Power Detox Quinoa Salad

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Wait…it’s September? Where did the year go? Correction…where did the summer go? It seems like the best things go so quickly which forces us to enjoy the moments more slowly. We need to hone in on these beautiful moments and feel them. Each day is ridiculously sacred and summer reminds us how fleeting each day is. But I am ready to slow down. Yes, the fall is the perfect time to slow down and refresh and I’m excited to buckle down and ultimately refocus on what’s important in my life. How about you?

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Cilantro Cauliflower Steak + Lip-Smacking Soba Noodle Salad

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Jeez Louise I’m EXHAUSTED. I want to blame something planetary or cosmic that is out of my control because I sure feel beat. This really comes with the territory of hosting events, workshops and wellness fairs. I’m having fun and I feel my purpose and passion shining through every single time I do them. I even got people to try kale for the first time yesterday at my cooking demo at the Union Square Farmer’s Market. So all in all, it’s truly worth it.

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Quinoa Minestrone Soup

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I know, I know. I was trying to cut down on the amount of soup I make but now that I am in full blown cookbook testing mode, I am whipping up all sorts of goodies that bring my soul joy. This week my best friend came over to take some glamorous shots of me cooking. It was natural, silly and just plain ol’ fun. I mean, who doesn’t love having their biffle in the kitchen with them and then sharing a fabulous meal afterwards. I was able to cook freely with lots of giggles and have my bestie snap a few pics of me in the process. Needless to say, I was in my zone. You can just tell my passion lives in the kitchen.

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