Busy Busy Monday – 26 Sept 2016

Yesterday I have been SO BUSY that I forgot I was over exhausted!

The past one week has been really really hectic for me. Applications for purchase of Izumio and Super Lutein have been high as the promotion for 1 free product ends on 30 Sept 2016 and many people are submitting their applications at the eleventh hour. My online store business has been pretty busy too.

I haven’t been getting sufficient sleep since a week ago. After the week-long school holiday, I have been having a hard time waking up at 4:45 a.m. again. With barely 5 hours of sleep each day, I am a mummified mummy with puffy eye bags and dark rings round my eyes 🙁

Yesterday morning, I woke up with a slight throb on my head due to lack of sleep. I told myself that I would just skip exercise for the day and instead hop back onto bed after sending the girls off to their transporters. But the determined fitness freak inside me screamed out to me to just get onto the walking tracks. And so I did, for half an hour. But as I walked, I could feel my heavy eyes drooping. I was dozing off on the walking tracks, in the pre-dawn darkness. Have you ever felt so frazzled and sleep deprived that you actually dozed off while walking or driving? I had many times. I know it is dang dangerous to snooze off for even a few seconds while driving. I did not even have the energy to run and I soldiered on for half an hour of brisk walking yesterday and this morning.

Back home, I just wanted to plonk my weary body onto the bed. But I downed a packet of my hydrogen infused water. And what do I know? After my shower, I worked in front of my computer until 6pm! Non-stop, except for leaving my desk to prepare lunch for Cass and for toilet breaks. I was so busy that I had totally forgotten that my body was exhausted. I even skipped my usual daily 20-minute power nap. In the evening, I downed another packet of hydrogen water. I really needed extra packets of hydrogen water yesterday to give me the energy as I was totally zonked out. Iz**** really rocks!! How can I ever function without my most trusted Iz****? My life as a work-from-home-mum is REALLY TOUGH and hectic. I find that it’s way more stressful that having a full-time job at the office. And I CANNOT afford to fall sick. Thankfully I have my Iz**** to keep me mentally and physically strong.

Breakfast yesterday was something light and plain which I could eat whilst seated working in front of the computer and filling out forms simultaneously.  Yup, mothers are really good in multi-tasking 😀

Today I am feeling a tad lightheaded from having my eyes glued to the computer screen on top of filling out so many forms for the past 2 days, with no break to rest.

Yesterday’s breakkie – Vanilla cocoa hazelnut granola with organic multi puffs (puffed buckwheat, sorghum and brown rice), organic sunflower seeds crackers and dried cranberries. I didn’t have the appetite to eat anything more than this.

 

Yesterday’s dinner was  pork chop loin with onion sauce and  blanched veggie. Cooking was done pretty late again. Thank God for Drama Queen who helped me to cook the rice, wash the vegetables and fry the onions sauce when she got  home from school at 4pm.

Today is yet another super busy day and I still haven’t got the chance to take my power nap to recharge my batteries coz I’ll have to leave the house in a bit to get some errands done. I’ve already delayed doing them for days and I can’t procrastinate anymore.

 

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Healthy Tuesday – 2 August 2016

I woke up feeling zombified today. I’ve not had a single day of sleeping in the whole of last week.  Monday through Sunday started at 4:45 am for me, with each day ending around 11-ish pm.  When I don’t get a day or two of catching up on my beauty sleep for that week, the following week spells trouble for me.  But I still went for my pre-dawn brisk walk today, interspersed with running up ramps.   I swam 26 laps in the pool yesterday morning and ended my day with 30 bicycle crunches (image below) on the bed last night 😀

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After 40 minutes of outdoor workout this morning, I downed a packet of hydrogen-infused water, which gave me an instant power boost.  Since I felt rejuvenated, I did some back stretching and Swiss ball crunches (image below) on my fit ball. Suddenly, I didn’t feel sleepy anymore!

 

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When our muscles are fatigued, lactic acid is released and our body produces hydrogen to compensate. When we pump in more hydrogen into our body, the hydrogen which is a natural antioxidant neutralizes the over production of lactic acid in the blood stream very quickly. Thus we recover quicker and feel rejuvenated.   Try it!!! If you are active in sports, do away with whatever you’re drinking now and try hydrogenated water. You can email me at shireenyong@gmail.com to inquire more.

