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Perfect as a snack or a healthy meal. You can't go wrong with hummus!

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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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Many are drawn to McDonald’s simply for one order: McNuggets. These crispy and crunchy nuggets are anyone’s go-to fast food, and this is not just among children. It’s easy to eat, it’s delicious, and it goes so well with fries. Filipinos especially are fans of nuggets. There are many pre-made or frozen chicken nuggets available…

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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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Ridge gourd, Sponge gourd, Snake gourd, Chinese Okra, Loofa/Luffa: do any of these names bring to mind a certain ingredient that’s also found in the song, “Bahay Kubo”? They should, because they all refer to a special vegetable fruit called PATOLA! Patola is a member of the squash or gourd family and is technically a fruit, but…

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Jollibee is famous for a lot of things, but the main reason would have to be its fried chicken. This chicken was so popular and loved by the Filipino people that it even prompted fast food giant McDonald’s to also serve fried chicken in their Philippine branches. What makes Jollibee’s Chicken Joy so good? I…

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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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