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Marmite Health Benefits

Marmite Health Benefits

My brothers and I grew up eating Marmite and Bovril. We ate it with our porridge.  On days when my late maternal granny didn’t cook any soup, we would have instant soup of Marmite or Bovril. When our daughters were toddlers, I used to substitute […]

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Cakes Made Healthy

Cakes Made Healthy

My chef wannabe daughter #2 dished up this dessert for her granny, my mum, on her 69th birthday several days ago…   It’s a small slice of the birthday cake (green tea cake with sweetened adzuki beans), with a huge chunk of cream scraped off […]

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Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast

Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast

Here’s just one of my typical breakfast ideas on a weekday… Organic oat bran with chia seeds and baked almonds with chilled chocolate milk. Weekday breakfast is very simple, healthy and easy on my innards before I put in slightly unhealthy stuff over the weekend […]

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East Meets West Refreshing Salad

East Meets West Refreshing Salad

My low-carb + high fiber lunch today after 20 laps in the pool this morning 🙂 East Meets West salad, composing of  Royale butterhead,  pink and white pomelo,  satay sauce as dressing and 3 forkfuls of my favorite Mee Siam (Thai-style stir-fried vermicelli). Satay sauce […]

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HFM’s Healthy Breakfast – 24 June 2015

HFM’s Healthy Breakfast – 24 June 2015

Goooood morning world! If you’re tucking into some not so healthy breakfast right now, like a couple of greasy sausages, spam meat, ham or bacon (I know how good they taste), go easy on processed meat and artery-clogging food.  A little of something unhealthy everyday […]

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Healthy Breakfast – 30 May 2015

Healthy Breakfast – 30 May 2015

These are some light snacks for Cass yesterday while waiting for me to bring her out for breakfast of bitter gourd + minced pork vermicelli, which is our absolute favorite on a Saturday morning… Izumio hydrogen water (to zap away free radicals), toasted almonds and […]

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie Ice Lolly

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Ice Lolly

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 […]

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Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast – 28 October 2014

Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast – 28 October 2014

My quirky and absolutely healthy mid-morning breakfast today!  I call it quirky coz I tossed in some tortilla chips into my yoghurt for the crunch and saltiness that I craved for this morning. My first breakfast is always fruits on empty stomach followed by a […]

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Overnight Oats With Fresh Coconut Milk

Overnight Oats With Fresh Coconut Milk

This bowl of overnight oats is probably the last thing you want to eat for breakfast. But looks can be deceiving. My bowl of chilled oats for today’s breakfast tastes awesome! It reminds me of the Bircher Muesli that I often eat at hotels for […]

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Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast

Health Freak Mommy’s Breakfast

My breakfast for today and yesterday as well 🙂 Oats squares with yoghurt milk, ground hazelnut, toasted almond slices, pumpkin seeds and a dollop of Steffi’s sugar-free peanut butter.   2 lava eggs, seasoned with organic soy sauce and pepper. I used free-range chicken eggs. […]

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