Seasonal Produce in the Fall

Seasonal Produce in the Fall

I am a firm believer that mother nature is really smart. Based on this belief, I am always looking for the best seasonal produce for the fall season.   Going to a Farmer’s market usually helps you find out easily the produce that is in season. If not, at your regular supermarket you will see… Continue Reading

Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Looking for a quick and healthy pasta puttanesca recipe for dinner? Today’s recipe is for those days when I’m ready to cook something quick but still nutritious and full of flavor. This pasta dish was inspired by a recipe I got from the pasta vendor. While visiting Pike Place Market in Seattle, I stopped by… Continue Reading

Leftover Veggies Ideas from the Garden

Leftover Veggies Ideas from the Garden

  Fall is here! Ready to enjoy some warm apple cider and go pumpkin picking? But wait, what are you going to do with all the leftover veggies from your summer garden? Take a deep breath, because I have some great tips and creative ideas on what you can do. Receiving a bright red, juicy,… Continue Reading

Tortilla Wraps Recipe

Tortilla Wraps Recipe

Imagine yourself sweating your butt off, climbing through a steep trail trying to enjoy the views but also make the full loop at a reasonable pace. This is hiking for me. Hiking is a passion I truly enjoy. It is a form of meditation. You are focused on just a few simple things: every step… Continue Reading

5 Foods that boost your energy

5 Foods that boost your energy

The sun is shining, the air is cool enough to wear a long sleeve shirt but not too cold. I am enjoying every single moment of standing in the middle of Olympic National Forest. Climbing Mt. Ellinor was definitely a challenge, but what a great way to disconnect my brain and kick-off this vacation. Imagine… Continue Reading

Reduce cholesterol with zero fats

Reduce cholesterol with zero fats

If you have been following my story, I recently embarked on a “Zero Fats” self-imposed program. Why would I do that? Well, my cholesterol history. Genetically I tend to suffer from high cholesterol, it just runs in my family. As I turned into my 30’s it just got harder to control, so I decided to go “zero fats”… Continue Reading

Supercharged Vegan Coleslaw

Supercharged Vegan Coleslaw

I love homemade classic coleslaw salad. It can be colorful and crunchy with the chopped red cabbage and shredded carrots. And since I love being creative in the kitchen, I wanted to spruce up the traditional coleslaw recipe and make it even more nutritious and colorful. I visited Montclair’s farmers market on Saturday and picked… Continue Reading

How I lower my cholesterol with food

How I lower my cholesterol with food

I am still shocked by how well my cholesterol results came out this year. Heart disease and high cholesterol runs in my family, but I refuse to be defined by my genes. From my plant-based nutrition certification, I learned that we can completely transform our health and our genes with food. This is a concept… Continue Reading

Mixed Berries Sorbet

Mixed Berries Sorbet

It’s recipe Thursday at Cook Dance Love Live headquarters and this week I have a delicious recipe ready for you. This dessert is gluten-free and sugar-free. Perfect for those looking for something refreshing but without the extra calories. I’m going to show to you how you prepare a delicious frozen berries sorbet. It really takes… Continue Reading

Wellness for women

Wellness for women

One of the complaints I constantly hear from clients is that there is so much information out there regarding what foods are healthy, what is the best diet trend you should be following, what you should eat if you want to lose weight, and so much more! With all this information available at your fingertips,… Continue Reading