meatless monday

Guest post: Quinoa Carrot Cilantro Salad.

March 9, 2012
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  Yazmin Yeara is passionate about fashion. This young and talented girl left the Dominican Republic to go chase her dreams in Milan where she finished school recently; now she’s back in our sunny half island shaking up the dominican fashion scene. She shares cool finds on her Facebook page and on Twitter every day, […]

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#MeatlessMonday: Sakura’s Bean and Corn Salad.

February 6, 2012
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My cousin Sakura is famous for this salad.  The other day my mom and sister called her almost at the same time to ask for this recipe, and when she served at her house last Saturday I knew I had to share it here on my blog. I started writing this post on Saturday night […]

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Berry Lime Olive Oil Pound Cake Muffins [gluten-free]

January 30, 2012
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  I wanted to healthify and veganize this week’s #MuffinMonday recipe. I really did.

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Recipe Redux: Strawberry Kiwi Spinach Lime Hemp Smoothie!

January 21, 2012
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  So happy to be participating in the first #RecipeRedux of the year Happy New Year and welcome to January’s Theme: ʺFresh Startsʺ – This month is full of resolve for new beginnings and there’s no better way to start the day than a healthy breakfast makeover. We’re starting the New Year with a new […]

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Roasted chickpeas.

January 10, 2012
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Hello dear friends! It’s already the 10th day of the year, time flies I am back with a recipe for a very easy, delicious and healthy snack.  There are certain days a month when I crave salty crunchy food. Anxiety takes over and apple slices just don’t help at all… I make a batch of […]

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Raw Zucchini Salad

November 8, 2011
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I just made this for lunch and it was so pretty I had to take some photos before eating it… Not every day iPhone photos, since I photograph almost everything I eat. I used my DSLR and took like a dozen pics, then put the camera away and ten minutes later the bowl was empty. Making this […]

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Homemade Granola

September 16, 2011
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This week’s Muffin Monday featured Granola Muffins, which was the perfect excuse to make healthy homemade granola. I made bars for Music Man and left some loose to bake the muffins and *confessiontime* sprinkled some on ice cream during my PMS days. Most commercial granola has a lot of not-so-good-for-you ingredients [HFCS, sugar, palm oil, […]

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Rice bloghop: Umeboshi Shiitake Sesame Onigiri

September 7, 2011
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Hello dear friends! I took a mini-vacation last weekend to go visit my bff Annush who celebrated her 26th birthday on Sunday [Happy Birthday, Princess!] and I thought I had my #ricelove post covered since I had saved and scheduled it to go live on Saturday at 12pm. Saturday afternoon I go check: it wasn’t published. Draft […]

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Muffin Monday: Vegan Orange Raisin Muffins

August 29, 2011
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This week’s recipe is Rum and Raisin Muffins which I veganized and made into Orange Raisin Muffins. Sista ate one and gave them two thumbs up. I tried to make this recipe gluten-free too but the egg replacer I used is not gf. If you know a good egg substitute [vegan and gluten-free] please let […]

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Blog hop: Strawberry Ganache Fudge Cake [raw and vegan]

August 13, 2011
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9 days ago I got an email from my friend Junia [happy mail!] proposing we do a blog hop. What is a blog hop? A blog hop is a linky list that is SHARED ON MULTIPLE BLOGS. When several blogs put the same linky list code on their blog, the exact same list appears on each blog. Blog […]

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