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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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June’s Seasonal Super Food: Blueberries

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It’s finally June which means we are a few days closer to summer and most importantly, blueberries are officially in season. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: 17 Lip-Smacking Vegan & Gluten Free Recipes

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For those of you who are seeking to eat wheat/gluten free for other reasons, i.e. a sensitivity or illness, and you’re not sure where to start or how you’ll cope without your favorites, AND you’re freaking out because all the gluten-free baked goods you come across are made with eggs…….this round up is for you! Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: 10 Vegan Recipes That Will Make Papaya Your Favorite Fruit

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June is National Papaya Month. Break out the trumpets…no, really, break them out! Papayas deserve all of our love, because these babies are chock full of all the good stuff. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: The Best Vegan & Gluten Free Blueberry Waffles EVER!

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I have a love-hate relationship with gluten free things. I don’t have a sensitivity that I know of, although I do suffer from a bit of bloat after a gluten heavy meal. Then again, that heavy feeling could just be from overstuffing myself in a fit of vegan gluttony. Gluten-y…Gluttony…coincidence? Continue reading

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Fitness Nutrition Breakdown: Abs Are Made In The Kitchen

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Nutrition has a significant impact on your hard work in the gym: Abs are made in the kitchen…you are what you eat…what you eat in private shows up in public. You heard all the sayings. But even if you’re putting in all your effort at the gym, research does indicate that what you eat before and after your workout may be the difference between meeting your goals and falling short. Continue reading

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