All posts by Cinthia

Healthy Pumpkin Pie

The holiday season kick-off is just a few days away! Starting with Thanksgiving, plenty of delicious and traditional foods will be prepared as we gather with family and savor some of the wonderful flavors of the fall. Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter Cups

Halloween is just a few days away! I don’t know about you but this is one of my favorite holidays. I always have a ton of fun dressing up, hanging out with friends and, let’s admit it, enjoying the sweets and treats! Continue Reading →

Avocado Spread

Eating healthy doesn’t mean eating boring, tasteless food; nor does it mean spending countless hours in the kitchen.

Today, I ran a few errands that took me longer than I expected. When I got back home, it was passed my normal lunch hour and I was starving!

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How to Bring Zen Back

You are telling your co-worker how excited you are about the upcoming movie premiere of your favorite book this Friday – you’ve been a fan since you read the trilogy and have been waiting for the past eight months since they announced the movie release date. Continue Reading →

Tofu Eggless Salad

For those days when you come home and there’s nothing prepared in the fridge, but you still want to have something light, delicious, and healthy of course, this is your go-to recipe. Loaded with fresh ingredients, protein and even vitamin B12. You’re in luck!

A tofu eggless salad is a mix of uncooked ingredients, where you crumble the tofu, in replacement of eggs, and let the veggies and spices blend together and work their magic. Continue Reading →

Almond Oil for Skin and Hair

Could there be a one ingredient skin care product that does it all? The answer might be yes. Almond oil has been the best kept secret to sooth dry skin, grow thick long hair and strong nails, get rid of the dark circles around the eyes and even prevent stretch marks!

100% pure sweet almond oil is loaded with essential vitamins for beauty, such as A, D and E. Making it ideal not only as a hair and skin care product but also to treat skin disorders. Almond oil does not have a greasy effect and it is not pore clogging, absorbing quickly into your skin. Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Body Scrub

I love the feeling of just-exfoliated skin. The softness and smoothness you gain from using body scrubs is heavenly. Body scrubs are like a facial for your body, and who doesn’t like their skin to feel like baby’s booty?

I was glad to find out that you can actually make your own body and hand scrubs. They are easy and quick to make. Continue Reading →

10 Reasons to Give Yoga a Go

During my yoga teacher training, I was required to fulfill a certain amount of teaching hours. Since this was primarily for practice purposes, the classes were free and I had to recruit students among family and friends. Most of my participants hadn’t practiced yoga before or didn’t have a regular yoga practice, which was great, as it offered me a fresh perspective on working with yoga beginners. Continue Reading →

Easy Mexican Rice

This recipe is inspired by Chef Chad Sarno’s Mexican Pilaf. Being from Mexico I love rice and spices. So I was glad to find a recipe that included both and it was equally delicious. This rice recipe is spicy and creamy, yet light and mostly raw. It’s loaded with antioxidants and it is also immune boosting thanks to the benefits of our fermented ingredient, miso. Continue Reading →

Veggie Pad Thai

Pad Thai is one signature dish of Thai cuisine. It’s hot, sour, sweet and salty all at the same time. There are many different ways to prepare it, which suits vegetarians, vegans and even gluten free advocates.

Aside from being super tasty, Pad Thai reminds me of some Mexican cuisine flavors. Continue Reading →

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