10 Things I Want to Accomplish in 2014: An Update!

Personal Growth Tuesday, December 30, 2014

With the new year just a few days away, I wanted to take a look at the 10 Things I Want to Accomplish in 2014 . It's easy to keep thinki...


Analysis Paralysis: stop overthinking and just do it!

Personal Growth Friday, December 26, 2014

Happy Holidays everyone! I've been a little MIA for the past few weeks because holiday parties, shopping, Clash of Clans (haha, nerdy bu...


NYC: Takashi for Beef Lovers in West Village

japanese Monday, December 8, 2014

You don't forget a picture like this. It's visually stunning. I mean....uni on top of raw marbled chuck flap wrapped with a shiso l...


NYC: Sushi Yasuda, Traditional Sushi in Midtown

japanese Saturday, December 6, 2014

Ask any sushi buff in Manhattan about the best sushi in the city and Sushi Yasuda will likely be on top of their list. It's deemed as o...


Cherry Vanilla Protein Smoothie

CLEAN Program Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Did I ever tell you about my fruit-phobia? I know, this basically goes against everything that a fitness foodie should be. Don't even ...


Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Foodies & Beauty Buffs

Fashion & Beauty Monday, December 1, 2014

Happy Cyber Monday! With all the online shopping I did this weekend, I have gifts on my mind. I'm all about practical gifts, so I've...


NYC: Babbo's Winter White Truffle Tasting

1 Michelin Star Sunday, November 30, 2014

I've always been a little bit weary of restaurants by TV celebrity chefs because they often have the reputation of being overrated. I ge...


Chinese Turkey Jook (aka Porridge, Congee)

Recipe: Asian Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This is my fourth Thanksgiving here in NYC and truth be told, I'm feeling super homesick. As I'm si...


CLEAN 28, Final Recap: Practice Makes Better!

CLEAN 28 Monday, November 24, 2014

This Post #11, the final post in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. I started my CLEAN 28 cleanse...


Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte Smoothie

recipes Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nothing screams "Fall is here!" like the good ol' pumpkin. Pumpkins have really made a killing lately. You know you've ma...


NYC: Tanoshi Sushi, BYOB Edo-Style Omakase

japanese Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I know I've been a little MIA for the past week. But it's kinda  for a good reason... I've been busy celebrating  using the &quo...


NYC: Central Park Fall Foliage Report, 2014 Edition

explore nyc Monday, November 10, 2014

Happy Monday! Autumn is in full swing here in New York City and I just had to tell you about the epicness of Central Park right now. Afte...


How to Make Vegan Cashew Cream Cheese, Mayo and Ricotta

CLEAN Program Sunday, November 9, 2014

Cashews. Magical magical cashews. It's an ingredient you probably wouldn't think twice of using in your every day cooking. You prob...


CLEAN 28, Week 2 Recap Part 2: SoulCycle and Lifting "Heavy"

CLEAN 28 Friday, November 7, 2014

This is Post #10 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. In the second part of my week 2 cleanse rec...


CLEAN 28, Week 2 Recap Part 1: On a CLEAN High

CLEAN 28 Tuesday, November 4, 2014

This is Post #9 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. I've been trying to blog more regularly ...


CLEAN 28, Day 8: 30,000 Steps on My FitBit!!

CLEAN 28 Thursday, October 30, 2014

This is Post #8 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. I'm so excited to tell you about reachin...


CLEAN 28, Day 7: The Cloisters & Brunch on the Cleanse

CLEAN 28

This is Post #7 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. I have a small obsession with fall foliage. ...


NYC: ABC Kitchen, a Brunch by Jean-Georges

farm-to-table Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Taking a quick break from talking about my CLEAN 28 adventures since a friend messaged me recently and said, "Your blog is less releva...


CLEAN 28, Day 6: Rebel Bingo & Raw Vegan Food in NYC

CLEAN 28 Monday, October 27, 2014

This is Post #6 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. My Friday Night and Saturday revolved aroun...


CLEAN 28, Day 4-5: Getting Sick or Toxins Escaping?

CLEAN 28 Sunday, October 26, 2014

This is Post #5 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. On Day 4, my morning started out with anothe...


CLEAN 28, Day 3: Best Smoothie EVER & Overanalyzing My Lunch

CLEAN 28 Saturday, October 25, 2014

This is Post #4 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. Sometimes you get into a cleanse rut and you...


CLEAN 28, Day 2: Raw Carrot Cake Cookies & BBG Workout

CLEAN 28 Friday, October 24, 2014

This is Post #3 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. Snack Time! Instead of talking about bre...


CLEAN 28, Day 1: The Mental Cleanse Game

CLEAN 28 Thursday, October 23, 2014

This is Post #2 in my Quarter Life Crisis series. To start from the beginning, click here. The first day of my CLEAN 28 Cleanse was pre...


CLEAN 28: My Quarter-Life Crisis

CLEAN 28 Tuesday, October 21, 2014

This past weekend, a few friends and I headed over to Princeton for a quick detour before our apple-picking adventures. Truth be told, bein...


How to Survive a New York Winter { A Californian's Guide }

new york tips Sunday, October 19, 2014

Winter is coming... I don't mean to get all Game on Thrones on you, but the thought of a New York Winter can be really daunting to so...


NYC: Le Bernardin, a Seafood Chef's Tasting

3 Michelin Stars Friday, October 17, 2014

First, how beautiful and delicious does this caviar and king fish dish look? As if caviar on top of a fresh piece of sashimi wasn't goo...


Roasted Pepper and Caramelized Onion Confit

Recipe: Healthy Sunday, October 12, 2014

For the past few weeks, I've been getting tons of red peppers and onions from my CSA and have been trying to figure out what to do with ...


The Best Bites of Italy: Rome, Venice, Florence and Cinque Terre

florence Friday, October 10, 2014

I love all Italian food - pastas, pizzas and gelato - oh my! So imagine my pure bliss during the ten days J and I spent eating our way th...