Simple Pasta Dinner

Sometimes I don't realize what time it is until the girls start asking, "What's for dinner?" Well, when this happens the answer is… Pasta! Making this pasta dish is so fast and simple. I usually have bags of frozen vegetables that I use when I'm in a hurry but I still want to add healthy ingredients to the food. … Continue reading Simple Pasta Dinner

Avocado Salad

When I was a little girl my maternal grandmother used to make Gazpacho. In Puerto Rico gazpacho is an avocado salad with cod fish, tomatoes, white onion, an olive oil. I remember she would eat it inside bread, just like a sandwich. Well, this morning 2 of my avocados were ready and I decided to make … Continue reading Avocado Salad

7 Animal Quotes that Inspire Me

These are seven quotes about being compassionate to animals, that have inspired me on my journey. "There slowly grew up in me an unshakable conviction that we have no right to inflict suffering and death on another living creature, unless there is some unavoidable necessity for it." ~Albert Schweitzer  "You can judge a man's character by … Continue reading 7 Animal Quotes that Inspire Me

5 Things I Like About Being Vegetarian

I have been a vegetarian for quite a while now... even though I pretty much like everything about it, I have to say that these five things have really changed my life. Trying new foods: As a child my menu mostly consisted of frosted cereal, eggs and bacon on the weekends, white rice, fried chicken, … Continue reading 5 Things I Like About Being Vegetarian

How and Why I Became Meat-Free

I want to share with you the story of how I started my journey into changing my way of eating. First, back in December of 1999, I met a guy, who today I call my husband. He does not eat pork or seafood (eats fish with scales). The reason being because of his religious beliefs … Continue reading How and Why I Became Meat-Free