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Divina

Pasay City, Philippines
I started this blog so I can do something for myself after taking care of my father for almost 4 years until he died. With many year of being inactive in the food industry, creating this blog is my way to promote myself and to reach more to other people. With my training in culinary arts and... Full Bio
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28 Day Real Food Challange: Day 11 - Bake Some Sourdough by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My sourdough starter is not yet ready until Sunday evening. I'm not a baker but there was a time that I do love to bake bread and that was in school. But I also baked some ... Read on »
Just Reached my 100th Post by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Actually, this is my 104th post. I was looking at my posts about a month a go and keep looking at the figures before it reached 100th. My brother-in-law keeps on telling m ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challange: Day 10 - Fats You Shouldn't Cook by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking To continue on the series of fats, day 10 is about fats you shouldn't use for cooking. And these are polyunsaturated fatty acids which are highly fragile when expose to hea ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challange: Day 9 - Fight Against GMOs by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Before continuing on the series of wholesome fats, there are some pressing issues about the deregulation of genetically engineered alfalfa. If you are concerned about GM ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Week 1 Evaluation by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Joining this challenge has been wonderful. I’ve been telling myself to improve the way I eat and to incorporate nourishing practices for quite a long time now. But all I di ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 8 - Fats for High Heat by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Any fat lovers out there? You don't need to be afraid of fats, even the fats that your doctors asked you not to consume. I definitely cannot cook without butter and I'm lov ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 6 - Miling Sprouted Flour by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My sourdough is moving on to day 3. Since I haven't done a sourdough for a such a long time, I'm not sure if I'm doing the right thing. It does smell sour but hoping that i ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 5 - Sprouting Grains by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking To catch up on my Real Food Challenge, my sourdough has been fed this morning and my grains are sprouting. Here's a write up from Jenny at Nourished Kitchen about day fi ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challenge: Gluten-Free Korean Pancakes by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A few years ago, I became a fan of watching Korean TV shows which happened to be very popular in the Philippines after the invasion of Taiwanese drama shows ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 4 - Start Your Sourdough by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Have you made a sourdough starter? I can't recall if I did but I just started mine last night and will continue to feed this starter for the next 7 days. I'm 3 days behind ... Read on »
Ten in 10 Challenge: Week Six by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I am feeling much better this past few days compared to last week. So far, I didn’t experience that much bloating and heaviness despite eating some bread. I actuall ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 3 - Soak Your Grains by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’ve been soaking grains for almost two years now but the problem is I do forget to do them. My brother started eating brown rice regularly since the start of the year and ... Read on »
Mealtess Day Challange: Quinoa and Black Bean Salad by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I want to take a break from eating brown rice and today I would like to reward myself with quinoa. But since our water pipe has been damaged and would need a few ho ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 2 by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday, I took the time to remove processed and refined foods from the kitchen. You'll actually feel great throwing out the things that has been in your cupboard for yea ... Read on »
28 Day Real Food Challenge: Day 1 by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last month, I signed up for Real Food Challenge hosted by Jenny of the Nourished Kitchen. Why another challenge? I realized that I've allowed myself to become idle this pas ... Read on »
Ten in 10 Challenge: Week Five by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s week 5 already? How are you doing with the challenge? I hope you’re doing great. But I have a confession to make. I had about half a mug of coffee the other ... Read on »
My Green Mango Smoothie by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I could say that the sweetest and most luscious-tasting apple mango in the whole world right now is located in this place. Chip and Dale (the squirrels) can testify to ... Read on »
Meatless Day Challenge: Savory Breakfast Brown Rice Bowl by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What do you eat for breakfast? I’m actually curious what people eat at the start of the day. My breakfast choices have improved compared many years ago. I ... Read on »
Grilled Prawns with Ginger Mango Salsa by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I think I'm passed through the "shocked" stage of losing my files and photos. I was surprised I didn’t panic but I could feel that my jaw dropped after learning about i ... Read on »
Start Fresh by Divina Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Last week, I thought I lost all my files and photos from my flash drive (supposed to be my back up) but my brother-in-law was able to recover some of it last Friday. But ... Read on »