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Parmesan Roasted Snap Peas

Recipe for Parmesan Roasted Snap Peas. Delicious spring side that comes together in minutes. #sidedish #protein #springrecipe #snappeas #cheesy #parmesan #healthy #lowcalorie

I really wish I could scream, “Spring is here!” but sadly, it hasn’t quite arrived in NYC. Case and point–I’m about to go for a run in 39 F (feels like 31 F) degree temperatures, but what can you do? The nice thing is that I can force spring to happen in my kitchen with seasonal produce. This year, I’ve been trying to be better about getting out of my…

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Roasted Garlic & Turmeric Hummus

Recipe for Roasted Garlic and Turmeric Hummus. #vegan #healthyside #protein #appetizer #hummus #turmeric #antiinflammatory

Turmeric is all the rage lately. If you’re unfamiliar, it’s an ancient spice used in many Asian dishes that has some anti-inflammatory properties (If you want to know more about inflammation, check out my latest video). Since many of my readers are super active, you’ll be interested to know that turmeric has the power to ease inflammation after a tough work-out. Plus, I love the golden color that turmeric adds to…

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Recipes/ Sports Nutrition

The Simple Post-Workout Smoothie Formula

It’s been drilled into your brain that “you must fuel for a workout”. Since you care about your athletic performance, you give your body the nutrients it needs to power the toughest of workouts. But what many people often overlook is that ‘fueling’ also means getting the right nutrients after a workout! Muscles have a recovery period of about 30 minutes to an hour after physical activity, during which they…

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Roasted Carrots with Yogurt Mint Sauce

In August, we moved into a new apartment with big and bright windows. With that, I became enamored with the idea of indoor plants for our windowsills. One day at the supermarket, I decided to pick up some mint because, well, mojitos. But instead of buying picked mint, I bought the whole darn plant. And oh boy, did it grow!! My little mint plant flourished so well on my windowsill…

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Barbecue Tempeh Rice Bowl

Vegan BBQ tempeh rice bowl

When is the last time you tried a new ingredient? If you can’t recall, then I think it’s time to add some tempeh to your life. While this may not be new to me (or you), I’ve actually never cooked with it before. I must admit that sometimes, I get stuck in major food rut. Oatmeal for breakfast. Salad or sandwich for lunch. Whatever I find in my fridge for…

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