Vegetarian

This weekend was low key and just what I needed. After an indulgent Nashville trip, this was my chance to lay low before heading to Miami. Friday night I checked out the Gilt City Warehouse sale. It was a zoo. The past 2 Gilt sales I’ve been to, I’ve paid for tickets and waited in a [...]

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Ever since I discovered Life Alive, I have made my salads a bit different. Since then, I’ve become obsessed with including avocado, seeds, sprouts, hummus and beets in everything. Dried cranberries and raisins are also popular favorites that I typically throw into the mix. I know you are supposed to slowly reintroduce foods back into [...]

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It’s been a few weeks since I finished my 3-day Blueprint Cleanse and I still feel great. I knew I wanted to share my experience on my blog but wanted to wait a little bit before I did.  As a refresher, I decided to try the 3-day BluePrint Cleanse after discovering how much I liked [...]

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Last summer, my mom took out a container from the freezer with cauliflower to make a rice pilaf recipe. I was first a little surprised that it froze well, then shocked at how good it actually tasted. Cauliflower after all isn’t known for it’s rich flavor. It has since become a staple when it comes [...]

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Earlier this week, I made a healthy “risotto” recipe using quinoa and roasted butternut squash. I invited my dad and sister to come over for dinner and was excited to make something using the ingredients I bought at the local Farmers Market. Naturally, I gravitate towards the foods I know I love, Brussels sprouts and [...]

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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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Have you ever had to host a dinner party with vegan or vegetarian guests? Since I pride myself on being able to make crowd pleasing dishes that are unassuming healthy dishes for parties, I’ve had friends come to me for advice on what to serve for friends with special diets.  I’ve learned what corners can and cannot be cut [...]

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At Expo East, I only took pictures of my favorite products. Here are a few that I tried and was obsessed with. You probably haven’t heard of most brands, which is because they are small and new! You can buy most online however.  These flackers were amazing. Raw, vegan flax seed crackers may not sound [...]

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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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“What is up with the protein love affair?” a Facebook user posted on my Fan page after I shared a link to a recent post, “How much protein do you really need?” Research shows that 60% of the US population is trying to increase their protein intake. From general health and wellness, to sports nutrition [...]

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