Tuesday, January 29, 2013

THE SMASHER

Today’s Green Juice


Ingredients:
  • 1 cucumber
  • handful of spinach
  • 4 baby bok choy
  • handful of alfalfa & radish sprouts
  • half a lime
I got the idea of pairing these ingredients after reading the amazing health benefits they provide! It was also quite handy that  I had them all at home ready to use. Here are some of the fact about each:

  • Cucumbers :  rich in vitamin A, B1, B6, C & D, folate, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. For a full list of health benefits click here
  • Spinach: excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, magnesium, folate, manganese, iron, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin B2, potassium, and vitamin B6. It’s a very good source of protein, phosphorus, vitamin E, zinc, dietary fiber, and copper. Plus, it’s a good source of selenium, niacin, and omega-3 fatty acids. For a full list of health benefits click here.
  • Bok Choy: rich in vitamin-C,vitamin A, vitamin K, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, manganese, iron and magnesium. For a full list of health benefits click here.
  • Alfalfa & Radish sprouts: Alfalfa sprouts are rich in calcium, folic acid, magnesium, manganese, molybdenum, phosphorus, potassium, silicon, sodium, zinc. This is the only plant that supplies the full range of vitamins, from vitamin A, B complex (even B12), C, E to K. For a full list of health benefits click here.
    Radish sprouts are a rich source of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, and contain chlorophyll and all essential amino acids. For a full list of health benefits click here.

Friday, January 18, 2013

NEW YEARS 2013

I know it is 19 days past New Years, but my two best friends an I had a blast and I'd like to share it with ya'll.

First we met at Ruth's house where she presented Erin and I with 3 matching rings - Ruth's (left)is brass, mine copper (middle) and Erin's silver (right).
We then drove downtown to Ruth's big brother Sam's apartment and started snapping away. We often complain that we don't have any good quality pictures of all three of us, so we couldn't pass this chance up!

We're soul sistas! Erin (left), myself & Ruth (right)
Erin's smile could make the grumpiest old man get the warm and fuzzies


Then afterwards Sam and Ruth serenaded us :)
The prettiest Malaysian I know
Sam, why you no smile?

We then walked a few blocks to a "lawyer" party (Sam is a lawyer, and so are his friends)

We so silly!!!

Our gracious hosts


Yup, something was definitely funny
Her laugh makes my world go around
Erin calling her boyfriend James who had a hospital shift that night


My Ruth & I

Best New Years date - Love you chicas!!!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

"WINTER" CAMPING 2013


Well it wasn't quite what we had expected - last years winter camping was serious stuff,  I'm talking freeeezing! 
This year was way milder, with temperatures in the pluses and even double digits. 
We went to Pinary Provincial Park and had an amazing time - although we couldn't ski (I really didn't want to anyways), we went on some great hikes and had a blast.
My favorite part was the hike we took to the beach and though the sand dunes.
Overall it was a great time with great people!

 

 































































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