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2-toned Sweet Potato Fries & Creamy Chipotle Dip

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There’s nothing more gratifying than hot, crispy french fries dipped in ketchup and mayo and mustard or whatever condiment that gives you your finger-licking fix.   Once you grab that first fry, it’s one hell of a mission to stop because it’s addictive like a drug.  News flash!  A small serving of fries average between 250-340 kcals which could mean countless steps on that dreaded treadmill.   Continue reading

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Pink Pinether Smoothie

pinkpinether1It was on a gloomy morning in KL (Kuala Lumpur) a couple of weeks back when I first came up with this super sexy smoothie recipe.  It was a ridiculously grey day so I decided that  a pop of color would nicely brighten up my mood.  And obviously – nothing beats pink. Continue reading

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Egg (no) Mayo Open Sandwich

egg mayo1Last week when my Mr. woke up craving egg mayo sandwich for breakfast, I spontaneously whipped up a clean & healthy version that ended up tasting even better than the calorie-filled classic.  Husband’s stamp of approval – check – so no, I’m really not bluffing.   Continue reading

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5-minute Asian Sprouted Lentil Salad

DSC02775One day last week while on a mission to complete my hectic to-do-list, I had to throw together a super speedy  and simple lunch to eat on the go.  While rummaging through my freshly stocked fridge I found a box of organic sprouted lentils.  Yes. Continue reading

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Pan-seared Halloumi & Lentil Salad

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Being such a universally loved food, cheese seems to be a common cause of weight loss catastrophe for so many people I know.  This is primarily due to their high contents of saturated fat and excessive sodium.  Good news is, you don’t have to eliminate this mouthwatering delight from your diet completely because different types of cheese vary in total fat content from 9% in cottage cheese and up to 34% in parmesan.  Since there are so many varieties available, you just have to be selective and consume them in moderation.     Continue reading

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Lemon-Miso Edamame Salad

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I’m sure a lot of you, like me, call for a bowl of steamed & salted Edamame as soon as you’re seated at any Japanese restaurant.  It’s one of those things that once you start eating, you can’t stop.  Fortunately for us, unlike Lays and Pringles, you can munch on without guilt because this delightful snack is, in fact, a star legume.   Continue reading

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Portobello Marinara

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Every once in a while, vegetarians crave something ‘meaty’.  It might not necessarily be the taste of meat per se but rather its texture and heftiness.  Well, my herbivore friends, a nice juicy piece of portobello mushroom is about to become your best food friend and oh, you’re also about to love me for this awesome recipe. Continue reading

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5 (Roasted) Super Seeds Salad

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A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of attending a friend’s wedding in a little town called Montreux located at the foot of the Swiss Alps.  During my stay at a beautiful lake side hotel, I sampled a hearty Seeds Salad that I’ve not been able to forget. Continue reading

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Pandan & Coconut Cupcakes (Paleo)

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A few weeks ago I received delicious goodies from Thailand which included some fresh organic Pandan leaves.  For those not so familiar, Pandan or Pandanus is a tropical plant that’s used widely as flavouring in Southeast Asian cuisines.  It’s naturally sweet fragrance and aromatic flavour pairs perfectly with anything coconut-ty.

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