Like many New Yorkers, I try to head out east as much as possible during the warmer months. My parents have a house out there, where I spent all my summers growing up, and which feels much more like home to me than the city.
The moment I get there, I instantly feel peaceful, relaxed and happy – and all of my stress and anxiety falls away. It’s pretty awesome.
The dog days of summer are here, and it’s been hot AF on the East Coast over the past week. In this post, I’ll share some of the natural (nonalcoholic) drinks that have been keeping me cool this summer. But first, let’s talk about the problems with mainstream drinks that people tend to guzzle like it’s their job when it gets hot out.
Rich in healthy fats and fiber, avocado toast may just be the best and easiest breakfast ever. This version – drizzled with lemon juice and coconut oil, and topped with sea salt, hemp seeds, and crushed red pepper – is the one I always make, and it’s absolutely delicious. It’s rich in energizing and nourishing healthy fats, but not overly filling, making it the perfect light meal to have before you head out the door …
I made up this recipe a few weeks ago when I was trying to figure out something to eat for dinner that wouldn’t be too heavy. In summer, I usually find myself eating lighter foods that aren’t overly filling, but which help to keep my metabolism going.
It’s a super-simple recipe that’s packed with nutrients. It includes:
Kale – High in antioxidants, helping to slow aging and prevent cancer; great source of vitamin C, enhancing …