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Smokin’ Chipotle Three Bean Chili

Posted by: Rita in: ● February 20, 2012

I started a 5-day stint of eating zero animal products today and decided to play around with the original Blizzard Chili recipe. The result is a punched up, smokey-spicy deliciously thick stew that hit the spot on another cold winter evening.

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse… the day(s) after…

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 14, 2011

Tweet this!NOW WHAT?!?! First of all, absolutely allow yourself to celebrate this incredible accomplishment. I’d recommend you celebrate in a mindful way, continuing your “conscious consumption”… so rather than throwing caution to the wind and heading to the next fast food restaurant, or indulging in a gigantic gourmet burger with truffle fries and a milk [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 5: Vegan

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 13, 2011

Tweet this!Hello Cleansers! This is IT… Day 1: Juice Day 2: Smoothies Day 3: Apples Day 4: Raw… uncooked fruits, vegetables and raw nuts and seeds Day 5: Vegan… no animal products (meat, fish, eggs or dairy) On the fifth and last day of our cleanse and after 3 days of relatively limited consumption, Day [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 4: Raw

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 12, 2011

Tweet this!Congratulations! You’ve made it through 3 whole days of focus and commitment to your health! In my opinion, the tough part is over, and the next two days are a piece of cake (a healthy, vegan cake that is…) Day 1: Juice Day 2: Smoothies Day 3: Apples Day 4: Raw… uncooked fruits, vegetables [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 3: Apples

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 11, 2011

Tweet this!Day 1: Juice Day 2: Smoothies Day 3: Apples Day 4: Raw… uncooked fruits, vegetables and raw nuts and seeds Day 5: Vegan… no animal products (meat, fish, eggs or dairy) So today, we start chewing again after 2 days of giving our jaws and teeth a break… and we also start adding back [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 2: Smoothies

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 10, 2011

Tweet this! Alright yumyogis… congratulations for making it through Day 1, Juice! On Day 2, we start to add some fiber back into our diet, by keeping the natural fiber that is in fruits and vegetables rather than throwing it away when we juice. Using the blender to break up the fiber, we make it [...]

yumyoga 5-Day Cleanse, Day 1: Juice

Posted by: Rita in: ● April 9, 2011

Tweet this!‎A couple of friends asked me for advice on how to do a short cleanse. As I started pulling together a program for them, I thought I’d open it up to our online community via facebook and the response has been tremendous! People on both coasts of the US and some friends overseas are [...]

Veggie Quesadillas with Crema Mexicana & Fresh Salsa

Posted by: Rita in: ● January 16, 2011

Tweet this!Crema is Mexico’s thinner, milder version of sour cream. When used as a condiment with more robust and spicy dishes, it cuts the intensity in such a perfect way you’ll understand right away why it is worth picking up this extra ingredient to top off the below veggie ‘dilla that packs serious heat. Speaking [...]

Holiday Gifts for the Yogi, Foodie, and Veggie

Posted by: Rita in: ● December 19, 2010

Sister-in-law recently become a vegetarian? Mom really into yoga? Boyfriend a total health-food fanatic? I’ve got you covered with some unique gift ideas they are sure to love!

Hitting “Reset” – a simple 3-day cleanse

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!I just got back from major travel… a long weekend/mini vacay in Hawaii, and 2 weeks working in China and Hong Kong. It is so easy (and often excusable!) to stray from normal eating habits when away from home and I am no exception. When visiting someplace new, part of the fun is trying [...]

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Tropical Green Monster Smoothie

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!NEWSFLASH: It is recommended that you (yes, YOU!) eat as much as 9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day! This smoothie is an easy way to get close to 1/2 of your recommended daily servings! Note – this is not a “breakfast beverage”. It is a MEAL. It will give you more fiber, [...]

Nothing does a body good like Green Juice in the morning!

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!New Year’s resolutions are great… in theory. If you’ve had trouble keeping your resolutions the last few years, try to change just ONE small thing. If it involves your diet, you may want to give juicing a shot… FORGET MILK! Besides the clinical data that milk & dairy actually have the opposite effect on [...]

Incredible Apples – October’s focus food

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!Fall is a great time to enjoy this staple food, especially if you can get out to an orchard and pick some yourself! If that’s not happening for you, fortunately we can get these nutritional powerhouses year-round in any grocery store! Stats: 95 calories 4 grams of fiber Good Source of Vitamin C Zero [...]

Healthy, YUMmy Grocery List

Posted by: admin in: ● November 14, 2010

Tweet this!Ready to give your refrigerator and kitchen a healthy overhaul? Stock up on the below items on your next trip to the grocery store or market… PRODUCE… as much of it as you can eat before it goes bad! Organic is always better but sometimes it can go bad quicker and certain fruits & [...]


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