Wholegrain Porridge

Whole grain porridge is one of my favourite healthy breakfast. You can create your porridge with any kind of wholegrain that you like such as quinoa, buckwheat, brown rice, etc. Once you choose your grains, you’re ready to add some flavours to the bowl. There are several toppings and flavour combinations that I would recommend…

Wholegrain Vegetables Feta Cheese Salad

This high fibre warm salad contains a lot of highly nutrient ingredients such as quinoa, zucchini, yellow pepper, chickpeas, pearl barley, baby spinach, mixed leaves, and feta cheese which is one of my favorite salad for my diet plan. I didn’t add any salad sauce since I personally don’t like adding sauces to my salad,…

Takoyaki (Octopus Balls)

Takoyaki (たこ焼き) is one of the Japanese’s best known stress food. It’s Japanese snack in ball shape contains pieces of octopus. Some people may call it “Octopus Balls” or “Octopus Dumplings”. It is usually served with takoyaki sauce, which goes well with beer and other alcoholic drinks. Guess that’s why many Izakaya restaurants serve takoyaki on the menu….

Cabbage Soy Bean Paste Soup (Doenjang-guk)

This health and quick soup that I’m going to show you today is a very common and basic Korean soup that every Korean loves it. Korean sometime serve this soup with rice by soaking the cooked rice into the soup. Doenjang is used as the soup based. Doenjang is a type of Korean fermented soy bean…

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Bowl)

Oyakodon (親子丼) is a classic food dish of Japan, the literal translation of Oyakodon (親子丼) means “parent-and-child rice bowl.” Chicken (as in parent), egg (as in child), and onions are simmered together in a dashi, mirin and soy sauce base broth then served on top of steamed rice. Oyakodon is a very healthy dish since it…

Teriyaki Beef Futomaki

Sushi is made by prepared vinegared rice (鮨飯) with various toppings and/ or fillings such as raw fish, cooked meat and seafood, vegetable and fruits.  There are lots of different types of sushi such as  Makizushi (巻き寿司, “rolled sushi”), Temaki (手巻, “hand roll”), Nigirizushi (握り寿司, “hand-pressed sushi”), Narezushi (熟れ寿司, “matured sushi”) and so on. And today I would like to…

Low-Calorie Tomato Udon

I always lost my appetite when the weather is too hot during the summer time. And the way to gain my appetite back, I have created this tomato udon. I chose the tomato as the soup based because first, tomato is one of the low-carb and low-calorie vegetable. Second, its sourness and sweetness tastes always…

Salmon Miso Soup

Miso soup is the signature and daily soup for Japanese. It is basically on the table even for their breakfast meal. Miso soup is a mixture of healthy, comfort, and delicious. In Japan, miso soup is not only with tofu, wakeme seaweed, and green onion. But vary of ingredients depends on their favourite. For me,…

Overnight Berries Oats Pot

This oats pot is one of my favourite choice of “breakfast on the go”. It is simple and healthy, and you can prepare it a night before you go to sleep. Just add all the ingredients, jumbo oats, liquid of your choice (I would suggest to use milk, soya milk and almond milk), berries (change…

Strawberry & Blueberry Smoothie

My lazy morning breakfast in summer time is always the berries smoothie. This mixed berry smoothie is simply fresh strawberries and blueberries (you can use a frozen berries), Greek yogurt, liquid of your choice (I normally use unsweetened soya milk or semi-milk), and honey or other sweetener than you preferred. You can finish a fresh…