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Choco Banana Almond Smoothie

Recipe 1 cup almond milk 1 ripened banana 2 tbsp smooth almond butter 1 tbsp unsweetened cacao powder Mix ingredients in a blender until smooth.

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Fancy Filipino Java Brown Rice

Recipe Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Ingredients 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves minced garlic 1 minced red onion 12 oz mixed vegetables 1/2 tsp salt 1- 2 1/2 cooked brown rice 1 tbsp annatto seed oil 1 tsp turmeric Directions Brown garlic and cook onions in oliveContinue reading “Fancy Filipino Java Brown Rice”

Blueberry Jam Low Glycemic

Recipe Course Appetizer, Dessert Servings 1 Ingredients   1/3 cup blueberries fresh 1/2 tbsp erythritol or other alternative sweetener Instructions  Heat blueberries in microwave for 30 seconds in a microwave safe container. Mix erythritol with jam. Serve warm on multigrain toast. OR Toast 2 pieces of multigrain bread. Add blueberries to top of slices. Microwave forContinue reading “Blueberry Jam Low Glycemic”

Filipino Keto Hotcakes

Combine almond flour, baking powder, erythritol, turmeric or yellow food coloring, oil, unsweetened almond milk, eggs, and vanilla extract in for a fluffy yellow Filipino pancake. Recipe Prep Time 5 minsCook Time 10 minsTotal Time 15 mins Course Breakfast, SnackCuisine Filipino Servings 2 people Equipment skillet 2 bowls Ingredients   1 cup almond flour blanched, superfineContinue reading “Filipino Keto Hotcakes”

Tofu Keto Salad (Plant Based, No Dairy)

Air fried tofu, salad mix with romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, petite carrots, tomatoes, yellow onions, extra virgin olive oil, with avocado and hummus as dressing. Recipe Prep Time 7 minsTotal Time 7 mins Course SaladCuisine American Ingredients   salad mix romaine lettuce, purple cabbage, shredded carrots tomatoes roma or cherry tomatoes, sliced 1/2 of a smallContinue reading “Tofu Keto Salad (Plant Based, No Dairy)”

Coconut Strawberry Keto Smoothie 3 Ingredients🍓

Coconut milk, fresh strawberries, and vanilla whey powder. Sweeten with erythritol and or vanilla extract. Add chia seeds and almond slice toppings. Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins Course smoothie Servings 1 Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup coconut cream canned 1 cup strawberries fresh, whole, crown removed, can be frozen 1 scoop wheyContinue reading “Coconut Strawberry Keto Smoothie 3 Ingredients🍓”

Blueberry Chia Yogurt Plant-Based Keto Dessert

Make Blueberry Chia Yogurt with melted blueberries, chia seed pudding, coconut cream or unsweetened almond milk yogurt, alternative sweetener, and sliced almond toppings. Blueberry Chia Yogurt Low-Glycemic Make this keto yogurt with low-glycemic blueberries. Add coconut cream, which is naturally sweet but with less than 1 g of sugar (Trader Joe’s Coconut Cream). Chia SeedsContinue reading “Blueberry Chia Yogurt Plant-Based Keto Dessert”

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Milk Hot Chocolate

Craving chocolate? You can mix your own hot chocolate at home by adding hot water, cocoa powder, erithritol, and unsweetened almond milk. Prep Time 2 mins Course Drinks Servings 1 Ingredients   2 cups hot water 1 tbsp cocoa powder 1 tbsp erithritol (add more if desired) 1/2 cup almond milk unsweetened Optional Ingredients coconut whippingContinue reading “Milk Hot Chocolate”

Cauliflower Soup (Plant-Based Keto) No-Dairy

Cauliflower soup with olive oil butter, garlic, onions, carrots, celery, salt, pepper, chives, and plant-based cheddar cheese. Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 41 mins Total Time 51 mins Course Soup Servings 4 Equipment 2 pots Blender Ingredients   1 head of cauliflower cut into florets 3 1/2 cups water 6 tbsp olive oil butter 5Continue reading “Cauliflower Soup (Plant-Based Keto) No-Dairy”

American Style Salad (Plant-Based Keto)

Mix plant-based cheese, Roma tomato, a plant-based burger, Romaine lettuce mix, sliced almonds, and choice of dressing for an American-style salad. Recipe Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins Course Salad Cuisine American Servings 1 Ingredients   5 oz romaine salad mix (chopped romaine lettuce, shredded purple cabbage, and shredded carrots) 1 medium-sized roma tomatoContinue reading “American Style Salad (Plant-Based Keto)”

Keto Cottage Pie with Cauliflower Crust

Cook this hearty Keto Cottage Pie recipe with Cauliflower Crust. Keto Cottage Pie recipe is a low carb twist on a classic English favorite.

