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Fresh Summer Rolls with Zesty Dark Sauce

A super loved recipe of mine is this fresh summer rolls and zesty dark sauce, made out of simple ingredients, widely available in Manila. It is fresh and colourful, slightly creamy, with a powerful kick once dipped into the sauce. I could probably eat this every single day of my life. Should I move to Vietnam, doctor?…Continue Reading…

Mango Dragonfruit Ice Pops!

The weather is just perfect today, the sun is out but summer is over and the air is much more breathable now. Perfect time to devour these ice pops I prepared last week.  We all super love some icy sweetness melting in our mouth under the sun, but way too often these sweet treats are loaded…Continue Reading…

Cashew Coconut Date Bliss Balls!

How can a recipe containing all great ingredients like crunchy cashew nuts, shredded coconut and yummy dates can be anything but delicious? This recipe combines all those simple ingredients creating a delicious mix of flavours and texture! It is really quick and easy to make, it will satisfy your sweet tooth and is a perfect…Continue Reading…

Green Smoothies for Newbies!

When I was first introduced to green smoothies, back in 2010, I remember being weird out about the carrot tops being added to the blending jar containing colourful and fragrant fruits. I wanted to say “hey, can I have mine without the green leaves?” but I gave it a try and found it really pleasant…Continue Reading…

Curried Squash Coconut and Mango Soup

This curried squash coconut and mango soup is a hit in the kitchen! It’s incredibly creamy and thick, very hearty and slightly sweet, comforting when it is gloomy outside (or not!). Ingredients are local and they combine to perfection in this beautifully coloured and delicious tasting creation. I have been preparing this soup over and over since I…Continue Reading…

Your Guide to Pesticides in Produce!

Making a commitment to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and good fats is a great start towards a healthy lifestyle. Beyond eating whole food however, it is important to consider factors such as food safety and sustainability. How food is grown or raised can impact both your health and the environment. This brings up the questions: What is…Continue Reading…

Body Skincare Routine in 5 Simple Steps

My philosophy of what to put on my skin is similar to my food philosophy, where natural is always best. I am not only going to talk about what I put on my skin but also about techniques I do to my skin to keep it healthy and radiant. Our skin is one of our largest…Continue Reading…

Chia Fresca Energy Drink!

Chia Fresca is a perfect drink to have on hand in these warm months of Summer. As traditionally made in Mexico, it is composed of chia seeds, water, lime and a sweetener. But I personally love mixing up the flavours depending on the season and my mood and I encourage you to do the same. All you will need…Continue Reading…

Beeswax Candles to Purify your Home

I am a candle lover. To me, there is nothing like the gentle flicker of a candle flame, providing warmth to the atmosphere, filling the air with that pleasant scent and evoking feelings of comfort and peace. I light them to add a romantic ambiance to a meal, to make bathtimes more luxurious and to make home massages…Continue Reading…

2 Healthy Overnight Oat Recipes: Banana Choco Chip & Apple Crumble

Overnight oat is basically a bowl of oat that you fill with liquid and let for soaking overnight in the fridge. In the morning, the oat will be soften and you will have a ready to eat breakfast waiting for you in your fridge. The great part about it is that most of the preparation…Continue Reading…