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

healthy living 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!

life 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 smoothie 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

deals 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* 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)

asian recipes 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

I started my CLEAN 28 cleanse on a whim. I was feeling a bit of a quarter life crisis and really wanted to turn it around before my birthda...


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 entree 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

In the second part of my week 2 cleanse recap, I wanted to tell you about my workouts of the week. My favorite part of doing the Clean clean...


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

CLEAN 28 Tuesday, November 4, 2014

I've been trying to blog more regularly throughout the cleanse but have definitely fallen behind. I seriously don't know how some pe...


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

CLEAN 28 Thursday, October 30, 2014

I'm so excited to tell you about reaching my first 30,000 steps on my FitBit. A little bit of back story first. I started using a FitBit...


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

CLEAN 28

I have a small obsession with fall foliage. But then again, who doesn't? Vibrant yellow, orange, and red leaves perfectly compliments th...


NYC: ABC Kitchen, a Brunch by Jean-Georges

brunch 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

My Friday Night and Saturday revolved around Rebel Bingo and Raw Vegan Food - the two things could not have been any more opposite. Rebe...


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

CLEAN 28 Sunday, October 26, 2014

On Day 4, my morning started out with another Mango Avocado & Spinach smoothie. Yes, I know I just said yesterday that I will try to br...


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

CLEAN 28 Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sometimes you get into a cleanse rut and you keep making the same thing over and over and over again. That's the story with me and this...


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

CLEAN 28 Friday, October 24, 2014

Snack Time! Instead of talking about breakfast and lunch first today, I have to tell you about this snack. This Go Raw Carrot Cake Cook...


CLEAN 28, Day 1: The Mental Cleanse Game

CLEAN 28 Thursday, October 23, 2014

The first day of my CLEAN 28 Cleanse was pretty anticlimactic. I started the morning off with a green juice made with cucumber, celery, kale...


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 }

life 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* 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

csa 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

cinque terre 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...


NYC: YUJI Ramen, a Ramen Omakase in Pictures

japanese Sunday, October 5, 2014

My friend Pauline is a true ramen lover. She has a mission to try and document as many ramen places as possible in New York City. She's...


NYC: Ichimura at Brushstroke & it's new 2 Michelin Star

2* Friday, October 3, 2014

Award season for foodies is here! I couldn't care less about which movies win an Oscar, but am all ears when the Michelin Guide releases...