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Body Wise Podcast

Dec 1, 2020

Cristina talks with Gemma Aguayo-Murphy about Latinx heritage and cooking. From healthy swaps to dealing with guilt from swapping seasonings possibly shaming the ancestors, making meals work for the entire family, finding flavors that fit your food intolerances, and more. 


  • Meet Gemma Aguayo-Murphy (00:18)
  • Keeping your ancestors alive through recipes (03:13)
  • Balancing traditional Mexican dishes with paleo (04:40)
  • Finding food freedom in ancestral dishes (07:37)
  • Making food swaps work (11:32)
  • The Americanization of ancestral meals (15:15)
  • Navigating food intolerances and picky palettes in Latinx cuisine (17:24)
  • Honoring the ancestors and our people with healthier options (22:07)
  • The importance of making information accessible (26:07)
  • Making meals and sharing a day in the life (28:58)
  • Pregnancy and childbirth during a pandemic (31:35)
  • Favorite recipes from Gemma’s blog and where to find her online (35:02)