April 25, 2015

White Bean & Heirloom Tomato Salad With Crispy Kale Croutons

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I used to love croutons as a kid – they add a nice crunchy / salty kick to a salad and balance nicely with a creamy dressing. This is my current version of croutons… kale chips. This salad was delicious :)

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March 26, 2015

“Have A Great Day” Smoothie

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I took an early yoga class this morning and during our practice, the teacher asked us to set an intention for our day. My intention was to have a great day and to live life to the fullest, and when I got home from class I made this lovely smoothie for work with ingredients both from the farmer’s market (strawberries & oranges) and from my cupboards. I couldn’t figure out what to call this smoothie, but it was delicious and I wanted to share the recipe, so I am calling this my ‘Have A Good Day’ smoothie :)

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March 17, 2015

4 Easy Ways To Make Your Life More Sustainable

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We only get one planet. Sure, it’s nice to think “we’ll just start a colony on the moon or Mars” but at the rapid rate our climate is changing & population is growing, who are we kidding? Our rain forests are being demolished and our glaciers are melting at record speed (have you seen this scary article? Or this one?). Our sea levels are rising and there are islands (yes plural) the size of Texas made of plastic and waste in the middle of our oceans. Our beautiful planet is wasting away and unless we start to live more consciously, we’re going to allow this to happen before our eyes and before our children’s eyes.

This is why I have transitioned into living a more sustainable lifestyle in the past decade and why I started a blog to try to teach people that living sustainably doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead, it’s quite the opposite: I feel lighter & happier on a daily basis. So with that, here is my list of 4 ways to live a more sustainable life.

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March 11, 2015

My Morning Zen Juice

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I’ve been attempting to quit coffee for a while now & I have to be honest: it’s really hard since I often work 12 to 18 hours a day (I’m a film & video editor). I’ll have a more in-depth article about why I’m quitting coffee & tips on how to do it if you’re in the same boat in the next month, but for now I wanted to share one of my new favorite replacements: a lovely little morning zen juice with only 110- 115 calories. (Note: I drink this juice in addition to eating breakfast, this is not a meal replacement).

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February 28, 2015

Featured In This Month’s Happiness + Wellbeing Magazine

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Hi guys!

Exciting news- 6 of my recipes are featured in this month’s Happiness + Wellbeing Magazine, now on sale. Some of my new recipes in this issue include Walnut Pesto Roasted Vegetables, Raw Cinnamon La Dolce Almond Milk, White Bean & Heirloom Tomato Salad With Crispy Kale Croutons, A Creamy Vinaigrette & more. Buy a copy today at www.HappyWellMag.com or in the Apple App Store.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

February 24, 2015

Avocado Benedict

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My boyfriend loves egg benedict so I decided to make him one, only I veganized it. He hates tofu (and I avoid soy) so I used a beautiful ripe avocado from the farmer’s market instead. The avocado egg is rich, creamy and it makes a perfect bite along with the english muffin, fresh tomatoes, garlic spinach & hollandaise sauce.

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