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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Apple Cider Bourbon Cocktail + Baked Cinnamon Apples

I am back in Michigan, from Manila for a few weeks this fall. Since I arrived its been a wonderful whirlwind of events. I arrived and the next day left again for a trip to Maine for a wedding. The colors were beautiful, trees are all brightly colored in oranges, yellows, and reds and the […]

October 26, 2018

Appetizer, Beverage, Recipes

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Ginger Pistachio Mule + Ube Pear ‘Crostini’

OH EM GEEE are you ready for this recipe?! I think this is my favorite one yet. Both recipes are unique and incredibly delicious. I got this cocktail recipe is from ‘The Flavor Matrix‘ cookbook, it’s a great resource if you want to learn more about cooking. The book gives scientific reasons why certain foods […]

October 12, 2018

Appetizer, Beverage, Recipes

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The Best Vegan Popcorn Recipe + Sake Summer Cocktail

Popcorn, it’s not just for movies anymore. Luckily, I have been seeing popcorn more and more on bar menus and offered as a complementary snack. I had my engagement party last week at Raffles rooftop bar and they served popcorn. Everyone was talking about how delicious it was. It really is an easy thing to […]

October 8, 2018

Appetizer, Beverage, Recipes

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Spring Rolls with Ginger Mango Sauce + Passion Green Tea Whiskey

My favorite food in Manila is the mangos. They are everywhere and they are so sweet, juicy and absolutely delicious. When I saw this recipe for spring rolls with ginger mango dipping sauce I actually thought it sounded a little weird. I made the sauce but still was hesitant to try it, but much to […]

September 13, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Pesto and Shaved Vegetable Toasts + Campari Mule

I am between trips right now. I went to an amazing island in the Philippines called Siargao last weekend, I’ve been home for four days and now I am off to Bali for a girls weekend getaway! The perks of living in Southeast Asia 🙂 Anyway while I was home I wanted to be able […]

September 6, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Summer Corn Crostini + What is Vegan Wine?

Last week I went to a vegan wine party and most people’s reaction was “Isn’t all wine vegan?” Truth bomb for you: no, it isn’t (actually neither is most sugar, for a similar reason) but lets stick to wine for tonight, we can save sugar for another time. Why is wine not vegan? Most wine, […]

August 30, 2018

Beverage, Nutrition Inspiration, Recipes

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Green Papaya Collard Wraps + Butterfly Pea Tea

I have been getting organic produce boxes delivered to me from Kai Farms in the Philippines. It comes with all sorts of amazing local produce and herbs and it inspired me to cook so many new things this week. The two recipes I am sharing this week are inspired by what I had delivered in […]

August 23, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Asparagus Puff Pastry + Strawberry Rosé Spritzer

This week was my 10th Facebook Live video that I have been calling Drinking with a Dietitian. I wanted to start the series of cooking videos and recipes because I think it really encompasses my nutrition philosophy and the things I love. What do I mean by that? I wanted to keep it fun and […]

August 17, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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