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Anne P.’s Quinoa Salad with Cranberries and Pecans. Plus, Making Time for Friends: How Relationships Keep Me Centered.

December 8, 2012
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Happy Saturday! I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a good start. I’ve gotten a lot of requests, especially lately, for posts on how I manage my time and achieve balance within the whirlwind of my post-bacc, my blog, and my clinical and volunteer work. Perhaps I’ll be able to do this when I feel […]

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Monday’s Lunchbox: With a Little Help From my Friends

October 15, 2012
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Coming home from a memorial service is no way to begin any week, but it was harder than usual to get into the swing of things on Sunday for two reasons: first, I had a genetics exam this morning, and second, the plumbing in my kitchen was kaput. As I waited for the plumber to […]

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Cherry Berry Beet Avocado Smoothie; Jai Rhythm; Breville Juicer Giveaway Winner!

August 8, 2012
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Thanks so much for the enthusiasm about Epic Yoga! Make sure to read through to the end of this post to hear more exciting yoga news. Ironically, Epic Yoga is located directly above a little coffee, yogurt, and smoothie bar called Yola. Valerie introduced me to Yola a long time ago, and it’s become a […]

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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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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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Meal of a Lifetime: Vedge Restaurant, Philadelphia

April 2, 2012
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Two years ago, I ate at Horizons restaurant in Philadelphia, and blogged about my meal. It was exceptional, I said, and I looked forward to returning. When I moved to DC, it occurred to me that I would love to take a day trip to Philly for a second meal there. It was only then […]

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Scenes from the City, Part I

February 19, 2012

When I went off to college–and by “off,” I mean the forty block cab ride to Columbia’s main campus–I sat my mother down for a little heart-to-heart. I said, “pretend I’m going to California. Or Montana. Or something.” You see, in spite of the fact that my mother was and always will be my best […]

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