Sunday Brunch: Gluten Free, Vegan Bread Zucchini Waffles with Mango, Avocado, and Heirloom Tomato Salad

July 29, 2012
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Hey friends! Hope you’ve been enjoying restful, happy weekends so far. These last two days have been my final gasp of free time before my summer semester ends, so I’ve been soaking up every bit of restfulness I can. This includes a lovely brunch this morning at Andrea’s house, complete with wholesome, healthy, and delicious […]

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Press it Forward: Organic, Cold Pressed Juice in D.C. (With a Little Help From Me!)

June 26, 2012

Back in December, I received an email from my (now) friend Dasha, who works for my favorite casual DC eatery, sweetgreen. I’ve written about sweetgreen many times, most notably in this dedicated blog post. To sum it up, sweetgreen specializes in fresh, creative, seasonal salads, frozen yogurt, delicious vegan soups, and now, cold pressed juices. […]

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Raw Vegan Classics, Redefined: Dinner at Great Sage

June 24, 2012

There are a couple of raw dishes so ubiquitous and popular that they can rightly be called “classics.” These include, but are not limited to: zucchini and tomato lasagna kelp noodles with peanut (or almond butter) sauce zucchini marinara raw pizza beet ravioli raw nori rolls raw mushroom “burgers” raw brownies raw cheesecake raw apple […]

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Vegan Pie at Pete’s Apizza, D.C.

June 15, 2012

Happy Friday! This was a jam packed week for me; while summer physics can’t compare to the Orgo II/Biochem experience, there’s a lot of work, and assignments are due consistently each day. Between that, CR, and a narrative medicine seminar I sat in on this week, I’m ready for a weekend…except that this weekend includes […]

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Early Summer Vegan Potluck

June 4, 2012
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Leaving NYC after a longer vacation is always wistful, if only because I know it’ll be months before my mother and I can enjoy quiet breakfasts together, rent silly movies, and obsess over HBO television. On Saturday, as a rode the train back down to the District, I consoled myself with the fact that I’d […]

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Flow Yoga, D.C.; Becoming “Real”

May 6, 2012
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At the end of this month, it will officially be a year since I moved from NYC to Washington, DC. In the year I’ve been here, one of my favorite activities has been to explore the city’s wonderful and varied yoga scene. Like many yogis, I call one studio “home”: that’s Laughing Lotus in NYC, […]

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Living the Sweet Life: My Ode to SweetGreen

April 26, 2012

See that photo? That was taken three days ago, from inside a cubicle at the Georgetown library, where I had been parked for days, studying Orgo. Needless to say, a week bivouacked at the library with Orgo notes and intermittent bouts of frustrated crying can bring one’s spirits down. What quickly elevates them is good […]

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