Lemon Mint Cake – Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Sugar Free

Hi there! We are growing lots of herbs in our garden. And guess which herb is already spreading?Yes, it is MINT. Mint really grows like weed but I don’t mind them cuz I love the smell of mint in our garden. Also Mint gives so much flavor to dressing, marinate, drinks, and dessert! When I […]

Almond Cake with Lemon Agave Syrup – Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Cake!

I wanted to eat cake. Any cake. But during 4HB diet, we cannot eat cake because of sugar and flours (grains). I was looking for a cake recipe with minims damage that I would do to my body. And I found this recipe called Orange Almond Cake, which does not use any leveling agents, no […]

4HB Diet Week 3 / 4HB ダイエット 第3週目

This diet is getting easier but I had my birthday last week during 4HB Diet, which I decided not to have my birthday cake on my birthday and waited till the Binge Day (Saturday). Psychologically, not having a birthday cake on my birthday was harder than I thought. (I know this is pretty lame…) さて、4HBダイエット、大分簡単になってきました!が、しかし、先週のダイエット週間に、私の誕生日があり、周りの皆は、「誕生日ぐらい、ダイエットしなくても~」と言われましたが、変な意思を貫き、「誕生日ケーキは、ご褒美の日の土曜日まで食べない!」と宣言。 […]

4HB Diet Week 2 / 4HB ダイエット 第2週目

Week 2 of 4HB was not so good. Our weight stalled and our body size did not change much. We only lost 2 lb each. I wonder what we did wrong foodwise. The biggest food difference between week 1 and week 2 was “Creativity” in the menu. Like the Stuffed/Rolled Cabbage in Tomato sauce and […]

4HB Okonomiyaki Challenge / お好み焼きチャレンジ!

We have been on 4HB diet for a week and we saw significant results 🙂 (We gained a bit weight back after the binge day though.) I created a menu plan for week 2 and one of the dishes is going to be a challenge. 4HB requires to have beans with every meal but it […]