Mindful Eating

‘Please leave me alone while I am eating cheesecake. I want to enjoy every bit of it’ – just me, real me. When first I joined my current company, I was shocked by the lunch culture. Most people eat their lunch on their desk, in front of their laptop. Seriously? Later, I figured out that…

Homesickness Remedy

“Another winter dayHas come and gone awayIn even Paris and RomeAnd I wanna go homeLet me go home” – Home, Michael Buble People adapt. It’s just the law. Therefore, after six years living abroad, I thought I will get used to being far away from home and would have a new home by now. The…

Build Your System

‘A system is a group of interacting or interrelated entities that form a unified whole.’ – Wikipedia As I’ve shared before, I’ve been trying to rebuild my relationship with food. It’s not only about losing weight but also having a healthy eating patterns that gives me a long term benefit. Thus, what I really try…

Everything tastes better with cheese!

“Eat your trees!” –  a mom to her kid who hates broccoli.  Broccoli is king! It’s my second favourite vegetable after morning glory (aka kangkung). Last weekend when I was so sick eating meat, we created this beautiful broccoli cheese. Healthy? I believe so! Good for diet? Not really – calories wise, it’s mainly olive…

Meal Prep This Week

“Plan and Preparation help me through the hard time” – just me Most of us is experiencing something we may never consider before: virus pandemic. This has changed our life over one night. We are all stuck at home: work from home, workout from home, do online party from home. Whaaaaaaat a time! For me,…

Good food. Bad food.

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman I love to eat. Full stop. I am not a food snob that only want to eat good food and complaint when food is bad. Food – for me – delicious or not, is something I’d like to try….

How (bad) habit starts

“Habits are formed by repetition of particular acts” – Mortimer J Adler My relationship with food hasn’t been very good since 2015. What so special about 2015? It was the year when I moved from my hometown, Indonesia to The Netherlands, left my job for a master study, and moved from a long lasting sunshine…