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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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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Quick & easy chocolate mousse

Chocolate-Mousse

Hello lovelies! It’s a rainy Tuesday here in NYC; the perfect setting to make this fast and perfectly fluffy chocolate mousse recipe, that will brighten up even the gloomiest day. Even though I haven’t consumed any processed sugar in over a year and a half, and have gradually cut down on the amount of sweet treats… 

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Cómo hacer fideos de zucchini en casa

Zucchini noodles

Si como yo, siempre estás en la búsqueda de recetas saludables para preparar en casa, seguramente has visto o ya has probado los fideos de zucchini (también llamado calabacín, zapallito italiano, etc.) Estos fideos son más saludables que los fideos tradicionales hechos con harina de trigo, no tienen gluten, y son una excelente manera de… 

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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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Desodorante Natural Hecho En Casa

DIY Natural Deodorant

Hace ya varios años que vengo experimentando con hacer mis propios desodorantes en casa. Dejaré los motivos por los que no use desodorantes comunes ni antiperspirantes para otro post, pero por mientras quiero compartir aquí la receta del desodorante que uso ahora y que me encanta. En Febrero fui a una conferencia de blogueras Latinas… 

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DIY Natural Deodorant

DIY Natural Deodorant

For the past few years, I’ve been experimenting with making my own deodorants at home. I will talk about the reasons why I don’t use regular deodorants and antiperspirants in another post, but for now I just want to share this awesome homemade deodorant recipe. I met Alejandra Graf, creatress of the Mexican vegan food… 

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The Easiest Pancake Recipe in the World: Bancakes!

Bancakes

One of my favorite things about being a holistic health coach is that I learn from my clients as much, or even more, as they learn from me. My goal is always to motivate them to try different foods and ways of cooking and eating, so that they eventually discover what works best for their… 

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Marinated Maple & Sage Tempeh

Maple tempeh

I don’t know if you’ve also gone through this, but it’s happened to me several times: Step 1- I’m at the grocery store and decide to buy tempeh because I feel like adding more texture and variety to my healthy vegetarian dishes. Step 2- I go back home, cut the tempeh in cubes, and add… 

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