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
Happy 2015 everyone! Hope you had a splendid holiday and feel ready to kickstart this brand new year head & heart on. This may be my first post of ’15 but I’m going to take you back to the end of last year to when I had a very special encounter while in glitzy Monaco that ended my 2014 with a bang. Brace yourself because this is going to be an unusually long post but I promise every bit is worth it. Continue reading
Last week while my appetite was recovering from a nasty case of food poisoning, I craved something sweet on the lips but light on tummy – and the hips. Continue reading
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
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
After regularly passing packets of Amaranth in the grains’ section at local the Organic store, I finally decided to pick one up and check out the text at the back. Perfect for porridge? Well that pretty much sealed the deal. Continue reading
There is a reason why Quinoa was dubbed by the Incas as “the mother of all grains” – so much so that many of their traditions and ceremonies surrounded its harvest, cultivation & consumption. This is because this super grain is so rich in nutrients containing more complete protein than most cereal grains with very little saturated fat. Continue reading
So this dish kind of reminds me of me. Although the main ingredient is Indian, its fiery flavor is essentially Thai. If you don’t already know, I’m what they call a Thai-Indian.
In my attempt to shed those inevitable holiday pounds, I’m trying quite hard to keep my eating as clean as possible. So last night after a good work out, I made my favorite salad for dinner.