Healthy Recipes

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greek feast: olive tapanade

Published on September 27th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Olives Tapanade is a super rich and flavorful condiment for all your sandwiches, wraps, or even pasta. This version calls for green and black olives, but you can use any type of olive and any ratio [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

greek feast: vegan dolmas (stuffed grape leaves)

Published on September 26th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

Dolmas are stuffed grape leaves, a delicious and satisfying Greek meze, or appetizer. Dolmas are grape leaves stuffed with seasoned rice, though often they are stuffed with lamb as well- vegetarians beware. This vegan version of dolmas [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

lemon rice soup

greek feast: lemon rice soup

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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This recipe comes to us via Choosing Raw, one of the most popular and charming food blogs on the web. Gena is of Greek heritage, and this recipe is her vegan version of traditional Greek Easter [&hellip
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Wellness

meeting nutritional needs of vegans

Published on September 25th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

Here is a cute visual aid to follow up on yesterday’s post about how to eat a delicious, healthy, and nutritionally-balanced vegan diet. This cute infographic come to us from Rhythm Superfoods. To address the question [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

vegan spanakopita

How to Make Vegan Spanakopita

Published on September 24th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Spanakopita- or spinach pie- has long been a favored Greek food, but for the vegans among us it’s not always been edible, what with all the feta cheese and butter. Here is a vegan version featuring [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

quick meals: coconut quinoa with kale

Published on September 22nd, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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This might actually qualify as a quick side dish, but a very important side dish to add to your repertoire. Quinoa simmered in rich coconut milk and tossed with chopped fresh kale– it’s as easy as [&hellip
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Healthy Living

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fly like a yogini with AcroYoga

Published on September 21st, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

If you have not yet heard of AcroYoga, let this be your initiation. This gorgeous sequence of Chelsey Korus and Matt Giordano, two famous faces of AcroYoga, will blow your mind with its exquisite beauty, poise, [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

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Fancy Dinner: Zucchini Galette

Published on September 20th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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You might have noticed that the recipes featured here on the blog are vegan, meaning they have no dairy or eggs (and of course no meat, ever!). I prefer to cook, share, and teach vegan recipes [&hellip
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Healthy Recipes

Quick Meals: Coconut Miso Chickpeas with Kale!

Published on September 20th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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There is something really magical about the combination of coconut oil and miso.¬† Of course, I think both of these foods go with nearly everything else on the planet too…. but seriously, together they are something [&hellip
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Healthy Living

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yoga makes me want to fly!

Published on September 20th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

This video is one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever seen: a gorgeous yogini in teeny panties, literally flying though a morning practice of handstands, headstands, and arm balances- with a grace and patience that [&hellip
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Healthy Living

nothing is more delicious than yoga

Published on September 19th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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I’ve made some delicious foods in my day, but to me, nothing is more delicious than yoga. I’ve been practicing yoga longer than I’ve been baking and cooking, which is easy to forget, especially with a [&hellip
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News & Reviews

How can we stop wasting food?

How can we stop wasting food?

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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Did you know that we, as Americans, chuck up to HALF of our total food purchased. That means half of the work the farmers do, half the oil used to transport the goods, half the time you spend in the grocery store is simply... wasted. Doesn't that seem crazy? How can we stop wasting food
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News & Reviews

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the dangers of fast food

Published on September 18th, 2012 | by Andrea Bertoli

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How dangerous can fast food be, you might wonder? Unfortunately, for the untold number of people that become sick each year due to contamination, fast food can be very dangerous indeed. Case in point- yesterday Huffington [&hellip
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