Farmers Market Goddess Salad

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Summer is in full swing the moment you start to see peaches. Last year we suffered a bit over here in NYC. There were some Jersey peaches but New York State did not get blessed with the juiciness of peaches. It almost felt like it wasn’t quite summer but I didn’t really notice, I was in the midst of wedding planning. This summer I’m giddy and just full blown ecstatic about the arrival of peaches, plums and nectarines. And my friends, they are juicy and ready for your salads and salsas.

I haven’t really gotten creative in the kitchen lately. I’ve been fine with making similar things over and over – if it can be made into a taco I’m going to have it (Siete foods has an amazing Almond Flour tortilla, gluten free AND vegan).   But the emergence of peaches inspires me to experiment a bit  I’m trying to push the envelope with food combos.

Peach and corn are an awesome combo, same with peach and blueberry, peach and tomato even, but I really haven’t gone beyond until this amazing salad.

I kid you not my husband Matt practically inhaled this salad- I even got the happy grumble in between each bite (if that’s what we’re calling it).  I’d call that WINNING!

This salad has everything the farmers market has to offer in the summer: heirloom tomatoes, blueberries, micro greens, fresh peaches, cucumbers, fresh sheeps milk feta. I, of course, add in a few extra things to make it a filling, nourishing salad.

So, what are you waiting for? Get off your butt, go to the farmers market and eat this salad for days and feel awesome!

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Superfoodie Summer Berry Smoothie {Feel Amazing All Day Errday}


Summer (if didn’t know this already) is my favorite season. It’s besides the glorious heat and outdoor adventures. For me, summer is all about the food. Everything I love is in season. I mean, watermelon JUST showed up at the farmers markets but at least there has been a great selection of berries and cherries. 

I love that the farmers market exposes me to things I normally would not have tried if I went to the grocery store. I mean come on, where can I find fresh gooseberries and black raspberries?!!

Berries and melons are how I survive the summertime. They keep me hydrated, energized  and bikini ready. Well, putting on a bikini and feeling sexy af no matter what you wear is the best way to be bikini ready. I don’t like those weird summer weight loss ads. Who the heck decided what the perfect body for wearing a bikini was anyway?!
Okay enough on that rant 😉

Seriously, summer is my favorite time. And my smoothie game is really on point. Some days I eat way less and miss out on essential nutrients with the sweating. And that’s no Bueno. This is where Amazing Grass comes in. I can count on having at least one smoothie a day to get that good good nutrient dense ish in my system. 

https://www.amazinggrass.com/store/protein-superfood-pure-vanilla.html
I have tried EVERRRRY protein powder on the planet and some things are just not meant to be consumed by humans. This is different. 

This superfood blend has 20 grams of complete plant-based protein, 7 servings of alkalizing greens and 2 full servings of fruits and veggies. Say what???

I mean and you can squeeze in your energy boosting spirulina too. So basically you can get that coffee kick without the coffee. 

I’m a huge fan of the vanilla flavor and the best part is there’s no added refined sugar. For the freakin win!!


In all realness, it’s super simple to incorporate to all your smoothies or even if you want to add to your yogurt that’s pretty badass too. 

This smoothie recipe is a great balance of creamy with all the sexiness from the healthy fats from the MCT or coconut oil and avocado and the tangy-ness from the seasonal berries. You will be glowing inside and out. I promise 😉

Superfoodie Summer Berry Smoothie {Feel Amazing All Day Errday}


Serves 1

Total time: 2 mins (too easy not to make everyday!)

What you need:

  • 1-2 cups of spinach or kale
  • 1 avocado (for sexy fat)
  • 1-2 tablespoons of MCT oil ( Medium-chain triglycerides) 
  • 1 heaping scoop Amazing Grass protein (or your favorite plant based superfood protein powder)
  • 1/4 cup black raspberries
  • 1/4 cup blueberries 
  • 1/4 cup blackberries 
  • 1/4 cup dark sweet cherries
  • 1-1 1/2 cup coconut water
  • Ice (optional)

How you make it:

  1. Whiz these sexy ingredients in your blender. 
  2. Flip your hair back and forth and shake your sexy butt cuz baby you’re fine as hell. 
  3. Feel good about yourself for enjoying a superfoodie summertime sexy smoothie. 

