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Quick healthy snacks? The Jicama.

Is there such thing as a quick healthy snack? Of course there is! Jicama is a refreshing water-based, somewhat sweet vegetable. I often find that people don’t know what it is or how to eat it. Let me show you how to eat jicama – Peel the jicama with a small knife instead of a vegetable peeler. I find the peeler too difficult for thick skin root vegetables like these.  Cut the veggie in sticks and dip like carrot or […]

Avocados and Travel

The avocado is the perfect snack. I may even go so far as to say, that it is the perfect food. It can be sweet or savory, is highly satisfying and keeps you sustained for hours because of it’s healthy fat and high protein content. If you count amino acids, the avocado has 18. (That’s all of them by the way) We have been traveling a lot lately, but often food and travel snacks create a dilemma. What to bring?! […]