A health freak mom's thoughts on health and all things healthy

Month: July 2011

Quail’s Eggs Wonders

Quail’s Eggs Wonders

Baby prefers quail’s eggs over chicken eggs. She calls them baby eggs and is intrigued that the eggs are so tiny and cute. I feed her with eggs everyday so that this petite girl is pumped up with enough protein. This girl’s waist is so […]

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What On Earth Was That??

What On Earth Was That??

I got a major shock of my life when I saw this stuff hanging out from Baby’s anus about 2 weeks ago. After she poo pooed, she complained that her anus was itchy. I took a look and this worm-like, half-digested veggie look-alike, intestine-looking stuff […]

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Fried Rice

Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of the easiest and tastiest meals to whip up in a jiffy. Plus I can dump all the left over overnight food to fry with the rice. My fried rice normally consists of chicken breast meat from the roast chicken (siu kai fan) that we take away for lunch (no one touches chicken breast meat but when they are all chopped up and fried with rice, every bit of the meat will be polished off!), sweet corn kernels (from left over sweet corn on cob that we buy from the night market), diced carrots (add sweetness to the fried rice), chopped sawi, eggs and sometimes I will fry some crispy anchovies as topping.  Oh not forgetting some chopped spring onions.  We all love spring onions and I will sprinkle loads of them into our dishes. They are nutritious and add flavor to the food.

My fried rice where ‘liu’ (ingredients) are more than the rice, yums!

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Frightening Bills

Frightening Bills

Our electricity bill each month can chalk up to five hundred ringgit. For the past few months, I have been very strict with the girls, in order to bring the numbers on the bill down. I will walk round the house like a disciplinarian, checking […]

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Spoilt Girls

Spoilt Girls

My girls are spoilt rotten by their daddy. They can have whatever their hearts desire, unlike me who had to work hard to get what I yearned for when I was their age. My girls get almost everything that they wish for most of the […]

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My Late Grandma

My Late Grandma

My late maternal grandma was very conservative and superstitious. When I was a child, I was not allowed to do many things. Some of them include no wearing of hair accessories that were white in color (she said only those mourning would wear white), getting white roses or any white flowers from friends was considered a taboo, no sticking of chopsticks on our bowl of rice (as this resembled burning of joss sticks to the dead) , no wearing of black or white throughout CNY, among others. But she was a very good grandma – very thrifty, creative, innovative, very strict but loving and a very good cook. I miss her a lot.

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms With Garlic And Olive Oil

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms With Garlic And Olive Oil

I am a big fan of mushrooms, all kinds that is. I love fresh mushrooms, Portobello mushrooms in particular. There are countless number of ways of preparing a mushroom dish.  You can stew them, stir fry them, add them into salads, used as an ingredient […]

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I Wonder

I Wonder

On some mornings, I will jog into a nearby area up on a hill in my neighborhood to enjoy the scenery of the city. This road houses less than a hundred units of luxury bungalows up a hill. Each bungalow is uniquely designed. Some of […]

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