Suggestions for Natural Sweeteners
Food & Eating | Healthy Eating

Suggestions for Natural Sweeteners

Very Sweet Figs Wow, I am absolutely shocked that ripe figs are possibly the sweetest things I’ve tasted. If you can get your hand son some figs, you’ve got yourself sweet dessert without even trying. I seem to find that figs in the Asian supermarket is generally cheaper than the ones in the regular supermarket….

Grilled Tofu Steaks and Leek
Recipes | Vegetables

Grilled Tofu Steaks and Leek

(Yields: 1 plate, Serving: 2, Prep time: 10 mins, Cook time: 12 mins) Ingredients Tofu & Marinade 1/3 block extra firm dried tofu 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon white cooking wine 1 teaspoon low sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon sesame oil A few sprinkles pepper A sprinkle of Himalayan/Sea salt…

Healthy Vegan Garlic Bread
Breads and Pastry | Recipes

Healthy Vegan Garlic Bread

(Yields: 1 loaf, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 45 mins) Ingredients 1 loaf freshly cooked multigrain whole wheat bread 10 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil A sprinkle of Himalayan/sea salt A drizzle balsamic vinegar Instructions Bake a loaf of whole wheat bread. If you really don’t have time or…

Things I’d Tell my Teenage Self
Life Lessons

Things I’d Tell my Teenage Self

I often wonder if I had a life coach to give me advice when I was a teenager, what would’ve happened. Surely, life would’ve been easier, but I am also grateful to have learned what I did. But if I were to go back in time and give myself five advice, this is what I’d…

Crashed Hot Potatoes
Health

Crashed Hot Potatoes

Recipe adapted from thepioneerwoman.com (Yields: 3 potatoes, Serving: 2, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 1 hr 30 mins) Ingredients 3 red potatoes 1 tablespoon extra light olive oil 1 teaspoon Italian herbs A few sprinkles Himalayan/Sea salt A few sprinkles ground black pepper Instructions Fill enough water to cover the top of 3 red…

Let Desires be a Motivator, not a Cause of Unhappiness
Health

Let Desires be a Motivator, not a Cause of Unhappiness

Just saw this on Facebook and it was really inspiring: “2 things define you. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” I’m sure we have all experienced the “when I have this, or when this happens, I’ll be happy” attitude. While this may give you something excited to look…

Frequently Used Spices
Food & Eating | Healthy Eating

Frequently Used Spices

I wanted to talk about my favourite spices today. Here are some spices which I keep close with me at all times and find a million ways to use. Used 95% of the Time: Pepper – I love the spicy taste of pepper. It’s the perfect garnish for just about any meal. Himalayan Salt –…

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Pot Plant Fudge
Desserts and Snacks | Recipes

Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Pot Plant Fudge

(Yields: bowls, Serving: , Prep time: mins, Cook time: mins) Ingredients 1 cup instant oats 1/4 cup roasted hazelnuts (almonds will also work) 2-3 tablespoons raisins 2 tablespoons carob powder 2 tablespoons white grape juice 2 tablespoons almond milk 1 tablespoon shredded coconut 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Instructions Add…

Hot and Sour Vegetable Soup
Recipes | Soup

Hot and Sour Vegetable Soup

(Yields: 4 bowls, Serving: 4, Prep time: 15 mins, Cook time: 40 mins) Ingredients 1 cup baby carrots 1 medium zucchini 1/4 broccoflower (or cauliflower) 1 small/medium onion 4 cups water 2 bay leaves 3-4 teaspoons low sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons white cooking wine 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon…

10 Ways to Instantly Feel Better
Happiness | Inspirational

10 Ways to Instantly Feel Better

I’ve seen quite a lot of these posts around and I wanted to share ten ways that I instantly feel better. Hope they (or some) work for you too. 1. Share it. If you have a problem, don’t keep it to yourself. From my experience, sharing a problem often halves the burden. There’s a saying…

5 Extremely Filling Foods
Health

5 Extremely Filling Foods

I’m always out hunting for what fills me because as people say, I’m a black hole that sucks food away and I never seem to get full. Well, here are things that actually does make me full for a long time. Beans Yes, those are magical, I had a bowl of those and I literally…