2014 May 28

Everyone has those childhood dishes that are forever inscribed in their memories. Thankfully enough, my mom has eagerly veganized a couple of my own childhood favorites over the years so we can continue to enjoy them. This weekend, she brought two of these classics back in one delightfully filling evening ensemble. Rotel Dip The first is a dish that not only…

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Childhood Classics: Rotel Dip and Fruit Pizza

Everyone has those childhood dishes that are forever inscribed in their memories. Thankfully enough, my mom has eagerly veganized a couple of my own childhood favorites over the years so we can continue to enjoy them. This weekend, she brought two of these classics back in one delightfully filling evening ensemble. Rotel Dip The first is a dish that not only…

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2014 May 21

Ah, music festivals. The prime spot to see flower wreath headbands by the thousands, and the youth of America running a total muck. Yes, festivals make for a surreal experience filled with nonstop people watching, fashion trends I can’t possibly pretend to understand, vegan food (if you’re lucky), and peculiar things on sticks (i.e. horse heads). Continue…

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Hangout Music Fest 2014

Ah, music festivals. The prime spot to see flower wreath headbands by the thousands, and the youth of America running a total muck. Yes, festivals make for a surreal experience filled with nonstop people watching, fashion trends I can’t possibly pretend to understand, vegan food (if you’re lucky), and peculiar things on sticks (i.e. horse heads). At…

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Lettuce Entertain You

As the summer heat and Florida humidity have been steadily on the rise as of late, I’ve been especially craving food that is what I consider to be stripped down, light and airy. Yesterday afternoon, I found myself dreaming of lettuce wraps. I have no clue what inspired this day dream of mine since it’s been quite awhile since I’ve…

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2014 May 14

As the summer heat and Florida humidity have been steadily on the rise as of late, I’ve been especially craving food that is what I consider to be stripped down, light and airy. Yesterday afternoon, I found myself dreaming of lettuce wraps. I have no clue what inspired this day dream of mine since it’s been quite awhile since I’ve…

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2014 May 13

Between my marathon trip to Nashville with my mom just two weeks ago, and Mother’s Day Sunday, “Mum” has certainly been the word lately. With the launch of Vegan on the Run, and marathon training, I’ve spent ample time since the beginning of the year reflecting on two arenas my mom has been (and continues to be) highly impactful, and…

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Trust The Struggle

Although it still seems surreal, exactly a week ago today, I was running my first full marathon—the St. Jude Country Music Marathon in Nashville, Tennessee. “You ran a marathon today!” yelled a lady in the crowd, while jumping up and down and pointing her finger at me as I was running down the final hill, and making the turn…

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