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Category Archives for Nutrition

Crispy Salmon & Quinoa Fish Fingers

What a great way to have your kids eating salmon and quinoa, pronounced (“keen-wah”). If you haven’t tried quinoa yet, here are a few reasons why you should incorporate it in most of our meals. Quinoa is naturally gluten-free and loaded vitamins ans minerals. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a […]

Turmeric Tea

Curcumin (turmeric) may stop the action of a liver enzyme that activates environmental toxins into carcinogenic forms, and may be especially useful in deactivating the carcinogens in cigarette smoke and chewing tobacco. Turmeric in the diet increases the production of enzymes that digest fats and sugars, and stop cholesterol from forming gallstones. Turmeric prevents the […]

Chai Tea Mix

From the ancient Ayurveda tradition (a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India) comes this adaptation of one of the country’s most popular Tea recipes. It is sweet and mild in flavor and it can be enjoyed cold and shared as a gift when packed in small […]

Yellow Split Pea Soup

Split Peas are popular in many cuisines from India to the Caribbean. You can find them in soups, breads, curries and stews. These beneficial Legumes are available in almost any supermarket, are high in fiber and protein, low in fat and easy to cook. Being high in fiber, it will keep you satisfied for a […]

Cocoa Chia Pudding

We are getting ready for our warm South Florida Spring and Summer with this cool snack (it can very well be a breakfast or dessert). Chia seeds, cocoa, fresh berries and coconut come together for a naturally sweetened gluten free delight!

Vegan Thai Coconut

The following Vegan Tahi Coconut Soup is a nice option as an appetizer or main dish. You can always  add your favorite julienned vegetables  to make it heartier.

Goat Cheese Quiche with Hash-Brown Crust

Spring break has arrived to South Florida and with it visiting friends and family. Having a full house involves large breakfasts menus and we have decided to share this one with all of you since is one of our favorites.  It takes about an hour to make and it can be refrigerated for a few […]

Breakfast of Champions Smoothie

I had the opportunity of serving this Smoothie on our last presentation at Macy’s Dadeland Mall as part of their event “Breakfast at Macy’s” (a remake of the movie “Breakfast at Tiffany’s). Everyone was fascinated with its flavor but most importantly, with the fact that adding Spinach and Avocado to a breakfast smoothie can improve […]

Chicken Stock- Homemade

I present you  with our Homemade Chicken Stock: Eleven ingredients (all REAL Foods), 0 preservatives, 0 added salt or “natural”  flavors, 0 cane sugar and a much needed low sodium option to the canned stuff- should I continue? You just need a little time to make this recipe and the outcome can last for weeks […]

Salsa with Fresh Jicama Chip

Jícama, aka the Mexican Turnip, is  very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium and also  a good source of potassium and Vitamin C. This recipe for Jicama chips is easy to make and will surprise your guests with its refreshing flavor. You can always shred Jicama and add it to salads, wraps and stews.

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