I thought it'd be worthwhile to take a photo from December 2012 and put it side-by-side with a photo taken this month (December 2013). If you'll remember from a previous post, I am a raw foodist. I was also slowed down for a couple of months by an ankle fracture which required two surgical interventions. … Continue reading Year-end progress report
It has been a while since we published an episode of Ligia's Kitchen! I'm so glad we had a chance to film one this past weekend, even though we had to cut it short because Sophie needed Ligia's attention. That by the way, is the reason we haven't been filming new episodes. The little sweetheart … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Raw pickles
Here's one of my chest workouts, captured on video by Ligia recently. I warmed up with standing cable flyes, followed by the workout, which consisted of incline dumbbell presses, dips, machine chest presses, lying cable flies and incline dumbbell flyes. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nb0hjqju-bk I talked about each exercise in various detail, giving advice gleaned from my experience. At … Continue reading A chest workout
Want to see me work out at the gym? Ligia filmed me during a recent workout, the first after taking a 1-month break due to travel and business. It was a whole body workout where I warmed up on the roman chair, then did the clean & press, pull-ups and stiff-legged deadlifts. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-tUAXF3kB0o In-between the … Continue reading A whole body workout
Sometimes the very simple breakfasts are the best. Raw honey, scooped out of a fresh honeycomb just picked from the beehive, made by happy, healthy bees growing on pesticide-free land, slathered onto fresh-baked bread and washed down with raw almond milk. This is the ambrosia of the gods. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8LLKFPgJe0&feature=vmdshb Enjoy!
The word "chia" probably conjures images of the "Chia Pet" in your minds, if you grew up during the 80s and 90s. Besides being a fun toy, chia seeds are incredibly nutritious and as it turns out, delicious! In this new episode of Ligia's Kitchen, my wife presents an original recipe of hers, which she … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Raw vegan “fish roe salad” from chia seeds
We just published episode 32 of our show, Ligia's Kitchen, featuring a delicious entree made from lentils and scallions, seasoned with dill, lemon and salt. Ever since Ligia created the recipe a couple of months ago, she's made it for us at least once a week, and it's still great, every time I taste it. … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Lentil and scallion entree
After about three months on hiatus, during which we re-purposed one of the rooms in our house as a studio for the show and renovated it from top to bottom, we're back with a new episode of Ligia's Kitchen! It's a recipe for Kombucha Tea, a delicious probiotic beverage that will replenish your body with … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Kombucha Tea
This autumn, we made grape juice from our grape harvest, using a traditional wine press. This video shows you the process and explains how the grape juice can be stopped from fermenting using either the traditional method, which involves heating it up, or the horseradish method, which will allow you to keep it raw, unaltered … Continue reading Pressing Grapes through a Traditional Wine Press
We made a special episode of Ligia's Kitchen for Valentine's Day, which we hope will provide you with a great recipe for your loved ones: raw, organic hemp hearts (brownies), glazed with strawberry sauce and topped with pomegranate! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VIV8jWnF98 LK-029-EN-HD Released 2/9/12 Bon appetit and Happy Valentine's Day!