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Summer Salads

Summer Salads

Summer Salads This week’s summer salad was particularly delicious! I used leftover quinoa from the zucchini quinoa fritters and base from my bean salad recipe that you may recognize from the food stamp challenge. 2 cucumbers, chopped 1 pint of grape tomatoes, sliced in halves 1 can of white cannellini beans, rinsed & drained 1 [...]

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Zucchini Quinoa Fritters

Zucchini Quinoa Fritters

Zucchini Quinoa Fritters This is a quick easy staple recipe you can throw together without much fuss. Pair these zucchini quinoa fritters with a bean salad for a meal or make as an appetizer for a backyard fling. 2 cups julienned zucchini 2 cups cooked quinoa that has been cooled 1 egg 1/4 cup flour [...]

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Food Stamp Challenge

Food Stamp Challenge

Food Stamp Challenge – Round 2 You may remember when I did my first Food Stamp Challenge in December. As an act of self-discipline and awareness I ate on $4.50 a day for 5 days – the same amount New Yorkers on food stamps get to spend on a week of food ($31 for a [...]

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Saving Money for Travel

Saving Money for Travel

Saving Money For Travel People always ask how I have money for travel. No, I’m not rich. I grew up with a single Mom, worked as soon as I could, worked full-time through college and still work full-time between two jobs and run Drishti Yoga Teacher Training with Sarah Walsh. Whew…just writing it down makes [...]

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Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers

Black Bean Quinoa Burgers Just in time for the weekend! These Black Bean Quinoa Burgers are healthy, quick and delicious. As with most of my “recipes” it is thrown together based on ingredients I have on hand. They can be made a day ahead and stored in the fridge until ready to cook. Please note [...]

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Quick Yin Sequence

Quick Yin Sequence

A Quick Yin Sequence sounds like an oxymoron, but after running 5 miles, then walking 5 more (because it was so nice out) my hips were screaming at me! Having already put in 2 hours of exercise and having a ton of stuff to do, I knew even just 20 minutes of Yin Yoga would [...]

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Benefits of Yin Yoga

Benefits of Yin Yoga

Benefits of Yin Yoga I often tell athletes I work with that Yoga is the secret to performing better and recovering faster. For already practicing Yogis I say Yin Yoga is the secret to a stronger yoga practice (that, and more core work). Anyone can benefit from Yin Yoga. If you are a runner, cyclist [...]

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Best Stability Ball Exercises

Best Stability Ball Exercises

Best Stability Ball Exercises This post is the first of our COREnergy Series. It’s no secret that Carri loves core exercises and particularly core exercises using the stability ball – also referred to as a physio ball. You can also use the stability ball to begin to work on your handstand practice. Here are a [...]

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Lose 5 lbs On A 5 Day Cleanse

Lose 5 lbs On A 5 Day Cleanse

Lose 5 lbs On A 5 Day Cleanse! There are many cleanses out there so it can be hard to choose the right one for you. Having done many myself I am here to save you time by finding you an achievable cleanse by introducing you to Joule Body. I am not an ambassador or [...]

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Mediterranean Hummus

Mediterranean Hummus

Mediterranean Hummus Planning a Superbowl Party? Here’s a quick & easy hummus full of Mediterranean flavor! Follow these easy steps to the best Mediterranean Hummus! 1 can chickpeas washed & drained reserving some of the liquid in case you need it to thin the hummus 1 large roasted red bell pepper with skin removed (you [...]

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