Strawberry Herb Keto Salad

Mix green herbs with sliced almonds, strawberries, cottage cheese, and choice of dressing for a scrumptious keto salad. Recipe Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 3 mins Course Salad Servings 1 person Ingredients   Salad Ingredients 3 cups herb salad mix strawberries sliced slivered almonds to taste cottage cheese (or goat cheese) to taste dressing ofContinue reading “Strawberry Herb Keto Salad”

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Eggplant Omelette Filipino Tortang Talong

Recipe Ingredients for frying: extra virgin olive oil or butter 1 chinese eggplant 1 egg 1/4 tsp salt chopped parsley Directions Grill eggplant on all sides until the inside is soft. Slice eggplant once vertically. Transfer to a large shallow dish. Open the eggplant and mash insides with a fork. See NOTE below Crack anContinue reading “Eggplant Omelette Filipino Tortang Talong”

Filipino Keto Spaghetti

Make this Filipino keto spaghetti with spinach noodles, mushrooms, carrots, and ground beef or meatballs. Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins Course dinner Cuisine Filipino Servings 4 Equipment saucepan Ingredients   2 tbsps olive oil extra virgin 3 cloves garlic minced 1/2-1 cup yellow onions minced 1 lb ground beefContinue reading “Filipino Keto Spaghetti”

Salmon Blanca

Keto friendly salmon for dinner in 40 minutes or less. One will need olive oil, salmon, spinach, mozzarella, salt, and pepper. Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 40 mins Course dinner, Main Course Cuisine Italian Servings 4 Equipment baking dish bowl Ingredients   4 salmon fillets 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp groundContinue reading “Salmon Blanca”

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Tuscan Soup

Try this keto recipe with herb salad, slivered almonds, strawberries, cream cheese, and vinaigrette or ranch.

Chicken Sotanghon

Make this savory chicken Filipino soup with carrot noodles. Keto-friendly, a one-pot dish, and low carb.

Lemon Apple Juice

According to Healthline, “Apples are low in calories, high in fiber, and very filling. Studies indicate that they may
support weight loss.”

6 Picnic Fruit Snacks for Golden Hour

Golden Strawberry Banana Bowl, Strawberry Honey Toast, Veggie Banh Mi Toast, Baked Turon Plantains, Peaches and Coconut Whipped Cream, Fruit Smoothie

Ginataang Kalabasa | Coconut Squash Soup

Glow from the inside with this iconic Filipino vegetable stew on a budget.

6 Golden Snack Ideas For Lazy Afternoons

Snack on apples and almond butter, strawberries in fluffy coconut cream, seasoned avocado slices on multigrain toast and more!

Dark Forrest Cherry Smoothie

Healthline says cocoa powder helps “decrease inflammation, improved heart and brain health, blood sugar and weight control and healthy teeth and skin”. Master 2 Cherry Smoothies to Glow from the Inside

Glowing Sweet Potato Juice

Sweet Potatoes are “high in antioxidants that protect your body from free radical damage and chronic disease” – Healthline

Cottage Core | DIY Flower Shadowbox Room Decor

Try this easy wellness craft inspired by Pinterest’s cottage core trend. Gather foliage and arrange them in a shadowbox frame. Hang it on your bedroom wall for a simple wellness craft. Hey friends, I hope you are doing well ! Take care of your mental health by making this wellness craft: Cottage Core DIY FlowerContinue reading “Cottage Core | DIY Flower Shadowbox Room Decor”

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DIY Food Photography Backdrop On A Budget

Are you starting food photography on a budget? Try making this easy 3 step textured DIY food photography backdrop. Hey friends, As a beginner at food photography, I found a lot of the props and tools the pros recommended to be highly expensive. That’s why I created my food photography backdrop with items I hadContinue reading “DIY Food Photography Backdrop On A Budget”

