Healthier Brownies (Gluten-Free, Low-carb, Keto-Friendly)

This post is sponsored by Wholesome sweeteners. The opinions and text are all my own. 

These decadent, chewy, guilt-free brownies are calling your name. Every bite of these fudgy brownies will leave you wanting more, and you don’t have to worry because they are gluten-free and keto-friendly (3g net carbs)! They are so scrumptious and will please a crowd in minutes.

One thing that makes these healthy chocolate brownies stand out is that they are made with Wholesome Allulose sweetener! If you haven’t heard of allulose yet, this is a perfect time to tell you all about it. It’s a new zero-calorie sweetener that tastes terrific and bakes just like regular sugar.

You can substitute Wholesome Allulose in your favorite baked goods or use it in your morning coffee, and it mixes in perfectly. It comes in both granulated and liquid form so you can use it however you like. Additionally, you don’t have to worry about any aftertaste or chemical flavors like some other sugar alternatives.  

So, if you are looking for a Non-GMO Certified, keto certified, gluten-free, vegan, and kosher sweetener that actually tastes good, you have finally found it. Try it for yourself, and you will be glad you did. It goes well in so many recipes; it’s quickly becoming a staple in my house!

TO MAKE HEALTHIER BROWNIES YOU WILL NEED

  • Granulated Allulose: This sweetener is just what you need to make the best healthy brownies ever!
  • Dark chocolate: Use your favorite 100% dark chocolate to make the brownies extra decadent and rich.
  • Coconut oil: Coconut oil is a healthier alternative to butter and as a plus, it makes super flavorful and gooey brownies.
  • Eggs: The eggs help bind the brownies together and give them the right fudgy texture.
  • Almond flour: Almond flour is a great alternative to traditional all-purpose flour because it’s naturally gluten-free, low-carb and works great in brownies. 
  • Cocoa powder: If you have a craving for that deep dark chocolate flavor, you will love adding cocoa powder to the mix.
  • Vanilla: Use good quality vanilla sugar-free vanilla extract to take these brownies to the next level.
  • Salt: You don’t need much salt, just a pinch will do and give it just the right amount of flavor.
  • Optional Add-in: Walnuts can add healthy fats, fiber and a delicious crunch to this recipe. 

HOW TO MAKE THE BEST GUILT FREE BROWNIES

These brownies take just a couple minutes of prep time and the rest is baking. So easy! Start by lining a baking dish and preheating the oven.

Mix together the coconut oil and chocolate and melt in the microwave. After it cools for a couple of minutes add in the eggs, sweetener, and vanilla.

Add in the almond flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Then toss in the dark chocolate chunks and your favorite add-ins and bake until the center is done.

HOW DO YOU STORE CHOCOLATE BROWNIES?

Store the low carb chocolate brownies in the refrigerator for 5 days or at room temperature for 3 days. No matter where you keep them, make sure to keep them airtight and away from direct heat like the dishwasher, stove or sunlight.

CAN I FREEZE BROWNIES?

Yes, you can freeze this healthy brownie recipe. Let the brownies cool all the way after baking. Then place them in a freezer-safe container and they will last 2-3 months. To keep the brownies from sticking to each other, you can wrap each one in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Then place them in a freezer bag or container and grab what you need. Thaw on the counter or in the fridge before eating.

CAN I MAKE THESE BROWNIES FOR A CROWD?

Yes, of course! Simply double the recipe or make multiple batches until you get as many as you need. People who eat gluten-free or low carb will be so thankful to have a delicious dessert option available for them.

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Healthier Brownies (Gluten-Free, Low-carb, Keto-Friendly)

These decadent, chewy, guilt-free brownies are calling your name. Every bite of these fudgy brownies will leave you wanting more, and you don’t have to worry because they are gluten-free and keto-friendly (3g net carbs)!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword brownies,, gluten free, keto, lowcarb
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 160kcal

Equipment

  • Wholesome Allulose
  • 8×8 inch pan
  • Cocoa Powder
  • 60% Bittersweet Chocolate

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Wholesome allulose (granulated)
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate (use sugar-free or 100% dark for keto)
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (or chocolate chunks, or walnuts or other favorite add-ins)

