Category Archives: My Life

Featured In This Month’s Happiness + Wellbeing Magazine


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 or in the Apple App Store.

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

14 Travel Essentials To Keep You Sane & Healthy

I love to travel – I try to leave the country once a year to experience a new culture and see the world (but not too often so I can keep my carbon footprint down 😉 ) Throughout the years, I’ve been all over, from small islands around the Caribbean to Central America, Europe and Africa. Every time I travel somewhere new, I pick up new tips to make my life easier on the next trip and with the holidays coming up, I figured there was no better time to share them in a blog post. So from a self-proclaimed travel junkie- here are my 14 travel essentials that keep me sane and healthy when I’m on the go.

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Coming Soon… Eat Local. Live Simple.

You may notice my website looks completely different and it has a new name. No it is not a re-directing mistake! I’ve decided to re-brand my blog, something I’ve been wanting to do for a while now.

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I’ve Been Traveling

I haven’t posted much in a few weeks due to traveling first to NYC to work for 10 days and now I’m on vacation in Europe (currently in Ireland visiting small towns across the country for 5 nights and then heading to Paris on Wednesday.) The food on these trips has been so inspiring and I’m constantly jotting down recipe ideas and things I want to write about when I return.

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Urth Caffe Organic Coffee & Tea Drinks

Urth Caffe has the best organic coffee and tea drinks I’ve ever had (in the United States that is… I once made my own coffee at a plantation in the foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro and THAT was the best coffee ever…) Pictured is a vanilla latte with almond milk. If you ever go there, another beverage to try is the African Red Rooibos Tea Latte with almond milk. It’s absolutely delicious.

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Plant-based Holidays

Happy Holidays 2013!

The holidays are full of love, joy and great food. If you don’t eat meat, you don’t have to go without a ‘turkey’. And if you do eat meat, feel free to give one of these delicious alternatives a try (or if you have plant-based pals, serve one up alongside your meal!) My favorite turkey-alternative is…


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