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Chicken Meatball Soup with Herb Pesto

Chicken Meatball Soup with Herb Pesto

What inspired me to make this homemade chicken meatball soup? It’s -15°C outside. No wonder I don’t see those geese and beautiful swan at the park anymore. Not only that, no more heavy traffic going to work. I think not only did the Canadian Goose Read more

ALMOND-OLIVE OIL and Orange CAKE

ALMOND-OLIVE OIL and Orange CAKE

My family and I have a severe sweet tooth, I have to admit. Dessert is a part of our everyday eating habits. But I have to blame why a baker was introduced on top of the world. Baker makes good stuff, the most artistic and Read more

Cauliflower Steak with Sautéed Mushroom and  Pomodoro Spaghetti with Orange

Cauliflower Steak with Sautéed Mushroom and Pomodoro Spaghetti with Orange

Cauliflower has gone from the most loved side dish to the defender of the low carb alternatives and anything in between. Its versatility makes it easy to serve more often without any complaint of “cauliflower again”. There are many ways on how to cook cauliflower Read more

More Banana Bread

More Banana Bread

I believe every household makes banana bread. It is a very common fruit that everybody loves to eat and not expensive either. This banana bread is far different from what you buy at the store or a coffee shop. It has just enough sweetness from Read more

RICE AND BEANS (Gallo Pinto) WITH TOMATO -AVOCADO SALSA

RICE AND BEANS (Gallo Pinto) WITH TOMATO -AVOCADO SALSA

Rice and beans are the foods we grew up with. That is why it is very close to my heart. Memories always bring me something good. I remember the hard work, the human-powered tilling of the soil, planting, weeding, harvesting, and storing of grains and Read more

Banana-mixed berries muffin with almond streusel

Banana-mixed berries muffin with almond streusel

Magandang umaga sa inyong lahat/ Good morning to everybody! What is the better way to wake-up somebody? crank your oven, prepare your favorite muffin recipe and let the science of baking spread the bursting aroma in the air and believe me, one by one, somebody Read more

Grilled Turmeric salmon with mango and cucumber salad

Grilled Turmeric salmon with mango and cucumber salad

After all those overindulging in anything sweet and delicious food, I also look for something light and guilt-free. For any reason, salmon always pop in my head. It feels like a holy grail, especially when many touted salmon as a powerful superfood and I just Read more

Wheat, barley -oat blend and mushroom soup

Wheat, barley -oat blend and mushroom soup

As the air chills, my thoughts and cravings turn to comfort food, with so many amazing once a year treats and sweets showing up. Carbs, carbs and more carbs. I was aided and abetted by this holiday season.  As months go by, I’m completely sugared Read more

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Coffee Cake

“Cinnamon is a familiar kitchen spice around the world, adding fragrance and warmth to everything from breakfast cereal, cakes and cookies to curries and roasts. But what most people don’t realize is that cinnamon is also a potent, powerful, well-researched medicine.” – Rosemary Gladstar, Herbalist Read more

Black-eyed peas and rainbow chard with marinara sauce

Black-eyed peas and rainbow chard with marinara sauce

My family celebrated the new year’s day with just the four of us. It was a very quiet start of the year, but that didn’t stop us from making and enjoying our festive food like gingery rice porridge. A reminder of what we enjoyed the Read more