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Granola & Maple Nut Chocolate Covered Chia Seed Pudding

Recipes By July 4, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m still down in Mexico and making my own food because this is not the most vegan-friendly place in the world, but that’s okay because I am educating and inspiring my new Mexican family about why I eat the way I do and show them the interesting and delicious creations I make for myself daily that are packed full of…

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Quick & Healthy Quinoa Breakfast

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

As someone who doesn’t eat meat, the first question I often get asked is ‘How do you get your protein’? The protein really is not a problem, I find it in all sorts of ways. Quinoa (pronounced: Keen-wah) for example is an excellent and complete source of protein that is incredibly nutritious. Here in Brazil, I bought myself some organic…

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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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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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Vitamin ‘C’ Soup : Creamy Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

Health, Lifestyle By May 29, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Vitamin ‘C’ Soup : Creamy Coconut Curry Carrot (& Carb) Soup Serves: 1 -2 When you are passionate about something you can ignore your body’s basic needs and continue to function on ambition, desire and pure will. However eventually the body needs a break and if it doesn’t get one, it can get sick. I hardly ever get sick, but…

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Welcome to Foodtopia – Featuring The Foodtopian from NYC

Health, Lifestyle By November 26, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

We are excited to announce that The Foodtopian will be making regular contributions to our Adventures with Food.  We first found the Foodtopian online and followed his healthful and mouthwatering dishes for months, needless to say we are ecstatic to be able to share them with you on this blog. To know a little bit more about the Foodtopian, his motives and…

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