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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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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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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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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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