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Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?
Coconuts by Michelle Ramírez

Coconut oil: healthy or not? Is virgin better?

Coconut oil: healthy, beneficial and better if virgin? This week, we will swing back to our health topics and learn about fats: what’s good about them, what’s bad about them and what kinds of fat we should be eating. Additionally, we will talk about coconut […]

Do you feel too busy to eat healthy and wish you had easy healthy recipes?
Lunch in the garden, Urubamba, Peru By Michelle Ramirez

Do you feel too busy to eat healthy and wish you had easy healthy recipes?

Whether you are a busy professional or a busy mom, we all struggle to find time to prepare healthy nutritious meals. Often times we may end up choosing unhealthy snacks or meals just because it is faster and easier to get these. Many of you […]

All the leaves are brown
Muir Woods, Mill Valley, California

All the leaves are brown

Ahhh, yes. It’s that time of the year again, when the leaves start turning a beautiful brown, orange and yellow in the northern hemisphere. There is no denying fall is coming. As someone who grew up in the tropics, I can’t say I am a […]

Sugar junkies and greens lovers
Abuela’s House, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Urubamba, Perú

Sugar junkies and greens lovers

My dear friend Christina suggested I write a post about healthy eating. She said she had always been impressed by how “healthy” my daughter’s diet was. The first thing I thought was: What?! My little sugar junkie?! Truthfully, if left her to her own devices, […]