Eggs, Eggs, Eggs… which ones to choose?

Throughout the years there have been so many different opinions on if we should eat eggs or not eat eggs. There is the question of cholesterol, protein, diseases and allergies just to name a few. This blog is just going to focus a three types: ostrich, duck and chicken. The information is not to convince…

Best Chicken Detox Soup

Fast and tasty Chicken Detox Soup Recipe to kick-start your diet. This healthy cleansing soup, is a great recipe to whip up anytime you need a do-over in your eating plan. After the holidays and all that decadent, delicious, fattening food, I picked up 7 pounds! After 3 days of nothing but this soup, I…

Happy Holidays!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Thank you for supporting Mama Vega Foods and recipes. This has been a great year thanks to all of you. If you have yet to signed up for our Facebook page, Mama Vega Foods, here it is…https://www.facebook.com/mamavegafoods Looking for the perfect, healthy gift for the holidays? Shop our eStore for our healthy cookbook,…

Keeping health in mind

Discover the food and health connection: the secret to energy, vitality and satiety for women, men and children through nutrient-dense recipes. Mama Vega’s recipes use ingredients you can pronounce, are all natural, nutrient-dense, minimally processed and taste as good if not better than what you find in those chemical-laced food places. After eating her recipes, you will feel satisfied, energized, with no discomfort from indigestion, and you end up eating less because your cells are satiated. More…

The Book

The idea of making and selling high quality salsas, sauces and preserves first came about in response to the needs of my family. I had always cooked for my two daughters. After they left for college, I wanted to continue to be doing what I liked the most, teaching and cooking. As a teacher and self-taught chef who also mentored Le Cordon Bleu chefs in training and a lifelong lived experience in culinary creativity and nutrition, marketing my foods and training people to cook with them in a healthy way seemed like a good way to begin. More…

Autobiography of a Culitritionist™

Since my pre-teen years, I have been cooking and preparing meals from scratch without formal recipes. My mother was a hematologist at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in NY throughout my childhood and teenage years. Every day she would call me from work to tell me what to prepare for dinner. She would periodically call to make sure each step was followed on time. Our meals by today’s standards were and still are considered gourmet and definitely not fast food. Some of the dishes were: bouillabaisse, fricassee chicken, paella, lasagna with homemade sauce and pepper steak with rice. More…