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Oh how I love Trader Joe’s. I stopped by the itty bitty store on Boylston Street yesterday was ecstatic to see that finally canned pumpkin was on shelves for the Fall! To celebrate, I thought I’d share with you a mini haul featuring some of my new favorite products and a couple that I can’t [...]

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Since I started studying at the Institute of Integrated Nutrition I have become more aware of how much meat I eat, where it comes from and how to incorporate more raw veggies into my diet. After a quick poll from my viewers on YouTube, it appeared to me that so have all of you! It [...]

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Despite having graduated college in 2006, the end of August will always remind me of pre-season soccer practices and back to school preparation. In college, I did not play a sport and had to stay fit on my own. Not quite comfortable at the school gym, I would work out in my dorm room. I [...]

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On the weekends, my diet seems to take a huge u-turn most of the time. All week, I’m dead set on my routine and then the weekend comes and screws it all up making it that much harder on Monday to get back into the groove of things. During the summer, it’s challenging to make [...]

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This morning, I got up and had a list of errands to complete before my 5K. First up, City Hall Plaza for a moving permit. I decided to walk the mile since I’d be only running about 23 minutes later in the afternoon. I stopped by Whole Foods to pick up a few items to [...]

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Two weeks from today, I am moving. While I’m not moving far, just a mile, I am not moving into my new apartment until September 1st. I’m going to be a nomad for a month living at mother’s cape house, renting in Nantucket for a week and crashing it on a couch or two in [...]

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Last night, I got a craving for a burger while reading my June issue of Real Simple.  Specifically I wanted a burger with avocado!  Luckily, I had ground turkey in my fridge and an avocado for a perfect lunch combination. I toasted 1 slice of Ezekiel bread and topped it with avocado and sliced grape [...]

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Tuna is a staple in my household.  In the freezer or in a can, it is an affordable and healthy protein to have on hand.  Whether it is for dinner or lunch, here are two of my favorite recipes. Tuna Steaks with Fresh Avocado Summer Salsa Last night for dinner, I made tuna steaks topped [...]

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Do ever find yourself scouring over the internet looking for the perfect recipe?  Maybe you’re looking for vegan meals for earth day, a quick brown bag lunch idea, or a recipe to use up your produce that may go bad, but if you are like me, this process usually is overwhelming.  With so many recipes on [...]

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