Sunshine in New York City– Strolling through Battery Park City, Manhattan

Sunshine in New York City– Strolling through Battery Park City, Manhattan   A couple of weeks ago, before the start of Astronomical Spring, on a beautiful , warm day  hubby, myself and our little Prince decided to explore  Battery Park City. Battery Park City was created in 1980 as an extension of lower Manhattan. This unique neighborhood has stunning views of the Statue of...
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

My mom (64) is on a mission of reviving her old life and adopting a healthy way of living.  She has a sweet tooth but she’s scared she would have to give up her sweet treats in order to be successful at it.  This is a myth and a great misconception. Just because something is sweet doesn’t necessarily mean it is unhealthy. Yes on this life style you can have you cake...
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February Fitness Challenge – PLANK

FEBRUARY PLANK CHALLENGE for a toned mid-section January squat challenge was a success. For all those that followed through the challenge, please share your stories and photos of that firm bum. For February challenge, we are going to plank our way to a toned mid-section [read abs]. Who does not want a firm and toned abs?? Again all you need is to show up; No extra or fancy equipment is needed...
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Vegan Shakeology: My first impression

Vegan shakeology my first impression: A week ago I started on a journey to rebuild my body 5 months after giving birth to our wonderful son P.   I had a hard time balancing work, baby and healthy living. This was mostly due to a lack of energy which was a direct result of sleepless nights – you know how the ball rolls after your first baby. By the end of day I was too tired and all I...
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Epic Vacation: Hawaii

In May of 2015, we took an epic 2 weeks vacation to the Pacific Island of Hawaii, to experience paradise and the ALOHA spirit. We spent the first half in Oahu-at the famous Waikiki beach, and the second half in picturesque Maui Island. In Oahu, we dined at the famous and classy Roy’s, relaxed at Waikiki beach, and beach hopped [from Waikiki  all the way to Northshore beaches via...
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Raw Vegan Sushi- Healthy Cucumber Roll Ups

This gluten-free raw vegan cucumber roll-ups recipe is a quintessential healthy snacks for guests who are health conscious,  and perfect for social gatherings or Super Bowl parties. This dish is simple and versatile. You can be creative by mixing up your favorite flavors and create the best tasting rolls. Ingredients 2-3 large cucumber -washed 5  baby carrots, washed and...
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Strolling New York City – A Cozy Chic Outfit

Happy New Year to you all!  Wishing you all the best in 2017. To kick start the new year [in a cold but sunny NYC], I had plans to visit Top of the Rock Observatory at the Rockefeller Center NYC with my mom  and my 5 months old baby boy. Our morning started with a visit to St Patrick’s Cathedral for a mass; after which we headed across Fifth Avenue to the Rockefeller Center. However I...
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January Fitness Challenge – SQUATS

JANUARY SQUAT CHALLENGE for a firm rear end January 2017 is here and for most people, including me, 2017 is the year to achieve fitness goals. My January Squat Challenge is the best way to start 2017. This  butt-sculpting exercise targets not only your glutes, but your thighs and core. All you need is to show up; No extra or fancy equipment is needed for this challenge. For progress follow...
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Glowing and Delicious Vegan Beet Smoothie

This surprisingly delicious, bright red and creamy smoothie will provide all the necessary nutrients to enhance detoxifying the liver. One of its ingredients, beet root, cleanses the liver and purifies the blood. It is also a rich source of iron. Ingredients 1 beet, peeled 1 Orange, peeled 1 Apple 5 Strawberries (frozen) A handful of baby spinach 1/2 Banana 30g (2 tbsp) hemp seeds 120-170ml...
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Bum-Centric Workout

Summer is finally here. If you are planning to going to the beach for holidays or you just want to look good, do this butt-centric workout for a toned and shapely  rear end. It consists of 2 moves The Bridge kicks Squats side kicks Do  each move 10-20 times depending on your fitness level and repeat 3-5 times Please leave a comment below to share your experience doing this workout- Was it...
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