Category: Ingredient Education

  • Yummy Wheatgrass Shots. Yes, I’m serious!

    Have you ever tried downing a shot of wheatgrass? I don’t think there’s a person on earth who would say it’s delicious. So then, why do so many people drink it? Trendy juice bars and fads aside – it’s actually an incredible way to detoxify your body. Wheatgrass is rich in chlorophyll, which draws toxins from the body […]

  • Best of 2012 – Coconut Oil Recipes

    Hi! I’ll be kicking off the “Best of 2012” series with one of my favorite oils: coconut oil. I can’t get enough of it, and I still have so many more recipes to show you! Flavored popcorn, home-made deodorant… but I shouldn’t get ahead of myself! Here are 5 awesome coconut oil tips, recipes and […]

  • What are Chia Seeds? Plus Six Reasons You Should be Eating Them!

    Recently I’ve been feeling noticeably different: tons more energy. Running around Singapore, taking on more projects, feeling creative… I’m enjoying full days. To keep active, I do eat a healthy diet, but I also like to experiment and try new things to see what works for me. So what’s different? For a few months now I’ve been eating one […]

  • How To Use Your Coconut Oil

    If you live in Singapore I have news for you! 1. NaturaWorks is offering a 5% discount on their coconut oil! My favorite is by Nature’s Glory. It’s perfect for skin and hair-care recipes but also tastes great to eat! Get a bottle and get your discount! Use the code at checkout: GREENDOT5AUG 2. If you’d like […]

  • Growing Herbs for Beginners

    I kill herbs. There I said it! I try to grow them, but somehow they always seem to wilt and die on me. I don’t want to kill them, I want to eat them! They make food taste great! That’s why I started this beginner’s guide to growing herbs, if only to teach myself! My […]

  • Four Amazing Herbs

    Four Amazing Herbs

    Basil is pretty amazing – it can protect us on  the inside and out! It does this in two ways: its leaves contain essential oils which have been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria, including e. coli and others (even some strains of bacteria, like Staphylococcus, which are becoming resistant to antibiotics!) Used in your vinaigrette, it can […]