Mango-Kalein’ it Smoothie Bowl

I love green smoothies! I try to have a green smoothie daily. It’s light, refreshing and filling. There is so much nutrition in a green smoothie and the way I feel afterward is like nothing else. I get that if you haven’t had a green smoothie before, the idea can be intimating. It takes a…

Ultimate Chocolate Shake

My chocolate cravings are through the roof lately! One of the joys of being a woman. Luckily I know how be creative to fix it or else I’d down a pint of ice cream! This smoothie does just the trick in a healthy, satisfying way! Recently, I have also been very deep into my yoga…

Blueberry Hammock

You are probably looking at the picture thinking “Where is the hammock?!” Well, let me explain. The name of this Protein Shake, Blueberry Hammock, came from the 2  ingredients that make this shake unique: Blueberries & Maca Powder. In Spanish a hammock is translated to “hamaca”.  Growing up, my family called a hammock “maca”- We had…

Olive Oil Tomato-Basil Penne

A common myth is that homemade food takes too long. Not true. Some homemade foods do take hours to prepare and cook but not all of them. I’m a 40 minutes or less kind of gal most of the time and it taste just as good as a 3 hour meal. If it takes longer, I…

Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom

It’s artichoke season! And boy of boy do I love artichoke! Artichoke are high in fiber and antioxidants. Artichoke are also good for liver. Some even believe it cures hangovers, so try this the next time you have one too many glasses of wine! They are lemony and versatile. Most restaurant bread them and fry…

The Comfort Zone Kibosh

Why are people afraid of change? I can’t count how many times I’ve heard “I don’t want to try that. I don’t like it.” How do you know you don’t like it? Because you tried it 10 years ago or never! It’s time to break free and become a new you. No, not because it’s…

From Yo-Yo to Yo!

It’s my anniversary! It’s been one year since my journey of healthy began. In the “About me” Section there is a brief history about who I was and who I am now. Here is the story in-depth. I feel like I should share it for those who need the motivation or are just curious. Even…