Archive: June, 2012

5 Ways to Clean Up your Diet at the Office

  Living with food allergies forced me pay attention to everything I ate. Working in an environment where there was a constant plethora of tasty treats was a huge challenge. When you work in a fast pace workplace it is challenging to stay on any sort of food schedule, let alone any sort of diet. […]

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Healthy Eating in Local Communities: Interview with Rudy Ramos

Rudy Ramos and  Rosie Acosta (Family First Always)     Eating healthy is becoming more and more prevalent with the growing obesity rate. However, we are still encountering difficult obstacles with how minorities are obtaining information on what is healthy and what is NOT healthy. It is very difficult to shop at organic chain grocery […]

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Organic Cream of Farina

  This truly is the breakfast of champions. My Abuelita used to make “Cream of Wheat” (or Porridge) for breakfast in the morning and add tons of mantequilla, cinnamon and sugar. Needless to say, my porridge became one of my favorites as a child since all I could taste was margarine and sugar. Once I found […]

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Nature’s Top 5 Sweeteners

    Hello, my name is Rosie and I’m a sugar addict. As we all may or may not know, sugar can be an addictive substance. Artificial sweeteners like aspartame or sucralose are two of the main artificial sweeteners that have been infiltrating our foods for close to fifty years. These are a popular choice […]

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Morning Tea Ritual Lately

    Drinking Black tea is part of my morning ritual, I need it to WAKE UP. I have never been a “coffee” drinker, however there have been those moments when desperate times call for desperate measures… I digress. Usually  plain and simple super strong black tea does the trick. If I’m feeling creative, I […]

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Organic Golden Zucchini Medley

While my carrots, zucchini’s, cucumbers and berries begin to grow in my little garden…I still enjoy going to the Hollywood Farmer’s Market on Monday’s to see what wonderful fruits and vegetables are in season. I have become obsessed with different recipes to cook Zucchini lately, and with the plethora of recipes out there.. I quickly […]

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Top 5 Foods You Should Buy Organic

  Food has been used as medicine for centuries. Now more than ever with the high rate of diabetes and heart disease we are beginning to be more health conscious. People are beginning to pay more attention to exactly what it is that they put in their bodies and avoid food grown with chemical fertilizers. […]

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Organic Raw Coconut and Vanilla Ice-Cream

I’ve been working on a few recipes lately, and the weather here just keeps getting hotter and hotter. Of course I choose the Mexican recipes that require me to stand over the stove for hours. So I decided to take a break and make a treat. I would love to be the person who says […]

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