Ingredients in English & Spanish

  • ALMONDS – ALMENDRAS (source of protein and healthy fats). Can substitute for CASHEWS or WALNUTS – ANACARDOS o NUECES
  • ALMOND BUTTER – MANTEQUILLA DE ALMENDRA (source of protein. You can substitute for PEANUT BUTTER or CASHEW BUTTER – CREMA DE CACAHUATE, MANTEQUILLA DE ANACARDO)
  • APPLE CIDER VINEGAR – VINAGRE DE SIDRA DE MANZANA (aids digestion, helps with diabetes and hearts disease (Great for seasoning and cooking. Lowers acidity and helps alkanize the body)
  • BAKING SODA – BICARBONATO DE SODIO (use for baking)
  • BAKING POWDER – LEVADURA EN POLVO (use for baking)
  • BEE POLEN –POLEN DE ABEJA (amino acids used as protein)
  • BUCKWHEAT – ALFORFON (no gluten grain like seed, similar uses as rice or quinoa; common to make porridge for its consistency)
  • CARDAMOM – CARDAMOMO (gastrointestinal protection, lowers cholesterol, improves circulation, and acts as an anti -inflammatory source)
  • CHIA SEEDS – SEMILLAS DE CHIA (source of omega 3 fatty acids)
  • CHICKPEAS – GARBANZO (healthy protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals)
  • CINNAMON – CANELA (can lower blood sugar levels, reduce heart disease risk factors. Good flavour for cooking and baking)
  • COCONUT OIL – ACEITE DE COCO (healthy fats, good for cooking and baking at high temperatures)
  • CUMIN – COMINO (aids digestion and improved immunity system)
  • DATES – DATIL (use as a substitute for sweetener)
  • FLAX SEEDS – LINAZA: Source of Fibre (grounded better for digestion)
  • GINGER – GENGIBRE (aids digestion, anti-inflammatory, great for cooking, seasoning and tea)
  • GOJI BERRIES- GOJI (boosts immune system and are loaded with beta carotene)
  • HEMP SEEDS – SEMILLAS DE CANAMO (source of protein)
  • MACA – MACA EN POLVO (superfood high in vitamins, increases sexual function, aids in menstrual and menopause symptoms, increases energy and general health, helps mood balance)
  • MATCHA – TE DE MATCHA (green tea powdered. Antioxidant and good as add on for baking)
  • MILLET – MIJO (predominantly starchy. The protein content is comparable to that of wheat, sweet taste and can be toasted)
  • MORINGA – ARBOL DE LA VIDA (superfood known for high antioxidant properties)
  • MUNG BEANS – FRIJOL MUNGO (low glycemic, high in protein and fibre, easy to digest)
  • OATS – AVENA (Lowers Cholesterol, high in fibre. Types: quick cook oats, rolled oats, steel cut oats)
  • PARSLEY – PEREJIL (great for detox and seasoning)
  • QUINOA – high in protein, and balanced in carbs and fats (1 cup quinoa to 2 cups water, bring to boil, cover, and reduce to low heat)
  • SOY SAUCE/AMINOS (no gluten)/TAMARI – SALSA DE SOYA, (condiment and seasoning)
  • TAHINI –PASTA DE SESAMO (made from ground sesame seeds – healthy source of fats and mainly used to make dressings, hummus, babaganoush and halva)
  • TURMERIC – CURCUMA (contains curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant source)

 

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