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Meatless Fried Rice

Meatless Fried Rice

These days, I try to reduce the consumption of meat, especially red meat and instead, increase our intake of vegetables. I dish up a veggie dish everyday. On busy days when I do not have the time to cook our vegetables, I serve everyone raw […]

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Savory Oatmeal Porridge & Health Benefits Of Oats

Savory Oatmeal Porridge & Health Benefits Of Oats

Today being a Saturday and a day where my kitchen is closed, I felt lazy to whip up a ‘proper’ lunch. Our 2 older girls have followed their grand-aunt to the shopping mall. Since it’s just Cass and me, I decided to cook a fuss-free […]

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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 ūüôā 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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Down With Flu – Super Lutein To The Rescue

Down With Flu – Super Lutein To The Rescue

I have been down with the sniffles for the past two days, no thanks to the girl who brought back the woeful virus from school and spread it to everyone! Yesterday I felt so bushed and lackluster that I popped 6 caps of Super Lutein […]

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Healthy And Delish Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with Kafir Lime Leaves and Turmeric

Healthy And Delish Grilled Chicken Drumsticks with Kafir Lime Leaves and Turmeric

I mentioned in my kids’ blogs that lately, I am hooked on using kafir lime leaves in my cooking. ¬†I have used them in grilling fish and I have also used these unassuming fragrant leaves in grilling chicken. To product flavorful meat right to the […]

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Flavoring Food With Turmeric and Health Benefits

Flavoring Food With Turmeric and Health Benefits

Turmeric is an amazing root spice that not only adds so much flavor and color to your dishes. ¬†Turmeric is also one of the world’s healthiest food, used thousands of years ago. Turmeric is a spice that I almost never fail to use each time […]

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Lunch Today – 5 December 2014

Lunch Today – 5 December 2014

Cass is such an easy-going child.¬† She is not as persnickety when it comes to food, unlike her 2 older sisters.¬†¬† She will even be happy if she is given just Honey Stars or bread for lunch or dinner!¬† But would I do that?¬† Only […]

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Pork Bolognese With Fennel and Bay Leaves

Pork Bolognese With Fennel and Bay Leaves

I made a big pot of pork bolognese sauce the other day. ¬†I used part of the sauce to whip up a penne pasta dish for the girls’ dinner and kept a portion in the freezer. ¬† I used the thawed portion for making cheat […]

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Organic Brown Rice Noodles With Minced Chicken In Blackstrap Molasses

Organic Brown Rice Noodles With Minced Chicken In Blackstrap Molasses

Our healthy organic brown rice noodles for dinner yesterday…   The minced chicken meat and shimeji mushrooms were cooked with a head of garlic (minced in the blender), darkened and seasoned to taste with blackstrap molasses, organic soy sauce and pepper.¬† The blackstrap tastes pretty […]

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Adding Blackstrap Molasses Into Chicken Dish

Adding Blackstrap Molasses Into Chicken Dish

Homecooked dinner tonight,¬† 4 Sept 2014. 1) Stir-fried cabbage and bok choy (both organic) with garlic (I used an entire head of garlic and pan fried the cloves of garlic uncut. I love munching on fried garlic cloves!) 2) Blanched ladies fingers, drizzled with Japanese […]

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