Mixed Beans Mexican Soup

Mixed Beans Mexican Soup

This Mexican Bean Soup is a life-saving recipe for those times when you are starving and want to make something that will be ready in 10-15 minutes (besides a sandwich). So last week I was waiting on the elevator on my way up to my apartment when my stomach makes that noise that reminds me… Continue Reading

Banana blueberry muffins

Banana blueberry muffins

This banana blueberry muffins recipe is one of my favorites. They are gluten-free, plant-based, and have zero added sugar. I love making them and eat them for breakfast or just bring them as a snack for work. Especially when I can enjoy them as a sweet treat during lunch. Could you guess what my trick… 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

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

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

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

Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

I love eating chickpeas. There is something about all the protein packed in this tiny “capsules” that just get me super excited. This week I am sharing another way to prepare chickpeas, and this is a perfect recipe if you are looking to eat some healthy snacks. The theme of the week on the blog… Continue Reading

Cauliflower couscous recipe

Cauliflower couscous recipe

If you asked me about what I think about cauliflower I will tell you: Absolutely YES! add it to your superfoods lists. For those who are skeptical about the nutrition benefits of cauliflower (because we often hear that the best vegetables to eat are the dark leafy greens), I can share a full list of… Continue Reading

Easy Smoothie Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Easy Smoothie Breakfast Bowl Recipe

What is so special about this breakfast cereal bowl recipe? So many things!!! To start, we are going to be using a melon or cantaloupe as the base, so excited about this because you get to eat it after you are done with the cereal. This recipe uses berries as substitute for milk. When following… Continue Reading

Vegetable broth from Kitchen Scraps

Vegetable broth from Kitchen Scraps

Today I’m sharing a basic cooking recipe. Vegetable broth (not stock) can be made from your vegetable kitchen scraps. This helps reduce your food waste, but it brings a lot of nutrients. The reason why is a broth and not a stock is because there is no collagen from the vegetables. When you make stock,… Continue Reading