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Fruit Ice

July 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Anytime of the year is a great time to enjoy our local iced specialties from halo-halo to mais con hielo.  Even specialty ice shops have come up with their own versions that range from simple fruits to decadent chocolate creations.  Here is a take-off offering fresh fruit versions without the extra cholesterol.

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Going Bananas

July 5, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Instead of frying saba like the typical Banana Q or Turon versions, try this healthy baked version that adds something different with more flavors and crunch to it

Yield: 10 servings

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Pinoy Munchies

July 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Who says that Filipino meriendas are always rich and laden with calories and cholesterol?  With a few simple changes, Pinoy snacks can taste so much better and ease our health concerns as well.

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Ala Leche Flan

July 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of the best leche flan he or she has tasted.  But chances are high that these creamy concoctions may not always offer the best for our health.  Here is a healthier rendition that is sweet yet not too sweet.

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Pancit Molo

July 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Nothing beats a heartwarming serving of pancit molo any afternoon.  Piping hot with molo balls topped with toasted garlic flakes, this is the best treat for anyone.  Savor this version that uses ground chicken instead of pork, making it an even more enjoyable treat.

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Tea to Enjoy Hot or Cold

June 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

“Care for some tea?” You’d likely hear the British say this every afternoon. Together with some cookies, milk, and a bit of sugar, it makes for their perfect afternoon treat.

But tea is not exclusive to the British. In fact, it is present all over the world and is enjoyed by different cures, in more ways than one.

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Mediterranean Diet recommended for Diabetics

June 11, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Recipes 0

Diabetics should maintain a diet that is rich in fish, fruits, nuts and olive oil if they want to lose more weight and live longer without their blood sugar-lowering medication.

Previous studies have already suggested the Mediterranean diet may deter second heart attack episodes, impede Alzheimer’s disease, and decrease the risk of developing cancer.

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Ginatang Sugpo

June 3, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The perfect marriage of gata with shrimps is made even better, using light coconut milk and if you can find them, paco leaves.  This is a specialty from Quezon that a friend of mine made, forever winning me over to this version of prawns.  If you can’t find paco leaves, spinach will do in a pinch.

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Bounties of the Sea

June 2, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Seafood has always been my favorite.  Whether it was just plain fried tilapia or prawns thermidore, nothing would get my mouth watering in an instant except for glorious seafood.

In the following dishes, you will find ways to increase the healthier aspects of eating seafood by cooking it the right way with the right ingredients.  Grill, bake or boil dishes instead of frying.  Use low fat ingredients with a lot of vegetables for more flavor.  Simply enjoy the bounties of the sea, knowing you’re eating it right – the healthier way. » Continue Reading

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Baked Salmon

June 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

I have always loved the flavor of salmon, any way you cook it.  But i believe that the flavors are best brought out when baked.  Here we round out the flavors with sun-dried tomatoes and herbs, using wheat bread crumbs instead of regular bread crumbs.  If you can’t find it, simply blend wheat bread in a food processor or blender.  Regular tomatoes can replace sun-dried tomatoes as well.  For a healthier dish, throw in some vegetables while baking in the oven.

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