Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

In the past months, we have been trying to consciously add more vegetables in our meals. Sometimes it’s curry-based, sometimes it’s just roasted veggies with some spices. Recently we tried making some veggie pasta. Below is the sun dried tomato and chickpea pasta we did based on Sweet Peas and Saffron’s recipe. Chickpea is a … Continue reading Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

Food For The Gods Recipe

I always have a stash of dates in our pantry, ready to be either eaten on it’s own, or put into some dessert. Dates are known to be high in fiber and potassium. However, they have high sugar content as well, so it is best to eat them in moderation.  Here’s a recipe for a … Continue reading Food For The Gods Recipe

Getting Ready For Spring

It’s that time of the year when spring is just around the corner. The flowers are starting to bloom, but it’s not quite warm just yet. Thankfully, we don’t need to deal with snow during winter here in Auckland. But I am sooo ready for longer daylight already!  Honestly, we’re pretty new at this spring … Continue reading Getting Ready For Spring

Our Cheap Life Upgrades

As a frugal minimalist, I try my best to make every purchase count. The stuff that enters our home should be either useful or beautiful. Over the past months, we have been intentionally purchasing a few things that have improved our everyday lives. Now, these aren’t expensive or high-tech stuff (simple living, right?), but we … Continue reading Our Cheap Life Upgrades

Balsamic Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

Here is a super simple sauce that only requires two ingredients (plus salt and pepper). This recipe is based on Giada De Laurentiis’ recipe. It can be used for pastas, fish, or vegetables. This sauce is usually done last, when your main dish is already (or almost) cooked. Ingredients: ½ cup of butter2 tablespoons of … Continue reading Balsamic Brown Butter Sauce Recipe