Nostalgia in a mug I love coffee and everything about it – the scent of the beans, the comfort of a coffee shop, the ritual of my morning perk-in-a-cup. This morning ritual is a full sensory experience for me. It’s not about the caffeine; it’s about everything that comes along with this deeply sensual beverage. Wherever I am, […]

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Ay yo where’s my queso As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been on a Mexican food kick lately, so I figure no better time than now to post my vegan queso recipes. I made more this week, of course. And seriously this dip is so delicious, people devour it. I brought it to […]

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Cinco de Mayo vibes So I’ve been on a total Mexican food kick lately, thanks in part to Cinco de Mayo as well as the shift in weather. Cinco de Mayo kind of signifies a shift in my dietary habits and cravings, and even though the warm weather is still holding out on us up here in the […]

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Eat like a rabbit My family celebrates Easter, and I celebrate any excuse to make treats. And of course I’m always on a mission to satisfy my sweet tooth in a healthier way, using real, whole foods ingredients and as little sugar (never refined of course) as possible. So this weekend, I was back at […]

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Chocolate is a superpower So as I mentioned in my recent apple pie smoothie post, I’ve been rebalancing my gut. And in order to do so, I had to stick to warm foods, meaning no traditional ice-based smoothies. BUT I figured out a hack to this breakfast obstacle: the warm smoothie. 

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Getting the Gut Back on Track I’ve been working on rebalancing my gut for the past several months, because chemo and six months of antibiotics will do a serious number on gut flora. I’d already been planning on a New Year’s cleanse in January, them BAM!, gut issues hit. For the first time in my […]

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The Warm Apple Pie Smoothie Project For my warm apple pie smoothie project, I wanted to find the best way to get the fresh-out of the oven warm apple pie vibe. I figured I could bake the apple, which would work just fine I’m sure. 

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Today marks six weeks since I left my sixth, and final, round of treatment. One week ago today, exactly five weeks after I left the hospital, I had my follow up scan and found out I was officially in remission. To say that I was happy is a complete understatement; happy, relieved, excited… these words […]

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The Hair Hair. A feature so inessential yet so central in defining our identity. How we look and how we feel is often determined by or displayed through our hair. If we are exhausted or in a funk, we throw our hair up in a messy bun or walk out the door with bed head. […]

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Happy August 1st! New month, new life. Tomorrow I finish round five and get one more round of semi-freedom before round six… Then ultimate freedom! I hope. And pray. Fingers crossed, knock on wood. Yes, I actually knocked on wood just now. Three weeks from tomorrow, I’m outta here for the last time (and I […]

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