My favorite quote comes from Julia Child who said, “Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it”; I am here to do just that. Homemade by Lola serves as a vessel to project my passions, and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.


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After joining a Juice Feast for 7 days, I felt ah-mazing! The lens I looked through seemed so different. My lens was brighter and clearer -- all because of the food I ate!

Depending purely on nature these past few days has brought me happiness, peace, love, light a...

For the past week my fridge has been completely filled with vibrant greens, vegetables and fruits. As a result, Audrey has been making much better choices for herself! She’s always asked for pretzels or bread or even tries to ask me for candies as a snack when she gets...

Through this juice cleanse (day 5 now) I’m doing, I’ve come to the realization that juicing for 7 days - or longer - is not only about reaping the benefits that cleansing the physical body has to gain. Juicing for this long is about a mind, body and spiritual reawakeni...

If you're a parent of a school aged child, chances are you've been asked to bring in some sort of food for a special event -- that's nut free, dairy free, gluten free and "oh, please, keep the sugar to a minimum too". How intimidating is that! This time, I didn't just...

November 30, 2016

I come from many places. It took many diverse cultures to make me. The most closely of them is Cuban. I am Cuban American. I will (hopefully) never know first hand the struggles my parents, my grandparents, and great grandparents endured and came through. I grew up hea...

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