How I got lost by food, and how food saved me..

We women, are programmed to multitask, and always get things done. I totally get it, I’ve been there. A few weeks ago, I was a speaker at a women’s event and talked about how I got lost with food, but at the same time, years later, how food saved me. I told my story of…

Stuffed Peppers

I love stuffed peppers! They are easy to make and are very delicious. I don’t add rice to the stuffing, because I am trying to avoid carbs and use ground turkey instead of ground beef. Bell peppers are rich in many vitamins and antioxidants, especially vitamin C and various carotenoids. For this reason, they may…

Foods That Heal

We can heal our bodies by eating the right foods. We heal not only our bodies but also our soul, since while eating the right foods, we clear our minds and help us emotionally heal and vibrate higher. I am going back to the South of France soon, and I am so happy to work…

Ratatouille, My Way..

My kids and I have agreed to go meatless at least a few days a week, and I wanted to share with all of you my favorite vegetarian recipe. It is a Ratatouille, with my own twists and of course adding my Peruvian Flair. It is refreshing and healing, and an opportunity to visit my…

Embracing My Inner Julia Child

“The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” – Julia Child Every time my parents and I get together we watch a great movie. Last week the movie Julie and Julia showed up as recommended in Netflix. I didn’t think twice and we watched it,…

Peruvian Flair in Provence

Provence, Provence…Je t’aime My third trip in less than a year, and I loved it! Every time it is a different experience and an opportunity for more personal transformation. It is something in the Provencal air and energy that is life changing, upleveling, I feel that I take one more step up to my goals…

Lomo Saltado

Another dish that is a melting pot of Peruvian and other cuisines such Spanish and Chinese. Beef was not known before the Spaniards and they brought cows with them after 1,538 but it was really expensive since it wasn’t that available and not too many people had  the opportunity to eat them, then slowly became…

Aji de Gallina

Aji de Gallina is a medium spicy stew made with hen and aji that is the source of some controversy in my family – I like to use Aji Amarillo, the way it is made in Lima, but my mother and my aunts, insist the proper way is with Aji Panca, the way they learned…