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Beyond Sushi nut butter
Photo courtesy of Beyond Sushi


For anyone tired of run-of-the-mill nut butters, may I suggest Beyond Sushi nut butters. I tried their Sunflower Halva Vanilla Nut Butter and we managed to polish off an entire jar before I could snap a picture! This creamy spread has a surprising flavor that manages to be sweet and savory at the same time. I went into Beyond Sushi, a vegan sushi spot in Chelsea Market (there’s also a location in Union Square), to pick up a quick snack and was pleasantly surprised by their new line of uniquely-flavored  nut butters and spreads. I sampled this one and it was love at first taste. At $12 per jar, it’s a little pricey, but you’ll certainly be sure to savor every last drop.

Check out their range of other flavors like Almond Rosemary Chocolate and Cashew Cranberry Sea Salt (pictured) nut butters and according to their Facebook page, they even ship!


2014 Fitness Must-Haves

January 14, 2014
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Exercise has always been a non-negotiable part of my day. So I need to have the right gear and classes to keep me motivated. I’ve found that having a new top or a fun class to look forward to is key.  As part of a FitFluential campaign, I’ve rounded up a few of my fitness […]

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Being Successful: It’s All About the Hustle

November 25, 2013
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If there’s one thing I’ve learned from living in NYC and starting my own business, it’s that you gotta hustle to get the reward. I’ve been so fortunate to meet many other female entrepreneurs who “get it”, including my friend, Nicole, the founder of TasteDaily. Sign up for her ridiculously awesome emails for bold women […]

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Ninja Ultima Blender

November 7, 2013
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You may recall that I mentioned I fell in love with a blender at the Healthy Living Summit. From the second I tasted the green smoothie it made, I NEEDED to know where it came from! Enter the Ninja Ultima Blender, which the good folks at Ninja sent me as a gift in exchange for […]

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NUX USA Giveaway

May 27, 2013
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I spend a lot of time in exercise clothes whether I’m in the gym or my home office so it can’t just be any old spandex. It needs to be stylish, comfortable, wicking, figure-flattering and of course, the brand has to stand for something. These are some of the reasons I love NUX USA. NUX […]

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Core Foods

March 24, 2013
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  I’m always a skeptic when it comes to “bars,” as in the energy/nutritional supplement/meal replacement variety. One look at the label and I’m transported into ingredient mayhem. Fake ingredients parade as healthy ones, sugars galore and the list goes on. When Core Foods sent me a sample variety pack of their Core Defender Meals, […]

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Heating Up the NYC Yoga Scene: Bikram Yoga Herald Square

January 26, 2013
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I have a long history with yoga. In my 12 years of practice, I’ve tried many kinds from Ashtanga to Iyengar. Since I’m athletic, I’ve always liked the cardiovascular meets spiritual benefits of a Vinyasa practice. Then a few years ago I fell in love with Hot Vinyasa. Because I like to sweat. When Gilt […]

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12 Days of Wellness

December 10, 2012
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  In my pre-entrepreneur lifetime, I suffered from a severe case of shopaholism. Due to necessity and the sheer feeling of fulfillment I get from my life now that I’m not chained to a corporate job, I’m partially cured of my shopping addiction. BUT, I still love a good find — and I love sharing […]

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Strengthen, Lengthen and Tone with Chaise23

May 28, 2012
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I’ve been singing the praises of the latest pilates-meets-cardio-meets-strength-training-meets-ballet workout that is  Chaise23. Mostly because I’ve been exercising for half of my life and it’s rare I find a workout that challenges me in such a way that it creates results – and fast. Here I am demonstrating two of the exercises from a typical […]

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