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Super Moist Banana Nut & Cinnamon Loaf

Recipes By July 19, 2016 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I hosted an event over the weekend for a guided meditation followed by a Mandala colouring event. I made an awesome playlist (which I will post a link to once I organize it on YouTube) and I also made some yummy treats. This was a bit of an experiment (like all my recipes tend to be) but it turned out…

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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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Juicy Content: Coconuts 101 (health benefits, how to consume them, creative uses… and more, in a nutshell)

Health, Lifestyle By December 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I somehow knew that Brazil would be the perfect place for me to face my fruit fear, a phobia that has stayed with me since my infancy and only in recent years have I began to explore my fruity palette. It wasn’t until I was in Buenos Aire 2011 that I actually willingly at my first strawberry (very slowly) nibble…

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Peppermint Infused Protein Packed (Vegan) Brownies

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

I made these decadent Peppermint Infused Black Bean and Quinoa Brownies the other day for my Sexy Flexy class because I like to provide a healthy snack and if possible protein after a 2-hour full-body stretch class since it’s a pretty intense workout for the muscles. It also gives me an opportunity to try out new recipes, or at least…

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Vegan Protein Power Snowballs

Lifestyle By March 17, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 8 Comments

    On my latest Adventure with Food, I was down in Miami creating My South Beach Diet. It involved a lot visits to whole foods where I knew I could rely on filling my nutritional daily requirements as a vegan, also enjoying la cocina cubana and cooking with my friend Natalie Joy Wright, a friend and fellow IINer who’s…

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10 Reasons Organic is Best

Health, Lifestyle By February 27, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

People often ask me what I think about buying organic and if it’s necessary. The more I learn about all the chemicals, processing and genetic modification that goes into our food, the stronger my opinion is on the matter. Yes, I think everything should be organic. At this point in time, it’s sad to say that are lost to the…

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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 simpleΒ and delicious recipe to help you start off the new month (and week) meat-free.   Thai Coconut…

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