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Brazilian Mango & Black Bean Salsa

Health, Lifestyle By January 2, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m a huge believer in the importance of eating fresh, local produce. Now that I’m in Brasil, tropical fruit is abundant and as I face my fruit phobias I’m exploring flavours and today I actually used an entire mango and turned it into a delicious salsa. I think I always knew Brasil would be the place that I would have…

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Tasty Tapioca Salad with Tangy Salsa, Black Beans, Coconut and Mango

Lifestyle By December 31, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I have been embracing the culture here in Brasil as much as I can within my own health restrictions… Tapioca is now on my food radar, I love it and although it’s a carb, it’s actually gluten-free so I’ve been enjoying it occasionally. I once made the mistake of getting tapioca from someone selling on the street. Needless to say,…

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Cashew Nut Cheese Spread Recipe

Lifestyle By December 27, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

In North America I don’t eat cheese because I have no real guarantee that the animal was living in a healthy, happy environment and was not treated poorly. I don’t want to eat abusive energy into my body, I am also lactose intolerant so more often than not, cheese just does not agree with me. However, I do love the…

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Home-Made Healthy Alfajores (Inspired by Argentina)

Lifestyle, Travel By December 17, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

Upon my last little visit to my beloved Argentina I found myself in an interesting position. It was the first time I’ve really been there and was extra conscious about what I ate. I never really ate much meat there, but I did really enjoy the Argentine Dulce de Leche. When in Argentina (or anywhere really) I like to embrace…

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Sweet Chia Seed Pudding Topped off with Fruit

Health, Lifestyle By December 11, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Here’s a sweet change for your breakfast routine. This is a Superfood Specialty that is easy to make and sooooo good for you.   Since I’m traveling in Buenos Aires at the moment, and now that I’m vegan and an active fitness model I don’t do the typical desayuna which includes cafe con leche y media lunas (sweet croissants and coffee with milk)….

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Sweet Ginger Lemongrass Detox Tea

Adventures By December 10, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Looking for to Something to Sip on? This is a Bitter Sweet Symphony of Detoxifying Goodness in your cup. In lieu of one of my recent posts on my facebook page, I shared a link to Healthy Holistic Living that discussed the benefits of ginger as a poweful ingredient to help kill cancer cells. I strongly believe that food is medicine and…

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Post-Fitness Protein Fix

Health, Lifestyle, Recipes By July 19, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , 7 Comments

Things have been really crazy lately, even more so than usual but I’m making some real positive changes, growing my business, expanding my network and also my impact potential To keep my energy up, I need to get lots of exercise and so I’m like a whirlwind when I get busy because I boost my energy by increasing my workouts, but with constant…

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Coconut, Pecan and Flax Seed Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Health, Lifestyle By May 12, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

This delicious recipe was given to me by my friend Diane Matyas who shared it with me because it was gluten free. I’ve modified a bit as well to make it vegan and added some ingredients like coconut to make it a little more mine. She did a great job, it will be good however you end up making it….

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Introducing the Smoothie Queen

Health, Lifestyle By January 9, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Proud to announce one of my newest bloggers, my friend and partner in (healthy) crime… Alison Psaila a.k.a. The Smoothie Queen! She will be sharing her delicious, nutritious and super-food smoothies on the blog. Can’t wait, get your blenders ready…

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Thai Coconut Curry Noodles

Lifestyle By December 1, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

It is December 1st and we are officially starting with Meatless Mondays! To share your Meatless Monday recipe, post a pic on Instagram with #MeatlessMonday and directed it @angela_argentina or @the_foodtopian for your chance to be featured on this blog. Here is a simple and delicious recipe to help you start off the new month (and week) meat-free.   Thai Coconut…

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