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and line an 8×8 inch with foil or parchment paper; set aside.
  • In a large glass bowl, microwave coconut oil, and chocolate until melted; cool for 1-2 minutes then whisk in sweetener, eggs, and vanilla until fully combined.
  • Stir in the almond flour, cocoa powder and a pinch of salt until just combined. Stir in dark chocolate chips, walnuts or desired add-in (optional).
  • Transfer batter into the prepared baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the brownies comes out with moist crumbs.
  • Cool for 10-15 minutes then slice into 16 squares, store in an airtight container for up to 3 days at room temperature or 5 days in the refrigerator.

Notes

3 net carbs per brownie is callcted by subtracting the fiber and 1/2 the sugar alcohols from the allulose. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1brownie (1/16th) | Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg

Moist Gluten-Free Banana Muffins

These moist gluten-free banana muffins are delicious, fluffy, and perfectly sweet and best of all, HEALTHY! If you’ve been on the hunt for a breakfast or snack option for a grab and go kind of day, these are it. The best part is that the banana muffins are easily customizable and gluten-free!

Breakfast can be tough if you don’t always wake up super early to cook. I’ve been there too, and that’s why I love making this scrumptious gluten-free banana muffin recipe. You can bake them ahead of time, so on those crazy busy mornings when you don’t have time to cook, you can munch on them instead.

Another option is serving banana muffins if you are planning on hosting a baby shower, bridal shower, Mother’s Day brunch, or any other event. You can make up multiple batches and even adjust the add-ins to give them different flavors. The only problem is that everyone will gobble up every last crumb!

TO MAKE MOIST GLUTEN-FREE BANANA MUFFINS YOU WILL NEED:

  • Bananas: You need the bananas to be extremely ripe to get the best flavor and most sweetness from them. Plus, the reason they are super moist is due to the bananas too.
  • Eggs: All you need is a couple of eggs, and they will bind all the ingredients together just right.
  • Butter: When possible, use unsalted butter that has been softened. If you can, set it out for a couple of hours before you start baking. You can also use coconut or olive oil if you would rather.
  • Brown sugar: These gluten-free muffins have the right amount of sweetness with adding brown sugar. You can easily swap the brown sugar for white sugar or coconut sugar if you’d rather.
  • Milk: Any kind of milk that you have would work fine, or if you want Greek yogurt and sour cream would also be a fantastic fit.
  • Vanilla extract: I rarely bake anything without the help of some delicious vanilla extract. It adds enough flavor to take it to the next level.
  • Gluten-free flour: Use your favorite gluten-free flour mix. Or if you don’t want these to be gluten-free, that’s no problem! Just use regular all-purpose flour instead.
  • Baking powder and soda: The combination will give the muffins a great rise and keep them fluffy and amazing.
  • Salt: Just a little bit of salt, and that’s all you need.
  • Chocolate chips: Chocolate and bananas go so incredible together. You can also add in any other flavors you like too.

HOW TO MAKE GLUTEN-FREE BANANA MUFFINS

You are just 4 steps away from making your own batch of these delectable homemade banana muffins. Let’s get started!

Prepare a muffin tin with liners or use a silicone muffin pan instead. Mix together the mashed bananas, sugar, eggs, butter, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl. Use a whisk to combine well.

Next, add in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, chocolate chips, and any other ingredients you are adding in.

Evenly divide the muffin batter into 12

muffin cups and bake until they are golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.

HOW DO YOU MAKE UNIFORM SIZED MUFFINS?

An easy way to make sure the muffins are the same size is to use a measuring cup or a cookie scoop. Just put the same amount in each tin, and they will be gorgeous!

HOW TO STORE AND REHEAT MUFFINS

These muffins are great for making ahead of time and freeze well too! They make a delicious grab and go breakfast or snack and will last up to 4 days at room temperature and up to 2 months in the freezer!

