Garlic

Garlic (scientific name Allium sativum) is a species in the onion genus, Allium.  Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, leek, chive and Chinese onion.  With a history of several thousand years of human consumption and use, garlic is native to Central Asia and northeastern Iran, and has long been a common seasoning worldwide.  There are two subspecies of garlic, ten major groups of varieties, and hundreds of varieties orContinue reading “Garlic”

The Not So Lemonie “Rosemary Lemon Shortbread Cookies”

       So today I got super pumped to makes these cookies since I haven baked freshly made cookies specially citrus or herb flavored ones.  Usually I always have lemons on my fridge, like ALWAYS and too many, so when I saw the words rosemary and lemon words together last night on food networkContinue reading “The Not So Lemonie “Rosemary Lemon Shortbread Cookies””

Phosphorous the Essential Mineral for Life/Fosforo el Mineral Esencial para la Vida

Phosphorous is essential for life.  Phosphorus it is involved on hundreds of cellular activities that the skeletal structure and vital organs − the brain, heart, kidneys and liver, for example − all rely on this mineral to keep the body functioning properly. Other key roles include helping to balance hormones naturally and utilize nutrients fromContinue reading “Phosphorous the Essential Mineral for Life/Fosforo el Mineral Esencial para la Vida”

Calcium/Calcio

The other day I talked about vitamin D and how this vitamin helps your body to absorb better calcium and phosphorous.  So I want to dedicate the next two blogs to calcium and yes you guess it phosphorous and today is all about calcium.  Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body making upContinue reading “Calcium/Calcio”

The No-Water Situation/December 10, 2017

December 10, 2017 So it is been a couple of days since I last blogged and is not because I have been lazy but because I am still without any water, yes, STILL ! Welcome to the island living … or Puerto Rico living? Anyways, all my pots are still dirty, I only have aContinue reading “The No-Water Situation/December 10, 2017”

The Hazelnut Smash/Dic 6,2017

December 6, 207 Day 1 The Hazelnut Smash! So today, I woke up early really excited because I was going to try my first recipe since I decided to blog about my experience.  I took my boy to school and went straight to the supermarket and do my grocery shopping.  As usual for me toContinue reading “The Hazelnut Smash/Dic 6,2017”

Mastering The Vegan Cooking/ Dic 5, 2017

December 5, 2016 For the past few days I’ve been working on writing my first cook book, “Fit Steph In The Kitchen” and as I started to look for recipes ideas and how to reinvent regular recipes in to vegan ones I wanted to do more.  Tonight after a long day of work I gotContinue reading “Mastering The Vegan Cooking/ Dic 5, 2017”

The Blood Behind The Eggs/La Sangre Detras de los Huevos

The most common story I hear every time someone try to debate me on eggs is that they are claiming that eggs are okay for vegans to eat them because they are not killing the hen.  Sadly no killing them does not make their living situation any better, hens are being mutilated, tortured and starveContinue reading “The Blood Behind The Eggs/La Sangre Detras de los Huevos”

Plant Hormones, Might Be  A Whole New Reason To Eat Our Plants!/Hormonas de Plantas, Podrian Ser Una Nueva Razon Para Comer Mas Verde.

  New discoveries by the UK scientists have revealed that plant hormones might be a whole new big discovery for human health.  Every plant have hormones, they help to control the plant growth, water intake, the production of fruits, and many other plant functions.  We all hear that we need to increase the consumption ofContinue reading “Plant Hormones, Might Be  A Whole New Reason To Eat Our Plants!/Hormonas de Plantas, Podrian Ser Una Nueva Razon Para Comer Mas Verde.”