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Quiznos Sub at Jaya Shopping Center

Quiznos Sub Malaysia

 

Quiznos Sub first opened their doors in Malaysia years back and is still serving fresh and quality ingredients with all their recipes for bread, soup, and dressings developed in house so know that the flavour profile will be distinctly exclusive. And just like every other sandwich outlet, toasted sandwiches have long been practiced since it’s been heard off. Yet what sets them apart from many and mainly their main competitors is the fact that the whole sandwich is toasted and that the crunchy sensation is exquisitely memorable. Speaking of crunchy sensation, the bread on the pizza is nothing doughy or bread alike. Thin crust almost crackling crunchy was a stealer.

 

1.Quiznos Sub

2.Quiznos Sub

 

This sandwich kiosk offers a comprehensive best for on the go or takeaway including sandwiches, pizzas, waffle fries and soups for any seeking the comforting warm and creamy start. But the astounding selection has never been any closer to our heart when they roll out their recent highlight – The Laksa Sub. That’s right you heard it right and you hear it first here on foodeverywhere. Who needs a bowl when you can have laksa in a sub? Big chucks of real chicken meat with succulent and juicy bites and the tang that’s tantalising, this one just will just leave you astoundingly anticipating their next season menu – the green curry. Look out for that as well.

 

4.Quiznos Sub

 

Quiznos Sub scores points for its smart packaging, and for the quality of their servings if not the quantity, though the fillings tuna evoke a sense of déjà vu. The bread though, invariably has a crispier outer crunch, tastes fresh. Mesquite chicken comes with the generous tiles of moist, tender chicken, cheddar cheese, tomato, onion, lettuce and ranch dressing. Choose between sub or pizza and pay RM 12.20 or RM 18.80 for either a 4 inch or a 8 inch sub and RM 13.10 for this as a pizza. Tuna sub here with a choice of wheat bread here has tuna, cheddar cheese, tomato, lettuce and red vinaigrette. And for all the meat monsters out there, fret not because there is the zesty steak to load up that protein in your meal. This one has got steak, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, mushroom, sweet honey mustard and zesty grille sauce.

 

5.Quiznos Sub

6.Quiznos Sub

 

Those or the Classic Italian with rosemary parmesan bread. This best seller comes with the chicken ham, beef salami, beef pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, tomato, onion, olive, lettuce and red vinaigrette. Pay about RM8.40 for a 4 inch and RM13.10 for a 8 inch for a sub or go with the pizza for RM 9.30.

 

7.Quiznos Sub

.Quiznos Sub

 

Appreciate this healthier grab and go option with all the fine and premium ingredients and skip the frizzy drink if you can. This certainly is a cleaner meal at any time of the day.

 

3.Quiznos Sub

 

This tasting session is at Quiznos Jaya, at:
LG-K7, Lower Ground Floor,
Jaya Shopping Centre, Jalan Semangat,
46100 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
GPS: 3.1652113,101.6065873
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QuiznosMalaysia/

 

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How to style and snack on healthier desserts -Alternative snacking with nuts made interesting with some nice cream!

 

We’ve all heard of how nuts are supposedly a healthier alternative to snacking junk food but we are also at the same time aware of how they can be dull and a little boring at times. What we don’t know is that nuts can be a satisfying snack given their high contained nutrients such as vitamin E, magnesium, and potassium. At the same time also loaded with important macro nutrient like protein. I really don’t want to jump into all the science talk but keeping things in short, I am sharing what I have been snacking on every now and then.

 

1.How to style and snack on healthier desserts
2.How to style and snack on healthier desserts
3.How to style and snack on healthier desserts

 

Eating raw is best when it comes to most of the food but let’s admit it. We love that little spark in life and that extra indulgence when it comes to food. I still enjoy that extra indulgence when it comes to food. But having a job like mine requires intense discipline when it comes to food intake. And that’s why I still indulge when it comes to snacking. I pair them with a little bit of nice cream and some goodness of fruits.

 

4.How to style and snack on healthier desserts

 

Ingredients for nice cream: 1 frozen banana, 2 Tbs almond milk, pinch of seasalt.
Toppings: Amazing Graze Zesty Maple Glazed Nut Mix

 

 

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Berry-licious Trail Nut Mix by the Amazing Graze on a Berry smoothie

 

Topping my smoothie bowl has always been interesting for me and I am always trying many combinations to make them nutritionally delicious. This one in particular got me keen on exploring nut topping on my smoothies. They are currently running a promo with 50% off the nut box when you purchase the granola box.

 

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Ingredients: Blueberry, redcurrant, frozen banana, coconut water, grounded flaxseed, chia seed.
Toppings: Amazing Graze’s Berry-licious Trail nut mix.