Cottage Core Craft | Easy Hanging Flower Bouquet

Create this easy Pinterest inspired cottage core craft to de-stress today. Add lovely dried flowers and memorabilia to your room. Hey lovelies, I hope you are all doing well. Life has been pretty insane these past few months. But, with spring break here, it’s time to relax, reflect, and take care of your mental health.Continue reading “Cottage Core Craft | Easy Hanging Flower Bouquet”

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Filipino Cauliflower Rice

Recipe Skipping rice? Try this healthy cauliflower rice substitute! The crispy garlic, onions, soy sauce, and calamansi tastes deliciously Filipino. Enjoy this dish with vegetables and chicken. Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 12 mins Total Time 22 mins Course Side Dish Cuisine Filipino Servings 2 Equipment skillet optional: blender or food processor Ingredients   3Continue reading “Filipino Cauliflower Rice”

Tortilla Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs with onions, mini bell peppers, and almond cheese in a tiny tortilla wrap–a healthy breakfast option! Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 5 mins Total Time 10 mins Course Breakfast Cuisine American Servings 4 Equipment skillet Ingredients   2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion diced 3 mini bell peppers diced 1/4 tsp salt aContinue reading “Tortilla Scrambled Eggs”

Apple Cucumber Juice

Drink apple and cucumbers first thing in the morning. This juice detoxifies and hydrates your body. Add ginger, celery, spinach, kale, cilantro, lemon or other ingredients to this classic green juice. Recipe Prep Time 5 mins Course Breakfast, Drinks, Juice Servings 1 Equipment juicer Ingredients   1 apple medium sized 3 cucumbers medium sized Instructions  PutContinue reading “Apple Cucumber Juice”

Peanut Banana Chocolate Smoothie

Prep Time 5 mins Course Breakfast, Drinks Servings 1 Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup almond milk sweetened 1 banana ripened 2 tbsp peanut butter 1 tbsp cacao powder 1 scoop pea protein powder 1 tbsp oats Instructions  Put all ingredients inside a blender. Blend ingredients for 1 minute or until smooth. Keyword almond milk, banana,Continue reading “Peanut Banana Chocolate Smoothie”

Almond Banana Smoothie

Packed with protein, this smoothie is great to consume post-workout. It is deliciously creamy and smooth with the incredible taste of almond butter and banana. Prep Time 5 mins Course Breakfast, Drinks Servings 1 Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup almond milk 3 tbsp almond butter 1 banana ripened 1 tbsp oats 1 scoop pea proteinContinue reading “Almond Banana Smoothie”

Spine and Back Health and Nutrition

Have you ever wondered what types of foods and habits can protect your back from injury and disease? If you have back pain, eating these foods will not only maintain spine health but, lessen inflammation and pain. Disclaimer: Please consult your doctor if back pain persists or if you have chronic back pain. Back andContinue reading “Spine and Back Health and Nutrition”

Best YouTube Channels that Teach You Anatomy

3 minute read If you are a Pre-med student studying Anatomy, I highly recommend you check out these YouTube channels to maximize your understanding. Pro tip: Learn Anatomy and Physiology from a wide variety of resources in order to hear people explain the concepts in different ways. Here are helpful YouTube channels to watch whenContinue reading “Best YouTube Channels that Teach You Anatomy”

Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

This Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie will not only detoxify your body but also keep your cravings at bay. Pea protein powder helps build your muscles post workout. Enjoy the ultimate combination of chocolate and blueberry in this shake! Prep Time 5 mins Course Breakfast, Drinks Servings 1 Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup almond milk 1/3 cupContinue reading “Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie”

Carolina Gold Tofu

Recipe Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 40 mins Total Time 50 mins Course Main Course, Side Dish Servings 2 Equipment skillet Ingredients   1/3 cup olive oil or canola oil or vegetable oil 1 package firm tofu 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/3 cup Trader Joe’s Carolina Gold sauce add more or less dependingContinue reading “Carolina Gold Tofu”

Blueberry Muffin Smoothie

Recipe Blueberries are packed with antioxidants to potentially prevent against cancer.* Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 1 min Course Breakfast, Drinks Servings 1, Calories 401 kcal Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup Sweetened Almond Milk 1 Banana 1/3 cup Blueberries 3 tbsp Oats 1 tbsp Flax Meal 1 scoop Pea Protein Powder 1/4 tsp CinnamonContinue reading “Blueberry Muffin Smoothie”