Peace, love and NO Beef!

Guramrit 

Protein Powered Mason Jar Muesli

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Wait…what in the heck is a Muesli?!

For the last few weeks, I’ve been packing my breakfasts for work (in addition to my daily green smoothie)…and besides the usual overnight oats, I decided to give Muesli a go. And besides, I have some kickass protein powders that I figured belonged in my breakfast (and no longer in my smoothie…I think I over did it for the last month, so I’m all about switching thangs up).

But wait…for realz, what is muesli?

According to our friend the Dictionary and Wikipedia, muesli is a: breakfast and brunch dish based on raw rolled oats and other ingredients including grains, fresh or dried fruits, seeds and nuts, and may be mixed with cow’s milk, soy milk, almond milk, other forms of plant milk, yogurt or fruit juice. 

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Now, I’m not a fan of mixing oats with juice but I’m all about the yogurt and almond milk combo. It’s really nourishing, filling and pretty friggin’ deeeeelish.

This recipe makes breakfast even more amazeballs. It keeps you satisfied because it’s jam packed with protein (that Bob’s Red Mill, really hits it on the head), a variety of textures (I’m all about the crunchy) and keeps the body cool. Sometimes hot oatmeal is not sexy on a muggy summer day.

Besides, don’t you think your breakfast could use an upgrade?! I know I like a little variety (here’s my overnight oats recipe…it’s similar and perfectly adaptable).

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Yogi’s Pad Thai

Detoxifying Red Lentil Dahl

Whoa baby, this heat just decided to come out of no where and say heeeeey.

And starting tomorrow I’m getting back on my cool food consumption. This fiery weather really is pushing me towards that simple, clean, light eating but of course, something that still tastes good. Okay I have other factors motivating me as well (running a 7 day cleanse and um…my wedding).

The last few months have flown right on by and our wedding is just about 3 months away at this point. My dress has finally arrived and bestabelieve I tried that thang on. It fits like a glove. But like every bride I’m sure, eating light and making sure everything stays right and tight is top priority.

That’s where this raw salad comes from.

This “pad thai” is not really a pad thai. The sauce is really the main thing that makes me think of pad thai without the added heaviness of noodles. It’s zesty, tangy and filling without leaving you bloated, uncomfortable and dissatisfied. I’m all about that satisfaction.

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Detoxifying Red Lentil Dahl

Detoxifying Red Lentil Dahl

Hellooooooo beautiful foodies!!!

I promise I haven’t fallen off the face of the Earth. To be completely honest with you, I’ve been eating the same effin shiznit for the last few weeks (rotating it of course and a few days of eating at my moms house and celebrating some birthdays, mine included). I also finished up my cleanse which seemed to take about 2-3 weeks. The preparation, the testing, the pre-cleanse and the post-cleanse.

So after all of this, I’m ready to get myself back in the kitchen.

We’re in this in-between place right now. It’s warm, the season is really kicking in and we’re getting some new sexy veggies in season. Asparagus anyone?!! And I can’t wait for the Strawberries. Those babies are coming soon. Like 2 weeks! YAAS!

As we are in limbo with the diff veggies coming into season,(and I’m tryna figure out what to make based off of seasonal availability) I’m sticking to the simple foods. This soup, basically the non-Indian way of explaining dahl, is one of those comforting and detoxifying recipes that’s easy to make and it really sticks to your ribs, keep you full and feeling sexy af.

What’s good about this recipe?

  • It’s easy
  • It’s FOODGASMIC (SOOOOOO GOOD)
  • It tastes better over time (leftovers yo)
  • Your poops will be glorious

Need I say more?!!

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