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Different people with different lifestyles eat… well, differently.

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Other than socio-economic factors that limit some people the accessibility of going vegetarian, there’s also the notion that vegetarian food is boring or downright distasteful.   However, techniques made from any other dish can be applied to these dishes as well, resulting in tasty and exciting meals you’d want more of.   We prove this…

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When it comes to eating meat, it’s almost an everyday thing for me and most Filipinos. Even my Argentinian brother-in-law is an avid meat eater. He loves his steak, and knows meat when he tastes it. Or does he? The thing is, we need to be a little more conscious about the food we consume….

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These chickpeas cooked in a sweet, spicy and tangy tomato-based sauce and finished with a touch of coconut cream is the kind of dish that I could enjoy almost any night of the week. I tend to make a big batch of it and cook up different vegetable side dishes to accompany the curry, mostly…

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One of the most infamous vegetables in the world would be the ampalaya, otherwise known as the bitter gourd. Many Filipino kids remember being forced by their parents to finish their servings of ampalaya, either pushing them to hate vegetables forever or eventually grow into liking the unique bitter flavor. In the Philippines, ampalaya is…

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Hummus is a nutritious, protein-packed snack that can be modified in countless ways. Instead of a plain chickpea base, add roasted carrots and fun toppings for good measure. Pickled red onions add a refreshing touch to earthy hummus, and crunchy pan-fried chickpeas add texture to an otherwise smooth and heavy dish.

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These little sweet potato and corn fritters are the perfect snacks to serve as a canapé or entrée, and are also great with poached eggs and smoked salmon for brunch. They are seasoned with red onion, herbs and spices, and each bite is packed with flavour, and taste juicier when accompanied with the mint yogurt…

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Okra may be a vegetable most shy away from because of its slimy texture. But this green vegetable that is the main ingredient in its namesake, gumbo, is packed with nutrients and vitamins. It can be cooked in a variety of ways to appease even the pickiest of eaters, and should be a part of…

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Find yourself running out of time for breakfast in the morning? Apple Bircher Muesli, my current quick and easy breakfast obsession, is loaded with protein, complex carbohydrates, fibre and good fats: all the vital nutrients that you want for breakfast to keep you full for longer and for blood sugar control. Bircher Muesli is essentially…

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