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Archive for April 2011

Cindi Avila’s Recipe of the Month – Smart Ground Mexican┬« & Roasted Corn Tacos

Just in case you haven’t been following along for very long, every month I’ve been making one of Chef Cindi Avila’s newest creations at home. I like to see pictures whenever I’m following a recipe, so I figure why not share my step-by-step pictures of her fantastic recipes for you all to see! I recently … Continue reading

Earth Day… continued!

It’s funny how sometimes you can be so close to something that you overlook an important part of it! That saying “He can’t see the forest for the trees” applies nicely here – especially in light of what I missed. One of my team members at Lightlife mentioned that I overlooked one of the most … Continue reading

It’s Earth Day – Stay Green!

I think the saying ‘going green’ is kind of old news. By now, I hope most of us are at least aware that the world needs us to change some of our ways if we expect to be here for a while. Don’t get me wrong, I think going green is great, but I just … Continue reading

Vacation to Colorado

Whenever I go on vacation I always do a substantial amount of research before I go anywhere new. Let me clarify though; I really only do research on where I should eat! I absolutely love to travel, especially abroad. Of course whenever I travel there are certain things that I know I need to see … Continue reading

Interview with Vegetarian Chef Cindi Avila

The other day I had the opportunity to interview renowned vegetarian chef, Cindi Avila. I have to say, I was pretty excited to be able to get some insight into her life as a vegetarian as well as a chef. I couldn’t wait to find out what inspires her to create the incredible recipes she’s … Continue reading

Picking a Farm Share – What to consider?

How many of you have a farm share, or have the opportunity to buy one if you wanted? This is the first year that I’m picking which farm in my area that I’d like to have a share of, and the thought of fresh vegetables on a weekly basis is giving me spring fever! My … Continue reading

Wild Rice Soup with Smart Bacon

Last night I made Lightlife’s Wild Rice Soup with Smart Bacon for dinner. I posted the recipe to our Facebook recipe tab, so I thought I’d share some pictures with you all today to show how it turned out for me. Soups are my favorite so I was pumped to try this one! :-) Has … Continue reading

What do you eat before exercising?

I’ve been dancing for as long as I can remember, literally. So I feel confident to say that I’ve learned a lot over the years about what to eat and what not to eat before exerting myself, specifically before a dance performance. Having a particularly sensitive stomach to begin with, nerves that come along with … Continue reading

April Fools’ Day!

I get fooled on April Fools’ Day EVERY YEAR. I’m not sure whether it’s because I’m super gullible or because I’m just not aware that it is April Fools’ Day, but every year it never fails. My best friend is the queen at pulling pranks and she is typically the one who gets me. One … Continue reading

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