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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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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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 brown rice to perfection

How-to-cook-brown-rice

Making white rice is a very straight forward process. You may get it wrong the first few times, but once you master the simple technique, it becomes almost automatic. Brown rice, however, is a very different story. Most people expect it took cook just like white rice, but in a little more water and for a… 

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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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