Posts by Karen Berrios

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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Letting Go of Fear

It used to be that I spent my days in “default mode,” unaware that I could make conscious choices about my reactions and emotions. There were so many “hot buttons,” words, behaviors, people and circumstances that would trigger me to go into a place of emotional pain. I felt vulnerable and open, with things constantly…

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Probiotics For Thyroid Health

Probiotics seem to be one of the more recent trends that health-savvy consumers are eager to try. There are even commercials and ads on television that tout foods with probiotics as beneficial to digestive health. While probiotics are certainly beneficial for overall health and wellness, including digestive health, they also have the added benefit of…

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Can Curcumin Inhibit Tumor Growth in Colorectal Cancer?

There are so many foods that have incredible cancer-fighting potential. Personally, I take every opportunity I can to learn about these superfoods and incorporate them into my own diet if it’s possible and practical. Of course, some of my own current and ongoing health issues sometimes prohibit me from incorporating all of the foods I…

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