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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Real Food Superbowl Snacks

16 AWESOME Real Food Superbowl Sunday Snacks

It’s  almost Superbowl Sunday! You know what that means, right? Pizza and sliders and chips n’ dip galore! But, I’ve come up with an awesome list to help you navigate Sunday, so you can nosh with your family and friends AND crush your New Year’s Resolutions to boot! There are two sections below – “Make It” and “Buy It”. There’s no science to this. The “Make It” section is full of easy, tasty, nutrient dense recipes that will knock your guests’ socks off. The “Buy It” section, is for those of you who get like me on Sunday (I’m the “Uuuuum it’s Sunday…I’m not lifting a finger” type) and would rather just grab it from the store so you can max and relax.READ MORE

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Crunchola Granola Recipe (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Paleo & Vegan Friendly)

Cereal…something that even in my youth, I have never loved. If you offered me a choice between an omelette and a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch, the omelette would win every time, without fail. But granola, now that’s a different story! I remember waking up to the smell of my Mom’s freshly baked granola. Once my nose alerted my brain that the heavenly honey and almond doused air floating through my nostrils meant home made granola, my sleep-deprived, teenage body had a renewed purpose to quit pressing snooze and hop out of bed. READ MORE

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