but what if I tell you those magical microbes are present in many popular Asian foods as well? 

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FreshZen Veggies

Eat the Rainbow

April 02, 2021

We all agree colorful things lighten up our day. When it comes to eating, similar rules apply: who doesn’t love a plate filled with colorful food? However, simply being visually appealing is not enough. In fact, colorful fruits and veggies are packed with important nutrients such as vitamins and minerals. At FreshZen, we believe in a nutrient-dense, plant-based diet, and here is just a spectrum of colorful produce that will certainly go well with our most beloved Ginger Scallion pesto sauce

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Eat this: 5 Ways to Boost Your Immunity

March 26, 2021

As one of the key ingredients in freshZen’s Asian pesto sauce, ginger not only adds that peppery taste with its sweet aroma to your dishes, it is also considered a rock star when it comes to boosting your immunity.

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The Journey of Ginger and How Ginger Came To Be

March 19, 2021

As we trace back to the history of ginger, it’s both surprising and unsurprising how this plant came to be. Surprising due to its ability to withstand challenges throughout time, yet unsurprising, as its reputation for providing various health benefits are passed from generation to generation. 

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Ditch the Frozen P.F. Chang's and Experience Authentic Asian Food with FreshZen!

Ditch the Frozen P.F. Chang's and Experience Authentic Asian Food with FreshZen!

July 05, 2020

While Chinese cuisine continues to be persecuted with misconceptions of health concerns and fake ingredients, there are people dispelling this bad reputation. Ruby Chan, founder and CEO of FreshZen Foods is at the frontline in presenting the true essence of Asian cuisine: authentic, fresh, and healthy. New York native Chan grew up in Chinatown, NYC where her parents owned a restaurant.

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