Healthy Piña Colada Juice

This juice is super refreshing for the summer, and it's also extremely cleansing and alkalizing. Did I mention it's absolutely delicious?

  Take the rum and sugar out of the equation, and replace it with several wholesome ingredients. I made this green juice with pineapple and coconut water for Latinamom.me. It’s the ultimate summer drink, with several cooling ingredients like the ones mentioned and also cucumbers, celery, and lettuce. I also added a little ginger to… 

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Vegan Mushroom Stew

Esta receta casera es muy rica, reconfortante y saludable. Normalmente se hace con pollo, pero esta versión esta hecha con champiñones o cualquier tipo de hongos.

This recipe is a vegan version of a Peruvian dish called estofado de pollo, or chicken stew. In her book The Peruvian Kitchen, my mom (the author!) poured her heart and soul into trying to give the reader the most authentic experience of Peruvian food. For that reason, I cannot prepare several of the recipes in the book… 

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Zucchini noodles with pesto

Esta receta crudivegana de fideos de zucchini con pesto es deliciosa y muy fácil de hacer.

This is a healthy version of my favorite dish: pasta with pesto. It’s raw, vegan, and gluten-free. Every Monday I try to share a vegan recipe so you can be a part of the Meatless Mondays movement if you aren’t a vegetarian or a vegan yet. If you do eat meat, I really recommend you… 

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Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

The base of this protein-rich pizza is made with quinoa and egg. It's gluten-free, vegetarian, healthy, and delicious.

This healthy pizza is covered in veggies and the base is made with quinoa. This recipe was created by my friend and business partner Ameriangel Román. One year ago we launched a group program called Revamp Your Diet in 10 Weeks*, and this was one of the recipes she shared with our students when we talked… 

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raw vegan chocolate mousse

Este mousse de chocolate raw, vegano, y sin azúcar, se puede preparar en sólo unos minutos.

This chocolate mousse is not only raw and vegan, but it’s also sugar-free. It could possibly be the healthiest chocolate mousse in the world! Yesterday I found out that today is chocolate’s official birthday. Yep. I’m not making this up. July 7th is World Chocolate Day! Today supposedly marks 467 years since chocolate was first introduced… 

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Ayurvedic summer smoothie

Este batido saludable es muy refrescante en el verano y ayuda a combatir condiciones estomacales como acidez y gastritis.

This green smoothie is a delicious and refreshing way to start the morning filled with nutrients, energy, and alkalinity. Exactly one year ago I went to an Ayurvedic doctor’s office to get her perspective on a condition I was dealing with. One of the many things she recommended was drinking this smoothie daily. I say… 

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Kelp Noodle Salad

This kelp noodle salad is raw, vegan, and gluten-free. A delicious way to add more vegetables to your life.

These noodles are raw, gluten-free, vegan, low in calories, and rich in nutrients. Enjoy them freely. Ever since I discovered kelp noodles, they’ve become a regular part of my diet. Here are some of the things I love about them: *Their soft, silky texture and translucent appearance. (Or they can also be crunchy depending on your… 

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How to Feel More Grounded

Follow this simple steps to feel more grounded, confident, and supported in your body and life.

If there’s any area in your life where you would like to feel safer, stronger, and more supported, the grounding practices I’m about to share here are for you. Picture yourself walking on very stable ground, with a deep sense of well being, confidence in yourself and in life, and a warm fuzzy feeling that the world supports you… 

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Roasted Salmon with vegetables

This reasy roasted salmon dish with veggies is an easy and delicious way to incorporate more vegetables to your diet and consume anti-inflammatory omega-3 oils

This salmon recipe is a simple and delicious way to eat lots of vegetables and anti-inflammatory Omega-3 oils. I have a complex relationship with fish. I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my life, and avoiding fish was a part of that for many years. A few years ago, however, influenced by my cardiologist (I… 

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Raw Sweet Potato Salad

This healthy vegan and gluten-free recipe will show you how easy it is to make raw sweet potato noodles taste good.

This raw recipe is a good way to add more vegetables to your diet, and to show you that cooking them is not the only way to eat them. Raw noodles are huge in the natural foods world, commonly made of zucchini and called “zoodles”. They are a great way to consume more vegetables, and are an easy and… 

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