D.I.Y. POKE: My Favorite POKE Bowls

As I am constantly on the lookout for healthy spots to check out, I’m so glad that Poke Bowls are finally a thing in Manila! Poke is a famous Hawaiian dish that has been a staple in their homes for centuries now. Poke means “to cut” which explains the cubed raw fish found in this dish. I was so ecstatic when I found out that D.I.Y. POKE was opening right outside my village! They are the first in the Philippines to solely focus on Poke Bowls and what makes it extra special is the fact that you can choose to even customize your own dish! Other restaurants in the Philippines have tried to join in the Poke Trend but have failed to execute it as well as D.I.Y. Poke. A traditional Poke Bowl consists of raw fish ( ahi tuna or yellow fin tuna ), seaweed ( hijiki or wakame ), white rice, sesame oil, onions, sesame seeds and soy sauce.  In D.I.Y. Poke, You have the option to choose from 5 Signature Bowls: HEALTH BOWL The Health Bowl is one of my favorites! It comes with a GENEROUS amount of Salmon and Tuna Chunks, brown rice, seaweed,corn, ginger and shoyu...

Cheat Meal of the Week: Morganfield’s Mall of Asia

  I decided to dedicate a section of my  blog to Cheat Meals. As I have mentioned before, cheat meals can actually be beneficial for you. When you eat healthy and when you eat the same thing everyday, your body gets so used to it. Cheat meals can be used as motivation as well. It can also boost your metabolism. But take note, cheat MEAL not a cheat day. I also have to note that you must have “SMART” cheat meals. It still has to be in moderation. What could be better than to have the biggest and juiciest pork ribs in town as my cheat meal for the week?  I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the opening of Morganfield’s in Mall Of Asia! I’m not much of a meat or pork eater in general, but my tastebuds were in awe with how juicy their ribs taste! We started with  the Crab and Spinach Dip priced at Php 345.The dip consisted of crab meat, spinach and parmesan perfectly infused together. I loved it! ( I love anything with cheese ) Morganfield’s is known for their “Sticky Bones”, which is made of prime pork rib that is slowly baked and...

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