I love smoothies & milkshakes & bubble tea & just about any beverage you can drink through a straw. I have never had a smoothie bowl before though, that is, using a smoothie as a base and then piling lots of goodies on top. So, this is a conservative first attempt at The Smoothie Bowl. Continue reading “Dragonfruit Smoothie: Naturally & Beautifully Pink”
Some folks have lofty aspirations to climb big mountains, real mountains. I take my hat off to those who are brave & fit enough to attempt running Mt Kinabalu in Malaysia, the MacLehose Trail in Hong Kong, or Ben Nevis in Scotland.
I have my own list of heights to conquer. These are certainly not mountains, and not even really hills. They are my personal mountains, my list of up-slopes I want to run up instead of walk up. Going uphill is difficult for me – I have been told that my problem is mental more than physical. So, this list is also my training plan & motivator, challenges to overcome. Continue reading “Conquering the Heights with a List”
I’ve never had sweet potato in cake before. So, when I found myself with 1.6kg of sweet potato to use up, I searched through my recipes for something we could make. I found a gem in one of my favourite cupcake resources: Cupcakes with Attitude. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Cupcakes: an unexpected deliciousness!”
“Eat the rainbow!” is something I’ve tried to do of late. We’ve discovered purple vegetables which we’ve gotten a kick out of trying: purple potatoes, purple cauliflower …. did I mention that purple is one of my favourite colours? Continue reading “Fun with Purple-ish Fruits & Vegetables”
On Sunday, 10 July 2016, we gathered at Angsana Green, East Coast Park to celebrate running & those with special needs with Running Hour 2016. Continue reading “Running Hour: Run So Others Can”
I have a soft spot for peanut butter & anything made with it.
Continuing my quest for better than regular vegan goodies, I tried this recipe from my favourite almost vegan blog, MyCaliforniaRoots. Continue reading “Best (Vegan) Peanut Butter Cookies Ever!”
I love banana bread and I love blueberry muffins, but I have never had it in one baked goodie before.
There was a blueberry special in the supermarket and I fancied something blueberry & baked, so I search my favourite almost vegan blog, MyCaliforniaRoots and found this recipe. Continue reading “Vegan banana & blueberry muffins”