The Body Nourishing Mama Smoothie

I’m lucky that I enjoy how most healthy foods taste but there are a few that I detest. One of them is turmeric. Unfortunately for me, it is traditionally used by breastfeeding women. One of my favorite ways to mask the flavor of turmeric is in smoothies. I created this smoothie recipe to help nourish […]

Pinapple Mango Lassi – Vegan Smoothie Recipe

I have another recipe from the revamped Tone It Up plan for you guys today! I’ve been obsessed with smoothies all summer. It’s a refreshing breakfast that hits the spot on a hot day, especially if you don’t have air conditioning like me. This recipe features one of my favorite fruits, the mango. The video […]

Win $5200 + What I Ate week in review

I’ve won some pretty awesome prizes over the years using social media. Companies love to do contests but the applicant pool is often small making the odds typically in your favor. I was recently asked to help promote “A Healthier Way of Life” contest with Hain Celestial, a company whose portfolio includes many organic brands […]

Deconstructed Mango Fish Tacos & Man Challenge

Friday night, I made fish tacos for dinner with roomie. We’ve been going out to eat a lot during the weekend so we decided to make one of our favorite dinners. Mangos were on sale for 50 cents at Whole Foods which inspired the meal. For the salsa, I chopped up 2 mangos, 1/4 cup […]

I Need Your Help!

I was selected as a semi-finalist for YouTube’s NextUp Program and need your help!  To vote, you can go here and do so now. The program would give me a chance to advance my video editing/production skills. Twenty-five winners will be chosen and I’ve already made it through to the second round, leaving just 145 […]

Black Bean Mango Quinoa Salad

Black Bean Mango Quinoa Salad 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water 1 mango, diced 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 red pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped fine the juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup olive […]