Category Archives: Recipes

  • Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As the saying goes: Eat like a king for breakfast, a prince for lunch and a pauper for dinner. Though I beg to differ on the last point (me thinks dinner is the best time to spend with loved ones, surrounded by hearty food and good conversation), I must say that breakfast is indeed important. After fasting overnight, our body is ready to abso......
  • Hey green tea lovers! How have you been drinking your green tea? Just plain o-cha style? Well, today, I’m sharing with you five different ways you can use green tea and perhaps one or two of these might appeal to those of you who don’t quite like the taste of green tea. Green tea is great for beauty and I’ve discussed how drinking green tea can help reduce the damage cause......
  • I did it! I packed my own lunch to work for a whole month; well actually it’s been more than a month already! And I DID NOT slack! NOT. A. SINGLE. DAY. Hallelujah! In fact, I managed to inspire a few colleagues along the way and they started to pack their own lunches too. It was fun! We shared our food, we exchanged ideas and we became closer in the name of food. HA. More importantly,......
  • Remember my rosemary hair tonic rinse? Well, I wanted to try another new tonic but because I couldn’t get hold of the ingredient, I decided to try using my dried lavender buds as a hair rinse. I read that lavender can help promote hair growth for those who lose their hair due to alopecia areata but I really wasn’t trying to grow more hair with this hair rinse. I simply wanted to......
  • Korean japchae is the latest Korean fare I’ve been whipping up for my lunch box. I’m so loving that the sweet potato starch noodles is gluten-free. YAY! Finally, I’ve found something to replace wheat-based pasta and vermicelli. And the best part is, this dish is tasty and easy to prepare. Some of you may be aware that japchae is a well-loved dish in Korea. And in case you&......
  • Hey VivaBellas! Have you joined the pin craze at Pinterest? Well, I did so slightly over a month back and am thoroughly enjoying it. If you’re a visual person like me, I believe you’ll enjoy the pinning experience as well. Besides the aesthetics appeal, you can actually get lots of inspiration on different topics, ranging from fashion, beauty, art, cooking, crafts, to gardening,......