January 8, 2019

Jump start your healthy eating resolutions with the Mediterranean Diet

April 27, 2018

Venturing out to the Mission District in San Francisco for Carnaval Weekend, I stood in a long line of people, waiting to reach the front of the line. So many stands were selling delicious food all around us, but there we were, single file at the one-man food cart in the middle of the street, anticipating when it would be our turn to feast on the tasty treat he was making. Imagine my disappointment, when I finally got to the f...

April 12, 2018

Last weekend when I visited the local farmers market, I picked up a nice bag of arugula, one my of my favorite greens, a great source of fiber, vitamins A and C, magnesium and calcium. Using ingredients I already had at home- goat cheese, sweet onions (high in folic acid) and grape tomatoes, which are also high in Vitamins A and C, as well as the antioxidant lycopene, I made one of my easy go-to meals, my own personal vegetari...

March 20, 2018


It was a long flight, 14 hours from San Francisco direct to Manila. Despite traveling for more than half a day and a 3-plus hour drive ahead of us to my parents’ province, my father insisted we stop off in Angeles City, Pampanga to buy sisig from a local roadside food stall. Sitting in an air-conditioned car, fighting off my jet lag, I watched my father wait in the heat, as dust swirled all around him in and out of...

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