Another meat-free one-pot steamed meal

Ever since Jayden started coming, I’ve been making one-pot steamed meals. Preparation time can be as little as a few minutes and steaming time is only about 8-10 minutes and you don’t have to attend to it. Just put it on the stove and put the timer.

Just dump everything in and steam. It’s also […]

A meat-free power meal for the morning

I know I haven’t written about meat-free meals in a very, very long time.

So here’s one for today – a power meat to start off the day, for dummies and lazy people like me, of course.

Let’s see…what did I dump into the Vitamix today? Carrot, pumpkin, cucumber, avocado (with the seed – […]

Israeli scientists create fish-less fish!

First it was honey without harming the bees, now it’s fish-less fish!! SALUD the Israeli scientists!! We hope we can have this product soon!!

The fish is made from pea.


Bee-free honey – save the bees, save our planet!

There are 20,000 species of bees on the planet, but only 7 of them make honey.

75% of agriculture depends on bees for pollination.

“If bees disappeared, humanity cannot survive more than 4 years.” – Albert Einstein.

Now, four friends in Israel have started a company called bee-io and they have successfully produced honey from […]

A plant-based diet for better health (by a doctor)

“Nutrition should be for the good of health and not for the good of the industry.”

Tanam jagung!

Now, this one I will say is all by me.

Yes, me, the one with “killer” fingers as far as plants are concerned….

I did not expect them to grow, but they did!!!

Now I have to transplant them onto the ground…that is going to be a challenge….


Ladies fingers!

Our part-time cleaner, Sara, planted “something” in our garden. She said it was some vegetable, but did not tell me what it was until…

We chanced upon this!

Ladies fingers!!!

I cooked it yesterday!



Grow a garden!

Growing a garden in the community – Something we can all think about doing.

Even if you cannot grow anything (you do not have “green fingers”), fear not, we managed to grow our first papaya tree!

But, actually, I did manage to grow a green vegetable (for making soup), mint (yes, I really did) and […]

Eat! But not too much.

Here’s my (as always) very simple Chinese New Year “hoi lin” (welcoming the year, on the 2nd day of CNY) lunch.

First and foremost, an inspection by Tabs.

I cooked everything except for the Lou Sang which was compliments of Ming-Yi and Yui Ping.

This […]