Category: Food

Super Green “Shamrock” Juice

Super Green “Shamrock” Juice

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For your green-drinking pleasure, I have a short and simple recipe for you: Green Apple Spinach Juice with a Twist! This is our new favorite post-running, really anytime juice. It has lots of spinach in it (that’s why it’s so gorgeously green), but it doesn’t taste like spinach. Green Apple Spinach…

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Juice for the Heart

Juice for the Heart

The juicer obsession continues. I’m in love with tasting all things fresh! The novelty still has not worn off, in fact, I think I’m becoming more obsessed and more interested in different combinations. Last night I threw in leftover fruit salad from a party and a lemon. Delicious. Fresh lemonade is coming this weekend. Also…

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The Blueberry Blunder

The Blueberry Blunder

Writing and juicing in: Pittsburgh, PA Well, it happened. You know how earlier today I mentioned not eating raw things would be harder with them in the house? Apparently, it’s damn near impossible. I was making the swiss chard-apple-berry juice that I mentioned in my previous post and I ate 2 blueberries. Just ate them.…

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A Kale Tale

A Kale Tale

On Sunday, something amazing happened: I went to the grocery store, stood in the produce section, and had the freedom to pick out anything I wanted. Regular readers, I’m sure you’re wondering: How is this possible? Didn’t you spend a full day laying on the couch after eating uncooked beets last month? Aren’t salads forbidden?…

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Melt, Cleveland, OH

Melt, Cleveland, OH

Writing and Eating in: Cleveland, OH Melt is America on a plate: big, greasy, cheesy, melting pot of delicious. Melt is actually a grilled cheese joint in Cleveland. But it’s not just any grilled cheese joint. It’s a small chain of GCJ’s (grilled cheese joints, duh) that serve giant grilled cheese sandwiches with everything on them.…

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Avenue B, Pittsburgh, PA

Avenue B, Pittsburgh, PA

Writing and eating in: Pittsburgh, PA For Christmas, my brother gave me the gift of a night out in Pittsburgh with him and my boyfriend Kevin, his treat, at any restaurant I chose. Avenue B has been on my list for awhile, so I jumped at the chance to go there. It’s a small bistro on…

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Veggies: Friend or Foe?

Veggies: Friend or Foe?

Writing and cooking in: Pittsburgh, PA I set out to make 2013 a very healthy year. Recently diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, stuck on a low residue diet, and drinking lots of Ensure shakes over the summer, I found myself at the end of 2012 with a hearty sugar addiction, going for Ensure, a cookie, or…

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