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Vegan Foodie Travels: Where to Eat Plants in Munich, Zurich and Venice

You may read this and think, “Eating this way is ridiculous. You’re on vacation. You’re missing out (and overcomplicating things) by not just eating what’s there. A little gluten/ a little meat/ a little dairy won’t kill you.” And I

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what to do with leftovers: green chickpea + squash soup.

The eternal leftover dilemma: what to do with all of that stuff you’ve made in your fridge when you’re darn sick of eating the same thing over and over and just can’t take it anymore. My favorite solution? The blender.

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hosting an organic vegan dinner party (yes, you can!).

Last weekend, we had a couple of my favorite people over for a little vegan hors d’oeuvres party to watch the newly-released GMO OMG documentary. It was great! Really interesting film (check out my thoughts here) and a wonderful way

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homemade babaganoush for cheaters.

I love a good dip, don’t you? :)  A super quick post today to share the simplest babaganoush recipe ever — so simple [and untraditional, in fact] that I worry a little about what the babaganoush purists might say. But here

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DIY exfoliator with coffee and coconut!

About a year ago, I wrote a post on Getting to Know Your Personal Care Products Personally, an info piece on identifying and understanding the ingredients in common products we use everyday. The average woman uses twelve products daily – from

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coconut curry broccoli.

Crisper Guilt [noun]: the feeling you get when you realize there are veggies slowly withering away in the fridge, thanks to a busy week, few nights at home, and even fewer occasions to prepare produce, even though you bought it all

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Fluffy Squash and Chia Muffins from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

 Quick breakfast, easy snack, savory dessert, terrific soup accessory. These muffins have it all going on. The bonus? They’re packed with whole nutrients and a pile of decadently healthful ingredients: chia, squash, almond meal, basil…  Not to mention they’re incredibly

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crunchy quinoa kale bowl.

A quick post today to share a super simple, super delicious lunch idea (or dinner! or side dish!) It takes less than 10 minutes to throw together and is really just so yummy.  Gather: some of your pre-cooked quinoa (you well-prepared

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vegan dinner party: coconut-almond crusted tofu + peanut quinoa.

This weekend, we had some great friends over for dinner to reconnect after holidays and talk about what’s coming up in the new year. I love when we have adventurous eaters over dinner: it means I get to go a

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coconut lentils with roasted cauliflower.

It’s Meatless Monday! Woohoo! It’s a great reason to explore some plant-based eating, and to omit animal products for the day. It’s easier than it sounds (and super delicious, especially with recipes like this one…) Today’s recipe is one that

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my three-day juice cleanse: a recap.

Last week, my sweet husband suggested we do a juice cleanse. I thought it was a super idea (and even better that it was his!). I’ve never done more than a day of liquids-only before, so I was excited by

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easy veggie-centric meals [no recipe required].

Cooking can be a lot of fun. It can also be a lot of work, and when you’re short on time with a to-do list that’s a mile long, it can be easy to let it fall to the bottom

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way-too-good veggie burgers.

Vegetarian Times Magazine has been running a 30-Day Vegetarian Challenge since the beginning of October. It’s a really cool idea: engaging otherwise omnivores to try on plant-based eating, just for a short bit, to see just how easy (and beneficial)

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