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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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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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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My new favorite cauliflower stew

This healthy vegetable curry recipe is easy to make and incredibly flavorsome.

This healthy vegan recipe is easy to make and so tasty you will want to eat it many times on a row. I enjoy 2 ways of cooking. The first is to find a recipe online or in a book and follow it step by step or with a few tweaks to make it healthier. My second… 

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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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Creamy kale & carrot soup with avocado

Kale, carrot, and avocado soup

This creamy soup is dairy-free and thickened with some healthy ripe avocado. A few years ago I found the recipe for a creamy avocado pasta sauce with herbs in a recipe collection that the local newspaper was giving away for free. I tried it and loved it, because, who doesn’t love avocado? But what I… 

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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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