Slow Down for the Holidays with Salemville

Happy Friday!! How was your week? With the Holidays, I feel like everyone’s schedule gets way more hectic than it should. Running around to get presents, going to this and that holiday party, secret santa brunch. Let’s just take a second to think about “Why SO many plans?” sure, we want to spend time with … Continue Reading

How to survive a hangover at work

Hi there!! Happy Monday  🙂 I’ve never really been a big Halloween person but I know many of you are so I thought I should share some knowledge on how to survive a hangover at work. Although Halloween is on a Tuesday this year, I’m sure some of you will make a trip down to … Continue Reading

What makes warm lemon water so great?

By Belen – I’ve been drinking warm lemon water for the past 2 weeks every morning and I felt the difference in my body. I felt more awake in the mornings, my skin cleared up and I stopped feeling bloated through-out the day. So, I went on a journey around the internet to really understand … Continue Reading

A Week Without Alcohol & Chocolate

By Belen Baquerizo – Last week, I announced on Instagram that I would be doing a week-long challenge without alcohol and chocolate and at least 2 liters of water a day. I’m not alcoholic but with a week of Hurricane Irma and then a week of birthday and job promotion celebrations, I was feeling NASTY. Within … Continue Reading

Liberate your adventurous taste with Liberté

It’s no secret that I love yogurt. It’s my go-to breakfast with chunks of pineapple and so, naturally I’m open to trying new yogurts when they fit into my “healthy regime” – meaning, no artificial ingredients and organic. I must say, Liberte stole my heart when I discovered one of their flavors is Ecuadorian Mango! … Continue Reading

Tips To Be Successful In Your Diet

Who here eats 100% clean while following their diet? Not every one person follows their diet every single day without caving, or eating more than they’re supposed to. One, it’s hard and two, it shouldn’t be called a ‘diet’ rather, a way of life, or what I like to tell myself is to eat in moderation. It’s hard … Continue Reading

Building Healthy Habits with Kiwami Greens

We love anything that speaks “healthy”, as its the lifestyle we seek but we are very guilty of going outside our norms and indulging a bit too much – which often makes us feel bloated and potentially with an new zit on our foreheads. For me (Belen speaking) greens is the last thing I think … Continue Reading

Elevate your weeknight meals with DOÑA MARÍA® mole paste

Luis and I have gotten in the rhythm of cooking nights. Every week, we try to cook together at least once or twice a week. We started doing it because eating in saves you tons of money and also because I wanted to learn to cook. Luis cooks really well and I struggle with it … Continue Reading

My Growing Relationship With Fitness

Health and fitness is one of those things you wish you loved. New Years start with  strict goals for ourselves like: No fried food, drink more water, workout 5 days a week, no alcohol drinking during the week. WHO are we kidding? Fortunately, I found out it’s all about balance (yes! balance). Started off the year … Continue Reading

Farmers Market

I never understood why people were so into farmers market. I know it’s a trendy thing to do; people wait for Sunday, go to brunch and then make a stop at the Farmers Market and make some healthy, expensive purchases. Well, I put it to the test a couple of weekends ago with Luis. We … Continue Reading

Sister Cooks – Vegan Risotto Recipe

Hi guys! Andre here with a recipe for you all. This recipe is one my sister and I made for Christmas dinner that I got from Minimalist Baker’s website. Ever since I became vegan (September 2015), I have been getting recipes from Dana’s website. She always has the best, easiest, and the most delicious recipes, … Continue Reading

Lactose-Free Hot Cocoa With Lactaid®

In the beginning of the year, I was sick for about 2 weeks. Something I ate made me so sick, I ended up at the emergency room and not going to work for about a week. I realized that during those weeks, I had been eating lots of creamy foods with lots of lactose so … Continue Reading

Get Everyday Wellness Into Your Life

The word wellness, kinda scares people away. When we talk about wellness, everyone automatically thinks we are going to talk about rituals and meditation and how you have to change your ENTIRE life around to achieve some kind of normalcy and tranquility. So, today I’m here to let you know that wellness is not a … Continue Reading

How Clean Eating Will Give You The Energy Coffee Doesn’t

Clean Eating Sometimes coffee can be a little overrated. I drink coffee on daily basis because I’m used to it. I like waking up and having a cup of coffee. I like reading my emails or a book with a warm cup of coffee in my hand but it doesn’t necessarily mean that it keeps … Continue Reading