 

 

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Cherry Smoothie

 

Smoothie bowl is now more than just a new favourite or some might have labeled it as an obsession for me but they are actually not just a favourite breakfast or dessert- they’ve officially became a creative outlet much like a canvas to paint my kinda art. I mean the fun to design the top of the bowl is satisfying and really getting my artistic brain cells working hard. I mostly put in a lot of thought from my styling and plating and it is no doubt that desserts and sweet food makes the prettiest appearance. So, the gorgeous toppings aside. The base are the ones that’s really challenging because it is what determines the taste, texture, colour, and most importantly nutritious.

 

Speaking of nutrients, I made a cherry-based smoothie bowl when cherries were in season some time ago. Cherries are known to be loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols that help fight disease, on top of the rich vitamin C and fiber. Being a natural food source of melatonin, which can help to improve sleep, cherries are all rounded essentially good for us. Though, I wouldn’t recommend excessive consumption because they are also fairly high in sugar. Those who followed me through my journey on Instagram would also know that I recommend moderate intakes on top of matching ingredients in all my bowls.

 

Cherry Smoothie Bowl

 

Here is a good tip to mellow the sweet in your smoothie bowls. Use bananas that are slightly under ripe and include some oats for a thicker consistency. Not only that would help with the taste, the oats would give the extra fill to last longer throughout the morning.

 

Enjoy this cherry bowl recipe. And even though I didn’t decorate them much yet when the photos are taken, I include the recommended toppings so maybe you all can try decorating yours and tag me on Instagram?

 

INGREDIENTS
• 2 cups of frozen cherries, pitted
• 1 frozen banana
• 2 Tbs oats
• ¼ cup coconut water

 

Blend everything as smoothie base.

 

Topping
• Bukinis
• Assorted nuts
• Chia seed
• Cherry
• Banana
• Blueberries

 

Cherry Bowl smoothie recipe

 

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Plant based protein in smoothie bowls- Granola Geeks x Soluxe Protein

 

It is becoming obvious now that I’ve been sharing them on insta stories and sometimes on the ig feed. But for those who are still unsure of ways to use proteins simply as meal replacement or to keep you full for a longer time, this is the recipe that would help bring smoothie bowls to a whole new level. I’ve been getting dms and sometimes mails asking me on what’s the best way to add protein to the smoothie bowls when I thought it was something generally known – something I never thought off cause I’ve been casually adding proteins to my fruit bowls for the longest time ever.

 

There are many ways to fuel the morning with clean and nutritional ingredients and adding lots of fruits to it isn’t the healthiest way to start your morning. This is a misconception people have for most of the time and that is why I emphasized a lot on starting the meal with moderate amount of sugar. Adding carbo and protein to your meal is a good way to make sure you start the day with moderation.

 

Plant based protein in smoothie bowls- Granola Geeks x Soluxe Protein  Review on blog at: https://wp.me/p1tyh7-26r

 

The recent addiction is hemp and they and crazy delicious as toppings on my bowls. Then when soluxe protein collaborate with Granola Geeks to come up with chocolate protein bites and chocolate protein coco chunks, I‘ve got another favourite thing to not only snack on, but to add them onto my bowls! This smoothie bowl recipe is gorgeous using the later because of the dark chocolate coating on the crispy chunks of coconuts.

 

Recipe:
1 banana
1 Tbs soluxe protein
1 tsp beetroot powder
1Tbs chia seed
1tsp flax seed
Quarter cup mango
2 Tbs Greek yogurt
2 Tbs water

 

Toppings:
Blueberry
Kiwiberry
Hemp
Pistachio nuts
Granola Geeks x Soluxe Protein’s Chocolate Protein Coco Chunks

 

Plant based protein in smoothie bowls- Granola Geeks x Soluxe Protein  Review on blog at: https://wp.me/p1tyh7-26r

 

This combination of topping and base is one of the most delicious and my most recent favourite recipe- both sweet and bitter balancing the taste profile with amazing texture of crispy, crunchy, rich cocoa chocolatey, and nutty. Happy clean start daily and remember this. Healthy lifestyle means eating everything in moderation.

 

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Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.

 

On New Year’s Eve, Chinese families make it a point to gather at New Year’s Eve reunion family dinner and the joy continues to revolve around lucky food during Chinese New Year. Certain dishes are eaten during the festive for their symbolic meaning and food in inevitable an inseparable part of every Chinese New Year celebration in any country.

 

CNY 2018- Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.
CNY 2018- Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.
CNY 2018- Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.
Bid your farewell to the year of the Fire Rooster and prepare for the arrival of the year of the Earth Dog. If you are into smoothie bowls or clean start of the day and of course feeling awesome in the festive celebration, then give this a try and usher into the new year with food that’s gonna make you not only feeling great but looking amazing in the year to come (that is if you keep it up of course).

