Quick Spicy Garlic Shrimp Stir-fry

Quick Spicy Garlic Shrimp Stir-fry

This is inspired by a spicy shrimp appetizer that I love at our local Hakka Chinese restaurant. They coat the shrimp in a light batter and then stir-fry it in garlic, peppers, and onions and a splash of soy sauce. It's so simple but packs such a great flavour punch. I wanted to recreate the [...]

Unique Underrated Spices in my Cupboard

Unique Underrated Spices in my Cupboard

Following my spice basics post, I thought I'd share a few other spices that might be lesser known, but are staples in my cupboard. I like to use these quite often, but I don't think everyone cooks with these as frequently. They offer a great flavour boost that can really help a dish standout. They [...]

Rose Water Refresher

Rose Water Refresher

Did you get my healthy fit fast guide all about intermittent fasting? One of the tips I shared in there for a healthy fast is to ensure you stay hydrated. Which is probably good advice whether you are fasting or not. Chia seeds add an extra hit of protein and omega-3 making this a bit [...]

Ramadan Healthy Recipe Round-up

Ramadan Healthy Recipe Round-up

Ramadan is coming! And I am in full meal prep mode getting ready for our long 16-hour fasts. So, for all my muslim friends, and for those of you intermittent fasting in general, here's some recipe inspiration for you! I find that during Ramadan I tend to have little energy for long involved recipes. So [...]