Cranberry Coconut Almond Granola

I’m sure top on everyone’s New Year’s resolution is to lose weight. I know it’s mine. All diet gurus state the importance of starting the day with a good breakfast and here’s my recipe for really, really good granola. This was the first time I’ve made granola with coconut and it really makes a bigContinue reading “Cranberry Coconut Almond Granola”

AC Hotel Carlton Madrid

We decided to book Marriott hotels in Madrid and Barcelona since my cousin Sharon is an elite member and she was able to get us good rates. In Spain Marriott’s hotels are called AC Hotel. Sharon chose the Carlton Madrid property for it’s proximity to the top 3 museums in Madrid which were only aContinue reading “AC Hotel Carlton Madrid”

Breakfast Buffet at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa

I would never deliberately pay for breakfast buffet since I always eat a simple and boring breakfast and all the choices would simply overwhelm me and tempt me beyond reason. But since buffet breakfast at Shangri-La Boracay’s Vintana restaurant was included with the room I might as well enjoy myself.The small shots of mango lycheeContinue reading “Breakfast Buffet at Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa”

Breakfast Buffet at Discovery Shores Boracay

I eat low fat yogurt with fresh fruit every single day. The only time I let loose is when I stay in a hotel that has buffet breakfast included. I was so excited to show you the pictures of Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa that I forgot to post the breakfast buffet at Discovery Shores’Continue reading “Breakfast Buffet at Discovery Shores Boracay”

Buffet Breakfast at Cafe, Grand Hyatt Taipei

My stay at the Grand Hyatt included breakfast buffet at the Café. As with any buffet I was wary of the food offerings. Nice water feature at the entrance. Different food stations were scattered around the huge restaurant that’s why there wasn’t any lines despite the almost full restaurant. dried fruits and nuts bircher muesliContinue reading “Buffet Breakfast at Cafe, Grand Hyatt Taipei”

Club InterContinental Hong Kong Breakfast Buffet

You’ve heard it over and over again, “Do not skip breakfast! It’s the most important meal of the day.” I believe it and after almost 1 year of eating low fat  yogurt with fruit I was ready for more. Whenever I stay in a hotel I never get lounge access since I want to eatContinue reading “Club InterContinental Hong Kong Breakfast Buffet”

My Hong Kong Disneyland Experience Day 2

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and the best place to have it is at Enchanted Garden in Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel. When you dine here you get to meet the Disney characters as they go around the dining area and you can have your picture taken with them. Enchanted Garden TheContinue reading “My Hong Kong Disneyland Experience Day 2”

Lunch at Brenda’s French Soul Food

This was lunch on my second day in San Francisco. See I still tried to be good with my diet. Ariel brought me to Brenda’s since I’ve read a lot of good things about this restaurant owned by Filipino chef Brenda Buenviaje. Ariel warned me that there might be a line since Brenda’s is aContinue reading “Lunch at Brenda’s French Soul Food”

Dinner at Café 1771

Last September my good friend Dibie treated us to dinner in celebration of her birthday. She told me we were going to eat at Café 1771 in El Pueblo. My first reaction was, “Chateau 1771 is still open?” Ironically the last time I ate at Chateau 1771 was with Dibie and Rochelle some time inContinue reading “Dinner at Café 1771”

Cohen Lifestyle Breakfast Meals

As many of my regular readers know by now, I’m a food blogger on a diet. Specifically the Cohen Lifestyle diet. I’m almost halfway through and I’ve lost a substantial amount of weight through healthy eating. The hardest part of this diet when I started was breakfast. Before this diet my favorite breakfast was aContinue reading “Cohen Lifestyle Breakfast Meals”