Breakfast was sugar-free and additives-free plain yoghurt with organic chia seeds, almonds, pumpkin seeds, sugar-free peanut butter and a swirl of palm sugar.

 

Lunch was pork porridge with shredded carrot strips and sweet potato, seasoned with pepper, sea salt and spring onions.

The big girl just announced that she needn’t have to go to school this Saturday, wooohoooo!!!  Finally I get to sleep in this Saturday, can’t wait for that!

 

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Health Freak Mommy’s Meals – 24 February 2016

My breakfast yesterday morning…

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Skinny sugar-free, preservative-free and additives-free yoghurt with Pic’s sugar-free cashew butter, toasted pumpkin seeds, organic chia seeds, raw walnuts, blanched skinless almonds, drizzle of maple syrup and a small handful of coconut cookies.

I am surprised that Cass  loves Farm Fresh’s sugar-free yoghurt, which is a tad sour and light. She says it tastes like Moo Cow frozen yoghurt, except that Farm Fresh yoghurt is not frozen. I agree with her too!  She likes to eat her sugar-free yoghurt with cashew nuts and crumbled homemade cookies.

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Lunch was baby greens salad with organic cherry tomatoes, Korean kim chi, almonds, cashews, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, toasted sesame seeds, sauteed minced pork and salad dressing composed of organic apple cider vinegar + maple syrup + dash of naturally brewed soy sauce.

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Dinner was at our all-time favorite neighborhood restaurant which serves  delish dishes at really affordable prices. The mil was still feeling a wee bit under the weather and yesterday was our part-time maid’s off day.  And I wasn’t in the mood to cook too 😀

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Stir-fried baby spinach, braised tofu with fish paste and sweet and sour fish fillet.

 

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Genetic High Cholesterol

Ok, I have genetic high cholesterol 🙁

My doctors told me that it would be really, really difficult to bring down the cholesterol reading however hard I alter my diet and exercise. I could be stick thin and eat nothing but green veggies and exercise 2 hours a day, but my cholesterol reading would still be slightly high.  My younger brother who is a fitness buff with 6 packs also has high cholesterol, all in the name of genetic 🙁

How unfair can life be!

Oh well. Nothing is fair in life.  Like, why do some people who lead a healthy lifestyle still get cancer?

For all the hard work I put into my diet and exercise regimen for the past 8 months, my cholesterol reading has gone done a wee bit. And that’s without medication. Only with supplements like fish oil, hydrogen water and carotenoids. That’s why I am pushing myself to swim 24-26 laps on top of brisk walking for 15 minutes, 5 mornings in a week. Exercise is important to bring down cholesterol. And I am about 80% vegan now. I  can’t give up on meat totally now as I am slightly anemic.  I have a fibroid in my uterus that causes heavy menstruation each month. I need meat to supply me with the iron.  No doubt I can ditch the meat and eat red beans, spinach and other iron-rich veggies but it is hard when I have carnivorous kids.  I am still training them to go easy on meat and they are aware that too much meat is too taxing on their innards, besides all the growth hormones and antibiotics that go into the animal feed, which eventually end up inside our bodies.

These days, my meals compose of mainly greens, whole grains, nuts, seeds and fiber.

This is my breakfast today…

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A packet of hydrogen water, high fiber cereal with added organic oats, organic chia seeds, roasted pumpkin seeds, raw walnuts and skim milk drizzled with extra virgin coconut oil and a squirt of palm sugar syrup to give me the oomph.

Lunch was half a punnet of organic raw alfalfa and broccoli sprouts with apple cider vinegar and roasted sesame dressing and a quarter bowl of Ipoh ‘kai see hor fun’ (shredded chicken flat noodles), which I shared with Cass.

Thankfully I love this kind of meal. And hardly do I crave for nasi lemak, ‘char koay teow’ or other oily fried foods. Heck, I don’t even miss my most favorite food in the world – durian! From queen of musang king, I am surprised that I can even go cold turkey on durians. Yes, I can’t believe that during the last durian season, I wasn’t even craving for it. See how powerful our mind is?!   I believe that we can condition our mind and taste bud to eat healthily. If I can do it, so can you 😉

 

 

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Avocado Oat Bran Almond Chocolate Milk Shake

My brekkie today (after a 20-lap swim in the pool), fit for a health freak and those planning on losing some weight 😀

Composition: Half avocado + 3 tablespoons organic oat bran + a handful of baked almonds + fresh chocolate milk + chilled water (ice cubes would be more refreshing) blitzed for about 20 seconds in my Blendtec blender.

This avo oat bran almond choco milk shake was so yummy and it filled me up well too.  I also had a handful of Edamame beans, left over from the girls’ breakfast at 6am.

 

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Refreshing Salad With Satay Sauce

I concocted this very delish, light and refreshing meat-free salad for lunch yesterday.

Royale Butterhead leaves with satay sauce (made by hubby’s cook), two spoonfuls of ginger + egg fried rice with garlic and sesame seed oil (black rice and Basmati rice) and Ipoh pomelo (pink and white).

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I still have another head of Royal Butterhead and it looks like I am going to have salad for lunch again today.  I really need something light for lunch today as I’ve just gorged on 5 seeds of Musang King durians and a handful of poppy seeds corn chips for breakfast just now and guilt-stricken now! 😀

 

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Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

After 2 weeks of sinful binging, I started back on eating raw sprouts for lunch today! 🙂

Here’s my sprouts-of-the-day for today’s lunch…

Triple Combi sprouts, consisting of alfalfa, mung beans and snow pea.

 

Triple Combi sprouts salad with homemade spicy acar (pickled vegetables), hard-boiled free-range egg, meat floss, baked cashew nuts, a drizzle of Japanese sesame dressing and fresh apricots.

Today is the first time I ever tried eating raw sprouted mung beans. Initially I had doubts that those raw baby mung beans would even be palatable but I bought them anyway coz they are healthy and good for me! And they are really good, taste wise! Though the sprouted mung beans feel hard, they are not hard at all.  The taste and texture are similar to that of raw turnip – crunchy, juicy and naturally sweet. iLike!

Mung bean sprouts are low in calories, high in fiber and B vitamins and deliver a boost of vitamin C and vitamin K.

And I ended my lunch with a little guilty pleasure – a handful of natural Salsa tortilla chips from Food For Friends 😉

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Alfalfa Sprouts Salad For Lunch

Twice or thrice a week, I will have raw organic alfalfa sprouts for lunch.  I will pair the alfalfa sprouts / alfalfa + broccoli sprouts / alfalfa + onion sprouts with a variety of ingredients, condiments, fruits, seeds, nuts, egg and veggies.

This was my alfalfa sprouts salad for lunch yesterday…

Organic alfalfa + broccoli sprouts with organic cherry tomatoes, cherries, fried Sunny Side Up, Taiwanese crunchy meat floss, Kobe beef jerky (MIL bought from Japan) and a few shakes of Japanese flavored seaweed (mum bought from Japan).  I did not use any salad sauce as the condiments were flavor intense, thus my salad was really very flavorful and refreshing!  And so filling too, though it’s very low in carbo 😀

 

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Healthy Homecooked Dinner With Black Rice

Our wholesome, hearty and healthy dinner last night…

Black rice (mixed with a handful of low GI Basmati rice), sauteed leek flower with garlic, pan-fried salmon fish and Sanbeiji chicken fillet (3-Cup Chicken) (cooked with ginger, wine, sesame oil, garlic and basil leaves).

Check out the beautiful purplish, blackish hue of the black rice – so exotic, beautiful and impressive!

 

 

What Is Black Rice?

It has been said that this highly treasured ancient grain was once eaten exclusively by the Emperors of China. It’s also known as “Forbidden Rice” and “Longevity Rice”.

I bought a pack of Mewah black rice from the supermarket to try and yesterday was the first time we cooked it. Thankfully, the girls were pretty receptive and had zilch fretting and fussing.

 

Taste wise – the Mewah black rice is absolutely delicious, has a nutty flavor and the taste and texture remind me of black glutinous rice. Mewah black rice is gluten-free.

Benefits of Black Rice

  • High content of Anthocyanin antioxidant
  • Low Glycemic Index for stable, longer lasting energy level
  • Rich in Potassium, Phosphorus and Magnesium
  • Daily source of Vitamin, Fiber and Protein
  • Delicious roasted nutty taste and soft texture
  • Beautiful deep purple (Anthocyanin) for striking presence

Mewah black rice can also be served as dessert.  The cooked black rice can be paired deliciously with cold soy bean milk, or palm sugar (gula melaka) or coconut milk.

