Wrap up

The last day of June is upon which means this mini breakfast series will conclude today. Today we had a light breakfast. We had fruits (apples, strawberries and bananas), mixed nuts and Jugo de Avena. Parents remember that nourishing our bodies doesn’t have to be complicated and our food does not need to be Instagram perfect. I hope everyone has […]

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Breakfast Sides

On a regular day (pre pandemic) breakfast consisted of some cereal or oatmeal with a fruit on the side. Since March 15 we decided to eat a big breakfast almost every day. One because we have the time to cook up a great mean and we need to enjoy life a little bit more. Food gives us happiness! Some of […]

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Beverages

Every morning for the past 10 years I have had a cup of coffee with half and inch of milk. Yes, even while pregnant I drank coffee. During the summer months I like to have an ice coffee, juice or smoothie for breakfast. If the day is on the cooler side, I’ll made some Colombia hot chocolate (Chocolate Corona). For […]

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Bread

How many times have you heard that eating bread is bad? I’ve heard this since I was about eight. I think I heard it on tv. Hearing that caused me to internalize it and an unhealthy relationship of guilt after enjoying some toast or a croissant was born. Yes, over eating bread can cause serious health issues. So is over […]

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The Colorful Fruits

There is nothing better than a full bowl of colorful freshly cut fruits on a sweltering summer morning. I have kids so that is currently in my dream cabinet. For now, I need to compromise on my dream bowl of fruits for breakfast until all the kids can help around the kitchen. Here are a few things I’ve learned: Avoid […]

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The Egg

*All the picture in the blog were taken while I cooked this morning’s breakfast When I started brainstorming what food or beverage items to talk about on this breakfast series, I decided to make a list! The first item that came to my mind was eggs. I would like to start this series with one of my favourite foods! The […]

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June is for Breakfast

Growing up in the tropics was one of the most wonderful experiences so far. Besides my family what I miss the most is the heat, rain, and humidity. I love Canada but I’m not too fond of the weather. Every year except for the first year after the birth of all of my children, I avoid turning on the heat […]

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Black Lives Matter

During the last two weeks, we have been closely following the situation in the United States. We are not citizens, but we have a special place for the U.S.A. in our hearts. However, racism and police brutality continue to shatter the lives of Black people, Indigenous peoples and POC in the U.S.A., Canada through out the world. We hadn’t understood many things until we saw the video of Mr. George Floyd’s murder. It was an inhumane act and we will not ignore it. As a white Latinx/Indian family we will continue to learn and check our privileges. We will support the ongoing decolonization of our minds and society. Black Lives Matter R.I.P. Mr. George Floyd

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