  • To Store. Allow the muffins cool completely, then place them in a storage container or freezer-safe zipper bag (these re-usable freezer bags work great!). Be sure to Line the bottom of the container or bag with paper towels and in between layers of muffins to absorb any excess moisture. Store at room temperature for up to 4 days.
  • To Freeze. Wrap the muffins individually in plastic wrap, foil or place in a single layer in a freezer-safe zipper bag. Be sure to remove as much of the excess air as possible o to prevent freezer burn. Additionally, don’t forget to write the date on them so you never forget when you put them in the freezer! Freeze up to 2 months.
  • To Reheat. Allow them to thaw at room temperature or microwave for 30 seconds or until the muffins are warm to the touch and no longer frozen.

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The BEST Moist Gluten-Free Banana Muffins

These moist gluten-free banana muffins are delicious, fluffy, and perfectly sweet and best of all, HEALTHY! If you’ve been on the hunt for a breakfast or snack option for a grab and go kind of day, these are it. The best part is that the banana muffins are easily customizable and gluten-free!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, easy, gluten free, muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 209kcal

Equipment

  • Silicone Muffin Pan
  • Mixing Bowls

Ingredients

  • 3-4 very ripe bananas (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup softened butter (can substitute coconut or olive oil)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (can use white or coconut sugar)
  • 2 tablespoons milk (can substitute Greek yogurt or sour cream)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups gluten-free flour (can substitute ap flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 – 1 cup chocolate chips (or favorite add-in)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease or line 12 standard size muffins cups with paper liners. A silicone muffin pan also works great.
  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas. Add the eggs, sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla extract. Whisk to combine.
  • Stir in the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and chocolate chips.
  • Divide batter into prepared muffin cups and bake 20-22 minutes or until cooked through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1muffin | Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 222mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas (30 Minute)

Healthy and flavorful Chicken, bell peppers, onions, garlic, and fajita seasoning all bake in one sheet pan in under 30 minutes. This quick sheet pan meal makes a delicious weeknight dinner with minimal mess and clean-up! 

For years I’ve been making fajitas at home and every time I’ve always aimed for that smokey grilled flavor that authentic fajitas must-have. I didn’t expect the authentic flavor with the baked version but boy was I surprised. Turns out roasting the chicken and vegetables in the oven gives them that slightly charred edge and smokey authentic fajita favor.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE SHEET PAN FAJITAS

To make these delicious fajitas you will need:

Chicken breasts: Chicken breasts work best because they cook quickly and are healthy too. They can easily be replaced with boneless skinless chicken thighs or sliced steak if desired.

Bell pepper: Bell peppers are an essential part of chicken fajitas and are highly recommend for the full experience. For a colorful dish, we like to use a mixture of red, yellow, and green bell peppers but whatever you have on hand will work!

Onion: Onion will add so much flavor and texture to the dish and is another essential part of chicken fajitas. We highly recommend using it as any type of onion will work well.

Garlic: The garlic is optional because we are already using garlic powder but I LOVE garlic especially in Mexican dishes because it adds so much flavor.

Olive oil: Olive oil is a healthy option but it can also be replaced with any vegetable oil or even avocado oil, as desired.

Fajita seasoning: You can use store-bought fajita seasoning mix if desire but we highly suggest trying our homemade version which is so much healthier, cheaper and tastier than store-bought seasoning!

HOW TO MAKE SHEET PAN CHICKEN FAJITAS

Making sheet pan chicken fajitas is as easy as combining all the ingredients in a large bowl and baking in a sheet pan for 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the veggies are charred and tender.

HOW TO MAKE FAJITA SEASONING

For the spice mix, you can use a store-bought packet or try my homemade version which is so much better!

To make the homemade version you simply combine chili powder, paprika, cumin, ground coriander, garlic powder, salt & pepper.

To make extra simply double or triple the ratios and store in an airtight container for future recipes!

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Healthy Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas (30 Minutes!)

