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

Biggest Food Struggle

Biggest Food Struggle

I can’t believe it is the end of February and I already got more changes coming my way. Let me elaborate: I recently quit my regular job and will start working at a new company next week. I will be traveling a lot more in this new position, which makes me a bit nervous. I… Continue Reading

Mind-Body connection on vacation

Mind-Body connection on vacation

I just came back from a week long vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico. I was there for a destination wedding combined with seeing loved ones and sharing good times with friends. For the first time, I stayed at an all inclusive resort. The closest experience I’ve had to an all inclusive vacation was about 8… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Tips

Valentine’s Day Tips

Maybe I’m from another planet, but I am not one of those girls who loves to be taken out to dinner ON Valentine’s day. Don’t get me wrong, chocolate is always welcome, or just a special gesture from a loved one is absolutely a wonderful touch on this day. Here are my top 3 tips… Continue Reading

Dietary Fiber Benefits

Dietary Fiber Benefits

Let’s start with the technical stuff. Fiber is a type of carbohydrates. Foods with high fiber have a low glycemic index. What that means, is that the glucose from the food is released slower into your bloodstream (glucose is also known as “blood sugar”) which is the reason why you’ll notice steady energy throughout your… Continue Reading

Acme Restaurant and Balancing Healthy Habits

Acme Restaurant and Balancing Healthy Habits

Living close to NYC certainly has its perks. One of them is being able to enjoy restaurant week (running until February 10th, so you still have some time to check it out!). I decided to change things up a bit this week on the blog and write a restaurant review. But before I get into all… Continue Reading