Mexican Roasted Corn Salad with Avocado + Salad Samurai Cookbook Review & Giveaway

July 7, 2014
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If you’ve been reading my posts for a while or following me on instagram, you know how much I love to read. One of my favorite ways to relax is to settle in with the latest book on nutrition, food policy, natural beauty, and especially, cookbooks. I treat cookbooks as I do other books, which is […]

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10 Questions: An Interview with Patti Gandolfo of VegOut TV

July 4, 2014
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This post is part of an interview series in which I’ll be asking fellow bloggers and vegan business owners ten questions, with the goal being to share both a little about each of them and also their top advice when it comes to things like veganism, blogging, and overall happiness. Back in the day when we had cable […]

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In the Kitchen: Sauerkraut (so easy!)

July 2, 2014
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This post is part of a series in which I share recipe assignments from my culinary nutrition program. Each week, we have two to three recipes to make, photograph, and review. I’ll include links to the original recipes when they’re available or to similar recipes so you can follow along with me if you like.  … Sauerkraut […]

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Pink Grapefruit Vanilla Bean Creamsicles

June 30, 2014
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It’s summer! Every time I step outside, I am so grateful for the warm sun on my skin (and the boost in Vitamin D) and the ability to wear sandals and not snow boots. I’m gravitating away from hot bowls of oats in the morning and craving giant mixing bowls of chopped fresh fruits sprinkled with hemp […]

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Must Read: The Omnivore’s Dilemma

June 27, 2014
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I can remember first reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma shortly after I graduated college. I had read Fast Food Nation a year or two earlier, and it sparked a huge shift in how I thought about food, in that it made me think about food beyond calories and maintaining my weight. After purchasing Michael Pollen’s book, […]

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In the Kitchen: Corn Salsa, Cashew Sour Cream & Sweet Potato Black Bean Burritos

June 25, 2014
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This post is part of a series in which I share recipe assignments from my culinary nutrition program. Each week, we have two to three recipes to make, photograph, and review. I’ll include links to the original recipes when they’re available or to similar recipes so you can follow along with me if you like.  … Corn […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Blueberry Walnut Smoothie [our first recipe video!]

June 23, 2014
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On Friday evening, Aaron and I settled in after a busy day to watch Her. Aaron had been wanting to see it for a long time, and I was happy to not be watching The West Wing on repeat. Part-way through the movie, we paused it to take Barley out to pee again, and I told Aaron […]

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