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Lilo’s Acai is a beginner’s guide in healthy eating

Lilo’s Acai is a beginner’s guide in healthy eating

Culture
By CHRISTINE JANINE T. CORTEZ WITH THE threat of COVID-19, eating healthy foods and becoming fit is now the raging train everybody is eager to jump into. Upfront and center of making health the new wealth is Lilo's Acai, a sprouting online start-up offering a variety of fresh, healthy, and tasty fruit bowls and smoothies made available for all troops in Metro Manila. The Philippines, being heavily influenced by fast-food chains –– from everything made into chicharron, appetizers being listed under the putok batok category, and well-loved street foods –– Filipinos may not be the best candidates to run after a healthy lifestyle. Despite the long list of not-so-healthy local food cravings, Filipinos know how to make the best out of their food and culture. But what most people might f...
Chill’s Home-Baked Goodies: A bundle of assorted delights

Chill’s Home-Baked Goodies: A bundle of assorted delights

Culture
by JOHN PATRICK A. MAGNO RANARA A MOTHER can bestow many gifts, values, and life lessons to her bundles of joy. For some, it is her unconditional love and support even in times of confusion; for others, it is her guiding wisdom as one traverses through the complex labyrinth called life. But for Brianne Leigh Cabalonga, it is the inspiration to start her own business. Chill’s Home-Baked Goodies is a fresh bakery that bloomed in Cainta, Rizal in May last year and specializes in cheesecakes, revel bars, brownies, and cakes. Both the owner and cook, Cabalonga uses the skills that she learned from her mother to run her own bakery. “A few years ago, my mom started a small bakeshop. My sister and I used to help her in the kitchen after our class. When my mom needed to go ba...
Artlets With Deep Pockets: Earning and Saving Money Amid The Pandemic

Artlets With Deep Pockets: Earning and Saving Money Amid The Pandemic

Culture
  by THERIZ LIZEL R. SILVANO MONEY comes and goes—it doesn’t really stay long in one’s hands, but rather flies and shifts places or possessions from one person to another. And when talking about money, two impressions come to mind—earning and saving. Lack of “emergency money” pushes most people to commit poor decisions in handling their finances and resources in times of crisis. The absence of knowledge in financing is also another reason most people struggle in committing to saving their money.  People also think that it is easier to finance at a young age. But in today’s circumstances, many may have noticed that both adults and students face troubles when it comes to budgeting. It turns out that making money for students is not completely effortless and fulfill...