Barefoot Walking: A Vacation For Your Feet – Part 1

By now, most of you have seen Vibram FiveFingers Shoes and heard the term “barefoot” thrown around in enthusiastic minimalist shoe communities.

But, aside from the odd looking, web-toed shoes, what is the deal with all of these newly found “Joe Jacksons” and why does it matter?READ MORE

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Lucky Leprechaun Green Juice Recipe

This recipe is just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, which coincidentally also happens to be my Grandma’s birthday! A double celebration. I like it. Now, before you go off shopping, dicing and juicing, let me tell you that THIS green juice is not like the others. Not only does it taste like a your favorite beach’s tiki hut special, it’s also chalk full of vitamins and minerals such as:

Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Manganese.READ MORE

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The Best Chocolate Birthday Cake You’ve Ever Had

I’ll be honest with you. I’m not much of a baker. It’s requires a bit more rigidity and chemistry in the kitchen than I prefer. That’s why I stick to cooking.  With that said, last week was my birthday and I really wanted cake. Not just any cake. I wanted real food, grain free, dense, creamy, cherry-chocolate cake! So I decided to “get wild” and take a stab at making my own (both for me and for you 😉 ).READ MORE

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The 6 Best Chocolate Bars Ever!

Aaaah chocolate, or shall I say, cacao? The delicacy that actually does grow on trees. Known for it’s healthy fat, antioxidant, blood-pressure and cardiovascular disease lowering properties. And, also known as a classic Valentine’s Day gift. I can’t stop the chocolate craze on Valentine’s Day and I don’t really want to. But I do want to modify it, so that if you’re consuming it, you’re consuming the best of it. I’ve picked out what in my opinion are the 6 best tasting, best nutrient dense and best satisfying chocolate bars I’ve ever had. Ready?READ MORE

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Aphrodisiac-Packed Avo-Melon Salad

Well if you’ve been following along with our FB series: “6 Days & 6 Ways” on how to celebrate Valentine’s Day Healthfully and Happily this year, then you probably saw yesterday’s post,  “6 Aphrodisiacs to Seduce Your Sweetie this Valentine’s Day”, which included: chocolate, avocado, watermelon, pine-nuts, oysters and chili peppers. READ MORE

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Plantain Chips Recipe

Aaaah plantains. How I adore them. “…I would eat them in a box, I would eat them with a fox…”, I do so like them Sam-I-Am (Dr. Seuss, anybody?). No, but on the real, baked, fried, boild…I love it all. I grew up in a Colombian-American household (plantains are a staple in Latin & Carribean Cuisine), so they bring back memories of my Pops cooking up delicious Colombian staples likes Sancocho (Ox-tail soup with plantains in it), Tostones (double fried green plantains), and Maduros (pan fried, ripe, sweet plantains…basically, one of natures gifts to your taste-buds).

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