Healthy Eating for a Healthy Planet-A review of the EAT-Lancet report

If I told you there was a diet that was optimal for your health and the environment would you be interested? Why should you care about this diet? The food you eat is the single most important aspect to optimize your health and environmental sustainability. It turns out, what’s good for our bodies is good […]

January 30, 2019

Food System, Nutrition Inspiration

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21 Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes

The Super Bowl is to food like shopping is to black Friday. Everyone is ready to dig-in and feast while half watching the game, actually wanting to watch commercials with a drink or two in hand. Here are some ideas for your game day essentials reimagined – from munchies to chili, wings and dips, these […]

January 28, 2019

Appetizer, Recipes

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Spicy Cauliflower ‘Wings’ with Peanut Dip

According to the American Chicken Council, Americans are consume around 1.33 BILLION chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday alone. That is a lot of chickens. Well don’t worry you can have you Super Bowl and your wings too 🙂. This recipe is super (no pun intended) easy to make and will leave your spicy tooth satisfied. […]

January 25, 2019

Appetizer, Recipes

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5 Places to Shop Sustainably Around Manila

The conventional foods and products we buy are having detrimental effects on our environment. Particularly in the Philippines, where multiple reports have identified the Philippines as one of the leading countries contributing to plastic waste and pollution.  Everything from transportation, product packaging, inefficient and harmful farming practices and food waste can be considered when thinking […]

January 23, 2019

Food System, Nutrition Inspiration, Sustainability, Travel

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Lentil Galettes + A Cookbook Review of Plenty

This recipe is from one of my all time favorite cookbooks Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi. The cookbook is full of flavorful recipes with familiar ingredients while highlighting all sorts of cuisines from Mediterranean to Vietnamese. The recipes are arranged by main vegetable or ingredient so it is super helpful if you want to shop seasonally. […]

January 17, 2019

Appetizer, Recipes

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What’s the Difference between Champagne, Cava, and Prosecco?

Who will be popping some bottles with me this holiday season? Whether is mimosas at a holiday brunch, Christmas dinner, or ringing in the New Year, it seems I am enjoying more bubbly this time of year than any other (and I’m not complaining about it). But it had me wondering, what makes the three […]

December 20, 2018

Beverage, Nutrition Inspiration

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Coffee Spiced Carrot Crostini’s for a Healthy Christmas Appetizer

It is one week before Christmas and if you need a last minute recipe to bring to a party this is the perfect one. Coffee and carrots sound like an interesting combo but they compliment each other perfectly. The spices are flavorful and warming, with the carrots becoming caramelized and slightly sweet. The recipe will […]

December 18, 2018

Appetizer, Recipes

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Veggie Potstickers + Holiday Tequila Punch

Have you ever made dumplings or potstickers? Also, yep, I said it- Holiday. Tequila. Punch. OMG I’m completely obsessed. This was my first time, I think it has always intimidated me a little bit. I decided a long time ago there are certain foods I have left to the professionals. There are so many amazing […]

December 6, 2018

Appetizer, Beverage, Recipes

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Coquito Cocktail + Tropical Spiced Roasted Sweet Potatoes!

Being in a tropical climate in the winter and over the holidays is still a little weird to me. Growing up in Michigan, it never felt like we were ready for the holidays until the temperature dropped below freezing and everything was covered in white. Craving hot chocolate and hot toddy’s, stew and anything warming […]

December 4, 2018

Appetizer, Beverage, Recipes

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6 Different Types of Fiber, Explained

What is Fiber? Fiber is a type of carbohydrate that our bodies cannot digest. Once digested into the body most carbohydrates are broken down into sugar, or glucose molecules. Fiber is a little different because the molecules cannot be broken down to enter the blood stream thus they continue to pass through the digestive system. […]

November 5, 2018

Nutrition Inspiration

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