ABOUT THIS BLOG

This idea came to me a long time ago, to share a little bit of my experience eating, cooking, researching and designing more balanced meal’s combinations. I believe in the healing power of food and think it can be one of the biggest pleasures in life! So why not try to live an equilibrated everyday food regime…

A New York adventure!

I had the chance to eat in this cosmopolitan city a few months ago when I went for a 3-day stay with Dave, my boyfriend/this blog’s editor. With so many musts on my NYC food bucket list, I worried this visit was going to cause me a heart attack or diabetic coma for sure. I’ll…

Ready for it? Challenge time!

It’s been a while since my last post. I’ve been here and there (went to the States for my summer vacation), so I actually took a break from my normal routine (including my heathy diet!). I have been asked a lot lately the same question:  how can I lose weight? As I mentioned in my…

LUNCHBOX – WEEK 2

Hey! How have you been? I was so excited to get such good feedback from last week’s post LUNCHBOX – WEEK 1 that I decided to do another lunchbox post this week as well. This time I didn’t have much time to prep my meals as I had to go to my university lab to work…

LUNCHBOX – WEEK 1

So, this is the first post from this section.  This is how I prepare my weekly Lunchbox.  I do the main prep on Sunday and pack 3 lunches. The other 2 are usually assembled Tuesday night after I get home from the university. I do this because: 1) I don’t want to spend all my…

Peruvian Causa preparation

Hey causa! Hope you are doing great!  So, after my last post “More Peruvian than a Potato: A Causa History”,  and now that we know a little more about Peruvian Causa, I will explain how to prepare it.  Causa Rellena or Stuffed Causa is one of my favorite Peruvian dishes. I really enjoy the entire process,…

More Peruvian than a potato: A causa history

  Peru has over 4000 potato varieties, from round and small to others with almost no uniform shape. There are potatoes of almost every color you can think of, including red, orange and purple, among others. With this broad potato menu, it’s easy to imagine that you would most likely find potatoes in Peruvian daily meals, and you…