The 20-Minute Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Mountain climbers

Let’s face it, friends… sometimes you just don’t have 45 minutes to work out.  Not when there’s groceries to be bought, kids to be dropped off or picked up from school, and those last 18 episodes of Downton Abbey or Lost to watch… I get it and I’m not judging. Nope, I’m here to provide solutions.

And my gift to you is this 20-minute workout you can do anywhere.  It’s a high-intensity metabolic workout that will …

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Raw onion walnut bread with veggies & cashew cheese

What I Ate at The Farm

You wouldn’t think a 95% vegan would come away from a 24-hour stay at The Farm feeling so refreshed, rejuvenated, and revitalised as I did… but I did!! The Farm at San Benito is a spa resort about an hour and a half south of Manila, and their mantra is “Nurture Yourself from Within.”  They…

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What I Ate Wednesday

Hello friends, we’re back in the groove… of school, bootcamp, life!!  It feels good. Waking up at 4:30 doesn’t feel too good, though, but that’s what it takes for me to get myself together and have coffee & quiet time before getting the kids up at 5.  It’s early!  But I try not to complain,…

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Looks a bit like steak, hey??

How to Make Seitan

I’ll be honest, I wait as long as possible before going to the grocery store after I arrive back home to Manila.  It’s just not a pleasure like it is in the U.S.  You ex-pats know what I’m talking about… Luckily for me, I normally keep enough food in my pantry to sustain us through…

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