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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Zucchini Fritters and Red Raspberry Float Cocktail

So, I am completely obsessed with both of these recipes. Yesterday was apparently national zucchini day in the US so I wanted to find an appetizer that highlighted them. I can across this recipe on Food 52 and I am so happy I did. They are so delicious and to quote my fiancé “what are […]

August 9, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Turmeric Margarita + Mango Salsa

There are a few drinks that scream warm weather to me, high on that list are margaritas. Sitting out in the sunshine margarita in your hand, hanging with friends and munching on chips and salsa, doesn’t get much better than that. I would argue chips, salsa, and margs are one of the best ways to […]

August 6, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Watermelon Gin Sour with Cucumber Herb Labneh Toast

This pairing screams summer! Watermelon, fresh herbs, and lemon, it’s refreshing, light and healthy. I used Crows gin, it is the first gin distillery in the Philippines and it is delicious. They use 23 botanicals inspired by filipino herbs and citrus and you can tell because it is bursting with flavor. I wanted to keep […]

July 20, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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Tarragon Gimlet and Charred Green Beans

I got my first harvest basket (basically a CSA) last week and absolutely loved it! I ordered it from a small organic permaculture farm called Kai Farms about 1.5 hours outside Manila. It came beautifully packaged, everything labeled and wrapped in banana leaves. There was all sorts of things including a variety of herbs- basil, […]

July 6, 2018

Beverage, Recipes

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