Healthy and flavorful Chicken, bell peppers, onions, garlic, and fajita seasoning all bake in one sheet pan in under 30 minutes. This quick sheet pan meal makes a delicious weeknight dinner with minimal mess and clean-up! 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword baked, chicken, fajita, healthy, roasted, sheet pan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 251kcal
Author Layla

Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Kitchen Knife
  • Mixing Bowls

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken breasts sliced into thin strips
  • 1 large onion sliced into thin strips
  • 1 medium each green/red/yellow bell pepper sliced into thin strips
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • Juice of 1 lime about 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp EACH paprika, Cumin
  • ½ tsp EACH ground coriander, garlic powder, salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper

For serving

  • 8 (6 inch) tortillas
  • ½ cup sour cream optional
  • ¼ bunch cilantro for garnish optional
  • avocado

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Add the chicken, onion, bell pepper, garlic, olive, lime juice, and spices to a large mixing bowl and mix well to combine. Pour into a large baking sheet and spread out evenly.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice halfway through. After 20 minutes turn on the broiler for 2-3 minutes or until the edges of the vegetables become lightly charred.
  • Remove from oven and garnish with cilantro. Serve on tortillas or rice along with avocado, sour cream or guacamole.

Notes

Nutritional info above does not include sour-cream or tortillas. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 199mg | Potassium: 653mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 514IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

MORE CHICKEN FAJITA RECIPES YOU WILL LOVE!

Skinny Grilled Chicken Fajita & Avocado Salad

Crispy Baked Chicken Fajita Quesadillas

Creamy Chicken Fajita Pasta

Baked Chicken Fajita Roll-ups

The Requirements for Doing a Fancy Steakhouse Dinner at Home

Believe it or not, I have totally invited people over for a steak dinner being unprepared and paid the price for it. Hosting a fancy steakhouse dinner requires a good amount of preparation so don’t be fooled by just the pretty idea of it. 

Scouting around for stuff last minute for that big dinner is a hassle you do not want to get yourself into. One of the prime reasons for me to write this piece is that I have been through the misery of not having all the necessities in order. 

Luckily for all the readers, you will definitely be prepared for a steakhouse dinner for a long period of time once you are done reading. With the motive of having you prepared ahead of time for a dinner you may be hosting soon or will host in the future, below is a checklist of everything you will need to host the perfect dinner. 

Purchase High-Quality Meat

Clearly one of the most important things for a steak dinner, the steak itself. Some people are good at choosing the right meat and also knowledgable about the various cuts, keeping the guests and their preferences in mind. Also, some people just don’t know enough, just like I didn’t. 

If you are someone who has a very basic knowledge of steak but is trying to throw an impressive steak dinner, you’re gonna need to do your research. 

Check out this article by LifeHacker to learn about all the various types of steaks and how to perfectly cook them. This will not only help you learn some recipes but also buy the cut that entices you the most. 

Steak Knives

You cannot have a steak dinner without high-quality steak knives. I have been to barbecues where I was handed plastic folks and that was just impossible. There are people who try to make do with table knives but it makes the guests’ life difficult. 

Steak knives are extremely useful as they are multipurpose and people don’t think of it but they can be used to cut fruit, veggies and other items with a hard surface like lime. Needless to say, cutting the perfect steak with a steak knife is way classier than any replacement. 

The good news is that high-quality steak knives are not actually expensive and also last longer than other forms of knives. 

If you are looking to purchase steak knives to give your guests a proper steak dinner experience then you can check out this guide curated by GiftWits which lists the best steak knives in the market. 

Having the Perfect Recipe

I’m sure you have a home steak recipe that has been in the family for a long time and has been passed along. Maybe you started the tradition so it is your recipe or a recipe you love that you started making. 

With that in mind though, what do you do when you have repeat guests every few months? Do you then prepare the same kind of steak and the same recipe? 

Everyone needs new recipes, you and your guests. What kind of steak you are cooking and how you are cooking sometimes also depends on the guests’ taste. For example, you won’t make anything spicy if someone cannot handle it and on the contrary, if the guests can handle spice then you might experiment. 

Weather plays somewhat of a part in what you prepare as well. Remember that your steak recipe and your side dishes walk hand-in-hand so it all has to be planned out. Knowing exactly what you are cooking days in advance helps you prepare well. 

To add a library of recipes to your kitchen, take a look at the 80+ steak dinner recipes listed by Delish

Choosing the Correct Wine Pairing

Your wine and your steak need to marry each other. Choosing the right wine for your steak is so important. 

While people believe that steaks should be paired with bold red wines, some may argue that white wines like chardonnay or even a bottle of champagne can make for a great pairing. 

