Archive: March, 2012

Organic Mexican Banana Bread

Now, what really identifies anything as Mexican you ask? Well, I’m Mexican so I guess if I’m making it. It’s automatically Mexican right?   I usually like to eat bananas as a snack with organic crunchy peanut butter. I find that organic bananas go bad quickly and usually I buy more than I can consume, […]

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Organic Mexican Vanilla Brownies

  These are such a fluffy treat! I love to make these when I’m craving chocolate and I don’t want to feel guilty by eating 2 bars of Trader Joe’s Chocolate with Almonds. The agave keeps them from tasting too sweet, and I love to add the Mexican Vanilla Extract to enhance the chocolate taste. […]

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What is Celiac?

  When I was sixteen years old I suffered from severe panic attacks. Being a teenager in a small city with a single parent of course wasn’t easy. My mom worked 16-hour days at a Hospital, which was difficult for her.   I was thirteen years old when I had my first episode that led […]

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Organic Peanut Butter Cookies

For those of you Peanut Butter Lovers, here is a delicioso recipe for a healthy peanut butter cookie!. I love peanut butter, these cookies don’t last very long in my house. So At least I make them so that they are full of whole and organic goodness.These cookies are wheat and gluten free, they are […]

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Organic Quinoa y Frijoles Salad

This is my rendition of my Abuelitas Arroz y Frijoles. Instead of using your usual white rice and pinto’s I opted to use quinoa and black beans with a yummy lime dressing. Quinoa is actually a seed of the goosefoot plant, and is a relative of spinach. A far better choice than just about any […]

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¿Por qué el Coconut?

Coco’s are a great source of nutrition for your overall health. It’s Meat, Juice, Milk and oil is has been used for it’s rich vitamins and minerals for centuries.  Pacific Islanders consider coconut oil to be a cure for all illness. It is also used in Ayurveda, the traditional Indian medicinal system to treat disease. […]

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Why Organic?

In recent years, it has been evident that there has been a growing epidemic of obesity. Statistics show that this is highly prevalent in the Latino communities. A big culprit in this epidemic is cheap, quick and easy fast food that is processed and full of preservatives. The down set of our economy has not […]

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Organic Mexican Corn Chowder

First of all, corn and potatoes with a tad of ghee or butter are a win. I like to get the ingredients at Trader Jose (Trader Joe’s). I like to use frozen organic sweet corn because I don’t have time to remove kernels from cobs… and because I’m lazy. This recipe calls for milk, now […]

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Organic Mexican Ceviche

If you don’t know what Ceviche is…think of it as “Mexican” Sushi. As an appetizer, lunch, or dinner, and an excellent source of protein, Ceviche, is hands down a great dish for any occasion. The main ingredient is a seafood protein, so you can choose either shrimp, scallops, halibut, or crab meat. It is “cured” […]

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