Another easy meal & single serving cake

Stir-fry is my favorite quick meal. Every night I’ll pick different ingredients: greens, mushrooms, a protein, an additional and the sauce of choice. Like this one, it has chinese mustard greens, mushrooms, broccoli, tofu and a tahini-miso sauce.


If I had carrots, I’d add some for extra color πŸ˜‰


and this one that uses eggs (Maggie’s idea) instead of tofu.


Another easy meal that requires almost none preparation is the one-pot meal made in my beloved rice-cooker. Just throw all the ingredients in it and wait 60 min and it’s ready to eat! πŸ˜†

This one is made with brown rice, edamame, chickpea, shiitake mushroom, bok choy and chinese sausage


This one is made with millet, shredded cabbage, onions, edamame, tofu and it’s seasoned with curry powder.


this one looks bad but it’s tasty as well, it has millet, bok choy, shiitake, broccoli and chinese sausage.


I like to prepare them for the day that I need to pack lunch and freeze the rest for another lazy night πŸ™‚

Last night I was craving sweet, not chocolate kind of sweet, but cake. So I made a single serving coconutΒ cake. Super simple!

I found ipad to be very convenient when it comes to recipe reading. I know I know… I could write down the recipe and take it in the kitchen. But don’t you think it’s even easier to just bring the recipe to the kitchen? Β I think so! πŸ˜‰


Ingredients for 1 single serving cake:

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour

Mix everything, top with crushed butter crunch cashew



bake for 15 min at 400F and ready to serve~~~ πŸ˜€


It was scrumptious!!! The texture is denser than normal cake thanks to coconut flour, just what I craved! πŸ˜€ I realized that making single serving cake is so easy, with just few ingredient, and in <20 min a fresh cake is ready! πŸ˜€

Q1: What’s your favorite cake?

Q2: Do you like freezing leftover meals? What’s your favorite meal to be freezed?



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13 responses to “Another easy meal & single serving cake

  1. Love all your stir-frys, Coco…they look amazing! Delicious-looking cake too…I love the idea of a single serving! πŸ˜‰

  2. That’s brilliant! Single servings are really safe for me πŸ™‚
    I love to freeze leftovers. It is so nice to pull something homemade out of the freezer!

  3. your stirfries are always delicious looking! i love one pot meals!

  4. your ipad now is your new recipe book?! πŸ˜€ I love cai fan, haha easy and delicious!

  5. I love how you made the cake ONE serving! πŸ™‚ It sounds delicious! πŸ™‚

  6. aahhhhh….you’re killin’ me with that cake! I loooooove the asian type cakes! Like the ones with really fluffy batter and fancy light whipped cream frosting. Oh!! And ricotta cheesecake and tres leches! OK i can’t choose. πŸ™‚

  7. These all sound right up my alley. I have actually been using curry powder in several dinners as of late.
    I think this coconut cake would be devoured by Nick. He loves coconut. I love it too, but it’s not on my low fodmaps diet 😦 It makes me bloated and gassy, which is so sad. My favorite cake is probably carrot, which is incredibly difficult to make really fast!!

  8. Kath (My Funny Little Life)

    What a cute little cake! I’ve always liked apple pie the best.

  9. I love stir fry, too, and your little cake looks so good! It’s so handy that you can look at recipes on your ipad. πŸ™‚

  10. Weighting For 50

    Your stir fries and rice cooker meals look amazing, thanks so much for sharing the photos! And that little cake? YUM! Have a good Friday.

  11. I just made your single serving cake and it was AMAZING!! so fluffy… I put dark chocolate pieces on top instead of nuts and it was so good. wish I could send you a picture!
    check out my site if you get a chance
    i just posted a recipe so similar with coconut flour -for pancakes.

  12. I love to freeze leftover meals like stews, chili, sauces and soup. So convenientwhen I need a healthy meal FAST. All the dinners you posted looks so bright and fresh, Coco! That cake looks really tasty, too.

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