Choosing the Right Foods can Help You Lose Weight!

At its most basic level, losing weight comes down to calories in calories out. This means the calories you eat must be less than the calories that you burn; therefore, losing weight can be really challenging considering that the best tasting foods are often very high in calories. This goes double if you are someone…

Fried Chicken Adventure: Cocoru

YES! I have found another great restaurant that makes a variety of delicious fried chicken, COCORU! Cocoru is a Korean fried chicken and beer restaurant located in Richmond, BC. It is only approximately 10 minutes away from Lansdown Canada Line Station so it’s easy to access by public transit. I went to Cocoru for a…

Low Calorie Mushroom Risotto #Recipe

I am so happy that I can now make risotto! AND IT IS DELICIOUS! Risotto has never been a meal that I would choose at a restaurant or make at home. I didn’t grow up with it and didn’t know much about it. All I knew that it was rice, meh… “I can get rice…

Easy DIY Macrame Knots

I have recently been fascinated with macrame wallhangings since I came across a macrame post on Pinterest. It looked really complicated so I thought that it would be impossible to make one until my mother told me she used to teach macrame plant hangers and they were easy! Trust me, you can do this! It’s…

Homemade Oreo Cookies #Recipe

Do you have a party to host for New Year’s or do you need to bring food for a potluck? STRESS NO MORE because I have an amazing solution to your problem! Dessert for Two has an “Easy Homemade Oreos” recipe on their blog. This recipe is great because it requires no baking! I tried…

Easy Beef Enchiladas #Recipe

Growing up, my mother would often makes tacos at home and she used to bring me to a Mexican Restaurant in Jakarta called Amigos, which I loved! My mother is pretty much obsessed with Mexican food (and SO AM I!) because she went to school in El Paso which was only a 10-minute drive to…

Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver

With winter weather fast approaching, you might think grilling season is over. But at Two Rivers Specialty Meats in North Vancouver, carnivores can always find their fix no matter the season. FIRST IMPRESSION When I arrived the sun had set and the light from the Two Rivers Meats sign was casting a warm glow over…

Matcha Mille Crepe Cake #Recipe

My mom has recently become a fan of making her own crepe with strawberry jam or marmalade jam. She was happy to find an easy crepe recipe on Food Wishes (Chef John) website and shared it with me. Then I suggested that we make a Matcha Mille Crepe Cake! It’s so easy, but required a…

PLATO PUN HALLOWEEN COSTUME

Gentlemen, if you already have a Caesar or Greek costume in your closet or if you have a white bedsheet, this Plato pun costume is for you! Punny outfits are always fun to wear! This “Plato/Play-Doh” costume will definitely raise an eyebrow, or two :) What you need for the outfit: A toga: Caesar outfit,…