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Beyond Sushi nut butter
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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!


Breakfast Oatmeal Muffins

January 21, 2014
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Ever need a grab and go breakfast? Like something that’s not a store-bought granola bar, because really, those are so not satisfying. January is National Oatmeal Month (so I’m told) so of course an oatmeal recipe is appropriate this week. Somewhere online I ran across this recipe for oatmeal cupcakes so I adapted it a […]

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Spring Skiing In Whistler and What I Ate

April 11, 2012
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I love to ski but have never liked being cold so if I had to choose a time to do it, now is the best time of year. Both of us in need of a vacation, David and I planned a long one that would start with skiing and end at the beach (we couldn’t […]

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Turnips Two Ways

March 12, 2012
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Wait, before you “turn up” your nose …reconsider the turnip. I can probably count on one hand the number of times I’ve eaten turnips. They’re so often overlooked, because most people don’t know how to cook these ruddy little root vegetables which are high in Vitamin C. Then I had braised turnips at Locanda in […]

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Hemp Protein Shake

November 22, 2011
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This blog has been a bit of an ode to Hemp lately but I thought I would share what it is I do with the Hemp Milk and Tempt Hemp Protein Powder that I’ve featured here in recent weeks. After particularly grueling workouts with my trainer, I make this tasty and filling Hemp Protein Shake: […]

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10 Reasons to Eat More Plants

November 8, 2011
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When I was 13 I read the book Meat is Murder and refused to dissect a frog in my eighth grade science class (it caused quite the stir, I will say). Ever since then, I have eaten some kind of vegetarian, vegan or pescatarian diet. More than 20 years later, I haven’t missed an ounce […]

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A Souper Weekend

October 31, 2011
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I spent the majority of last week on a business trip in London tempered by a brief, but much-needed visit with my bestie, Kathryn, who is living there for a stint working for the 2012 Olympics. When I returned home on Friday, jet lag in tow, I was in need of  a restful weekend, ready […]

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A Healthier Halloween: Caramel Apples

October 31, 2011
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I hope by now that it’s obvious that I’m concerned about what I put into my body. But this time of year I take my concern one step further to the Halloween treats I hand out to the kids. But that doesn’t mean I can’t still participate in the festivities. Every year, I post a […]

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Five Ways to Get Support From Family and Friends When Making Healthy Changes

October 10, 2011
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The Healthy Book Club girls in Miami So you’ve finally done it. You’ve made healthy changes to your diet and lifestyle and you feel great. In fact, you feel better than ever. But, there’s just one thing missing. You’re friends and family aren’t exactly on board and it’s driving you a little batty. There are […]

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