Eat Healthy, Live Happy: Fr. Leo from Shares Two Recipes just for Teens

Have you ever met a priest who fights like a ninja, talks like TV star, and cooks better than an Iron Chef? You probably haven’t, because there’s only one Fr. Leo Patalinghug.

Fr. Leo and his ministry have been helping people around the world learn to eat better, share time with their families, and have a ton of fun doing it. In today’s video, Fr. Leo makes two special recipes just for that will help you be a healthy, happy, holy, and whole person.

You can find out more information about Fr. Leo on his website

Asian Chicken Noodle with Coconut Cream Sauce


  • Ìâ_ pound pre cooked Angel Hair Pasta
  • 1 tsp, sesame seed oil
  • 1/8 cup of pre cooked chicken breasts (cut into thin strips)
  • Ìâ_ white onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh basil, minced + fresh basil for garnish
  • 1 pinch of salt, 1 pinch of black pepper, 1 pinch of garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • Ìâ_ cup of coconut cream


Heat sesame seed oil over medium heat. Saute onions and garlic. Season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. In a separate bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, fish sauce, rice wine vinegar and the cream of coconut. Once the onions have sautéed and become translucent, deglaze the pan by adding the sauce mixture and heat until it starts to lightly boil. Immediately add the pasta and the chicken and mix together until all ingredients are incorporated. Plate the dish and add basil leaf for garnish.

Italian Chicken Pasta with sautéed cherry tomatoes and onions


  • Ìâ_ pound of pre-cooked Angel Hair Pasta
  • 1/8 cup of pre-cooked Chicken Breast, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 Tbs, olive oil
  • Ìâ_ cup of cherry tomatoes sliced
  • Ìâ_ white onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh basil, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • Ìâ_ cup of water
  • 1 pinch of salt, pinch of pepper, pinch of garlic powder
  • 1-2 tsp of fresh grated parmesan cheese


Heat olive oil in pan over medium high heat. Add the cheery tomatoes, onions, garlic and saute for 2-4 minutes, or until the onions become translucent. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Add Ìâ_ cup of water and allow the 'sauce' to boil. Add the pasta and chicken and stir together. Add fresh parsley and grated parmesan cheese.

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