Pasta Frutti di Mare

  I don’t eat pasta very often. However, after a long run sometimes I feel like having homemade pasta with a good source of protein to replenish nutrients and feel energized for the rest of the day. This is a simple and delicious recipe: Ingredients: • 300g linguini (or quinoa pasta) • ½ Kg clams...
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Interview for a Podcast- Virginia Rodríguez Perlado

  Happy New Year!! I had the privilege to be interviewed by my friend and Fitness & Nutrition Coach, Amanda Thebe, for her Podcast last month. We talked about some key health topics from visualization techniques to brain health and mindful eating during the holidays. We also touched upon Mindfulness and being fully present, a topic...
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May I Help You (or a Loved One) Achieve Your Health Goals in the New Year?

  Would you like to learn the latest news on Nutrition & Lifestyle Management? Understand how your body and mind work in order to feel the best you have ever been? Achieve awesome results and maintain them for the long term? I am here to help you!! Just email me at virginia@colorahealthcoaching.com to schedule your...
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Increase Your Relaxation Response

  Do you know what the three main reasons for disease are? Toxins, bad food and stress. We could include most of the major health ailments into these three categories. Today I would like to add some light to the stress category. The overall idea is that we are running around with too much stress...
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Baked Peppers with Quinoa

  A fantastic option to include a vegetarian dish and rest from animal protein for a while! This dish is full of spices, nuts, dried fruits and quinoa, which serve to energize the meal. On top of that, quinoa is considered a Superfood with some outstanding benefits: • Low glycemic index, which helps with weight...
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The Most Nutritious Foods on the Planet

  Many times we refer to the most nutritious foods on the planet as Superfoods. Regardless of the name, the important thing is that those foods provide us with some outstanding benefits for our body and mind. Each of those foods have different properties, I will summarize some of these here (if you would like...
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The Immense Power of BELIEF

  In all aspects of life there is something about believing in yourself, believing in what you are trying to accomplish. What a difference it makes when you set your mind and heart to something with all your senses. There is no way back, just a way forward… One of my favorite doctors is Dr....
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Why we should add more Collagen to our diet?

  I like to explore foods, understand their benefits for the human body and try them out in my own diet! There is one in particular that catches my attention due to its multiple properties, the need for it and the outstanding results when consuming it. This is Collagen Protein. What is collagen? According to...
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Cannelloni with chicken and ricotta with spices

  A great dish to enjoy after a good workout, a family lunch, or a weekend feast! Ingredients: • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil • 500g chicken thighs, pealed, no bones, finely chopped. • 2 leaks, peeled, washed and chopped in cubes • 500ml tomato puree • 6 Tbsp various spices, chopped, such as: parsley, chives,...
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Smoothies for breakfast? Yes, please!

  I really love breakfast. And I usually like to alternate what I eat in the morning depending on how I am feeling that day, the activities planned for the day or the amount of time I have to enjoy my breakfast. While everyone is different, I find that most people feel more energized when...
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