Recipe|Quinoa Burritos

Before we start to give you this awesome recipe let's first talk about QUINOA.  What is quinoa? According to Webster's dictionary, quinoa is an annual herb (Chenopodium quinoa) of the goosefoot family that is native to the Andean highlands and is cultivated for its starchy seeds which are used as food and ground into flour … Continue reading Recipe|Quinoa Burritos

Recipe|Sesame Tofu Salad

Did you have a hard time eating healthy to keep a summer lean body? It's not to late to get back on track with this sesame tofu salad. According to Good Food,Tofu is a good source of protein and contains all eight essential amino acids. It is also an excellent source of iron and calcium … Continue reading Recipe|Sesame Tofu Salad

Why women struggle with staying healthy

One thing I always say is that my writing is not just directed towards others. Many times I write for myself. This is one of those occasions and I hope that what I say rings true for someone else as well. You see there is a reason why to stay motivated you have to remember … Continue reading Why women struggle with staying healthy

Leg exercise that will give you sexy legs and butt

We are almost at the half-way mark. It is really easy to start making excuses at this point as to why not to do the exercises. We need to dig in our heels and keep it up. This week is all about sculpting nice, tone legs to go with our bodacious buttocks and fabulous arm … Continue reading Leg exercise that will give you sexy legs and butt

How taking pictures of food made me eat more

Recently after talking with my fitness coach Chiqueta, I realized that there were certain foods I needed to completely remove from my diet. I don't claim to be a fitness expert, but I know what works for me and what doesn't work for me. One thing that hasn't worked for me is taking pictures of … Continue reading How taking pictures of food made me eat more

Fitness|Dont stare at my lunch

Me, I had spinach with polenta and sundried tomatoes! One thing I love about eating foods like this is that - 1. I do not feel sluggish afterwords. Foods high in calories, carbs, sugars, etc leave you feeling as though you are ready to take a nap. 2. I do not feel guilty afterwards. Many … Continue reading Fitness|Dont stare at my lunch

Fitness|Losing weight means eating the right foods

As with any challenge, preparation is a huge part of your success. You have to have the right foods available and on hand at all times. That is why the grocery store is your best friend. Not restaurants and not fast food joints because it is only at a grocery store where you have the … Continue reading Fitness|Losing weight means eating the right foods

Fitness|Refueling your body with a natural high

Life is crazy. There is no other way to describe it. Whether you are a single mom with two kids like me, balancing work, home and life or stay-at-home mom with a spouse, most of our lives have the makings of a comedy sitcom or reality show. Many times, this juggling act leaves us wanting … Continue reading Fitness|Refueling your body with a natural high

Its not too late to start eating healthy

I remember a conversation I had with a family member over my food choices. They asked me, “Why limit what you eat when we are all going to die anyway? We might as well enjoy it.” Well, he could not have said it better. We are all going to die. However, what he did not … Continue reading Its not too late to start eating healthy