easy toast breakfast

The thing that I love about toast for breakfast is that it’s so easy to make in the mornings and hardly takes any effort to jazz up with toppings! There is no one way to make toast and you can put anything, really ANYTHING, you want on them.

bread

For the above, I used vanilla Greek yogurt and peanut butter with flax & chia seeds for the spread and topped them with tiger figs, yellow nectarines, and bananas.

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Caffe’ dei Fiori (NYC, US)

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Phil and I celebrated Valentine’s Day this year with a dinner at Caffe’ dei Fiori on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The atmosphere was romantic with a rose & lit candle at every table; and I also appreciated the cute touch that the restaurant put in sprinkling adorable Valentine themed confetti on the table! The food was great, especially the duck breast, and our waiter was attentive but not overly so. My only complaint was the distance (or almost lack of) between the tables, especially on Valentine’s Day when most couples are hoping for some space and intimacy!

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banana bread

Baking is a great way to take a break from studying and fill up your home with that home-sweet-home comforting banana bread smell~ Plus, it’s a little reward to yourself that you can look forward to after powering through that extra hour!   Continue reading

healthy banana pancakes

Good morning! What better way is there to start off the day than with yummy banana pancakes that are also a healthier alternative to the traditional pancake! It is so simple and only requires two ingredients: bananas & eggs.

pancakes

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dragonfruit banana smoothie

Dragonfruit, also known as pitaya, is a beautiful & tropical fruit that has amazing health benefits! It is amazing for your digestive system (you’ll see what I mean after having some) and is packed with antioxidants. I have several sitting in my refrigerator at the moment thanks to my mom, so I’ve decided to try one of them in a smoothie!

dragon

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