vegetarian

I have wanted to go to a raw or vegan restaurant for a very long time and finally, I found someone that I knew I could drag along with me, Tina from Carrots ‘n’ Cake! Tina and I are doing a challenge this month with Harvard Pilgrim called the Well Together Challenge. We are encouraging you [...]

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I think I finally mastered the perfect baked sweet potato french fry recipe. It’s simple and delicious. There is one ingredient that I found to season them perfectly. ONE. I like them crispy, slightly burned with a kick. To achieve this, preheat your oven at 400F. Next, slice up the sweet potatoes with the skin [...]

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Cucumbers were on sale this week at Trader Joe’s. Oh wait… they don’t have sales. They just randomly have new items for a limited time and if it’s produce, it’s probably in season or something. So, yeah. I bought one for 60 cents and decided to explore for a simple way to prepare it instead [...]

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Shirataki noodles are a staple in my refrigerator. So is Laughing Cow cheese. Combining the two is a quick dinner for me so when I went sent a package of the new Laughing Cow Smooth Sensations Cream Cheese Spread, I knew what I was having later this week. When I got home from vacation, I [...]

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On the third day of fitness my blog friend gave to me, Dicks Cottons sunglasses. These are the brand new Mayflower Wayfarer sunglasses from Dick’s Cottons. One lucky blog reader or YouTube viewer will win these shades. The winner will be getting a preppy pair like mine, the tortoise with black lenses. This flattering frame [...]

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I love butternut squash risotto but it is not exactly the most healthy comfort food recipe.  I made this last week but was unable to upload the pictures since my cord was en route from Chicago.  Using a few simple swaps, I was able to lighten up this fall staple with ease and even made [...]

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I love eating peanut butter with celery as part of my diet plan for meal #4.  Rarely am I satisfied though with 2 tbsp of peanut butter which comes out to 200 calories.  I eat as much celery as I want but still it’s not the same without peanut butter.  I recently came up with [...]

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Whey vs Soy Protein

July 14, 2011 · 18 comments

I admit I’ve bought soy protein because it was cheap.  I use protein powder daily for my breakfast pancake.  I choose whey protein (isolate if you can afford it) sweetened with stevia.  I know it was the best way to go but now there is science that proves it is better than soy protein when [...]

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I’ve mastered the do or die willpower that it takes to drop 5 lbs in a week.  I feel like it’s gift just as much as it is a weakness.  I have a photoshoot on Wednesday so I’ve been eating very clean for about 1-2 weeks (with the exception of ice cream pie on Easter).  [...]

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