5 Recipes & Health Benefits of Turmeric

I went to Sagada this past weekend. It is in the Mountain Province of the Philippines, a 12-14 hour bus ride from Manila. Not a short ride for only two days there. It was beautiful though. Rolling, green mountains, cooler temperatures, rice terraces, caves and coffee plantations. We stayed very active, trekking and caving, not […]

February 23, 2018

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5 Korean Recipes in Honor of the Olympics!

Have you been as obsessed with watching the olympics as me? We had an olympic party Saturday (the first day of games) and made Korean food to celebrate. Living in the Philippines and knowing a lot of ex-pats we had people from all over. Everyone came decked out in colors and outfits representing their home […]

February 19, 2018

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5 Benefits of Maca + 5 Recipes

Adaptogens have been gaining popularity and will continue to be a trend of 2018. Is it your first time your hearing this word? Adaptogens are functional herbs, foods, or substances that can naturally help to reduce stress responses in the body. They usually have a host of benefits in the body, reducing inflammation and have […]

February 13, 2018

Recipes

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Roasted Brussels Sprout and Pomegranate Salad

​​ Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite veggies. They have been trendy for awhile now. They used to be these gross, bland, smelly veggies your parents made you eat at the dinner table, steamed from a frozen bag. Well luckily that is not the case anymore, well mostly not the case, they do still […]

February 12, 2018

Recipes

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Citrus Lentil Salad

​​ Christmas vacation officially came to end for me yesterday. I was in Michigan with family for 3 weeks over the holidays and arrived back in Manila yesterday. It is always hard readjusting and getting back into the swing of things, my body is tired from 30 hours of travel and although I try and […]

February 12, 2018

Recipes

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This Year, Make a Resolution You Can Keep

​​ Are you making a New Years Resolution this year? Hate to say it but less than 10% of people actually keep their resolution. We try and shoot for lofty goals only to be back where we started come February. So, this year rather than an all or nothing resolution here are some tips for […]

February 12, 2018

Inspiration

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Anything Goes Vegetable Frittata

​​ This dish will save you from a meal planning rut. It is great for breakfast or dinner and the leftovers are just as good. With less than a week until Christmas I’m guess meal planning is not something front and center on your mind and if it is it’s one big meal you’ve been […]

February 12, 2018

Recipes

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1 Dressing Recipe – 3 Ways

Hopefully you have your Thanksgiving menu planned out by now, or at least making last minute preparations. If you’re anything like me you might have a few too many recipes you want to try out and it’s time to narrow it down and actually pick a few and stick to them. Here is a classic, simple […]

February 12, 2018

Recipes

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Deep Dish Apple Pie with Cinnamon Coconut Whipped Cream

  ​​If you are still looking for a Thanksgiving dessert recipe look no further than this deep dish apple pie. I think this is actually the first apple pie I have ever made! I usually stick with apple crumble because it seems easier to make when you don’t have to worry about dealing with making […]

February 12, 2018

Recipes

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How to Navigate Through Nutrition Advice

  Information overload, we’ve all felt it. So how exactly do we sort through the overwhelming amount of nutrition and diet advice? I have discussed this topic with friends, family, and clients because it is something that comes up as frequently as the next big superfood trend. First I ask myself-  what kind of claim is this article […]

February 12, 2018

Inspiration

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