Pure Juice by Sarah Cadji

3 minute read Pure Juice not only has juice recipes but, smoothies and nut beverages as well. This beautifully illustrated book provides recipes for your breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Looking for juices for targeting strength, weight loss, glowing skin, de-stress and more? Here are 3 reasons why Pure Juice by Sarah Cadji is perfect forContinue reading “Pure Juice by Sarah Cadji”

Bible in A Year Podcast Fr. Mike Schmitz Review

2 min read Are you seeking to grow your faith this year through reading the Scriptures? The Bible in A Year Podcast with your host Fr. Mike Schmitz is a great way to read and reflect on Scripture everyday. Here are 4 reasons why you should start listening to the Bible in A Year Podcast:Continue reading “Bible in A Year Podcast Fr. Mike Schmitz Review”

The Augustine Bible Review ESV Catholic Edition

3 minute read Are you looking for a Bible? Do you value having a clear and accurate English translation? What about portability and beautiful design? If you said yes to all three, then the Augustine Bible ESV Catholic Edition is great option. What are some key features of this Bible? 1. English Standard Version (ESV)Continue reading “The Augustine Bible Review ESV Catholic Edition”

How to Learn Medical Spanish for Free

Here are 3 hidden gems to help you learn basic conversational medical Spanish for free!
Perfect for beginners, this is a great way to start learning medical Spanish with no added cost to you.

Things Nobody Told You About the Rosary

5 min read what is the rosary? who started the rosary and when? why pray the rosary? how to pray the rosary? What is the rosary and why pray it Rosary in Latin is,”a garland of roses.” It is a devotion to honor Mary. It is also a weapon in spiritual warfare. source: Catholic CatholicsContinue reading “Things Nobody Told You About the Rosary”

Strawberry Banana Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients 1/3 cup strawberry 1 banana 1 cup spinach 1 tbsp almond butter 1 tbsp flax seeds 1/2 cup almond milk 1 scoop pea protein powder Directions Blend until smooth

3 genius ways to increase your studying motivation

5 min read If you are getting bored in online college classes here are 3 ways to make studying more interesting and enjoyable! 1. Study in Different Environments When you get bored studying at your desk try different places to study. Find inspiration in nature. Hop in your car and drive to a place withContinue reading “3 genius ways to increase your studying motivation”

Blueberry Banana Almond Smoothie

5 Ingredients 1/2 cup almond milk sweetened 1 tablespoon almond butter ⅓ cup blueberries 1 scoop pea protein powder 1/2 banana Directions Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

Writing Emails in College

5 min read How to write a email to your professor in an online class? Being respectful, kind, and compassionate towards your professor when in an online environment is essential to your success in the class. (Talk about online etiquette!) Even when they do not treat you with the same respect, doing so demonstrates maturityContinue reading “Writing Emails in College”

Motivation Monday: Mastering your Daily Agenda

How can you stay motivated during online school? Having a daily routine can increase your productivity and decrease your stress. A plan for the day helps you visualize your goals and fun things you want to do.

Mama’s Veggie Garden Pizza

A veggie lover’s delight pizza with mushrooms, a rich soy cheese, and tomatoes. Bake it with your favorite pizza bread of choice. Ingredients 4 oz soy cheese or almond cheese alternative 1 pizza bread 8 oz tomato sauce 1 tomato, seeds removed 2 cups spinach 1 cup mushrooms halved 1/2 cup diced yellow bell peppersContinue reading “Mama’s Veggie Garden Pizza”

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup almond milk sweetened 1 small avocado ⅓ cup blueberries 1 scoop pea protein powder 1 banana 1 cup kale 1 tablespoon golden flax seeds Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth

Blueberry Spinach Smoothie

Ingredients 1/2 cup almond milk sweetened 1 tablespoon almond butter ⅓ cup blueberries 1 scoop pea protein powder 1 banana 1 cup spinach 1/4 teaspoon cinammon 1 tablespoon golden flax seeds Blend until smooth.

