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This is a recipe that put me off when I first saw it until I decided to give it a try!

Unfortunately all the recipes I found on the internet basically ALL use the SAME recipe as if it’s the perfect ratio… but when I tried it out, I actually needed to adapt it a bit…
So this is my adapted version of this special chocolate mousse.

But I have to say, even though it isn’t as airy as the normal chocolate mousse, it’s certainly very yummy!
It tastes like a dense chocolate mousse that you can either enjoy on its own or with some fruits.


1 ripe avocado
5 sachets of sweetener
1/4 cup soy milk (or any type or milk)
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
a pinch of salt


  1. Mash the avocado in a bowel
  2. Mix everything together
  3. Place the mixture in the blender and blend it well
  4. Serve with fruits

Hope you enjoy it!

Xoxo Love Tam

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I have had people asking me how to make ChowMein (chinese fried noodles) and telling me that the noodles they make just doesn’t taste as nice as the once they buy from a restaurant.

The chow mein from the Chinese shops can be too oily and salty, with a lot of MSG in it…
Why not make your own with this easy, under budget and delicious recipe?

I used spaghetti for this recipe because I like the chewy noodles, you can use chinese egg noodles too.


3-4 portions of spaghetti, boiled till half cooked
1 table spoon of oil
1 onion, sliced
2 carrots, sliced
5 baby marrows, sliced
5 mushrooms, sliced
2 big chicken breasts, sliced (I added a bit of left over steak)
3/4 cup of low sodium kikkoman soy sauce (please don’t use other soy sauce unless it’s from a chinese store)
1/4 cup of pasta water
1 table spoon of sweet chilli sauce


  1. In the frying pan, or a wok, heat up oil and fry onions over medium heat.
  2. Add chicken and cook it until it’s done.
  3. Add the vegetables and fry for 2 mins.
  4. Add the noodles and mix well.
  5. Mix the soy sauce, water and sweet chilli sauce in a bowl.
  6.  Pour the sauce mixture into the pan.
  7. Turn the heat down and put the lid on, cook for 2 mins.
  8. Open the lid and stir well until the top part of the noodles is in the sauce.
  9. Cook until the vegetables are soft and noodles have the flavour.
  10. Serve.

Xoxo Love Tammy

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Did someone say Meat-free Monday? 😀

No time to cut the chicken? Crave pasta but also don’t want to feel guilty? Looking for a vegetarian meal? Chick peas are a good source of fibre and protein, and they are low in fat – Win win!

This creamy pasta is so tasty, quick and easy. You have to try it out! 🙂


Serving: 2~3

Ingredients (for the sauce only)

  1.  1 table spoon olive oil (or any cooking oil)
  2.  Half of broccoli head, cut to small pieces
  3. 100g Mushrooms, sliced
  4. 2 cups of Spinach, finely cut
  5. 1/2 tin of chick peas, drained
  6. 250ml fresh cream
  7.  1 table spoon flour
  8. Salt to taste
  9. 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese (optional)


  1. Heat the oil in a sauce pan on medium heat
  2. Put in broccoli, mushrooms and spinach.
  3. Cook until mushrooms and broccoli are soft
  4. Add chick peas, stir well
  5. Cook for 5 minutes
  6. Add fresh cream, stir well, cook for 3 – 5 minutes
  7. Add in flour, cook until the sauce thickened
  8. Add salt for taste
  9. Move away from the heat, add cheese
  10. Stir until all cheese is melted and mixed well in the sauce
  11. Add the pasta, stir well
  12. Serve


Xoxo Love Tammy

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Pilchard is a good source of omega 3 and calcium. Omega 3 has anti-inflammatory properties, and calcium is important for your bones and teeth health.

I made this recipe and it was really yummy. If you feel for fish, this economical meal would be one of the best options!

P.S Pilchard is high in Purine, therefore should be avoided if you suffer from gout. 🙂



1 medium onion, diced
2 cloves or 1 tea spoon of crushed garlic
2 chilli
3 medium tomatoes, diced
2 table spoons of fruit chutney
1 tea spoon of curry powder
1 tin of pilchard in Tomato sauce, slightly mashed with a fork
1 packet of tomato paste
2 cups of mix vegetables
100 ml water
salt and pepper for taste


  1. Fry the onion in little oil until golden brown in a sauce pan.
  2. Add the garlic, chilli, mix well and add tomato
  3. Cook until tomato is soft and add chutney and curry powder
  4. Add pilchard, tomato paste and mix vegetables, stir well
  5. Add water, mix well and simmer for about 10 – 15 minutes, stir occasionally
  6. Add salt and pepper for taste
  7. Serve

Enjoy! 🙂

Xoxo Love Tammy

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