Tomatoes are a staple food item in our household. On days when I am busy or simply feeling a tad lazy to cook veggies, I will place a bowl of raw cherry tomatoes along with cucumbers on the dining table, just so the kids have […]
Month: March 2015
One glaring discovery of healthcare reform has been the importance of education and training for both patients and healthcare workers. Medical corporations, insurance providers and regulatory agencies have realized that healthcare quality improvement depends on the willingness of everyone to learn more about patients and […]
Here’s what I had for lunch yesterday…
Onion and alfalfa sprouts with cherry tomatoes, Japanese kyuri, green grapes, Korean seasoned seaweed, toasted sesame seeds, fried shallots, 1/2 hard boiled egg and a small portion of pork chop (to bring my iron level up a few notches). I can very well do without any meat these days but I need to up my iron level, so am forcing myself to eat more red meat these days, though at times, this makes my tummy churn — feeling is like heart burn when I overdo on meat.
The natural sweetness from the green grapes adds so much yummy-ness to my salad. Even without any salad dressing, I can graze my greens away with so much delight! Best of all, grapes are au naturel (just make sure you wash them thoroughly) , definitely way better than a bottle of processed salad dressing.
This is so refreshing, so filling and it’s nutrients dense. It’s also high in fiber, high in protein and low in carbs and calories. Just perfect for a health freak mommy! 😀
It’s the most dreaded time of the year again. The time when it is sweltering hot and water rationing looms again. Yours truly, the ‘puteri lilin’ gets nauseous each time she comes back from the outdoors, after getting grilled by the murderous heat. This afternoon I made a mistake and brought the girls to the open-air coffee shop to eat piping hot bitter gourd pork noodles. Gawd, I could feel the hot soup burning my innards, causing steam to emit from my nostrils! And I was soaking in my own sweat under the canopy outside the coffee shop. I was rushing the girls to finish off their bowls of hot noodles before we made a quick dash into the nearby supermarket to enjoy the air cond to cool down before getting into our sauna car!
Here’s a little simple, refreshing and healthy cool treat I made for the girls with my Blendtec smoothie maker to chill them down…
Ice lolly made from dragon fruit + organic Juliet apple + orange smoothie…
The girls love it and have been indulging in them everyday.
Tomorrow, I shall get a pineapple to make pineapple + orange smoothie ice lolly. It is so much fun creating healthy ice lollies for the girls. They are free from sugar, preservative and food additives. Only goodness in every lick and good to the last drop! 🙂