• Summa-Time Salad Series: Vegan Avocado Caprese Salad
  • #SoFreshSmoothieContest with Jujubeet + Awesome Prizes
  • Summa-time Salad Series: Salade Nicoise gets a Healthy, Seasonal Upgrade
  • 3 Healthy Potluck Recipes Perfect for Summer BBQs
  • Summa-Time Salad Series: Mexican Fiesta Salad w/ Mango Black Bean Salsa & Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing

Summa-Time Salad Series: Vegan Avocado Caprese Salad

A few years ago, the MLF and I went to Italy. Italy is amazing for 1289573925792 reasons, but one of our favorite things we enjoyed most while there was the caprese salads. So simple, so fresh, so delicious. We literally couldn’t go a meal without getting one and the handful of times we did we… 

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#SoFreshSmoothieContest with Jujubeet + Awesome Prizes

BIG NEWS! This week local Seattle organic/vegan juice and smoothie shop Jujubeet and I launched (IMO) the coolest, easiest contest with some rad prizes! Now I know most of you love your green smoothies, and I’m assuming you’ve got your faves or go-to’s you make at home. Now is your time to share it. Seriously, you… 

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Summa-time Salad Series: Salade Nicoise gets a Healthy, Seasonal Upgrade

Summer time and the living’s HOT. So hot that lately my motto has been #coldfoodonly. Which is why I’m also SO obsessed with this salad right now. Other than boiling a few ingredients (beets, eggs and green beans) there’s no cooking required. No oven time, no grilling, no sautéing, no prep work, it’s honestly not… 

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3 Healthy Potluck Recipes Perfect for Summer BBQs

Fireworks. Barbecues. Friends. Brews. Rose (all day). Baked beans. Coleslaw. Burgers. Hot dogs. Wait, wahh?? These are often synonymous with the fourth and include traditional potluck recipes that are sure to make an appearance wherever you are (unless you’re at my house- wink). Unfortunately many of these foods are also synonymous with poor digestion, bloat,… 

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Mexican Fiesta Salad

Summa-Time Salad Series: Mexican Fiesta Salad w/ Mango Black Bean Salsa & Creamy Avocado Lime Dressing

Summer is officially here and with it scorching temps reaching into the 90′s (make fun all you want, that’s a BFD for Seattle in June). We also definitely don’t have AC, so I’m not about to be slaving over the stove in this heat. Good thing I started this Summa-time Salad Series, because I know… 

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5 Tips on How to Get the Best Results on a Cleanse From A Glowbio Expert

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of nutritionist Kimberly Snyder and her Glowbio Cleanse, which is designed strategically for optimal health and cleansing benefits. So when I got the opportunity to interview Lauren Pieri, Glowbio employee and cleanse guru, I was BEYOND stoked. Especially because there is so much conflicting information available nowadays regarding cleanses… 

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Vegen Tempeh Caesar Salad

Summa-Time Salad Series: #NotBasic Blackened Tempeh Caesar with Avocado & Vegan Parmesan

Salads tend to get a bad rap. Word on the street is they’re boring, rabbit food, and only worth eating when you’re on a diet. But it doesn’t have to be this way guys. I eat delicious, nutritious salads almost every day and there is NOTHING boring or bland about them cuz ain’t nobody got time… 

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Six- Ingredient Tempeh BBQ “Babyback Ribs” #VeganStyle

I want my baby back baby back baby back baby back riiiiiiibs. That’s the song that pops into my head whenever I hear the phrase “baby back ribs.” So kudos to you Fat Bastard and Chili’s for capitalizing on that catchy ish. But really, long ago before my vegan days of yore, one of my… 

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grilled artichokes

Next Level Grilled Artichokes + World’s Most Addictive Aoili (Only Eight Ingredients, Vegan & Glutenfree)

You guys. I’ve created something kind of next level. So next level, in fact, that my meat-loving fiance (MLF) declared it one of the best things he’s ever eaten. And it wasn’t fried, stuffed with cheese or covered in bacon. So that’s really sayin’ something. I took one of my most popular blog recipes (artichokes… 

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Jujubeet smoothies

Smoothie Game Strong w/ Good Juju + A Juice Cleanse Giveaway

Anyone who knows me knows I love a good smoothie. I seriously can’t start my day without them (and coffee, obvi) and have noticed a MAJE shift in my appearance and health after adding in regular smoothie consumption more than three years ago. Now I’m not talking sugary- artificial ingredient filled- the kind that are… 

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Betches Who Brunch- Strawberry Rhubarb Baked Oatmeal with Coconut Whipped Cream

This one’s for all the moms out there. I have mad respect for you. You have a tough job- but somebody’s gotta do it. And you do. Every single day. And you kick-ass. Every.single.day. So you, at the very least, deserve a day dedicated totally to you. You deserve to #TREATYOSELF. And IMO there’s no… 

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