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How to Survive the Holidays with Healthy Habits

How to Survive the Holidays with Healthy Habits

It doesn’t feel like Christmas to me at all this year.  I mean I can’t believe it’s actually already December.  Part of the reason I feel this way is that it’s sunny and hot here in Peru.  In the past, living in NYC, leaving the […]

5 Lessons I Discovered While Living Abroad at Thanksgiving

5 Lessons I Discovered While Living Abroad at Thanksgiving

What does Thanksgiving mean to you?  Do you learn from experiences outside your comfort zone? What happens when things don’t go your way?  Are you open to new experiences? These are some of the questions I asked myself this past week.  I thrive outside my […]

Eat nutritious and delicious meals and save time with Easy Cookin’

Eat nutritious and delicious meals and save time with Easy Cookin’

Hi there everyone!!  I am taking a bit of a diversion today from posting a recipe or a piece about nutrition.  I hope that’s okay with y’all.  Over the past few weeks, I have been working on a new plant-based meal planning service, Easy Cookin’.  […]

World Vegetarian Day – My thoughts on why we should all eat less meat

World Vegetarian Day – My thoughts on why we should all eat less meat

Today is World Vegetarian Day.  According to Google and Wikipedia in 2010 more than 1 billion people worldwide were vegetarian.  Today I suspect that number is higher since the world population has likely increased and more people are choosing to be vegetarian.  Today kicks off […]

A bit about Peru, chocolate and what’s new on the blog

A bit about Peru, chocolate and what’s new on the blog

So maybe you noticed that I took a week away from posting last week.  There were definitely some reasons behind this mini-break.  The main reason being that after getting the blog launched here at cookeatlivelove.com, I began to feel the need for a little break […]

Reflections on Moving Forward During Difficult Times

Reflections on Moving Forward During Difficult Times

There’s been a lot to process lately.  In the last month, I’ve experienced the death of my mom, a move to another country, and the prospect of starting a new business. So here I am in Peru on my own, which is scary enough for […]

Goal setting with a new approach in 2017

Do you find it hard to stick with the resolutions or goals you set in the New Year?  Is it already mid-January and you’ve already failed those workout or diet goals you set?  Well, you are not the only one.  Research shows that setting resolutions […]