Good Eats: Vegan Summer Burst Salad

Just in time for summer, I whipped up a fun, new meal. This salad is so amazingly refreshing and easy – all the qualities I look for in summer cooking. You’ll want to make this over and over again! I made this before a Memorial Day barbeque yesterday in less than 10 minutes. I had…

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Good Eats: Vegan Chocolate Pudding Smoothie

Ingredients: 1/2 can organic coconut milk filtered water 1/2 avocado 1-2 tablespoons raw honey 1-2 tablespoons cacao powder unflavored protein powder of choice 1 tablespoon almond butter 1/2 banana (optional) Prep: In a 12 oz mason jar, pour 1/2 can organic coconut milk. Fill the remainder of the jar withfiltered water. Using a blender, add…

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Let’s Talk Tampons

Ladies, it’s time to get real and talk about your period. We’ve all been in emergency situations where we absolutely NEED a tampon. We’ve asked strangers, co-workers, friends, even boyfriends to go pick them up for us or give us an extra. But what if I were to tell you that besides the period cramps,…

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Good Eats: Guilt-Free Pasta

How delicious are pasta Sundays? Growing up in an Italian home, every Sunday meant getting together with the entire family to do what we do best: cook and eat. Since my transition to a healthier lifestyle, those pasta Sundays have changed from the typical breads, cheeses and pasta… to loads of veggies and lean meat. But I’ll…

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Good Eats: Cauliflower Tabbouleh

  Living a Paleo lifestyle focuses on eating real, whole foods and eliminating grains. This can be a challenge for most people because…hellooo…pizza. But after the hurdle of eliminating junk food comes the growing pains of giving up non-Paleo healthy options such as rice, bulgur, buckwheat, quinoa. (Yup, they’re not Paleo). I know you’re thinking…WTF are you supposed…

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Eating Paleo Isn’t As Scary As You Think It Is

I started eating Paleo about a year ago. Coming from an Italian family who very much loves their bread, pasta, cheese, and desserts, I assure you that starting the Paleo diet was not an easy transition. There were a lot of turning heads, questions, and misunderstandings about what was and wasn’t allowed on my “diet”. I…

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