Sweet Potato & Cranberry Cupcakes: vegan-izing a yummy morsel

About a month ago, Younger Daughter & I whipped up a batch of sweet potato & cranberry cupcakes which were surprisingly more-ish.

Knowing that the things we love to eat are also good for us is such a bonus!  For example, did you know that sweet potatoes are a good source of Vitamin C, which is great for all sorts of healthful benefits, including maintaining the skin’s youthful plasticity (I need all the help I can get in this department)?  They are also a good source of Vitamin D (contributes to bone health), iron (supports immune system), magnesium (promotes relaxation as an anti-stress mineral) and carotenoids (strengthens eyesight & boosts immunity). Continue reading “Sweet Potato & Cranberry Cupcakes: vegan-izing a yummy morsel”

Running to Eat

Loving Husband and I love to run, and we love to eat!  So, when we have a chance to run together we combine both: running to new & interesting places to eat!  sometimes by design, sometimes by serendipity. Continue reading “Running to Eat”

Very Blue (Vegan) Blueberry Muffins

I love blueberries!  so I am very fortunate that we can get these tiny powerhouses of healthy deliciousness all year round.   On the off chance that I can’t get them from the supermarket, there is always the frozen option to use in our baking. Continue reading “Very Blue (Vegan) Blueberry Muffins”

Enjoying a cup of tea

One of the challenges of being a stay-home Mom is the temptation to justify why I have not returned to the workforce, especially when one’s children are already older teens; to resist the need to fill my day with cleaning the apartment, or cooking up fabulous meals, or dreaming up meaningful projects for Younger Daughter.  Continue reading “Enjoying a cup of tea”

One of my Favourite Places: Bukit Batok Nature Park

This is a small nature reserve where I enjoy  a morning hike, or a run/walk on a more energetic day.

There are many beautiful sights to behold, just like this one.