Healthy French Toast

Serves 4 6 Ingredients 1 egg (diabetic option: egg whites only) 1/4 cup almond milk sweetened (or unsweetened) 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 4 slices whole wheat bread (or multigrain bread)* 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons olive oil 1. Heat skillet to medium high heat and coat with olive oil. Whisk egg and cinnamon inContinue reading “Healthy French Toast”

Tuna Burger

6 Ingredients 1 can tuna in olive oil (12oz with oil, 9oz tuna)* 2 eggs (option: egg white) 1/2 cup almond flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil (to coat pan) Makes 8 patties Directions 1. Heat skillet on medium heat. Coat pan with olive oil. In a large bowl, mixContinue reading “Tuna Burger”

Strawberry Protein Smoothie

Prep Time 5 mins Course Breakfast, smoothie Servings 1 Equipment Blender Ingredients   1 cup almond milk 1 banana 1/3 cup strawberries or 2 large strawberries 1 tbsp almond butter 1 scoop pea protein powder Instructions  Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth. I hope you liked my post onContinue reading “Strawberry Protein Smoothie”

Avocado Toast

6 Ingredients 2 slices of multigrain bread (or whole wheat) 1 avocado 🥑 1 tablespoon of lemon juice salt to taste pepper to taste red pepper flakes to taste Directions 1. Toast bread. Meanwhile, slice avocado and spoon into a bowl. 2. Use a lemon squeezer to extract lemon juice. 3. Barely mash avocado andContinue reading “Avocado Toast”

3 Ingredient Banana Blueberry Smoothie

3 Ingredients 1 overripe banana ½ cup almond milk sweetened (or unsweetened) ⅓  cup of blueberries Put all ingredients in blender for healthy blueberry smoothie with banana

Easiest Strawberry Smoothie Using Only 3 Ingredients

Create this strawberry smoothie because it only has three ingredients! Try this recipe if you have limited smoothie ingredients at home. Use almond milk, banana, and strawberries. Ingredients for Easiest Strawberry Smoothie 1 cup almond milk – one alternative is oat milk 1/3 cup strawberries – or two large strawberries 1 banana – preferably overripeContinue reading “Easiest Strawberry Smoothie Using Only 3 Ingredients”

You Will Never Believe the Biggest Factor to Bruce Lee’s Success

What is one of the biggest contributors to Bruce Lee’s success? Only a handful of people know how he was able to create a lasting legacy and a new philosophy of Martial Arts. HInt: Did you know Bruce had about 2,500 books?

The Most Outstanding Students’ Secret Weapon? Books.

What is one of the biggest contributors to a college student’s success? reading. how does reading impact a student’s mental health and well-being? How can literature sharpen an individual’s mind and gear them towards success?

Genius Note-taking Strategies You Need Right Now

5 genius tips to learn how to organize your notes efficiently, increase active recall of information, Have fun doing it! (with colors ofc)

How Bibliotherapy Can Skyrocket Your Mental Health

A guide to exploring bibliotherapy and how it can help people seeking therapy.

How to Level Up Your Planner Game

how to effectively maximize your planner to reach your academic and personal goals. how to use your planner for college? for practical tips on how to use a planner for school.

College Organization Tips You Can’t Learn From Books

Learn how to organize your study binder efficiently. Practical tips on designing your binder.

Beautiful Reasons To Fall In Love With Flowers

Learn the 3 best ways to preserve your memories through flowers: dry hanging, book hanging, flower bottles. You can use your flowers as gifts, decor, or to put in your bullet journal.

How Journaling Can Save Your Mental Health

3 practical tips on journaling. Learn how to manage stress and anxiety through journaling. Health benefits of journaling. What is journaling? What are practical tips on journaling?

3 Quick Secrets on Starting Your Journal

Journaling tips for creative students. Learn 3 tips on successfully making a journal with intentionality, purpose, and style. Tips for starting an art journal, health & fitness journal, productivity journal and planner, and personal writing.

3 Teas’ Secrets You Never Knew

Health Secrets from the 3 Most Popular Teas. Learn about black tea, green, and matcha. Health benefits of tea drinking while reading, working, studying, and relaxing. Health Secrets from the 3 Most Popular Teas. Learn about black tea, green, and matcha. Health benefits of tea drinking while reading, working, studying, and relaxing.

5 Essential Drawing Tools for Beginner Artists

Drawing tools for beginner artists that are affordable and inexpensive. Tips and advice on good quality products to purchase if you are just starting out.