Posts by Karen Berrios

Natural Brownie

Ingredients: 3 ripe organic bananas 1 cup oat flour 3 big tablespoons organic cacao powder 2 teaspoons organic raw cacao nibs 3 organic eggs 1/2-2/3 cup yacon syrup or honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder A handful of organic walnuts A little coconut oil Instructions: Place all the ingredients, except cacao nibs, coconut oil and walnuts, into a food…

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10 Tips to Stick to your New Year’s Goals

‘Tis the season for family and merriment. In all the hustle and bustle of buying gifts, attending parties, and eating the delicious cookies and treats that are so prevalent this time of year, we can often lose sight of the truly important things in life. We can get so caught up in the day-to-day just…

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Hot Chocolaty Cacao with Almond Milk

Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups almond milk Cinnamon powder to taste 2-3 whole cloves 1/3 cup organic cacao powder 2-3 tablespoons yacon syrup or  honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions: Place almond milk, whole cloves and cinnamon powder to a small sauce pan over medium heat. Cook on medium for about 5-6 minutes. Remove the cloves, add cacao powder, yacon syrup…

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Healthy Christmas Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 cup cacao powder 1 cup almond flour 1 ripe organic banana 4 tablespoons chia seeds 12-14 tablespoons filtered warm water 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup yacon syrup or honey Instructions: Blend the chia seeds to form a powder and mix with warm water, leave to stand for 5-6 minutes. Then, mix all the ingredients until…

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My Top Holiday Gift Ideas for Healthy & Clean Living

Christmas is just one of my favorite holidays of the year as we reflect on the birth of our savior and gather with our friends and family to celebrate the gift of grace. I know, I know… some of you may not participate in all that shopping non-sense but for those who do I must…

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Cultivating Gratitude

I looked up the meaning of thanks and gratitude and Webster dictionary defines “Thankful” as appreciative of benefits received. It is a way of expressing appreciation with or without an act. “Gratitude” is more like having a sense of thankfulness and the feeling is from within. Another Thanksgiving year is before us and I can’t…

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Pumpkin Pie

This recipe combines health-boosting components like coconut, chia seeds, cashews and almond flour Fall season has arrived, and we can all enjoy a nice pumpkin pie. Here is a recipe I love!… and you can enjoy making as a family! Ingredients: Base: 1 tablespoon of ground organic chia seeds 2 1/2 tablespoons water 2 cups almond…

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Is Cacao Powder the Same as Cocoa Powder?

Things are moving quickly with my mission to bring Peruvian Superfoods to the United States. It’s such an exciting time, and I am so incredibly happy to be on this path. Along with the superfoods I will be bringing to the United States, I will also be bringing cacao in different forms. While I was…

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Delicious Pumpkin Latte

I am so happy to share with you a delicious Pumpkin Latte recipe, so that you too can enjoy it! Ingredients: 2 cups almond milk 1/4 cup coconut milk (optional) 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 tablespoon lucuma powder 2/3 cup freshly brewed organic coffee 2 tablespoons honey or yacon syrup 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice or 1/4…

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My Superfoods Project

Being diagnosed with cancer changes a person. I think that probably goes without saying. After the initial shock and horror at being handed a potentially terminal diagnosis and after acceptance had set in, there came a time when there was almost a sense of peace that washed over me. That’s not to say that I…

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