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NYC Vegan & Protein Powder Zucchini Pancakes

It’s tough being a vegetarian foodie, while getting fit for wedding, and living in New York! Maybe you can’t imagine it being so, but the options really are endless. For me, moving to a new city is like adapting to a new culture and although…

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Gluten-free Dairy-free Berry Muffins

These muffins are my dream come true!!!! I used to get so jealous of folks that posted photos of those 2 minute mug muffins.  They looked so light, fluffy, moist and quick!  A few years ago I didn’t eat eggs, switched from whey to vegan…

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Spaghetti Squash with Sunflower Seed Pesto

  Last week was Snowmageddon 2017 with Winter storm Stella making its way to New York City, where I currently reside. We were told to expect between 2 to 4 feet of snow in a 24 hour period, in a blizzard that would be noted in…

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Probiotic Overnight Oats

Does your recent blood work show that you are low in iron, zinc, calcium or magnesium? Perhaps you’re not absorbing these minerals because of gut damage or it might just be the vegetables, beans and whole grains in your diet! Phytic acid, or phytate, is…

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Plant Based Ground Meat – use for burritos, tacos, burgers, etc

        Having ulcerative colitis, ibs, acid reflux, low stomach acid, and gastroenteritis, is no vacation to Disneyland!  For years and years I struggled with chronic digestive issues, and at times I felt hopeless. Through food allergy testing, elimination diets, and a series…

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Winter’s Coming… Guide to Preparing for Battle

guide /ɡīd/ To lead or influence someone, particularly when they are in a state of vulnerability or in need of help. Straight from the mouth of Merriam-Webster! Here in La, we’ve been seeing weather below 60!!! I’d call that a state of vulnerability. haha Our…

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Cool off with Kumquat Mint Lemonade!

Summer-time is fast approaching which means BBQs, pool days, and beach fun. It’s important to stay hydrated, and believe it or not you’ll need your water to keep those gleaming abs tight when it’s time for swimwear! Your body can go into a state of…

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Garlic Basil Hummus and Baked Blue Corn Chips

Off season? Healthy house party snacks? Summer-time picnic ideas? Try organic, low fat, low salt, baked blue corn chips and this homemade garlic basil hummus.  Save a few dollars and make you own hummus, rather than splurging on store-bought brands (which just so happen to…

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Creamy Tahini Heart of Palm Tuna Salad

Salads are my go-to when my days are tight. Too many times have I watched friends and fellow competitors munch their dry whitefish, soggy asparagus, and sad little microwaved yams when it’s time to eat on the go. It takes just a few more minutes,…

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