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Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

These cookies bring the most delicious (and adorable) treats your Easter dessert table.… Read More Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies

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Emerald Gemini Smoothie

All astrological serendipity aside – this smoothie is just as delicious as it looks. … Read More Emerald Gemini Smoothie

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Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Since becoming a pescatarian, I’ve found that a lot of my meat replacements are processed and contain soy. I try not to eat a lot of processed food – besides an occasional cookie or two, I like to stick with a more natural diet of fruits and veggies – and soy has actually been linked… Read More Black Bean Veggie Burgers

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Winter Wonderland Cocktail

To get you through those cold winter nights, it can sometimes take a little bit more than a cup of hot cocoa. It doesn’t hurt to keep the holiday spirit going all season, and neither does adding this winter wonderland sparkling cocktail to your evening de-stressing routine. Both classy and delicious, drinking a little bubbly… Read More Winter Wonderland Cocktail

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Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe

Each year families and friends partake in a wide variety of traditions to manifest good luck for the start of the new year ahead. Not unlike an athlete’s pregame ritual (speaking of which, get ready for my interview with New York Giant’s lineman, Justin Pugh!) these traditions are meant to manifest some good in the… Read More Lucky Italian Struffoli (Honey Balls) Recipe

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Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

With the holiday season comes the need for culinary inspiration that’s festive and delicious enough to impress your loved ones! In this vegan and gluten-free recipe, juicy jackfruit and flavorful veggies and spices come together to create the perfect healthy veggie stuffing. As long as you have the main ingredients, it’s really easy to adjust… Read More Vegan Jackfruit Stuffed Eggplant

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Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

Over the next few weeks you’ll see an influx of gift guide recommendations and reviews from me, first-hand details from what I’ve seen at holiday previews held by awesome brands like Barnes & Noble and Staples, and delicious recipes (like this one!) that look good, taste good and are actually good for you! I posted… Read More Healthy Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF // V)

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Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can

When it comes to snack time, I don’t  mess around. I’ve always had a passion for good food, which has been exacerbated ever since I worked as a food editor at Dr. Oz The Good Life and Well+Good. As an adult working in an office, I’ll only be happy in the middle of a work… Read More Healthy Work Snack Essentials That Will Get You Through The Workday When Nothing Else Can

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Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

I just worked a 61 hour work week. You can probably imagine the frustration, stress levels and lack of free time that comes with that – as well as the importance of healthy comfort food. When I reach a mildly high stress level, my first instinct is to lace up my sneakers and get outside for… Read More Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Bites

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Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

This past week has had the coolest weather NYC has seen in a while. The leaves are starting to change and it’s finally time to break out the sweaters, denim jackets and leggings… all the leggings! I’ve already seen a shift in my food cravings go from lighter and colder refreshments, to more hearty and… Read More Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce