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Month: September 2019

Top 5 low-carb substitutes that are not tasteless

Top 5 low-carb substitutes that are not tasteless but can be made into a delicious, healthy and satisfying meal. Low-carb eating doesn’t have to be bland and lacking in nutrients, in fact it’s a great way to add more plants into your dish. Do you also like your pasta, mac & cheese, pizza, rice, toast, pancakes? Well, I also do. However, you and I know that eating too much of these can leave us feeling tired, and even more irritable. Carbs are not evil (I love them and probably can never leave it out of my daily diet), but just …

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How to Make Chia Pudding

If you have been hearing the chia pudding craze but never got to try it, now is the time! This easy, healthy, delicious treat is perfect for meal-prep and can be enjoyed for breakfast, snacks, or even as a dessert. Chia pudding is made from soaking chia seeds in liquid and letting it sit between 15 minutes to overnight and then topping with your favorite fruits, nuts, and even chocolate! KEY INGREDIENTS TO MAKE CHIA PUDDING: CHIA SEEDS – I normally use black chia seeds, but you can also use white chia seeds. Chia seeds are these tiny superfood which …

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Miso-glazed Eggplant

This miso-glazed eggplant is a delicious, easy-to-make dish which is boosting with so much flavor in every bite–sweet, sour, salty, smoky. Best part is that it can be done in under 30 minutes. I’m not a big fan of eggplant ever since I was a kid.  I mean, I don’t hate it but I just don’t love it either.  I just remember it as this slimy veggie that my Mama cooks with beaten egg (‘tortang talong’ in Filipino) and it just didn’t sit well with my taste buds as a child. So I never really experimented much on this veggie …

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Wholewheat Chocolate Banana Cupcakes

So my little boy finally turned 5!  To celebrate, I made these moist, delicious wholewheat chocolate banana cupcakes and it surely did not disappoint. They are super easy to make and only need a few ingredients that you probably have in your pantry. Since it was a birthday celebration, I piped some classic chocolate buttercream frosting which made these cupcakes even more delightful in every bite. My piping is not perfect but it sure has been better! I used whole wheat flour but you can always use regular all-purpose flour. The key ingredient to making these moist cupcakes would be …

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5 Helpful Tips to Stop Binge-Eating

If you have ever encountered a time when you simply can’t stop eating even when you are already full, then chances are you may be familiar with what binge-eating can make you feel after. Don’t feel judged as I too have been in that situation a number of times. Now the real question is, how does one stop binge-eating? Binge-eating may or may not be caused by an underlying disease and includes occasions when one overindulgences on holidays or birthday celebrations. While there’s nothing wrong with indulging every now and then, over-consuming a lot of calories in one sitting when …

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Crispy Baked Tofu

These crispy baked tofu is an easy, delicious, vegan recipe which my little boy has come to love. You can make a big batch of the tofu and even play around with different sauces. So far, our favorite is the teriyaki glaze which only needs a few ingredients. Pair this with brown rice and steamed broccolis for a complete healthylicious meal. . INGREDIENTS 1 pack extra firm tofu (silken tofu won’t work with this recipe) 1 tbsp tamari or soy sauce 1 tbsp corn flour or arrowroot starch (for gluten-free) 1/2 tsp garlic powder Salt & pepper 2-3 tbsps of …

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Low-sugar Green Smoothie

This LOW-SUGAR GREEN SMOOTHIE is loaded with greens but without sacrificing flavor! Smoothies are a great way to nourish your body especially in the morning, but one can easily pack all the sugars in a glass with the choice of ingredients. This smoothie has zucchinis, spinach, cucumber, and avocados which are highly nutrient-dense, high in fiber but low in sugar. KEY INGREDIENTS IN THIS LOW-SUGAR GREEN SMOOTHIE: ZUCCHINIS. Slice your zucchinis about 1/4 inch. Blanch them by cooking in boiling water for 5 minutes and then putting them in a bowl with ice water. Then freeze them on a baking …

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