The jolly season is here folks and I couldn’t be happier! Everything looks more beautiful with the Christmas decorations up, and we all seem to be in a better mood knowing that the holidays are just around the corner. For many of us, Christmas is a time of family, fun, and comfort food. Lots of […]
In general, people are worried they are not getting enough protein and the most common question I get asked as a plant-based eater: Where do you get all your proteins? Protein is essential for many functions in our body but there is a misconception that we need meat for protein. On the contrary, there are other […]
Soups are the best recipes for dinner, especially if you are trying to stay light and fit. I particularly enjoy having a filling meal each night, so a broth doesn’t cut it for me. This pumpkin soup, however, I adore because it’s rich and creamy.
Cooking should be something fun and relaxing but it can seem overwhelming and complicated without the right approach. Natural, healthy food has the reputation of taking too long to prepare, but I completely disagree. With the right tools healthy-eating can be easy, quick, and delicious! Have no fear. What’s faster than fresh fruits or a […]
Sugar, sugar it’s everywhere! In packages that claim to be natural and healthy, often there is 3 to 4 different types of sugar. In dehydrated fruits, companies add extra sugar, vitamins can be filled with it too, and it’s even in our ketchup. Ladies and gentlemen, sugar seems almost inescapable!
When shopping for food, many of us read an item’s nutritional label and the first thing we tend to do is check the calories, but this isn’t the right approach. A can of diet Coca-Cola has 0 calories and the equivalent milliliters of coconut water has 68 calories, is drinking a soft drink really better […]
Throughout the past several years, I have learned so much about nature and its amazing healing properties. I really believe food is medicine and I always try to cure myself with natural remedies before reaching for an over-the-counter medicine. What many of us don’t realize is that the medicine we take doesn’t really cure the […]
An important subject that always has a big impact on our lives is: taking care of our personal environment. Your personal environment refers to yourself, your home, and your office space. We feel at ease when we see something that pleases our eyes— which is not necessarily something expensive and materialistic. It can be an […]
It might not sound like a viable match, being healthy while on vacation? Vacations are all about indulging, being carefree, and allowing ourselves to do the things we normally wouldn’t. Yet, there are ways for us to avoid any post-vacation depression, because let’s face it, as vacations wind down we’re already a bit down. There’s […]
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 […]