Ovulation Test Strips

This past month on the trying-to-conceive journey, has been interesting. I have gotten to know my body in a very intimate way. I  now understand why I do not feel like myself sometimes and never realized how it was all connected to my monthly cycle. The female hormones estrogen and progesterone really run our lives.

Kalua Pork & Cabbage Recipe

What is Kalua Pork? Kālua is a Hawaiian word referring to cooking in an underground oven or Hawaiian “imu”. This is a very traditional method which involves digging a large pit into the ground, lining it with hot lava rocks and banana or ti leaves to help insulate and steam the pig. Once the pig

Healthy Vietnamese Bun (boon) Recipe

Vietnamese food is one of my favorite cuisines for many reasons, not only because I am Vietnamese. In Vietnam, meals served in the home are very balanced: meat, vegetables and rice, sometimes soup on the side with more greens in it. This is breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are lots of different varieties of dishes

Healthy Granola in One Pan

Packed with nutrients from each ingredient, this healthy granola recipe will become a staple in your kitchen too. We use it as a topping for acai bowls, yogurt and the occasional ice cream. You can eat it on its own as well. I incorporate this healthy granola recipe into our weekly menu because each ingredient

Acai Bowl Recipe – Nutrient Rich Breakfast

The first time I had an acai bowl was in Hawaii. It was delicious and topped with fresh pineapple, mangoes, granola and blueberries. I felt great after eating it, despite the humid and hot tropical morning. Unlike a diner breakfast, I felt refreshed and full of energy. I was ready to continue the vacation day

Unbleached Parchment Paper

Unbleached Parchment Paper – Quilon free I try to minimize my exposure to unnecessary chemicals, especially now since we are trying to conceive. Over the years, I have researched all sorts of products and discovered there are hidden chemicals everywhere in things we use regularly, especially in the kitchen. One of the kitchen essentials I

The Best Mascara

The hunt for the best mascara ends with B & C Lab Brow Lash Ex Volume & Curl Mascara! This washable, water-resistant mascara will give you bright, wide eyes created by curled lashes with volume. This is a Japanese make-up brand and I bought it at my local Japanese market.  In the excitement of my