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Spicy Shrimp Lentil Pasta

There’s nothing like a sun shiny day to motivate me to cook. I’m not a big fan of cooking for one but this was an exception. I was in the mood for a spicy but not so cream-heavy pasta, which is why I had a look in my kitchen what I had on stock and… Continue reading Spicy Shrimp Lentil Pasta

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Pan-Grilled Salmon (no skin)

After having a nice and warm sunny day, it was time to end it with grilled salmon paired with mixed broccoli and cauliflower salad and lentil fusilli. Looking forward to grilling more and having more seafood at home and what’s even better is that for dieting and weight loss purposes, this dish is perfect for… Continue reading Pan-Grilled Salmon (no skin)

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Seafood Quinoa Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

As the sun comes out in Switzerland, I’m greeting it with a nice seafood pasta. There’s nothing like the feeling of being on the seaside, breathing in the nice fresh air and sea breeze. As I avoid creamy sauces, this freshly made tomato sauce is as diet-friendly as it gets with a kick from the… Continue reading Seafood Quinoa Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

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Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

On Pinterest, I came across this recipe of using cauliflower instead of chicken for a meatless meal of the same dish. It is sweet and spicy, bursting with flavor and heat. It doesn’t take long to prepare and cook. As for the pasta alternative, I managed to get quinoa spaghetti from Egli which is great… Continue reading Baked Honey Garlic Cauliflower and Quinoa Spaghetti

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Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein

Noodles are very easy to cook, tweak and can be served as a soup or stir-fried. Our household favorite is definitely fried. You could easily stock up on noodles at home and cook which of the two styles you want on any day as opposed to ordering take away which would cost about 18CHF when… Continue reading Homemade Stir-Fried Noodles | Chow Mein

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Overnight Oats

While walking around town, my bestie and I came across an organic store hidden in one of the alleys in the old town of Z├╝rich. Of course we went in to check it since both of our households have changed diets. Apart from the organic coconut oil and honey (image below), I also got a… Continue reading Overnight Oats

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Yellow Curry with Pork and Lentils

The rain really got to me so it was another soup-based dinner option for us. High-liquid and high-fiber meals are always best to keep yourself fuller for longer which is great if you’re looking to lose weight like me. My portion is 1/4 c lentils, 1 c curry soup and a ladel of the solid… Continue reading Yellow Curry with Pork and Lentils

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Quinoa Crust Chicken Nuggets

Unlike the high saturated fat version of chicken, this recipe allows you to enjoy the delights of the savory finger food, chicken nuggets. A much healthier alternative as Hubby pointed out while I was cooking after figuring out I was actually making the nuggets from scratch. What’s in it: Cooked quinoa, 2 c Boneless and… Continue reading Quinoa Crust Chicken Nuggets

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Sweet & Spicy Seafood Salad

The trip to Manila is coming soon and I couldn’t help but have my dose of seafood. Still looking at the health benefits of my food though which is why it’s filled dominantly with veggies. If you’re looking to lose weight like I am then stick to salad plates that are easilly tweaked. What’s in… Continue reading Sweet & Spicy Seafood Salad

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Slow Cooker Filipino Chicken Soup (Arroz Caldo)

When you’re sick and can’t really move enough to cook your own meal but have a slow cooker then you’re in luck. There is no suffering since you’ll be leaving it in the slow cooker until it’s ready to eat. What’s in it: Rice, 4 c Water, 7-8 c Fish sauce, 2 tbsp Chicken wings,… Continue reading Slow Cooker Filipino Chicken Soup (Arroz Caldo)