Vega One Bar Review

May 17, 2013
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Recently, my friends at Vega asked if I might be interested in sampling and reviewing their Vega One bar–a new extension of the Vega One line, which already includes Vega One shake. I said of course! The Vega vibrancy bars and the Vega Sport protein bars have gotten me through many a long day and […]

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No Bake Savory Sweet Snack Bars with Chia Seeds, Almonds, and Rice

March 26, 2013
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No one wants to rely on snack bars when there is a world of delicious, fresh, and homemade food out there, but sometimes life gets busy, and snack bars can be a godsend for eating on the go. I go through a lot of snack bars when I’m studying and traveling. I appreciate their convenience […]

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Quick and Easy: Raw, Vegan Maple Cinnamon Candied Pumpkin Seeds

December 2, 2012
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Hey all. I’m wrapping up yet another absurdly studious weekend over here. I’ve got a big final presentation and paper for genetics due tomorrow, as well as a lab (you’re right, Melissa, the class has gotten downright cruel), as well as the usual reading and MCAT stuff, so I haven’t done much for the last […]

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Vegan Cuts Snack Box Review

November 30, 2012

It’s no great secret that I adore the folks at Vegan Cuts, a Groupon-esque site that allows you to purchase some of the best vegan snacks, ingredients, supplements, apparel, accessories, and jewelry at deep discounts. Run by a vegan couple, Jill and John, whom I’ve had the great pleasure of meeting in person, the company […]

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Cinnamon Caramelized Cauliflower: A Delightful Raw, Vegan Snack!

November 5, 2012
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Thank you for your warm and enthusiastic responses to Allyson’s cookbook! I hope many of you will have a chance to explore it. One of the recipes that caught my attention right away when I recieved the book was Allyson’s recipe for cinnamon roasted cauliflower, which is exactly what it sounds like: cauliflower roasted with […]

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Packed Lunch: Zucchini Pasta with Chickpea Dressing and Roasted Soy Beans. And a Smattering of Healthy Snacks.

October 5, 2012

Where on earth did this week go? I feel as though Monday was yesterday, but somehow it’s Friday and I’m heading into a long weekend. Phew. As part of my effort to showcase more of my everyday, simple, packable food, I wanted to give you a glimpse into today’s lunchbox. Before I do that, however, […]

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Almond, Oat, and Goji Berry Protein Bars: Vitamix Snack Bar Success! Plus, Reader Feedback Requested.

September 23, 2012
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Have you ever made snack bars in your Vitamix? I’ve always known you could, since people make plenty of raw “ball” recipes in high speed blenders. But it always seemed to me that making them in the Vitamix would be too hard, that they’d either turn out too crumbly or too mushy, and that cleaning […]

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