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

Snacks

Organic Candy Drops

Organic Candy Drops

I shudder when my kids bring home sweets, candies and junk food from school. These snacks always go to our part-time helper, the guards at our condo or straight to the bin.  Well, I do allow some allowances, only on ‘healthy’ sinful snacks by buying […]

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Recycling Chicken Breast Meat

Recycling Chicken Breast Meat

We all know that breast meat is lean and  healthier  in comparison to other parts of the chicken.  Lean chicken meat is one of the best sources of protein and perfect for health freaks on a low-carb and low-fat diet.   The problem with us […]

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Ryvita Mini Cream Cheese Crackers

Ryvita Mini Cream Cheese Crackers

I found this very tasty yet not-so-junky snacks made from rye at our favorite mini mart.  Though a tad pricey, I took a bag of 6 packs to try. And I loved it!  A bag of 6 packs cost RM17.50. The cream cheese and chives […]

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Lunch Box Today – 20 Feb 2013

Lunch Box Today – 20 Feb 2013

Alycia has been bugging me to buy sausages but I have been ignoring her pleas as sausages ain’t a healthy choice of food.  But this girl sure knows how to tug her grandma’s heartstrings.  She managed to get her grandma to buy her a pack […]

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Formaggi Pizza

Formaggi Pizza

We ordered this Wood Fired Thin Crust Pizza Formaggi from our favorite cafe but I did not like the taste of one of the cheeses used in the topping. The taste of the white colored Ricotta cheese proved to be a tad over-powering for my […]

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Blue Diamond Almonds Chips

Blue Diamond Almonds Chips

If there is such a thing as healthy junk food  snacks that give you the same addictive kick as the really unhealthy ones, I think I have found yet another one! Check out Blue Diamond’s All Natural Nacho chips made from brown rice and almonds. […]

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Gorging on Pandan Chiffon Cakes!

Gorging on Pandan Chiffon Cakes!

I am so in the mood to eat pandan chiffon cakes lately and have been submitting my chiffon cake ‘orders’ to my mil, who happily obliged.  Lucky me that I have someone staying with me who loves to bake and does not mind getting into […]

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My Comfort Food

My Comfort Food

Not the healthiest of breakfast choice, but the simple and cheap economical fried vermicelli or ‘king jai fun’ is my all-time favourite comfort food since aeons ago up until today! This simple yet comforting staple food served as breakfast and even lunch is ubiquetious in […]

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A Cheesy Breakfast

A Cheesy Breakfast

Here’s my very cheesy breakfast: Laughing Cow cheese spread on a packet of Meiji plain crackers with oats… and a few strips of Mozzarella mild cheese…. This is supposed to be high-protein and low carbs… but a tad high on sodium though. I also gulped […]

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My Kind Of Biscuits

My Kind Of Biscuits

My kind of biscuits are those that are multi-grained and multi-seeded, made from wholewheat, are low in sugar or sugar-free, free from sweet cream fillings and low in oil. Here are some of them: Fjord wholemeal rye flour crispbread with sesame seeds. Goes very well […]

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