Vegetarian

The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Vitacost.  Over the past year, I’ve developed a taste for some of the most expensive food items you can buy at the grocery store. This isn’t exactly a habit I can afford on a regular basis but now and then if I see one […]

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Could I be a vegan?

November 1, 2013 · 8 comments

I’ve been busy in LA and wanted to share a few pictures from my visit with all of you. I seriously could easily be a vegan if I lived out here. There are so many healthy places to eat that serve amazingly delicious food. Why doesn’t this exist in the rest of America!?  I had […]

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In college, I loved making my own healthy meals using just the microwave. Last week, I uploaded the first of a three part series featuring dorm room recipes that are affordable, healthy and easy to make. The first recipe is a lunch or dinner meal idea using a sweet potato. It can easily be made […]

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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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I have another recipe from the revamped Tone It Up plan for you guys today! I’ve been obsessed with smoothies all summer. It’s a refreshing breakfast that hits the spot on a hot day, especially if you don’t have air conditioning like me. This recipe features one of my favorite fruits, the mango. The video […]

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Happy Earth Day! For over 40 years, Earth Day, April 22, has inspired individuals and organizations worldwide to demonstrate their commitment to environmental protection and sustainability.  It lands on a Monday this year allowing to really spread the message regarding the impact of a meat heavy diet  has on our environment. I participated in Earth […]

Do you practice a meatless Monday? It’s not only beneficial to your health to eat a little less meat but it also benefits the environment. To celebrate next Monday, commit to eating a meatless Monday or other day, just once a week. If everyone did this in America, it would be like the equivalent to […]

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I’ve won some pretty awesome prizes over the years using social media. Companies love to do contests but the applicant pool is often small making the odds typically in your favor. I was recently asked to help promote “A Healthier Way of Life” contest with Hain Celestial, a company whose portfolio includes many organic brands […]

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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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