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Tara Tan

Motherhood lessons

10 Motherhood Lessons from Home Isolation

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY MAMAS!!!!! Despite the weird times of having to stay-at-home as our new normal, I hope you had the most amazing celebration last Sunday and had your well-deserved rest and pampering with your loved ones. The past weeks have been incredibly trying for us all, and I personally have found myself in a rollercoaster ride with having to adjust to this bizarre reality. The daily juggle of working from home, homeschooling, never-ending chores, and adding to that the anxiety brought about by the pandemic is proving to be overwhelming and stressful. But through this all, I’ve learned a …

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Grain-free Carrot Cake Muffins

Grain-Free Carrot Cake Muffins

Super-moist grain-free carrot cake muffins that are gluten-free, paleo-friendly and 100% delicious! If you’re looking for a recipe to bake for Mother’s day, then these grain-free carrot cake muffins will truly make your mamas smile! They’re made from almond flour so it’s perfect if you’re looking for something gluten-free but equally satisfying as your classic carrot cake. These muffins are sweetened with pure maple but you can also use honey or coconut sugar. They’re dotted with lots of carrots, walnuts, and pumpkin seeds in every bite and you can add other add-ons like dried sultanas or cranberries. A dream come-true …

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WATERMELON AND FETA SALAD WITH PRAWNS

Jazz up your salads with this refreshing watermelon and feta salad with prawns! So easy to put together and makes a beautiful and healthy centerpiece to any dining table. Not a fan of prawns? You can make this vegetarian and skip it, and add other fruit or veggies like avocados, cucumbers, peaches or even strawberries. Just don’t skip the feta as it gives that balance from all the sweetness of the fruits. I also added a touch of mint, just because it elevates the freshness to the nth level! The dressing is very simple and is a mix of balsamic …

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Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread

Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread

Mornings are better when you have a loaf of this paleo blueberry banana bread. It’s gluten-free, refined-sugar free and dotted with sweet, tangy blueberries. It’s healthy enough to even have for breakfast. The key to delicious banana breads start with very ripe bananas–the ones with brown spots on it. I also added desiccated coconut in this bread which makes the perfect pairing with the almond flour. And the best part of this bread is the burst of blueberries in every bite which makes this an absolute treat whether you eat it for afternoon tea or breakfast. Yes, breakfast coz it’s …

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Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Filling

Rich and decadent vegan chocolate cupcakes with a raspberry jam filling that takes comfort food to the next level. They’re easy to make, and definitely a crowd pleaser. WHAT MAKES THESE CUPCAKES HEALTHIER? These chocolate cupcakes are VEGAN DAIRY-FREE EGG-FREE WHOLESOME 100% DELICIOUS These are made with whole wheat flour, sweetened with coconut sugar, and uses apple sauce to replace eggs. To even make it more special, I thought of adding some tanginess with a raspberry jam filling. I went for ready-made jam this time but you can make your own jam by simply heating up raspberries with a little …

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Egg Bacon Muffin CUps

Cheesy Bacon Egg Muffin Cups

Cheesy bacon egg muffin cups with bacon, egg, cheese and loads of veggies in every bite. These are easy-to-make, meal-prep friendly and will surely be a family favorite. You can play around with this recipe and add any veggies that your kids would love, plus you can also add other cheeses like feta cheese, even brie or mozarella. Hope you enjoy this recipe! For more breakfast recipes, you can also check out these other favorites: ZUCCHINI CARROT FRITTERS VEGAN BLUEBERRY YOGURT PANCAKES xx,

Wellness Business Series: How to Turn your Passion into a Side Hustle

Imagine waking up feeling energized and motivated to bless people with what you’re passionate about while also earning from it. Is there something you are very good at and wish you can turn it into a product or service? Four years ago when I started my journey as a business owner while still working full-time as a corporate manager in Singapore, I never really had a clue on how or where to start. All I knew was that I love finding ways to get myself and my family healthier, and helping others do the same. I unconsciously shared on social …

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Meal Prep Workshop Fit Foodie Mommy

10 Tips to Meal Prepping Success

Hey gorgeous! Have you always wanted to start meal-prepping but feel like it’s too overwhelming? I hear ya sistah! In today’s blog, I want to share with you 10 of my top tips to make meal-prepping a breezing success for you–even if you’re a newbie in the kitchen! Meal-prepping has taken over the food world these days and you probably see all over social media how more and more people (moms especially) have embraced the art of meal prepping. Half of the time though, I hear some say that meal-prepping takes so much time and energy, and only those who …

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lunchbox ideas for kids

5 Lunchbox Recipes Your Kids Will Love

Healthy lunchboxes don’t have to be costly, or take tons of time and ingredients to make. Try these easy, delicious, healthy, and meal-prep friendly recipes to make lunchboxes more fun for you and your kids! My little boy has started prep in January, and I’ve been in full swing in the kitchen trying out different recipes that he actually eats! There have been hits with a few misses, and below are the ones that I would give a 5-star for its ease in making, nutrient density, and of course, flavor. Coz who are we kidding, even if pretty the bento …

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Baked Banana Oatmeal Mini Loaf

Baked Banana Oatmeal Mini Loaf

The most delicious, naturally-sweetened banana oatmeal in mini loaf sizes with dark chocolate and blueberry toppings. Freezer-friendly and only has 8 ingredients which make this your ultimate healthy meal-prep recipe!