Filipino Mung Bean Soup (Munggo)

When I first introduced this dish to my husband, he had never even heard of a mung bean before – so chances are, you may be wondering what it is too! I grew up eating this soup regularly so I learned what a mung bean was pretty early in life, but I feel like this bean…

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Slow-Cooked Ground Beef & Black Bean Chili

The temperature is dropping (slowly, but surely) and pretty soon it’ll be nothing but soups being made in our kitchen. Soups are not only an easy way to warm up during the cold months, but it’s a great way to have ‘ready-to-eat’ meals for the a few days. I always say the longer the soup sits…

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Helpful Hints: Pre-making Brown Rice & Quinoa in a Rice Cooker

I used to hate making quinoa. It isn’t that hard, but it was just one of the things I made weekly that was annoying due to the sole fact that I had to watch it super closely, otherwise it would burn and taste horrible. But I finally found a great, stress-free way to make it…

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Slow-Cooked Filipino Chicken Adobo

The hardest part about adjusting my diet several years ago was fighting my random Filipino food cravings. My mother cooked Filipino food so often when we were kids, that it was a normal part of my everyday diet (yes, that means white rice – everyday!) and not until I learned how to cook the food…

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