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Healthy Filipino Champorado Recipe

One of my childhood favorites was Filipino champorado. Champorado is a Filipino sweet chocolate rice porridge which can be served either hot or cold! It’s sometimes served with tuyo, which is dried fish, but I prefer to keep mine sweet and go without it because tuyo is very salty. My mom used to make it for me all the time. I ate it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack…literally anytime and anywhere. It’s traditionally served as a snack or a dessert in some cases but has that distinction ever stopped me from doing what I want? Nope! I decided to recreate my childhood favorite champorado for breakfast using healthier alternatives and ingredients. Below is my healthy Filipino champorado recipe, and make sure you check the end of this post for the video!

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Life

Why I Dropped Out of College and Why It’s Okay to Fail

  So last night I went to dinner with my manager to celebrate some…recent successes and wins. And I remember being so incredibly happy. Just feeling overwhelming happiness. Because last year, I was not in a good place. Right…

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Exploring Long Beach With Byrdie/Sephora

In case you missed the memo, I took over Byrdie Beauty‘s Snapchat account on Saturday and shared two of my favorite summer skincare essentials with SPF. Since it was such a beautiful day outside (as Long Beach usually is),…

Style

How to Style Denim Skirts

One of the worst fashion-related scenarios that I can think of, is buying a wardrobe piece but then not knowing how to style it. All that follows afterward is regret, buyer’s remorse, and low self-esteem because you can’t figure…

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MY ‘NO MAKEUP’ MAKEUP LOOK (NO FOUNDATION!)

Today, I’m going to show you how I do achieve my ‘no makeup’ makeup look that I’ve been doing for my everyday makeup routine these past few weeks. It’s glowy without looking oily (I have oily/combo skin!) and it’s…

Food & Culture Health

HEALTHY & VEGAN MEAL RECIPES

If you haven’t seen my latest What I Eat in a Day video, then go watch it right now immediately. What are you waiting for?! I made some really delicious health & vegan meals and the full recipes are…

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My March Favorites!

March went by like a bullet train. It was here, then it was gone. I had lots of awesome auditions & filmed some really cool projects including an episode of Speechless and a music video for Korean R&B artist…

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GLOSSIER CLOUD PAINT: THOUGHTS + SWATCHES

WHAT’S GOOD?! I’m back again with another first impressions video! This time I’m trying and swatching the new Glossier Cloud Paint–a new makeup product that just launched last week. The Glossier Cloud Paint is a blush that’s packaged in a…

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KOREAN SKINCARE HAUL + REVIEW

  The team over at Soko Glam & The Klog recently launched a new k-beauty box called “The Klog Box”! It contains $100+ worth of full-sized Korean beauty products. Watch the video above to hear what I think of each item! Click…