WARNING: Highly addictive! These nifty dessert balls are so tasty they are the perfect end-of-the-meal treat. The good news is that they’re made with simple and healthy ingredients that make it okay to have more than one. WHEW! Clients love them, but also it’s important not to consume a dozen.
In the Dominican Republic, we are lucky to have delicious fruits all year around; though when they are in season it’s even better because they are so much tastier! Now we find ourselves in mango season, and it’s probably one of my favorite local fruits. Mango is often called the king of fruits and for […]
In the past years, a group of foods defined as superfoods have become quite popular. What differentiates these foods is that they are particularly high in antioxidants and nutrients. Antioxidants work to protect our bodies from free radicals which can come from the polluted environment, poor dietary choices, and even stress. Free radicals attack the […]
What’s the real difference between a juice and a smoothie? With all the names being thrown around: cold-pressed, centrifugal, pure juice, smoothie… it can get quite confusing what you really want. Let’s examine how juices and smoothies are made along with their benefits…
When was the last time you had celery, kale, spinach, apple, ginger, and lime in one meal? Probably never! An easy way to sneak in extra green leafy vegetables that cleanse and alkalize our bodies is through juicing, smoothies, or soups. The average person is much more likely to drink all these veggies at once than by […]
What exactly is an alkaline diet? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about alkaline and acidic foods… there’s actually quite a bit of confusion surrounding the two and we weren’t really taught the differences growing up. An alkaline diet is based on eating lots of leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, and some nuts and grains — which […]
How many times have you decided to start eating healthier or exercising more? The positive intentions are there but you find it difficult to stay committed. It is a fact that eating healthy, exercising, and being more mindful make you feel better, yet often you find yourself running away from these realities.
Every morning we should be happy and look forward to another beautiful day that we are gifted. However, often work, stress, or simply a bad mood can make it hard to stay positive throughout the day, forget about making a healthy meal or exercising. We often skip breakfast because we don’t have time, and instead […]
Summer brings so much fun with it…ice tea, family outings, and of course, less layers! While we may not feel swim ready, it’s no reason not to enjoy ourselves! To help us curb any woes, Martinaturally is doing a two-week cleanse, from June 15-June 30, to help us feel lighter, improve our skin, energy level, […]
Casa de Campo Living invites you to check out Martinaturally’s blog on healthy living, by Martina Avanzini. Launched earlier this year, her goal is to provide readers with advice and recipes to find their path to physical and mental happiness.