The Weekend List: Banana Chips, Cough Drops, and Succulents

Hi. My name is Pauline and I’m a banana chips addict. You wouldn’t blame me once you’ve tasted these. I bought a bag of these chips from the university cafeteria yesterday. And I couldn’t stop stuffing my mouth with them. So this weekend, I will make some at home using this recipe. I hope theyContinue reading “The Weekend List: Banana Chips, Cough Drops, and Succulents”

The Weekend List: 3-Day Detox Cleanse by Dr. Oz

I’ve been looking for a detox cleanse plan to jumpstart the year. But I couldn’t find one that looks doable or practical. I wanted to try Gwyneth Paltrow’s Master Cleanse which some friends have done successfully. But it looks way too extreme and I might not be able to go beyond Day 1.

Homemade Cough Syrup

I’ve heard so many horror stories about the adverse effects of synthetic medicines, particularly on the kidneys. That’s why these days, I turn to natural remedies for common ailments such as cough and colds. I found this interesting recipe for cough syrup and thought I’d share it with you.  The recipe calls for honey andContinue reading “Homemade Cough Syrup”

Top 5 Health Benefits of Coffee

I think I started drinking coffee when I was twelve, thanks to my father who loved coffee so much.  As a grownup, there was actually a point in my life when I’d drink up to eight cups a day! It took me a while to realize that that was the reason for my palpitations (IContinue reading “Top 5 Health Benefits of Coffee”