 

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Super Sprout Natural Food Powder – Share&Win Contest and Promo Code!

One of the things that makes me really happy is healthy food. I love being surrounded with all things healthy and colorful. Thus, I will go gaga inside an organic shop or at the fruits and veggie section of a supermarket. I love dishing out colorful meals and smoothies for my kids too. 🙂

Yesterday, I was one very happy health freak mommy when I received my package of healthy fruit powder from Super Sprout Malaysia, comprising of blueberry powder, beetroot powder and ginger powder.  Thank you so much for sending these good stuff to me Reako Sdn Bhd!  I love them so much!!

Why is Super Sprout so good?

Super Sprout powders are natural food powder which can be used in cooking, baking (bread, cookies, cakes, tarts), smoothies, yogurt, salad, soup, sauce and basically any recipe.

Not only can Super Sprout powders improve the colour and taste of a dish in a very natural way, the food powders also enrich nutrient  profile and improve digestibility of the nutrients found in them.

Using Super Sprout powders is easy peasy too. Just a teaspoon a day — sprinkle, stir, mix or add into any dish you like.  No fuss, no waste, no mess.

Super Sprout powders are suitable for the whole family’s consumption, including children of one year and above.

Super Sprout powders come from 100% Australian grown fruits and vegetables.

I could not wait to try out the powders and made a quick dash to the kitchen to whip up my smoothie-of-the-day, which was orange + green apple + Super Sprout blueberry powder for the girls.

I whizzed a teaspoon of Super Sprout blueberry powder with the fruits for 20 seconds on my Blendtec blender.  Then, sprinkled another teaspoon for decor.  I was worried that my fussy girls wouldn’t like the taste but they were awed by the vibrant colors of their smoothie and bolted down their smoothie in a jiffy!

Mine was orange + green apple + beetroot powder.  I find that beetroot powder is much more palatable than taken raw. The beetroot powder is super fine and slightly saltish, which tantalizes my palate.  I love it!

I used a teaspoon of Super Sprout beetroot powder to pulse it with my fruits and sprinkled another teaspoon for deco. Don’t you just like the reddish pinkish hue of my smoothie? It’s good stuff, bursting with flavors and nutrients ok.

 

 

I wasn’t in the mood to eat any meat yesterday (again!), so I whipped up something that’s excitingly meat-free for lunch.

I had toasted sprouted wheat bread with cream cheese and Super Sprout blueberry powder. The combo tastes like blueberry cheese spread, with a hint of saltiness and tanginess. Just perfect for health freaks who are on a low-carb diet.  You can drizzle some Manuka honey, maple syrup or palm sugar syrup on the toast, if you fancy it slightly sweet.

Crispy, yummy and wholesome sprouted wheat toast for lunch, with a hard boiled free-range chicken egg, avocado and fresh blueberries.  I love the colors on my plate – so vibrant, so enticing and so healthy – anytime better than a plate of nasi lemak or chicken rice 😀

 

In the afternoon, I made myself a cuppa Super Sprout ginger powder tea, sweetened with palm sugar syrup. I used a teaspoon heap of ginger powder and a drizzle of palm sugar syrup to a cup of hot water.  Drinking this ginger tea brought back sweet memories of my confinement days where I was treated like a queen — I had sumptuous meals in my bedroom 4-5 times a day and gulped down cups after cups of ginger tea 😀

Ginger is well-known for reducing gas and painful spasms in the intestinal tract.  It also reduces menstrual cramps, has a warming effect, stimulates circulation, inhibits such bacteria as Salmonella and protozoa and prevents stomach ulcers.

 

 

Share & Win Contest For Health Freak Mommy Readers!

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Contest deadline is 31 May 2015 midnight.

