Monthly Archives: April 2013

‘Thrive’ by Brendan Brazier.


The full name of the book is ‘Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life’ and it is awesome! (Random thought: shouldn’t awful be better than awesome?)┬áBrazier is a professional Ironman triathlete and creator of Vega, an award-winning whole food, plant-based, nutritional product line. In 2006, […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Baked Ziti


This recipe is da shit. Simple and effective, this dish is perfect for cooking for a family get-together or to show off your vegan cooking skills to those weary of trying anything ‘vegan.’ How did ‘vegan’ become synonymous with ‘diet’ ?!?!?! Anyway, definitely try this recipe out. 1. Soak 2 […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: “Meat” Balls


Growing up, one of my favorite dinner meals was a big plate of spaghetti, sprinkled parmesan, and my mom’s meatballs, which she actually managed to perfect over the years. Many a year later and absent of my family’s cooking, I can still get my spaghetti and meatball fix with this […]

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Chlorella


So what the @#$! is chlorella?!?! It is a superfood! I first found out about chlorella through ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier’s nutrition and fitness book ‘Thrive’ (check out the review here!). After reading about it, I had to get some. I just started taking it consistently and already feel pretty […]

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‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’: Yellow Split Pea Soup


This recipe comes from ‘Karma Chow’s Ultimate Cookbook’ by Melissa Costello. I was not completely blown away with this recipe, but it got the job done. I am still on the hunt for the perfect split pea soup recipe and, by golly, I will find it! This didn’t quite make […]

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