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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Las cosas que debes dejar de hacer

instead of your to-do list, focus on writing a stop-doing list. The things you stop doing are as important as those you do if you want to be productive, happy, and successful.

“Cuando estás camino a descubrir cuál es tu propia versión del éxito, las cosas que dejas de hacer son tan importantes como las cosas que empiezas a hacer.”   Danielle Laporte Cuando leí las palabras de Danielle Laporte, hicieron un click inmediato adentro mío. Toda mi vida he batallado con mi tendencia a no hacer… 

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My Personal Stop Doing List

Stop Doing List

“On the path to defining your own version of success, what you stop doing is just as important as the things you start doing.”  -Danielle Laporte Danielle Laporte’s words simply resonate so much with me. I’ve always had the tendency to be a procrastinator, finding silly and useless ways to not do what I should be doing,… 

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Cómo lograr que te gusten las ensaladas

These tips will turn you into a salad lover even if you've never enjoyed eating vegetables.

Si no eres amante de las verduras por naturaleza, no te preocupes que aquí te doy tips para que los ames. Todo el mundo sabe que comer ensaladas, junto con los jugos o batidos verdes, es una de las maneras más fáciles de agregar vegetales a la dieta. Y mientras más vegetales consumas, más saludable vas… 

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El mejor chili sin carne (o chili vegano)

Chili Sin Carne

Esta receta la hice para Hip Latina hace un par de meses y me encantó. El chili es uno de mis platos favoritos cuando está bien hecho (no todos son ricos, hay que aceptarlo). Esta receta definitivamente está en la lista de chilis bien hechos, en mi humilde opinión. Espero volver a prepararla muy pronto… 

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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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Summer Salad

Summer Salad

Like most of my healthy kitchen creations, I made this salad using all the ingredients I found in the fridge, and without much planning. I really hate (*but I hate using that word!*)…Ok, let’s start again. It really displeases me to waste any food, so I always try to create something with the few ingredients left forgotten… 

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Ensalada de Verano

Ensalada de verano

Como muchas de mis creaciones, esta ensalada es super simple y la hice sin planear, simplemente tratando de aprovechar los ingredientes que encontré en la refrigeradora.Esta ensalada la hice ayer en la mañana para comerla en el almuerzo, con los ingredientes que tenía a la mano. Detesto botar comida a la basura, así que siempre… 

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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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