Looking for easy and delicious recipes? The latest in nutrition and weight loss? This is your blog!

Eating Free Blog

EAT MORE, NOT LESS


13

MAR

2015

I wanted to make a tasty, gluten-free fruit and nut bread packed with flavor, but minus the added sugar. Here, the fig and banana act as a natural sweetener while the quinoa and walnuts give this treat a generous serving of protein and healthy fats; making for a well-balanced nutritional food. This powerhouse of nutrients results…

read more

05

MAR

2015

Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin made with a base of vegetables. Being as I am Peruvian and enjoy my native foods, I took this Italian classic and spiced it up with an Andean twist; adding basil, Chocó (large corn), yuca, and purple potatoes. Here is my hearty version of this delicious classic….

read more

12

FEB

2015

Dazzle yourself up this Valentine’s Day with the provocative sensation of maca. Resembling a small rough stone the size of a walnut, maca is a powerful Peruvian root vegetable that can be used to boost libido, increase fertility in both men and women, treat erectile dysfunction, and most of all, make your day of romance…

read more

29

JAN

2015

When I moved to the United States from Lima, Peru, I was far away from my family and clueless about how to cook and what to eat. Living with American roommates, I was introduced to grabbing a handful of cereal for breakfast while running out the door. For lunch and dinner, we scarfed down cold…

read more

15

JAN

2015

Pichuberry is without a doubt one of the most nutrient dense fruits available in the United States. The pichuberry is a small orange fruit that is the size and shape of a cherry tomato. But don’t let its adorable appearance fool you! This ancient treasure is bursting with powerful nutrients and when it comes to taste, pichuberry explodes with…

read more

18

DEC

2014

I just received Sharon Palmer’s newest book, Plant-Powered for Life (The Experiment, 2014), in the mail this week. In my first impression I must say, how stunning! This vegetarian cookbook is not only appealing to the eye because of its fresh and crisp design and photography, but the feel of the matte finished pages makes…

read more

11

DEC

2014

As winter approaches, our bellies begin to yearn for something warm and delicious.  There is nothing quite like cozy-ing up indoors and cooking with friends and family; creating recipes that are both easy, filling, and full of nutrients. Here I have created just that- a warm and hearty soup filled with essential vitamins, minerals, and the…

read more

05

DEC

2014

Winter is on its way and so are our favorite holiday treats. Some of us like to try new foods, while others stick to the traditional route. If you’re not feeling too experimental this year but want to taste some new flavors, why not switch up the menu to someone else’s tradition? Personally, I find anything…

read more

24

NOV

2014

The basic recipe for mashed potatoes is pretty much the same everywhere—cook the potatoes, mash the potatoes, flavor the potatoes—voila! However what distinguishes one recipe from another are the ingredients added to the potatoes when mashed, as well as what type of potato used. This recipe highlights the powerfood combination of American and Peruvian- purple potatoes…

read more

19

NOV

2014

An Exclusive giveaway for December 2014! Hurry! Don’t miss it! When you enter our sweepstakes by December 29th, you may be one of the 10 winners to receive: A Whole Body Reboot: the Peruvian Superfoods Diet to Detoxify, Energize, and Supercharge Fat Loss A 1-Month Supply of youthH2O’s Age-Defying System, this wellness solution contains Manuel’s…

read more

Search Posts


books and ebooks
peruvian superfoods
sample menus

SIGN UP AND START EATING FREE

EATING FREE RADIO

Listen to internet radio with Manuel Villacorta on Blog Talk Radio