Reality is that it depends on the steak, the cut, whether you are cooking it medium-rare or well-done, and also your recipe of course. 

If you are someone who collects good wines, it would be cool to actually pour yourself tastings of the wines in your collecting and try them with the steak as you are cooking. Getting a feel for it is the best way to pick. 

If you are confused about which wine to pick or which steak to cook based on a wine you already have, take a look at this guide published on WineMag that will help you with your pairings. 

Setting the Table

When I hosted my first steak dinner, I had no idea about how I should set up the dinner table. If you want to stay on theme, steak dinners have a particular etiquette that should be followed. It’s nice to roll back and be a little traditional sometimes. 

Just like we stressed the importance of having proper steak knives earlier, it is equally important to know how to set your table up appropriately. 

There is a proper style of table setting that requires correct placements. Napkins, forks, knives, spoons, other cutlery and pots and pans all have a position on the table that completely makes sense and keeps your guests or family members comfortable at all times. 

Just like cooking is an art, setting tables is similar. Every time you go to a highly rated or classy restaurant, you’ll see that everything is in its dedicated place, that’s not magic, the servers are doing a fabulous job. 

To help you set the table up for your steak dinner correctly, here is a guide prepared by eHow that you can follow to the tee. 

Apart from taking care of the basics, you can add to the table with some decor like flowers or plants, cute salt, and pepper jars. Just make sure none of these additional items come in the way of your formal arrangement of cutlery. Since you are impressing your guests with food like royalty, you might as well give them the correct table to enjoy a delicious meal. 

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The Shack – Indian Food in Baler

Chicken Samosas and Plain Lassi

At least once a week, the family craves for the taste of Indian food. If you follow thepeachkitchen on Instagram and constantly checks on my IG stories, you’ll probably catch a glimpse of Butter Chicken, Paneer Buuter Masala, or Fish Biryani at least ever other week.

READ: INDIAN BUTTER CHICKEN

We just love love love Indian food. It’s something that we constantly crave for and is included in the menu rotation here at home. So when I found out about The Shack, while I was looking for “where to eat in Baler” I got really excited.

We ate here for dinner on our last night in Baler and we were the only ones in the restaurant.

To start our early dinner we had Chicken Samosas (₱135), which came in two per serving. It has that yummy tamarind sauce on the side. peanutbutter ordered his favorite plain Lassi (₱125), a popular traditional dahi-based (yogurt) drink which is usually a blend of yoghurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit.

The Chicken Biryani  (₱300) was beautifully presented in a small palayok. The taste did not disappoint as well because it was cooked with all those wonderful spices marrying each other and exploding in your mouth in a ball of flavor. This is one of the best Chicken Biryani I’ve tried.

Ykaie, as usual, ordered Butter Chicken (₱165). She paired her Butter Chicken with plain naan.

It came in a round terracota bowl and We loved it too!!

My sister who calls herself Anney ordered the Chicken Kebab (₱220) which was served with yellow rice and grilled tomato. (Si ykaie lang ang na-mowdel)

You might be wondering kung nasaan na si Twinkle. She fell asleep sa sobrang pagod kaka-swimming the whole afternoon. We all went back to Balituk (the resort we were staying at) full, satisfied, and syempre, with a happy smile on our faces.

When in Baler, don’t ever miss eating at The Shack people! It won’t disappoint, promise!

The Shack by Old Parola Seaside Cottages is located at Sabang Beach, Baler,

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The Good Food – Baler

I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about The Good Food so it was the number one in my list of places to “try when in Baler”. So on our first night at Aliyah, that’s where we had dinner. Sadly, it was a weekday and it was November so there weren’t a lot of customers. Naturally, they didn’t serve everything on the menu as well.

We just chose from what’s available. First thing we ordered were the tacos. We had Beef Taco (₱85), Fish Taco (₱70), and Tofu Taco (₱55).

And because Twinkle loves fish and rice, we also ordered Grilled Bangus. The bangus was quite tasty. I think it was marinated in soy sauce, calamansi, and vinegar but since it was grilled, it has a smoky flavor to it.

Ykaie ordered the Potato Chips (₱60) which, I think, was homemade potato chips they fried themselves.

Sis had the the grilled Pork Liempo (₱105) which has a small serving.

There were so many items on the menu we’d like to try like the burrito, blue marlin, and their ribs. Sayang! I guess we’ll have to go on a weekend next time.

The Good Food is located at Buton St, Baler, Aurora

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The Rise of Meal Delivery Services in 2020

When food delivery started making its way to the streets in late 2012 and early 2013, we never knew that the industry could grow into a multi-million economic activity. In fact, the number of people eating from food deliveries has even surpassed the number visiting groceries. You can  order meal kits for singles, if your plus one isn’t around for a sumptuous meal kits dinner. You just place your order, and after thirty minutes or so, you have your doorbell ringing! However, we are yet to see if the culture will spread to the countryside too, as it is common in cities and large towns only. 

With food delivery services reporting a growth of over 200% customer base every year, what should we expect in 2020? The industry is already doing well, and if something comes up, it has to be new and extraordinary. For instance, here are a few projections and trends that are anticipated to scale high in 2020:

  • Grocery delivery

As we mentioned in the introduction, the number of people visiting groceries has gone low in the recent past, and most stores are now thinking about coming to the consumer. It is now prevalent to see a grocery store offering home and office deliveries for fruits and vegetables. We are expecting this trend to gear up in 2020, with many service providers extending courtesy to major grocery retailers in cities.

  • Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks

For soft drinks, it was common back then when customers could order them alongside their favorite dishes. Well, since alcohol should also be consumed conveniently, alcoholic drinks delivery is now a common thing, and the trend is set to take the lead in 2020.

  • Ghost kitchens

Just as the name suggests, ghost kitchens are temporary, and soon as the peak hours are over, you’ll neither see the kitchen nor the staff. Ghost kitchens operate like any other restaurant, only that they come directly to the customer, and they also have a dining space. You come, pick your food and take it to your office or home. Ghost kitchens are more or less the same as food delivery since they bring convenience from the city hassles right into your neighborhood. The number of ghost kitchens is also projected to increase this year as the reception is quite warm.

  • Eco-friendly delivery

There are calls from every walks of life to save the planet earth. Consequently, customers have become so conscious of this and will only order through eco-friendly service providers. For instance, more companies are now going green, and most packaging is cotton-based, which is highly biodegradable or can be easily recycled. 

  • Restaurants own-delivery

Well, unlike before, most restaurants are now offering delivery services through their own means or most preferred channels. Maybe restaurants want drivers who can be fully accountable to their services or just getting closer to the consumer.  

  • More delivery options

Every year, the number of car owners increases tremendously in every city. It seems like the economy is doing well, and disposable incomes have increased among the middle class. Due to this factor, traffic jams are inevitable. There is, therefore, a call for several delivery options. Well, in 2020, you should forget about your favorite cab driver or motorcycle guy. Most delivery companies have marshaled young teens to deliver using skateboards and shoes. Remember, a skater can take less than five minutes to transverse one corner to another of a city even during traffic. Moreover, delivery has started going beyond downloadable apps, and you can now place orders via social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. And who knows, maybe you should just expect delivery from a drone one day!

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Low Carb Chicken Curry

Running out of low carb meal ideas? This Low Carb Chicken Curry paired with cauli rice is an easy weekday meal that’s rich, flavorful, and delicious!

Can I tell you that I love Chicken Curry? If there’s one dish that has to be on the menu rotation here at home — Chicken Curry yon. It’s creamy, super flavorful, at ang sarap, especially kung may sawsawang patis na may sili. If you’re on a low carb diet, you don’t have to avoid serving Chicken Curry at home. You just need to remove the starchy vegetables ,which is the potatoes and carrots, and just keep the bell peppers.

And of course, instead of rice, you can serve Cauliflower Rice.

READ: Cauliflower Rice Recipe

It’s very easy to prepare. I’m sharing with you the video below so you can just see for yourself…

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:



Ang dali lang, diba?

Are you on a low carb diet as well? What do you think about this dish?

