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Giselle Achecar

WATCH: Why You Should Buy Fair Trade Chocolate

Posted 01.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Ah chocolate. One of life's glorious pleasures. But did you know the chocolate bar you’re eating may have been produced with child slave labor? Yes,...

WATCH: How To Conquer The Compost Bin

Posted 01.20.2012 | Latino Voices

About 8 years ago, I got a compost bin. I was on my way to doing my part. And I failed miserably. For whatever reason, it didn’t happen for me. So ...

WATCH: Did Someone Say Vegan Chocolate Pudding?

Posted 01.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Organic dark chocolate over 70% cacao is not only sexy and delicious, but good for you. Cacao contains over 300 identifiable chemical compounds in...

WATCH: Learn How To Make Middle Eastern Shrimp Recipe, Puerto Rican Style

Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

In honor of my quarter Lebanese roots (I’m still 100% boricua), an Egyptian friend sent me a family recipe for shrimp. As soon as I read the recipe,...

WATCH: How To Make Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

Posted 12.30.2011 | Latino Voices

Chocolate boosts your mood. Chocolate enhances the flavor of everything from chicken to milk. Chocolate is healthy - so long as it's 70 percent cacao ...

WATCH: Learn To Make Pollo Encebolla'o, Like Abuelita Used To Make

Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

I'm looking out my window at the Caribbean, spending the holidays with family and friends on my beloved island of Puerto Rico. How appropriate to post...

WATCH: How To Make Tropical Tango Toxin Buster Smoothie

Posted 12.16.2011 | Latino Voices

Between holiday parties and mall visits, it can be difficult to eat healthy all the time. Why not make a smoothie to take on the go, right? Especially...

WATCH: Learn To Make 'Six-Aphrodisiac Salad' To Go With Your Mojitos

Posted 12.09.2011 | Latino Voices

The right foods can excite the senses, stimulate the libido and increase stamina (Yay!). Foods high in vitamins A, B6, C and E, along with zinc and po...