• Health,  Recipes,  Wellness

    Top 10 Green Smoothies

    For those of us who adore smoothies, these 10 smoothies are not only delicious but are healthy for you too! If you’re like us and love your smoothies, then these delicious drinks are calling your name! From the super sweet stuff to the incredibly healthy and raw smoothies, you’ll definitely not be lost for choice here. They are creamy, satisfying, and yet chockfull of nutrients! What more could you ask for? Here are our Top 10 Green Smoothies: 1. Super Sweet: Baby Kale Piña Colada Smoothie With kale, pineapple, chia seeds, and creamy coconut milk, this smoothie is so yummy and is without extra sugars or calories! If you feel so…

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    Smoothie Science : Go Beyond Taste & Improve Your Lifestyle

    Smoothies are a great way to start your day. They’re also terrific as a snack and even as a “carry-through” as an energy booster for you. What really is in a smoothie? Well, according to Wikipedia, the name smoothie comes from the smooth property of the emulsion. It is a cold drink which is sometimes sweetened with fresh fruit, honey, agave syrup, maple syrup and even sugar. The beauty of this drink is that you can make it blended with ice or frozen fruits or iced ingredients. They have a milkshake thick-like quality to the drink. Smoothies can contain milk, almond milk, rice milk, oat milk, soy milk, nut milk,…

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    Top 10 Ways To Use Coffee

    When it comes to coffee, it definitely is not a love-hate-relationship in our office with this wonderful creation. More of an adoration, if we are to be honest. We love everything to do with coffee and besides just being able to drink this delicious liquid gold, we found some great ways to celebrate coffee. Here are Top 10 Ways To Use Coffee: 1. Banana Coffee Morning Scones Start your day with a double shot of coffee – sip a cup of coffee while nibbling a banana coffee scone with this recipe.   2. Southern Beef Stew Coffee and beef are a scrumptious pair in this hearty stew recipe.   3. Jamaican…

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    Top 10 Ways To Use Bananas

    Have you ever bought bananas and then after a few days, you’ve realised, opps, haven’t finished using them up yet! Well, waste not! There are ways to use bananas in some great recipes. Here are Top 10 Ways To Use Bananas: 1. Banana Smoothie Bananas are great for potassium and with the combo of peanut butter for that extra bit of protein, it’s a fantastic way to get an energy boost. Get the recipe here for a great banana peanut butter smoothie here.   2. Banana Bread Who doesn’t love a good slice of banana bread? Why not make it a low fat, healthier version – get the recipe here.…

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    Recipe: Breakfast Cookie

    It’s Monday. Urgh….got those Monday blues? We feel you. To help make the start of the week a little easier, we feel starting it with a good breakfast does wonders. And starting it with a breakfast cookie? Even better. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, many of us miss this bit out because we have no time and have to rush out of the door to beat the traffic, get to that meeting, etc. Some of us choose to eat on the go and this breakfast cookie is just great for that, especially with a cup of coffee. It’s actually one of the best things to…

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    3 Refreshing Detox Water Ideas To Stay Cool & Hydrated

    As much as we know how important staying hydrated is, it can’t be denied that drinking water is not really a flavour-packed act. This is where infused water drinks come in!  Adding fruits, vegetables and herbs to your water gives you the same benefits as plain ol’ H20, plus so much more. In addition to keeping you hydrated and flushing away nasty toxins, infused water drinks are tastier and enhanced with antioxidants and vitamins from what was soaked in them. To top it off, making these drinks are a cinch — just place all the ingredients into a jug, leave it to infuse for at least 45 minutes, and you’re done! The longer you…

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    How To Make Your Own Homemade Electrolyte Drinks

    It’s not that difficult to create your own electrolyte drink with these recipes below. Most people will think of famous sports drinks when they hear the word – electrolyte. Well, you can actually make your own sports drinks with a little bit of know-how. Electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and other minerals are vital for the proper function of the body. When you sweat, you lose these minerals along with water, hence it is important to replace electrolytes if you’re rehydrating from intense exercise. So rather than depending on store-bought ones to replenish your vital mineral and electrolytes, you can get fresh natural replenishment with these produces: Coconut water…

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    5 Detox Smoothies For A Healthier You

    Rev up your system with a drink of smoothie goodness. Once in a while, it’s good to cleanse your body of toxins and impurities. Compared to simple juices, smoothies keep all the natural fibres intact which is great to clean the digestive tract. The liquid that goes into your liver helps you to detox naturally and stay healthy. Your body as well as your skin will benefit from the detox. The best part about smoothie is you can throw in almost any ingredient you like into the blender and blend until smooth. These are some yummy smoothies recipes to target specific area of health: Flat Tummy This recipe is good…

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    Oreo Snack Hacks: Oreo Chicken Tenders & Other Oreo-licious Recipes

    How does Oreo-crusted chicken strips sound to you? Perhaps some Oreo tortilla chips for your homemade dip? Oreo cookies are great for dunking in milk, and their crumbs make for a great topping to almost any ice cream. But did you know that you could get pretty clever and creative with the cookie? Turns out, Oreo cookies could be used to create tortilla chips, cocktail drinks, or even savoury dishes such as chicken tenders. [Recipe] Chef Roy Choi’s Chicken Tenders Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded to about ¼ inch thickness 1 cup (15) golden Oreo cookies, biscuits only 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten with 1…

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    5 Awesome Drinks To Get From The Starbucks Secret Menu

    While a Caramel Macchiato or a cup of Classic Hot Chocolate would usually do the trick, how about those days where you’re feeling a little adventurous? We’re extremely proud of the booming café scene in Malaysia, but when you need a cuppa joe quick, you know there’s always that green beacon of light. Yup, we’re talking about Starbucks! But let’s move away from your usual favourites and delve into the other side of things – the Starbucks Secret Menu. Essentially a series of customised beverages, the elusive Starbucks Secret Menu came to life by curious individuals equipped with imagination and the green mermaid’s league of trained baristas. Successful creations are…