All you have to do is:

1. Like Super Sprout Malaysia (click on the link here to go to Super Sprout Malaysia to LIKE the page)
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In addition to the contest, all readers of Health Freak Mommy are given a promotion code to enjoy a 10% discount on any Super Sprout product!
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All the best in your contest and I am very sure that the winner will love the gift of health from Super Sprout Malaysia! 🙂

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Awesome Rawsome Lunch – 2 April 2015

Yesterday was awesome rawsome lunch day for me.  I do that twice or thrice a week, for lunch.  Today is yet another day of going raw for lunch, well almost, but I will be adding an egg to increase my hemoglobin levels.  I am anemic, caused by heavy menses, which in turn is contributed by a tiny fibroid in my uterus.

My awesome rawsome lunch yesterday was Pesto Salad.  The salad  composed of alfalfa and onion sprouts, walnut, almond, pecan, sesame seeds, organic Japanese kyuri, organic cherry tomatoes, green grapes, seasoned seaweed, fried shallots, Japanese Yuzu plum dressing and homemade Pesto paste.

 

 

 

Before lunch, I downed 2 glasses of raw smoothie, consisting of orange, apple, green grapes and alfalfa and onion sprouts.  The kids and the hubs had orange and apple smoothie, sans the raw sprouts.

 

 

 

**BURP**!!  That was so so filling and enough to sustain me till dinner while giving me the fuel to slave for the kids and household 😀

Can anyone eat such healthy stuff just for a day? Tell me you can! They are good stuff you’re pumping into your body alright! 😉

 

 

 

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Health Freak Mommy’s Meals

I have been kissed by some bugs that the drama queen brought back from either school or the enrichment centre.  She has been having flu (not the full-blown kind that warrants sick leave) for quite some time already and just don’t seem to get better.  I am now suspecting that she has sinus.

Anyway, since I have no appetite to eat anything that is oily, I whipped up my kind of health freak meals  for myself for breakfast and lunch today.

Here’s my lunch consisting of sprouted alfalfa, avocado, cucumber slices, a boiled free-range chicken egg, baked cashew nuts and macadamia nuts, raw pumpkin seeds, seasoned seaweed  and some homemade fried onions that I have in the fridge.  The fried onions (non-oily) imparted such an intense flavor to the bowl of raw veggies. Very flavorsome and refreshing indeed!

Breakfast of sugar-free skinny yoghurt, baked cashew nuts, raw pumpkin seeds, ground raw hazelnuts,  seasoned seaweed and a drizzle of palm sugar (gula melaka syrup).  I know you are about to think how weird the combo is but let me tell you that my bowl of healthy yoghurt gave  me so much comfort. Very soothing and cooling on my scratchy throat. This is definitely the food for a lackluster soul!

I hope the girls and I don’t fall sick. We have 2 more weeks before our New Zealand trip. We don’t want to be quarantined upon arrival in NZ, knowing how strict that country is! So from today onwards, there will be strictly no deep fried food and no spicy food 🙂

 

 

 

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Overnight Oats Sensation

Lately, I am hooked on overnight oats!

Oats have never really been my favorite food. But after overnight oats became a Facebook sensation for the past one week, where almost all my blog friends have been coming up with their own juicy creation of overnight oats, I got hooked on it too!

This is my 3rd batch of overnight oats. I soaked about 6 tablespoons of organic oats with fresh milk, macadamia nuts, chia seeds and pine nuts.

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Note : full cream milk will produce a very creamy texture vs. low fat milk which will produce a less creamier texture.

Just before eating the oats, I cut up some avocado and tossed in a few dried cranberries. You can add in whatever trimmings that fancy you but try not to add in trimmings that are overly sweet. Oatmeal is actually quite rapidly converted to sugar, and even if you leave off the added sugar, dried or fresh fruit, you will still experience high blood sugars. Steel-cut oats and oat groats are healthier than oatmeal.

I used to soak the oats with some fruits too but after giving it some thought, mixing and soaking freshly cut fruits with milk overnight ain’t a very healthy idea. Moreover, fruits will go through oxidation process.  Thus, I now prefer to add in fruits just before I eat the oats.  Aromatic fruits like bananas, strawberries, mangoes, oranges and jackfruit will go better with the overnight oats. I also like to drizzle some gula melaka (coconut palm sugar) into my oats.

Another reason why I am so hooked on chilled overnight oats is the recent killer hot weather.  Whenever hunger pang kicks in, I just open the fridge door and wallop a few spoonfuls of cold overnight oats. The cold creamy oats going down my throat and into my tummy douses the heat within instantly!   This is definitely a healthier alternative to ice-cream and it tastes yummy too!

