Slow Cooker Recipe for Indian-style Curry

My husband is from Singapore, a Southeast Asian country predominantly populated by Chinese, Malays and Indians. These three groups of people have lived in close proximity for many years — first as a British colony, then as an independent nation — Singaporean food is a unique combination of cuisines and culinary traditions. Whenever we travel […]

A Quick and Healthy Recipe – Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This weekend, we went on a camping trip with old friends from our daughters’ preschool. It’s become somewhat of an annual October tradition: in addition to camping, the kids get dressed up for a Halloween parade, and the parents try to outdo one another in the food department. How many camping trips have you been […]

My Picky Eater

How do you deal with a child refuses to eat fruits or vegetables? This is one of my biggest struggles. She is a great kid in every sense of the word – thoughtful, helpful, studious, polite, healthy, everything I could ask for. My biggest issue is trying to get her to eat fruits and vegetables. […]

Back to Routines

You know those times when you have a large block of unstructured time, say like summer vacation, and you go all out, enjoy every minute but at the end you say to yourself, boy, am I glad to get back to normal? That’s me now. We traveled to meet up with my husband’s family in Japan, […]

4 Ideas to Help You Take Back Your Health

Did you know that 1 in 5 children (ages 6-19) have high cholesterol? Did you know that 12.1% of adults have high cholesterol? Did you know that more than a third of American adults are pre-diabetic? These are the most recent statistics from the CDC website. I’m sure you’ve seen these statistics before and maybe […]

Blue Apron Review

I’m a little late to the game but I just tried Blue Apron, the meal kit delivery service. I’ve been meaning to try it but just didn’t have the right justification. As I was brainstorming meals to send to a family member cross-country I finally realized I had the right justification. I tried their Family […]