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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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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.Β This is a Superfood SpecialtyΒ that is easy to make and sooooo good for you.Β Β  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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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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