#2 How Healthy Is: The Chicken Schnitzel Wrap from Coffee Lab?

Welcome to the first entry of How Healthy Is, where I will investigate, with the help of Google Scholar, just how healthy the local food supply can be! By the way, I receive no commission from food establishments for doing reviews. I do it as an experience of eating mindfully and being mindful, as a tool for my learning, and I hope, your learning too 🙂

Upon entering The Coffee Laboratory at half-past one, the lunch crowd had more or less settled in a comfortable communion of consumption and conversation.  The interior introduced a museum of coffee paraphernalia.

Coffee Roaster

The coffee roaster perched outside The Coffee Laboratory was churning out warm aromatic bursts of roasting coffee that massaged my nostrils.


Coffee Making Contraption


More Coffee Making Contraptions

I made a beeline for the (coffee) bar next to the windows. Close proximity to the lovely café ladyboss Jae (pronounced ‘Jay’), and her staff, and prime location for communication!

“What would you recommend?” I blurted out after perusing the menu. My brain was shying away from making a choice.

Chicken schnitzel wrap

Ingredients: A wrap with generous portions of onions, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, wholegrain mustard, and of course the chicken schnitzel.

“Chicken schnitzel.” said Jae. My instinctual response  was to switch to another dish, because to me, a schnitzel was processed, breaded and fried meat. However, in accordance to principles of mindful eating, a schnitzel dish is just one aspect of my daily diet (as I will soon demonstrate), and heck, I wanted to eat a chicken schnitzel. OK! I said. Challenge accepted. I will illustrate just how healthy this Chicken Schnitzel Wrap is! Continue reading


#1 Human beings

This blog reveals food-solutions (or food literacy) for all human beings written by a Mindful Dietetian to-be. This is a “living blog”, carved by the sands of time (and me updating entries when I spy something new, relevant and possibly groundbreaking).
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