Easy Carrot Cake


Ah, I feel like I am the busiest person in the world. I have to wake up at 6 in the morning to cook and get my little guy ready. By the time, Sadik and Yaseen leave home for office and school, I have to get ready to work on my small business. Between my work and cooking, I spend every second I have to work on my latest novel as much as I could. I like to be busy. It’s very productive. By the way, sorry about the quality of the picture. I made this in the evening and

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Chicken and Tofu with Basil

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I’m surprised my kid likes tofu. It’s funny because tofu and I didn’t really have a love at first sight kind of story. It took me a while to get used to it. I think the reason I like tofu is because of its nutrient more than its taste. Anyway, I’m blessed that he is happy when I give him something healthy.

Now try this. Stir fried chicken and tofu with basil. It’s so easy to make and so yummy with some hot rice. I just made this for lunch and my kid absolutely loved it.

Chicken and Tofu

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Dabeli Sandwich

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When I was first arrived in India, one of the dishes I fell in love with right away was Dabeli. It’s the delectable spiced potato sandwich in a perfectly crispy grilled bun. I have Dabeli very often, but street food here is not all that great when it comes to hygiene. A few weeks ago one of my best friends cooked me some dabeli and I realized how easy it is to cook this at home. She also gave me a package of instant spice mix to make this dish.

This sandwich is packed with delicious flavor and fresh

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My Favorite Noodle Salad

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I am trying my best to eat healthy and happy at the same time. I add more veggies and fruits in my die now. It’s a small change, but I do enjoy the varieties of fresh produce the locals have to offer.

I’m not really sure if I have shared this recipe with you already, but I think I have make this dressing many times so you probably understand the flavor profile of it. This salad is my all-time-favorite salad. It’s easy to whip up. You can add any type of protein you like, or if you prefer a

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Banana and Strawberry Gelato with Just 2 ingredients

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I have been trying my best to stay healthy after the whole GM Diet thing. To be honest, I have already gained 1 kg back a day after I was off the diet. I am living in fear that it would be all for nothing if I gradually gained all what I’ve lost back soon. Although I eat better and much less than before, I still eat greasy deep fried food, but less. I also tried to stick to cardio to keep me fit.

A week ago, a friend on facebook asked me if I could share my banana

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Oriental Spaghetti

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When I have leftover spaghetti in the fridge, I usually do something quick with it in the morning. It may sounds strange to have spaghetti for breakfast, but it’s not something new to me. I have heavy breakfast often. Different types of noodle are perfect for a hearty breakfast dishes. This is a fusion dish so I’m sorry in advance that I butchered up the recipe again

A simple Oriental Spaghetti is so easy to make. It takes probably 10 minutes to make. I love the flavor of hoisin sauce in this dish. It’s sweet and rich, coating

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GM Diet Day 7

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It’s my last day on GM diet. I have lost 4 kg so far. But to be honest, I won’t be able to go on one more day with this diet. I miss food like crazy, and tomorrow I plan to reward myself with a hearty and healthy Vietnamese meal. I’m proud of myself. I didn’t cheat this time except the fact that I didn’t touch any veggie today while I’m allowed to have unlimited amount of fruits and veggies.

What you should eat on day 7 of GM Diet?

Brown rice with veggies and fruits. Lots of water should

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GM Diet Day 6

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I’m grateful that day 6 of GM diet for me has finally ended. I’m so tired. I miss food, and I’m worried I will binge on food after day 7. I know I have to be strong. Diet is never easy. On the other hand, I’m happy about how I look right now. Though I have only lost 3 kg so far, but I look so much smaller than before.

So what you should eat on day 6 of GM Diet?

10 oz of beef and lots of veggies. Minimum 10 glasses of water should be consumed.

What I ate

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GM Diet Day 5

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It’s the end of day 5 already. Today I had beef and tomato. Oh yes! It’s a good day. I also went to the gym for a 40 minute walk. I didn’t feel tired in the morning, but in the evening, I felt very drowsy.

What should you eat on day 5 of GM Diet?

Beef and tomatoes. As many as 8 tomatoes and about 10 oz of beef. Lots of water as usual.

What I ate


I had pan fried beef with a little olive oil, salt and pepper with some tomato soup.


I had

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GM Diet Day 4

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Monday is crazy for me. I have to wake up early to cook breakfast and pack lunch for Yaseen and Sadik. Today is also my day 4 of GM Diet, but no worry… I actually like today. So far I have lost about 2.5 kg. And today just because I’m allowed to have lots of banana milkshake. I decided to challenge myself and spent 40 minutes walking on a treadmill.

What you should eat on day 4 of GM Diet?

Your diet today consists of 8 bananas, 3 glasses of skim milk and special vegetable soup aka Wonder Soup.


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