Health Food, Healthy Eating, and Nutrition

Stuffed Eggplant Rolls

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The past few weekends I’ve had so much fun cooking up a storm with my sister and listening to some of our favorite records like Prince, D’Angelo, Incubus, and Otis Redding. Hanging out in the kitchen on a Sunday afternoon and cooking with my family is one of my favorite things to do. Recently we’ve made […]

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Going Back for Seconds

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I’m THRILLED to announce the release of my first published book and to share it with you today. Going Back for Seconds: Crave-Worthy Plant-Based Recipes Without All the Restrictions is an e-book cookbook with about 80 recipes and a color photograph for every single one. The book also shares my history growing up on harsh food rules, why I dropped […]

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Aloe and Mango Mojitos

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Happy late Summer from sunny Florida! I’ll be back with regular updates for you now that I’m setting after a crazy, thrilling, whirlwind summer. I spent much of the past few months traveling to Jamaica, Vermont, London, Brussels, Bruges, Paris, and Zurich. I’m back feeling energized and with an incredible new passion for traveling the world. I […]

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Citrus Ginger Iced Tea

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Happy summer friends! I’m sorry it’s been so long since I wrote. I’ve been busy making finishing touches on my plant-based cookbook which will be out as an ebook to purchase within the next few weeks! It’s very exciting. I’ve also relocated back to Florida so I can be closer to family and have more […]

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Mango Fried Rice

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It must be mango season because everywhere I look mangoes are on sale in stores. It’s a welcome time of year for me because this buttery tropical fruit is so versatile and fun to use in recipes. Mangoes are delicious in smoothies, I cut them up and add to breakfast granola, and I also love […]

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MESTRENGTH Review and Giveaway

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As you probably know by now, I love to work out. Fitness is definitely a big part of my life. I teach barre fitness classes part-time and you can find me in some type of workout or dance class about 6 days a week. I love the strength, mental clarity, energy, and stress relief I […]

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Van’s Natural Foods Review and Giveaway

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We all know it’s best to rely on all natural whole foods for the majority of our daily meals. But, I find it’s key to my success to have a few healthier “grab and go” store-bought products I can stash at my desk, keep in my snack cabinet at home, or throw in my huge […]

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Baked Potatoes with Curried Veggies

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It’s no secret that the northeast U.S. has experienced one helluva winter this year. We’ve had tons of snow, freezing temps, and not much sunshine. When it’s cold out I find myself reaching for comfort foods like soups, stews, and anything that’s warm and filling. I’ve made baked potatoes with chili toppings and a savory […]

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Healing Turmeric Juice

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Cold and flu season is in full swing and I feel like I’m dodging it left and right. So far I haven’t been sick any time this winter, and I have an sneaking suspicion it’s not pure luck. The last few months I’ve really focused on putting my needs first. While it certainly doesn’t go […]

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Skinny Limits Juice Cleanse Review

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During one of the many sub-zero winter freezes this past January in NYC, I tried out a new 3-day juice cleanse. Lol, am I crazy or what? I mean, typically people leave juice cleanses to the hot summers when we’re all craving lots of cold liquids, but at the end of the day, I’m a […]

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