Food

Bubble green tea with Chia seeds

One of my favorite guilty pleasure is iced green tea latte from Starbucks. I also love the bubble tea available in Asian tea shops. This is my way of combining both those flavors, making it healthy with chia, minus the extra sugar. Here is how I make it. 1 Tablespoon chia seed 1.5 Teaspoons matcha… Continue reading Bubble green tea with Chia seeds

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Food

Green Tea and Walnut Cupcakes​

My love affair with matcha tea goes on. Here is my recipe for green tea cupcakes it is also a big favorite of my kids. The recipe can be easily doubled. This makes 12 medium size cupcakes. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup sugar 1 and 1/4 teaspoon… Continue reading Green Tea and Walnut Cupcakes​

Beauty and Health

Homemade Facial Toner- DIY

Like so many of you ,I've been looking at ways to cut chemicals from my every day life . I've tried and tested several recipes for home made toners and this one works best for me. My skin is very oily and after moving in a warm tropical climate it is becoming even more oilier.… Continue reading Homemade Facial Toner- DIY

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Spicy and sweet quinoa salad

Ingredients 1 cup red quinoa 4 scallions chopped 2 tbs green raisins or dried cranberries 1 green chilli chopped 1 tbs chopped cilantro 2 tbs roasted  pine nuts 1 tbs lime juice salt to taste Instructions Boil 2 cups water. Wash quinoa and add to the boiling water. Cook on medium heat till quinoa is done and… Continue reading Spicy and sweet quinoa salad

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Easy room freshener

I tried so many room fresheners but never got something I really liked. The pictures and description on the bottle sound so interesting but never match the description  and always smelled artificial. Now I've started making my own using the essential oils and really liking them. It is cheap , easy to make and exactly… Continue reading Easy room freshener