CAROTENOIDS, HEALTH BENEFITS AND RECIPE

According to “The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition” recent review, carotenoids could reduce the risk of developing age related cataracts.  Carotenoids act like antioxidants, fights cancer, they can be converted in vitamin A by the body (an essential vitamin for vision, growth and development), they have anti-flamatory properties, and benefits the immune system.   Carotenoids areContinue reading “CAROTENOIDS, HEALTH BENEFITS AND RECIPE”

Creamy Vegan Coconut Stew

Delicious vegan creamy tropical dish, loaded with nutrients.  Serve with white or brown rice and enjoy. This coconut stew is super easy to prepare, two steps to take and let cook girl. Today I wanted to create a new meal, something different, I always use puertorican flavors so I new I wanted to spice thingsContinue reading “Creamy Vegan Coconut Stew”

PERFECT VEGAN CHILLI

         It is that time of the year where a perfect vegan chilli is a must for a warm cozy comfort night. I’m going to be honest here, I am not a big chilli girl; I simply don’t go crazy on it. But when I am craving some chilli, girl, it needsContinue reading “PERFECT VEGAN CHILLI”

Homemade Taco Seasoning/Sason para Tacos Hecho en Casa

Holy seasonings! Have you notice how much chemicals one envelope of seasoning can have? They might seem harmless but imagine a bunch of non organics spices mix all together and on top of it with added artificial colorings, flavors and other chemicals to make them last.  Some of them contain dairy, butter, canola oil, palmContinue reading “Homemade Taco Seasoning/Sason para Tacos Hecho en Casa”

Vegan Chickpea Salad Sanwich/Sandwich de Ensalada de Garbanzos

Sandwiches, who doesn’t love them? My kids want sandwiches for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but obviously as a healthy living mom I want them to get what they love as healthy and moderate possible, so when I do make them a sandwich I make sure is not only healthy but they will also love it. Continue reading “Vegan Chickpea Salad Sanwich/Sandwich de Ensalada de Garbanzos”

Breakfast Berries Quinoa/Desayuno de Quinoa de Berries

For some reason I saw not one but twice in less than a week breakfast ideas with quinoa, the curious thing about this is that I never ever saw this idea before.  So I took this as a sign that I needed to try and make a recipe with quinoa as a breakfast, after allContinue reading “Breakfast Berries Quinoa/Desayuno de Quinoa de Berries”

Vegan Tofu Fajitas/Fajitas de Tofu Vegano

Do you need a recipe that you can do in minutes and it’s still tasty? Well this is one of the many recipes that can make your day easy.  As a mother of 3 children and a business woman, sometimes my days can get a little crazy and today was not the exception.  I feltContinue reading “Vegan Tofu Fajitas/Fajitas de Tofu Vegano”

Vegan Lasagna/Lasaña Vegana

     Here it is guys, lasagna, vegan, healthy and gluten free !!! I love this lasagna and my kids were extremly happy about it too.  I knew this recipe was going to end pretty delicious but my cashew ricotta cheese give it that great flavor and did not make me miss the meat orContinue reading “Vegan Lasagna/Lasaña Vegana”

Cashew Ricotta Cheese/Queso Ricotta de Anacardo

So the other day i made a vegan lasagna, and of course i wanted to make it as delicious as the meat version.  Cheese is a must on this meal but as vegan i dont eat cheese, the damage that dairy do to our bones is horrible (yes, to the contrari of what we beenContinue reading “Cashew Ricotta Cheese/Queso Ricotta de Anacardo”

Tomato Beans Soup/Sopa de Tomate y Habichuelas

Ijust made this delicious soup and my kids loved it, so hope you like it too. Ingredients: 2 medium onions, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1 can of sweet onion tomatoes 1 can of vegetable stock 1 can of refried beans, divided in two 1 tbsp of balsamic white vinegarContinue reading “Tomato Beans Soup/Sopa de Tomate y Habichuelas”

Red Wine Vinegar Salad Dressing/Aderezo de Vinagre de Vino Tinto para Ensaladas

It is very important to make your own dressing on the time to make more healthy dishes.  Already made dressings that you get on the grocery store have a bunch of toxins and preservatives, lets be smart here, if the dressing has been there for days, weeks or months obviosly there are some chemicals inContinue reading “Red Wine Vinegar Salad Dressing/Aderezo de Vinagre de Vino Tinto para Ensaladas”

Cruelty Free Healthy Pancakes

Hi there ! Hope you are doing great and exited about making this delicious vegan pancakes.  This pancakes are prouf that you dont need to support cruelty to eat good.  I tried these recipe and it worked perfectly for me even tho i did make on mi own some changes to make it healthier withContinue reading “Cruelty Free Healthy Pancakes”