Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles

July 11, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 3 Comments

Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles – guilt-free and nutritious sweet treat

Pumpkin Seed Bars & Truffles

Once you’ve tried making your favourite nut/seed butters, there’s no turning back. For peeps like me who don’t get access to good quality nut/seeds butters, a good old handy food processor helps with making your own from scratch a breeze. Like how I made my Pumpkin Seed Butter in minutes.  Continue Reading →

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

January 17, 2014 by Shannon Lim | 9 Comments

4-ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie (Gluten & Dairy Friendly)

I’m in a rut. I’m not in any mood to make any Chinese New Year goodies at all. My usual favourites – peanut cookies and bak kwa (dried meat) doesn’t turn me on. Don’t get me wrong. I have a sweet tooth and am a big snack eater. Something is just not turned on this year. The only thing I felt like making is this deliciously chewy (and healthy) Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies. Continue Reading →

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread – the Nutella Wannabe

November 8, 2012 by Shannon Lim | 18 Comments

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (Homemade Nutella)

Everyone loves Nutella, especially my sister CM. She would eat nutella by the spoonfuls.. so I thought why don’t I make a homemade healthier version for her with real good quality ingredients. (I think by now some of you know how obsessed I am about making things from scratch). Well, it’s basically chocolate + hazelnut spread, the recipe I found online is similar to any nut butter recipe. I’ve made Almond Butter & Honey Roasted Walnut Butter. And with my new Kenwood food processor, it shouldn’t be a big deal.. or so I thought Continue Reading →

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

May 9, 2012 by Shannon Lim | 29 Comments

With all the unnecessary worry and stress the past weeks, I took some time off to be with the nature – frolicking in the river, lazing around doing nothing and finally managed to finish a book after many years! After a relaxing weekend, this girl still need her snacking habit fixed and came up with an inspiration of Homemade Peanut Butter Cups.

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Millet Porridge

November 16, 2011 by Shannon Lim | 0 comments

It’s been a while since I had millets and I was missing their nutty flavour. Millet is commonly used as breakfast cereal / breakfast porridge in Himalayas and certain parts of China. Here I use millet to replace my Banana Oatmeal. Although oats have been widely publicized for their heart-protective properties, millet is a grain that should be included on your list of heart-healthy choices because it is highly nutritious and has a good source of minerals.

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Millet Patties

July 24, 2011 by Shannon Lim | 3 Comments

While I was on the Candida diet, there’s many grains, gluten & dairy products have to be avoided. It was so difficult to find alternative for my  breakfast. Until I found my saviour – Millet, which I bought at the organic shop. Later I also found Mydin @ USJ sells unhulled millet, which I tried to hull with a food processor with not much success.. I read that a coffee grinder works best!

Unhulled Millet vs Hulled Millet

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