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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How to go from salad hater to salad lover

Si no eres de las personas que disfrutan comiendo vegetales, con estos tips te volverás fanática de las ensaladas.

If you don’t naturally crave or even enjoy veggies, you can easily  change this and I’ll tell you how. Everyone knows that eating salads (as well as drinking green juices and smoothies) are two very effective ways to add more veggies to your diet. And the more veggies you eat, the healthier you will be and the… 

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The Best Chili Sin Carne (A.K.A. Vegan Chili)

Vegan Chili

This is my improved vegan version of a chili recipe I found online. It’s a keeper! I created this recipe for Hip Latina a couple months ago and absolutely LOVED it. Chili is one of my favorite foods when it’s skillfully prepared (not all chilis are created equal), and this one is definitely in my… 

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Peruvian Seasonal Stew

zucchini and sweet potato stew

Locro is a traditional stew from the Peruvian Andes, made with squash, chili peppers, cheese, and herbs. I absolutely love this dish, not only because it’s incredibly delicious, but because that intense-colored squash is so nutritious too. In Peru people eat this accompanied by white rice (they eat everything accompanied by white rice, for that matter);… 

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Is organic always better?

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Para leer esto en Español haz click AQUÍ. From weekly organic farmers markets in every neighborhood, to the organic section of every supermarket, the growing organic food trend is clearly not going away. If, despite it being everywhere, you’re still not 100% sure wether buying organic is that important and worth the higher price, I will try… 

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Easy Quinoa Fried Rice

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Who doesn’t love fried rice? It’s one of those super tasty dishes that you can enjoy freshly made and steaming hot at a restaurant or at home, and that gets even better once it’s cold and the ingredients have meshed for a day or two in the fridge. The one problem with fried rice though, is… 

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Para leerlo en Español haz click aquí. If you love eating quinoa when you go out, but still don’t know how to add it to your meals at home in a creative way, this recipe is for you. This recipe is also for you if you: Love cooking. Want to eat healthy Want to feel energized…. 

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The most alkalizing salad in the world

Alkalizing Green Salad

 I recently read a book called The PH Miracle, where it’s author, Robert O. Young, points at what he considers to be the root of all disease: an acidifying diet and lifestyle. Let me explain this briefly. Just like the body’s temperature is supposed to remain at a stable 98.6, so is the blood PH supposed… 

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How to make zucchini noodles at home

Zucchini noodles

If you are like me, always on the lookout for healthy recipes to cook at home, you’ve probably read about or even tried some zucchini noodles. This raw noodles, also called “zoodles”, are a healthier (and gluten-free) alternative to traditional spaghetti or fettuccine made with wheat flour, and they are an amazing way to pack… 

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How to Make a Basic Green Juice

Basic green juice

I juice almost every day. I have for many years. For this reason, I tend to make the mistake of thinking everyone knows how to make a green juice. Recently, however, I’ve started to realize that this is not the case, as more and more people come to me to ask me how to make… 

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