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Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 800g chicken pieces
  • 1½ cup coconut milk (2nd piga)
  • 2 cups coconut cream (kakang gata)
  • 2 tbsp yellow curry powder
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • fish sauce (patis) to taste

Directions
  1. Heat oil in a pan/pot.
  2. Sauté garlic and onion until onion is translucent. Add chicken and fry it for about a minute or two.
  3. Pour in thin coconut milk (2nd piga)and bring to a boil.
  4. Simmer for 2-3 minutes and then pour in coconut cream (kakang gata).
  5. Add curry powder and mix well until curry powder is dissolved. You may add more if you prefer a stronger curry flavor.
  6. Cover and simmer until chicken is tender ( about 20-30 minutes) and sauce has thickened into a gravy.
  7. Season with fish sauce to taste.
  8. Add bell pepper, simmer for 30 seconds and then turn off heat.
  9. Serve with Cauli Rice and sawsawang patis na may sili.

Notes
The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 1 cup

Servings per container 10

Amount per serving
Calories 379

Calories from Fat 252

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 44%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 26g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Love, Foodpanda Promo: 50% OFF + FREE delivery

Whether you’re raising your glass to romance or celebrating your independence, let love come in the form of special food delivery from the best on-demand food service, foodpanda.

February is the best excuse to order all the food that you love and enjoy the special perks without stepping out of your comfort zone. Not only foodpanda’s operation in Manila, Baguio, Pampanga, Naga, Tagaytay, Cavite, and San Pedro, Laguna are in full swing, it’s also fully operational in provincial key cities like Cebu, Iloilo, Bacolod, Dumaguete, and Tacloban. Areas from down south like General Santos, Davao, Cagayan and de Oro are also now experiencing the convenience of ordering their favorite food at a tap of their fingers! From fancy restaurants, your favorite fast food, to the best new bites in the city,  the 50% off + free delivery perk exclusive offer this love month is everything you need to make the celebration complete! Here are some of the top-rated options to get you feeling comfy and cozy.

If you’re looking at impressing someone, remember what they say about the way to someone’s heart. Instead of just the usual chocolates and roses, up the ante and order her favorite cake at Tous Les Jours. Their bread and cookies are irresistible food gifts too, a simple indulgence that you can order for your sweet-toothed family & friends.

BonChon is another option if Korean crispy chicken is what you and your beau crave, especially they’ve got regular, spicy, and anything in between. Make Valentine’s day extra romantic and share off something the same big plate. Subway’s sandwiches are full of flavor, offers an assortment of choices, and easy to portion for two! From all things meaty, briny seafood, to guiltless veggies, there’s always something here that will fill you and feel good about eating with your someone special.

Fortified with fresh and all-natural flavors,  wash  everything down with Yi Fang’s fruit juices and premium teas, which are sweetened with the goodness of fruits and compotes.

Nothing says I love you like simple yet thoughtful meals, that’s why something from McDonalds and Rica’s Bacsilog always hit the spot. From breakfast to dinner, burgers and fries are a classic combo while cheese and all things with eggs are feel-good food that can be enjoyed at any time of the day.

This February, leave the work to foodpanda and skip the long queue, as it delivers fast, fresh, and with love, of course. From the perfect date at home, office gathering or inviting family and friends  at your place, foodpanda is a quick and easy fix that can always deliver straight to the customers’ doors.

Order at foodpanda now!

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Madison’s Cafe Baler

Our vacation in Baler was because of Ykaie’s 12th birthday. (Yes, sorry na, ang tagal bago ma-update.. LELs). That’s why on the day of her birthday, we looked for café because we wanted her to have a cake and blow a candle. Luckily, we found Madison’s Cafe, and it is one of the popular cafe in the area.

We didn’t a buy her a whole cake, though, we settled for slices of different cakes and a small candle to blow while we sang ” Happy Birthday”.

We had a slice of Red Velvet Cake, Ube Cake, and Carrot Cake paired with hot cups of brewed coffee for me and peanutbutter. I forgot how much it was but it was around ₱100-₱120.

The birthday girl had a Mango Milk Shake and a Grilled Cheese Sandwich…

While sis opted for salad and a sandwich.

Madison’s Cafe is located at 97 Quezon St, Poblacion, Baler, 3200 Aurora.

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