Just CHIA it!

*1 cup water *2 Tablespoons Chia *1/2 lemon *A few berries of your choice Chia Seeds can be added to a diverse amounts of dishes. These little seeds are warehouses when it comes to nutrients and fiber. An added benefit is the little magic these seeds have to turn liquids into gel and absorb almost… Continue reading Just CHIA it!


Gringa Guacamole

Gringa Guacamole serves 4 Ingredients: 2 ripe haas avocados, pit removed (but save 1 pit if you are going to have leftovers) ½ ripe tomato, finely chopped ½ white onion, minced ¼ cup fresh pineapple 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile, seeds removed and minced 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, finely chopped Juice of half… Continue reading Gringa Guacamole

Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup)

The element of surprise is great but when it comes to food you hope to have luck on your side. Living in Coata Rica with a host family,  I am often surprised with different dinners composed of traditional recipes from Costa Rica. My host family was kind enough to teach me how to cook this…… Continue reading Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup)