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Wellness Wednesday: Vegan Hangover Foods

Tired Student Girl With Glasses Sleeping On Books In Library

Hangovers are zero fun, always. But, there is a massive comfort when you can open your eyes to a day with one expectation for yourself: to recover. Ah, yes, a full day of warm showers, long naps and good eats, (assuming, of course, your stomach isn’t ready to vacate). Continue reading

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5 Steps to a More Nutritious Life with Larabar

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I travel a lot or at least more than the average person. As a private chef last year I was on the road with a popular singer songwriter. We did a US and partial world tour. Consequently I was never home for more than 2-3weeks at a time. This year it has been more of the same, on the road promoting my new book The Lusty Vegan. Though it’s not as much traveling, it is just as taxing on my body. Continue reading

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Best of 2014: The Best Ways To Stay Productive


Achieve what you want in less time with these productivity tips. Continue reading

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How To Avoid Emotional Eating


Binge Eating: We all do it. Sometimes more than we should. We do it when we’re happy, sad, stressed, celebrating, or just out of boredom. It’s easy to use food as a crutch, and that sugar rush you get from your favorite sweet snacks is instant gratification. While a small dose of stress eating will not be physically damaging, they can quickly develop into a habit. Continue reading

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Best Summer Foods For Weight Loss


Summer is almost over but that doesn’t mean you should give up on fitting into that bikini you bought months ago. By now you should realize that starvation and fad diets won’t get you anywhere and will give you nothing but flabby butt cheeks. Continue reading

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Rude Rabbit Food: When I Procure a Watermelon

Picking out a watermelon is like having a child, or so I’ve heard. You go to the grocery store and locate the pile of watermelons. You turn each one over, inspect it for bruises, knock on the outside to hear if it’s hollow, maybe even shake ‘em a little bit. Finally, you find the perfect one. You cradle it in your arms, look at it with eyes filled with instant love, and eventually take it home. It’s exactly like having a kid. Continue reading

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