Story of Healing: My Son Had Severe Eczema l

It was a day full of mixed emotions, two days after my pregnancy due date. The only option given to me was to have an emergency c-section after several hours of grueling labor. My vital signs looked fine but my son’s was showing some distress on the monitor. I wanted so bad to give birth naturally […]

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Baked Vegetarian Egg Rolls

I love, love, love crispy fried egg rolls. Who doesn’t? Right, the health conscious folks. I am one of them, well, except I love that crunch when I bite into a FRIED eggroll. What to do? We want a healthier version of crispy eggrolls, right? Crispy but not greasy. So here’s my take on fresh crispy egg rolls, baked to […]

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Oatmeal Champorado

What a blessed day it is to wake up feeling all refreshed and ready to face the day. One of the important things of my day is to eat breakfast with my babies. I’m going to introduce my go-to breakfast — oatmeal. It’s quick, easy, and convenient. I usually prepare it with cranberries, the way my son likes it. Another way is to add chocolate […]

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8 Things I Love About South Korea and More!

South Korea is close to my heart. I spent a great deal of my young happy years exploring the country of South Korea, from the southernmost seaport city of Busan to the heart of Seoul, Korea’s bustling capital city. The mountains, the oceans, the winter, the high rise apartments, the heated floors, the way of life — […]

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13 States 13 Days On the Road

How did you do that with two little ones? A friend of mine asked when I informed her that we were on a 13 days-13 states-family-road-trip back in March. I know it’s already summer but it’s also vacation time for a lot of families. And so, I am sharing this little adventure that we did just in […]

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Sauteed Mung Bean Stew (Monggo Guisado)

Church potlucks are always fun. In fact, my daughter always asks if we could stay for lunch after church. Usually it depends on whether I am able to prepare a dish or not. I brought some Mung Bean stew for church last Sabbath and was pleasantly surprised that a few ladies asked me for the recipe. Since I didn’t […]

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21 Days Detox Challenge

Are you one of those being taught by your parents not to waste food? Raise your foot. Yup. I was raised by my parents not to waste food just like everyone else. So even if all of the calories from the yummy whip cream icing on my daughter’s birthday cake went to my waist, I did not mind. […]

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Miso Tofu Seaweed Soup

Aside from seeing beautiful places, one of my favorite things about traveling is the food. Japan has impressed me so much—from its healthy food to its natural beauty and its people. The same thing with Korea. The recipe that I am sharing here today is a ‘fusion’ of my favorite Japanese and Korean soups. Super nutritious you will forget […]

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No Greater Love by Rachel Lampa

My Reflections: I like to sing. Even if I won’t admit it, I also like to share my favorite songs. Life is dull without music. Years ago, I created a Youtube channel and published some of my amateur singing, recording and video editing which I thought at that time to be really cool. Haha. Because of this secret passion of […]

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Inspired to Run: The 500 Mile Challenge

What could be more fun than doing a running challenge? I don’t know what I was thinking but I am on a 500 mile challenge this year. Running is for athletic people and children, I used to think. My little brother and I would do races during family events when we were younger. Growing up in the […]

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