 

CNY 2018- Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.
Ingredients :
1 frozen banana, 2 mandarin oranges (remove seed), 150ml coconut water, 2 TBS hemp hearts,

 

Toppings :
Banana, mandarin orange, gooseberry, granola, chia seed, raw cacao nibs

 

For as long as I can remember, Mandarin oranges (called kam in Cantonese) represent gold so it is said to bring riches into your life. It is no surprise that it is the most consumed fruit during this festive season.

 

CNY 2018- Kicking into prosperity New Year with Auspicious Golden Bowl.

 

Have a healthy and clean kick start into the New Year and may this new year be filled with joy and happiness. Eat well and live fabulous.

 

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Red smoothie Recipe

 

Feeling very pink today and super in love with those raw cacao sweet nibs from Bigtreefarmsbali. They are cold processed and raw and works best with this pink combo. If you follow my instagram account, you’ll see that I use alot of this in my breakfast.

 

Recipe on the blog at https://wp.me/p1tyh7-24Y

Recipe on the blog at https://wp.me/p1tyh7-24Y

 

In the bowl:
2 Tbs instant oats
Half red dragon fruit
1/4 cup frozen red currant
1 large banana
1 geberous Tbs of yogurt
Half tsp beetroot powder
Topping:
Dragon fruit ball
Blueberry
BlackBerry
Frozen red currant
Buckinis (they are not easy to find but I got mine from @realfood_montkiara)
Cacao nibs
Rolled oats
Chia seeds (from Signature Market)

 

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Golden Smoothie Bowl with Mango and Orange (Recipe)

 

Mangoes are awesome when it comes the the rice aroma and natural sweetness of the fruit. And while the fruiting season is on, I’ve been having them for breakfast and mid day snacking with granola and nuts most of the time. Mangoes are the only fruit I don’t need to order because we have a mango tree that bears fruits like crazy at every fruiting season. Blended mango juice is great but it doesn’t beat a mango smoothie bowl. Plus, the bowl is obviously aesthetically a whole lot prettier than the glass. Let’s just say I do it for the gram. LOL.

 

mango smoothie bowl (4)

 

But this was one of the smoothie bowl recipe that I had on my workshop not too long ago.

 

Ingredients :
I cup frozen mango
3TBS instant oats
1/2 cup yogurt
1/4 cup cauliflower
1/2 cup water

 

Toppings:
Banana
Homemade Granola
Chia seed
Raw cacao nibs (Big Tree Farms Bali)
Pumpkin seeds
Mango
Orange

 

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mango smoothie bowl (2)

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Vege smoothie bowl

 

Ever struggled to eat raw greens? Or getting the little one to consume the nutrition from the greens? This one is a great solution to make sure we have as much greens as possible.

 

1.Vege smoothie bowl  (twinkle stars)

 

We all know the greens are best consumed raw but have always hated the flavour. The easiest way is actually masking the green with aromatic fruit to make the most delicious and nutritional smoothie bowl to start the day clean and stay healthier. When Kellogg’s released their latest breakfast product, I tried introducing it to my niece and made a smoothie bowl to go with the granolas. Topped it with bananas to make it fancier just so she would be convinced to eat it but to my surprise, it was polished in no time!

 

2.Vege smoothie bowl  (twinkle stars)
Vege smoothie bowl  (twinkle stars)

 

Ingredients :
1 cup blueberries
1 large banana
¼ cup greek yogurt
A handful of spinach

 

Toppings :
Banana, buckwheat, Chia seed, granola

 

3.Vege smoothie bowl  (twinkle stars)

 

Happy way to start the day.

 

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Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Packed with all goodness of lactobacillus and super rich in flavour, the sophisticated taste from kimchi is produced with very simple and affordable ingredients. And albeit the variation of kimchi types, they all do not stray far from the basic techniques of brining and fermenting. And the recent addition of my electrical appliance made fermentation good and easy for my kimchi batches. The new Panasonic Electric Oven NB- H3800SK (RRP: RM 669) comes simple analog knobs to simplify operations for users and this automatic Fermentation function produces optimum environment of warmth for products to be fermented. Most importantly, the oven enclosure creates a draft-free environment so items undergoin fermentation do not dry out. We know how perfect that would be for bread proofing. I know I am super loving it!

 

1.Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Here is the recipe for this simple kimchi recipe that I make all the time when I need things to be quick and fast. This one is replacing napa cabbage with our local round cabbage. I bought mine from Cameron organic farm but any regular round cabbages would work equally great. Round green cabbages are thicker and crunchier and a lot sweeter than napa cabbages when turning thme into kimchi.

