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Iced Organic Honey Lemon Green Tea…in 3 Minutes

I started a crazy little habit – that is, making homemade beverages using recycled mason glass jars. Drinking homemade iced anything out of a reused mason jar that has been chilled in the fridge is a seriously cool experience. First, the mason jar holds up to 450ml; compared to a …

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Miang Kham: Thai Leaf-Wrapped Salad

Miang Kham (เมี่ยงคำ) is one of my all-time favorite snack from Thailand. It is healthy, tasty and seriously addictive. I first discovered Miang Kham six years ago on an evening dinner cruise on Chao Praya river in Bangkok when my the-boyfriend now-husband and I were dating. I loved this snack …

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Easy 20-Minute Green Bean Soup That Even A Kid Can Make

If you can boil water, you can make green bean soup. Chinese-style green bean soup is extremely easy to make and taste deliciously light and subtlely sweet. For the Chinese, green beans (or some call mung beans) are considered a cooling food source. This is most beneficial for someone experiencing …

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The Lemon, Organic Honey & Cayenne Pepper Diet

I have been looking into detox recipes. But I am a lazy dieter. I refuse to being held prisoner to unforgiving food plans and counting calories. I have no patience for ingredients I cannot even spell properly. I am also time-strapped. I needed something easy-to-do with flexibility that I could …

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Recipe: Chinese Black Bean Soup

In the past year or so, I started learning how to boil Chinese soups for overall good health. This is one of my favorite soups. Black beans, also known as black turtle beans, is an excellent source protein and fiber. It is also packed with powerful anti-oxidants providing loads of …

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Recipe: Longan, Red Dates & Goji Berry

If you are trying to conceive, and have been told by your Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) physician that you have a cold uterus or womb, this is the drink for you. Quite similar to my previous recipe (read here on ‘Red Dates & Longan Tea‘), the difference here is the addition …

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Receipe: Red Dates And Longan Tea

Red dates is an old traditional herb (or dried fruit) known amongst the Chinese for overall good health. As a superfood, red dates replenish and nourish blood and blood circulation. Better blood circulation means better liver and digestive function, which leads to better health, balance of inner body energy (Qi) and …

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