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Potatoes USA Cooking Workshop + My Shrimp and Bacon Balls Recipe using U.S. Dehydrated Potato Flakes

Potatoes play a big part in the diet of Pinoys. We use them in a lot of our ulam (viands), we enjoy them for snacks like chips and fries, and they are often our preferred side dish like mashed potato.

They are so versatile, and may I add, very nutritious, too!They are packed with vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, potassium, complex carbohydrates, fiber and calcium among others. My daughter who is now in grade school benefits from all the nutritious goodness in potatoes.They are a constant in my pantry because they are very affordable. A win-win!

So, I said yes right away when I was invited to the Potatoes USA Cooking Workshop. It was held last October 25 at the Magsaysay Institute of Culinary Arts in Mandaluyong City.




The event was a collaboration between Potatoes USA and Momma ‘n Manila blog with guest celebrity mom-chef Rosebud Benitez-Velasco. She shared three potato recipesthat are so easy to prepare! These are U.S. Potato Crusted Salmon with Truffle Potato Sauce …

Why Potatoes Are Good for Pregnant Moms

Nutrition is very important for everyone, especially for soon-to-be moms. When I was pregnant, I was very conscious of my baby’s health and safety in my tummy. And I’m sure us parents agree that dietary and lifestyle choices have a great impact on the health of babies.



During pregnancy, you are not the only one who is eating, the baby in your tummy also eats with you. You need to consume enough vitamins and minerals to meet your daily dietary needs. And it goes without saying that you need to munch on healthy and nutritious food, not just anything you feel like eating.


When I was pregnant, I refrained from eating rice and replaced it with fruits and vegetables, eating hard boiled eggs and boiled potatoes really helped me out, too. Yes, potatoes!
My doctor told me that potatoes are rich in potassium. Would you believe it has more potassium than a banana?  Also, a medium size potato (5.2 oz) with skin on only has 110 calories. Combine that with some eggs and fruits and you got yourself…

PediaSure Abbott Introduces PediaSure® Plus #OhMyGrowth (OMG) Park to Provide Educational Experience on Children’s Growth and Development

The PediaSure Plus #OhMyGrowth Park roadshow launches, running from November to December, starting with Festival Mall, Alabang


As a parent, I always want to give the best for my children. Giving them the best love and proper guidance that will ensure their growth and development. As a mom I  always want to know if my  children are getting the right nutrients that their body needs to stay healthy and active.

My daughter Chelsea was a picky eater maybe that's the reason why is was underweight. For 6 years old kid like her the ideal weight should be 19.9kls but she only weighs 17kls 3 months ago. Her pediatrician recommend to give her PediaSure Plus. Though i'm not really good with some medical terms, I really want to know more about my child nutrition needs.

 It was nice that I was one of the mommies invited to attend that launch of Abbott PediaSure #OhMyGrowth ( OMG ) Park  last Nov 17, 2018 held at Festival Mall Alabang.



The #OhMyGrowth ( OMG) Park is a fun and interactive pl…

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful with Crystal White

There are more things your skin needs aside from what you think. Most of us think that when your skin is white then there is no need to take care of it.

Eating fruits that are good for your skin is great but it is not always available for you to consume, that is one of the reasons why skin supplements are readily available.

With this being said, what's in it for you?

 It’s the vitamins for your skin you never knew you needed. It is the only SKIN SUPPLEMENT that has a lot of health benefits while at the same time serves as antioxidant and whitening.




It can help regulate bowel movement. (aids in constipation)Helps give you a better sleep.Helps in giving you a toned body because it can help burn fats. (resveratrol)It protects your cells from being damaged due to sun exposure. (Grapeseed).It interferes with tyrosine in releasing dark pigment in your skin. (L-cystein)It contains seven (7) (mostly organic) ingredients to help your skin achieve its full potential leaving your skin healthy…

Wyeth Nutrition Promotes Healthier Living with Promil Organic

According to surveys, the global organic food and beverage market is expected to reach USD 211.44 billion by 2020. More people are realizing the benefits of organic consumption and that they can still meet their daily dietary needs.
With this being said, It's no surprise that going organic has multiple benefits that help us lead more healthy lives. Taking the more natural approach or 'going green' has even been proven to help conserve the environment and improve the lives of farmers.
Indeed, the organic lifestyle is steadily increasing in popularity among more Filipinos. With the wide variety of organic produce, you can buy products from rice to dairy that has been produced in an organic way.


With the recent launch of an organic milk brand in the market, Filipino moms now have the option to provide their children with better nutrition that will help develop their minds and bodies.
Just recently Wyeth debuted the new Promil Organic in a fun-filled and informative launch at…

Salad Bar, Healthy Living Doesn't Need To Be Expensive

One of my 2018 goals is to have a healthier lifestyle. I've been sick for for almost 2 weeks because of my unhealthy lifestyle. So to start this New Year goals I decided to hunt for some affordable place where I can eat some healthy stuff without putting a hole in my pocket.

If you happen to drop by Glorietta 4 near the cinema, I definitely recommend for you to check this new healthy joint called Salad bar, they offer healthy salad for a affordable price.


   If you are tired of meat after the holiday season, why not go fruits and veggies, they have plenty here at Salad bar.


Tired and bored with the usual stuff you eat? craving for salad but seems to be more expensive than your regular meal and out of your budget?  fret no more because Salad bar is here to the rescue!


Salad bar offers salad for the price of P30 per 100 grams, that is way much cheaper than the regular salad that you can purchase somewhere else, it has a wide variety of fruits and greens that you can choose from, de…

The New and Improved NIDO® PROTECTUS® 3+ and The fun at the Mommy Carnival

Last weekend, Chelsea and I were invited to the Nido Protectus Mommy Carnival. The night before the event ,I was already excited looking for the dress or clothes that we can wear for the event. This is the event that I really like to attend since it will be a day of bonding with my daughter. Knowing that it is an event by Nido for Mommy and Kids ,I knew my self that I will learn a lot from it and with the event title "Mommy Carnival", for sure, there will be a lot of surprises and games to enjoy.


Chelsea was not in the mood when we arrived at the Mommy Carnival but after she saw what is in store for her like games, sweet treats, very lovely and friendly staff of Nido her mood suddenly changed. She also met new friends like Ysa, Raylee and Ching-Ching 




I made a pledge and Chelsea made a hand print at the Nido Protectus 3+ Pledge Board


At the event  NIDO® 3+ introduced the New and Improved NIDO PROTECTUS® 3+,packed with higher levels of essential nutrients made especially for…