 

This recipe makes 1.5 L kimchi :

 

Ingredinets and methods:
Chop and dice a medium sized cabbage (approximately 1.2kg) into 1-2 inch pieces and sprinkle 3 Tbs coarse salt evenly all over the pieces of cabbages and let it sit while making sure to be tossing it once or twice within the 2 hours. Wash and rinse twice and drain well before mixing the mixture of chili paste.

 

2.Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

For the mixture of chili paste, put together 50 g julienne radish and 1-2 leek (optional) , some chives and spring onion, the blend of all 1 inch knob of ginger, 3 Tbs shrimp sauce, 1 pear, quarter cup of hot chili pepper flakes, half yellow onion, ¼ cup chopped garlic and glutinous rice paste ( cook ¼ cup glutinous rice flour with 1.5 cup water on stove till gooey) .

 

3.Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven
4.Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Mix and pack everything into jar and ferment in oven for 1.5 hours.

 

5.Ferment kimchi with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Eat this as it is, or store in fridge to eat it as a cold side dish. Along with amazing nutritional value, kimchi can also be used as ingredients to also cook many other delicious dishes.

 

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D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Cooking and meal prepping can be a hassle at times but if you want to serve the best nutrition then nothing beats home cooking dishes. It is a great way to eat healthier and more affordable. But the hassle of cleaning and washing could be another disagreeable thought at times. To offer a break from washing a sink full of pots and pans, why not cook with the oven? This is a dish inspired from my recent visit to D’ark in Bangkok and with a little tweak of ingredients; this could be a good starter or even a great sharing portion if you are throwing a party.

 

1.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

I’m remaking their beetroot salad and although it is simplicity personified, cooking still scream of effort to many people. Fret not; all you need in this recipe is your oven, and a baking pan. You can eat right from the pan to minimise more washing but I love plating my dishes so I don’t mind washing an extra plate. LOL.

 

2.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

The recipe is basically super simple – Baby beets simply roasted to bring out their sweetness need just the barest drench of olive oil and a sprinkling of fresh herbs.

 

4.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven
5.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Ingredients:

 

• 10 baby beets each 1 to 1 1/2 inches in diameter unpeeled all but 1 inch of tops trimmed, rinse. (Can be subsitude with 1 large beet of approximately 450g, peeled and cut into 1 inch cube size.
• 2 large fresh sage sprigs, plus additional sprigs for garnish, and some thyme
• 1 tablespoons unsalted butter
• 1/4 cup olive oil
• 1 tsp white truffle oil (optional)
• Kyubu orange yogurt Japanese style Cheese Cubes (can be replaced with mild cheddar cheese)

 

7.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven
8.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven
9.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Serve this with dollop of Greek yogurt, some orange cuts for the extra zesty aroma and a grate of orange zest.

 

Preparation

 

Preheat oven to 200°c. Place beets in roasting pan. Melt butter and add herbs onto the beets. Drizzle olive oil to coat generously and thoroughly before covering pan tightly with foil to roast for about 30 minutes. The new Panasonic Electric Oven NB- H3800SK (RRP: RM 669) comes with double insulated glass door to keep the temperature high internally but does not cause a burn when accidentally touching the door from the outside.

 

6.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

Sprinkle a dash of sea salt, let it cool and serve either on plate with or without garnishing with additional thyme sprigs or directly from the roasting pan. Also drizzle truffle oil to complete this amazing appetizer.

 

3.Citrus beet salad with truffle oil - D’Ark’s Roasted Beetroot Salad inspired, with Panasonic Electric Oven

 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 59000
Tel: 03-2202 3330

 

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Tahini for Breakfast

Breakfast is crucial yet many struggle to eat right to start the day right. Cooking and meal preping can be a hassle at times but if you want to serve the best nutrition then nothing beats homecooking dishes. A disagreeable thought is when we have to sacrifice sleeping time to wake up early for meal prepping. That is why, tahini is another healthy choice to go with your bread and egg !

Ingredients and method

200g sesame seeds roasted till golden brown and blend together with 1 Tbs chopped garlic and 3 Tbs of vigil olive oil. Don’t forget to season with a pinch of salt.Serve as cracker dip or spread it on your grainy toast. To prep as brunch, pair with mashed avocado, and sprinkle with paprika and chopped chives. Drizzle some extra olive oil before serving and accompany this with some eggs of your choice.

Tahini fro breakfast. Recipe on the blog at: http://wp.me/p1tyh7-23u
Tahini fro breakfast. Recipe on the blog at: http://wp.me/p1tyh7-23u
Tahini fro breakfast. Recipe on the blog at: http://wp.me/p1tyh7-23u

Together with single origin Mendehling, you are good to start the day pumped and productive!

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