Chef Donita Brings Heart-Healthy Flavors at Dinagyang Festival

Over the weekend, Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil brought its Celebrity Chef Ambassador Donita Rose in time for Dinagyang Festival to showcase heart-healthy dishes that are worth seeking out, one Ilonggo food at a time!

Ilonggo cuisine is perhaps one of the biggest draws of this southern part of the Panay Island. Whether you’re thinking of a comfort food fix, downing yourself with some freshest seafood catch, or satisfying your big sweet tooth, Iloilo City’s endless list of amazing flavors surely won’t disappoint.

Chef Donita Rose imparted her own tasty rendition of Ilonggo delicacies at Robinson’s Place Iloilo during the festival.  “Ilonggos are known to be serious about their food, understand their ingredients, and are fussy with preparation. With Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, they can enjoy delicious food while keeping it healthy because of its low bad fat content,” shared by Chef Donita. 

“Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil has the lowest bad fat content among all types of cooking Oil.  It is also rich in essential fatty acids such as omega 3 & 6 which are important for brain development, immune system function and blood pressure regulation. It also has a neutral taste that makes it perfect for Ilonggo cooking,” shared Fly Ace Corporation’s Group Product Manager Zen Prudentino.

Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil also treated its consumers during the Dinagyang Festival to free Body Mass Index (BMI) and heart health monitoring administered by registered dietitian-nutritionists. The consultation also includes proper meal planning so moms and home cooks will surely gain knowledge about the importance of smart food choices without sacrificing taste and health. Additionally, shoppers also got a chance to play a roulette spin for a chance to take home special prizes or VIP backstage pass to meet Chef-Ambassador Donita Rose herself!

With Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, one can surely start strong and never have to abandon their New Year’s resolutions. From menu ideas to life-changing nutrition tips, Chef Donita Rose’s heart-healthy recipes will surely excite everyone’s taste buds with a diet that won’t leave anyone feeling deprived.

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