Category Archives: FOOD

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    Sweet + Crunchy Collard Wrap Recipe

    Posted on June 20, 2013 by in FOOD

      One of my new FAVORITE late Spring, early Summer vegetables is hands down Collard Greens. From the cruciferous vegetable family, they pack a powerful healthy punch with great flavor. Collards are great for the body’s detox system, its antioxidant system, and its inflammatory/anti-inflammatory system. They are an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form […]

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    Shop Local + Organic Vegetables Grown in NYC

    Posted on June 7, 2013 by in FOOD

      Hellgate Farm Stand at The Queens Kickshaw. You can find clean, local vegetables straight from the farm located in Astoria, Queens. This is the urban/eco farm where I live and I know first hand how the veggies here are grown with so much LOVE. There will be way more greens this year, especially kale! Also mustard […]

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    First Kale Harvest from the Rooftop

    Posted on May 23, 2013 by in FOOD, HOME + GARDEN

      In January, I moved to the first residential eco/urban farm in New York City. When I moved in it was winter with not much greens growing. There was one piece of kale that survived growing on the roof and a green house that had seen better days. Now, Spring is here and the farm […]

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    Avocado Kale Salad Recipe

    Posted on July 19, 2012 by in FOOD

      Looking for a yummy addition to your dinner? Kick-start dinner time with this avocado kale salad! This is inspired by kale salads I’ve seen online. Here is how I created it at home.   What You Need 1. bunch of kale (organic) 2. 1/2 avocado (organic) 3. 1 clove of garlic  (organic) 4. some chopped up red onion […]

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