Thirst quenching salad

This weather is not for the faint – hearted, to say the least.   Temperatures keep rising and heating up, even with the rains.   Besides the weather, we have no way to cool down.   There is paltry electric supply and long queues for petrol to power our generators.   The best way to counter this near hopeless situation is to enjoy a lovely bowl of fruit salad at breakfast, lunch or dinner.   If you ration your potions well enough, who says you can’t have your salad at…

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Fat burning snacks

Weight watchers community When I say snacks, I am in no way referring to your pies, chinchin, doughnuts, cakes, etc. For snacks that would help you lose weight, you want to think, fiber, vegetables and proteins. Eating snacks with the right ratio of nutrients, with the right calories, will help keep your body energised and help you lose weight. Protein (plus exercise) fuels the growth of lean muscle mass, which boosts metabolic rate and increases calorie burn. Fiber, meanwhile, helps improve digestion and keeps you from going on fats and…

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24 hours in Bangkok

Somali Roy Bangkok is a rapidly progressing Asian city that’s utterly comfortable in its own skin; it teems with a confidence in its culture while also presenting a healthy openness toward others. And indeed it has much to show off, as Bangkok has come a long way since its days as a city of canals and elephant paths. The economic boom of the ‘80s and ongoing globalisation have revitalised the cityscape by adding high-rises, expressways and shopping centres while also influencing art, fashion and entertainment. And yet you’ll still find…

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EASTER TREAT: Plantain salad

With the Easter festivity getting to a crescendo, it will be nice to experiment with something new and out of the ordinary by treating your family members and guests to a rare delicacy, Plantain Salad from Kauna Kitchen: Ingredients: (Salad) • Two large ripe plantains • Half of a small red onion (optional) • One bell pepper (red, yellow, or orange) • One medium cucumber • Half cup canned sweet corn • Two tablespoons finely chopped fresh herb (parsley, coriander, or basil) • Salad Dressing • Three tablespoons olive oil…

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Cooling fruit salad

This weather is not for the faint hearted, to say the least. Temperatures keep rising and heating up, even with the rains. Besides the weather, we have no way to cool down. There is paltry electric supply and no petrol to power our generators. The best way to counter this near hopeless situation is to enjoy a lovely bowl of fruit salad at breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you ration your potions well enough, who says you can’t have your salad at every mealtime? The kids would especially love this.…

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