Being a Rookie in the NPC- What I Learned

It is so hard to believe the journey of prep for my first show has come to an end.  To be completely honest I actually had a hard time right after- post show blues if you will. I learned so much that I’ve actually decided to do a second show to put those lessons to…

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This recipe has been a long time coming.  It was actually inspired by my favorite vegan restaurant HeartBeet Kitchen in Westmont NJ.  If you haven’t been there and it’s within reasonable driving distance, please do yourself a favor and check them out.  When I say it’s an experience, I truly mean it.  The town is quaint,…

Don’t Settle. 

This past weekend I was in Omaha Nebraska (hi. go to WheatFields if your travels take you to the corn husker state- I promise it won’t disappoint.) celebrating the marriage of one of my dearest friends. If you know me, you know I’ve had quite a road when it comes to romance so often times…

Paleo Shrimp and Clams

A few weeks ago I was in Chincoteague Va and was able to get fresh shrimp and clams.  We’re talking they were caught in the morning and I paid for them in the afternoon.  It was the dream. When you’re dealing with the freshest of fresh ingredients they don’t require bells and whistles, it’s all…

Paleo Asian Pineapple Shrimp and Peppers

Oh hey.  Let’s talk about food.  It breaks my heart a little each time someone tells me they’re on a diet.  It also makes me a little uncomfortable when someone tells me it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.  We’ve all seen the memes.  We’ve all felt the pang of discomfort over all of the…