Benefits of good eating habits

Benefits of good eating habits

I can’t believe in a few weeks Memorial Day will be here. This is the “unofficial” summer kick-off in the US, especially in the North East, when the weather is finally warming up as we enter the actual summer season. Usually, around this time of the year, I think back on my New Year’s Resolutions.… Continue Reading

5 healthy foods that are harmful to your health

5 healthy foods that are harmful to your health

As I venture deeper into the world of nutrition I start to learn more about foods that we are told are healthy but are actually not so good for you, and some could even increase our risk for diabetes or heart disease without us knowing or realizing about the harm these foods could produce in… Continue Reading

Birthday Gratitude

Birthday Gratitude

It’s my birthday!!! And I’ve been running around like crazy since the beginning of the year. I bought a standard (manual shift) car a month ago because I needed to return my lease and wanted to learn a new skill. I, unfortunately, had to drop off the car today at the auto body shop because… Continue Reading

Get summer ready

Get summer ready

I must confess I love traveling, but food becomes a bit of a struggle after a while. I had one week between my trip to Germany and my trip to Texas, during that week I tried to eat as many veggies as I could but I was still tired and a bit jetlagged. Now that the… Continue Reading

Eating Vegan vs Whole Food Plant Based

Eating Vegan vs Whole Food Plant Based

Have you ever thought about trying to eat vegan? What about understanding the difference between vegans and people who follow whole food plant based diets? Have you ever been confused about what is the difference between these two? Even if you are not confused, are you at least a bit curious? I was for sure.… Continue Reading

Food Culture Germany

Food Culture Germany

The bells are ringing which signal is almost noon on Sunday. Every half hour and hour the bells of the Dom (or Cathedral) ring. As I get ready for another day of exploring in Mainz Germany, I reflect on my personal food experience and how culture may be translated through food. There are certain things… Continue Reading

Whole Food Eating

Whole Food Eating

Hello from Germany! I landed in Mainz yesterday. First time in this country and this city. I’m here for business, my regular job as an engineer brought me here, where I’ll be spending two weeks for training and getting to know the new group of people I will be working with in the near future.… Continue Reading

learn about carbohydrates

The Ultimate Carbohydrates Guide

I’m so happy to kick off the ultimate carbohydrates guide program. I love how excited those who already registered are! They are just ready to learn more about carbohydrates. They have such a bad rep don’t they. The main goal for this program is to show you that carbohydrates are actually good and stop the… Continue Reading

Happy 1st Birthday

Happy 1st Birthday

Happy 1st Birthday to Cook Dance Love Live!!! On March 15th of last year I launched my YouTube channel as one of the main focuses on my blog, which had been running for a month or so at that point as BETA test. You see, March 15th 2015 was a significant date in my life.… Continue Reading

Food is medicine

Food is medicine

It took me years to become aware of the effect different foods had on my body. Restless sleep, lack of energy, allergies, heartburn, all of those symptoms were part of my regular day to day life 10 years ago. I used to find a thousand different excuses for each one like: it’s just stress that… Continue Reading