Marta Pan

Living well, simply

  • Eyecare 101: Simple Hacks to Protect Your Eyesight

    Eyecare 101: Simple Hacks to Protect Your Eyesight

    As someone who works in a career where I have to look at the screen 24/7, it’s crucial to protect my eyes and maintain a healthy vision. Hence, I’ve been actively promoting the need for eyecare and keeping your eyes in tip-top shape. So in today’s entry, let’s talk about eye health and some tips…

  • Beat the Heat & Get Fit: Your Guide to Malaysia’s Top Exercising Spots

    Beat the Heat & Get Fit: Your Guide to Malaysia’s Top Exercising Spots

    Despite being an American, I’ve been living in Malaysia for more than 2 decades now ever since my dad decided to follow my mom back to her home country. As much as I loved the country where I was born at, I viewed Malaysia as my 2nd home. It’s filled with stunning landscapes, vibrant cities…

  • First-Time Recipe: One-Pot Vegetable Quinoa Rice

    First-Time Recipe: One-Pot Vegetable Quinoa Rice

    I tried cooking quinoa rice for the first time last weekend! According to the “honest” feedback given from my husband and two kids, I assumed I nailed it in the first try (she in fact did not nailed it in the first try and took her a 2nd time to get it right). Regardless, I…

  • The Great Cooking Oil and Fats Face-Off: Which One is The Healthier Choice?

    The Great Cooking Oil and Fats Face-Off: Which One is The Healthier Choice?

    Cooking oils and fats are essential ingredients in any kitchen, each bringing unique flavors, textures, and nutritional profiles to the table. But with so many options available, choosing the right one can be confusing. Today, we’ll explore the differences between the famous options: butter, olive oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil – delving into their…

  • Healthy and Simple Pasta Recipe: Avocado Spinach Pasta

    Healthy and Simple Pasta Recipe: Avocado Spinach Pasta

    Introducing our first recipe of the blog: the Avocado Spinach Pasta! I thought it’d be a great idea to kick off my blog with one of my favorite dishes: pasta. Oh, I’ve been addicted to pasta dishes for a decade now. Thanks to its versatility, you can mix various ingredients to make it delicious and…

This is how it all started…

Hi there, my name is Marta Pan and welcome to my blog! I always say life’s like a delicious pot of soup – you toss in all sorts of ingredients, some planned, some unexpected, and hopefully it all comes together into something nourishing and satisfying. This blog is my way of sharing some of those recipes with you, especially when it comes to health and living well.

By day, I keep busy dealing with spreadsheets and numbers (a day in the life of a data analyst!), but after hours, I like to unwind myself at home and cook up a warm meal for me and my loved ones. It really is how I came up with the idea to share these recipes and tips to a better lifestyle online, helping people like you navigate the wonderful world of wellness. After all, a healthy life shouldn’t be complicated, and that’s exactly what I want to share here – simple tips, friendly advice, and a whole lot of encouragement to help you create your own personal recipe for a vibrant life. So, pull up a chair, grab your cup of coffee and let’s get started!

Marta Pan

Data Analyst by Day, Author by Night