Here’s a tip for those of you who are diabetic or are on a diet – You can lower the GI (glycemix index) of oatmeal by combining it with a little lean protein, such as milk, a half-scoop of protein powder, or some natural yogurt. Healthy fats are another fantastic option. Add in nuts like walnuts and almonds or a sprinkling of ground flaxseeds and chia seeds. Cinnamon or nutmeg are also good options to add flavoring, without the sweetness. Remember not to adulterate your oats with lashings of sugar, cream, dried fruits and jam 🙂

 

 

 

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Down But Not Totally Out

I am down with a bad strep throat and throbbing head, no thanks to all the vicious and ravenous virus lingering in our house. Everyone in the house was down with cold and strep throat for the past two weeks.  Sherilyn got it first and I think she must have gotten it from school or the tuition centre. Next was Alycia, Cass and the hubs.  When everyone is sick in the house, it is pretty hard to escape from those pesky virus, especially so if you get coughed at, sneezed at, puked at, goo-gooed and boogered at all the time! Oh yes, those wet kisses too. How can you say NO to kisses, hugs and I Love Yous?

The one distinct con of being a WFHM is that you have no sick leave and no annual leave. No perks and no remuneration package. The only non-monetary rewards you get are hugs, kisses, a good body massage (from the kids, not the hubs ok) and just seeing the kids growing healthily. Well, that was my choice 6.5 years ago.  My choice to leave the corporate world for good.  My choice to loose financial freedom, impulse shopping, the luxury of having 2 live-in maids, splurging on things which I did not even have to think twice. Do I have any regrets? Not exactly a NO but at least I know I will never have to worry about the kids whilst I am away in the office.  Did you read the news about the caucasian mother in Singapore who fainted when she came home to find her 3-month old baby boiled to death in a container? The maid boiled the baby.

Since I have zilch appetite to eat, I made a big pot of antioxidant-packed ‘purple soup’ today. My ‘purple soup’ consists of 1 huge beet root, half a head of organic purple cabbage, 6 carrots, a big chunk of lean pork and several chicken feet.

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This was my lunch today and I could not be more satisfied with this bowl of goodness. I have just had a quick lunch of 2 hard-boiled eggs and this bowl of soup before I pick up Cass from school in a moment.

Now, who says that healthy food often tastes bland? This bowl of antioxidants-rich soup tasted so good and was full of sweetness from all the vegetables.

It is time for me to pick up Cass from school now.  My slavery begins the moment the kids are back!

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Ice Blended Strawberry Organic Soy Bean Milk Smoothie

This is my ice-blended organic soy bean milk smoothie with strawberries and strawberry flavored yoghurt for Cass and Sherilyn…

Ingredients :
1/2 sachet Super organic soy bean powder. Dissolve the soy bean milk powder in 1 cup of water first. You can use the whole sachet if you want it creamier.
8 strawberries
1 cup of Calci Yum strawberry yoghurt
1/2 teaspoon of chia seeds
3-4 pieces of ice cubes. You can put more ice cubes if you want it to be cooler but I do not encourage my kids to eat very cold food/drinks.

Put everything into the Shimono cup cum jug and whirl-pulse for about 10 seconds. Yup, this cup of smoothie takes less than a minute to whip up! And you can drink straight from the cup too, so there is very little washing to do.

Verdict : very creamy and delish! Full of goodness — good for your bones, teeth and health!  This concoction can also be poured into ice-lolly moulds and frozen to become healthy ice-cream for your kids!  To make ice cream, you can cut up some strawberries into bite size pieces and add them into the mould 🙂

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My Health Freak Breakfast – 25 April 2013

After a  half-hour workout in the gym today where I burned 300+ calories, here’s what I had for breakfast:

1 packet of Ryvita’s mini cream cheese & chives rye crackers (shared with Cass) and half a bowl of honey nut granola topped with untoasted hazelnuts, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds and three juicy strawberries. I only poured half a cup of Anlene plain yoghurt into my bowl of granola as 1 cup equals  91 calories and I wanted to use the remaining 45.5 calories for my Haaegan Dazs ice cream later, muahahaha!

I’ll bet only health, fitness and diet freaks will eat such boring grub and with calculation of calories and carbs in mind! 😀

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