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Healthy CNY cookies #1: Pseudo-Pineapple Tarts for Diabetics – Apple Tarts

As the Chinese New Year (CNY) draws near (it’s 23 and 24 January this year for those still in the dark – which means yet another long weekend ) and my CNY cookie making frenzy heats up, I’ve been thinking about not only the different types of cookies I’m able to experiment with, but also cookies fit for everyone in my extended family to eat. This means that cookies fit for diabetics, celiacs,

Low-fat Carrot Cupcakes using Homemade Applesauce

I’m sorry I haven’t been posting this week and last – I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it, but I’m supposed to be studying for my final exams (really final final exams since I’ll be starting work right after these exams) and at the same time, I’m in Sydney. Strange? Well, I’m supposed to be studying in Sydney, and visiting Jon at the same time, so it works out to

Applesauce – a healthier substitute

For a while during my december holidays, I toyed with the idea of going on a low-carb diet. But as with most of my ideas, it went down the drain when I realized that I had to forgo a few of my most favorite foods – bread, pastries and cakes! So I embarked on trying to substitute one of my meals with a high protein, low carb alternative and looked