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Superfood Kale Salad

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I am going to let you in on a little secret. The key to the kale’s success inside a salad. This is a secret tale as old as time (like what I did there?). The secret to the kale is this.

Kale needs to be massaged.

I’m not talking like a quick two finger rub down. I’m talking about a full-blown, hands only, deep tissue massage. And that, my friend, is the secret to delicious kale.

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The Wild Cow: Nashville, Tennessee

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I could probably eat every meal of my life in this restaurant. The Wild Cow is located in East Nashville and offers fresh, awesomely delicious vegan fare. As the last stop on the McKenzie/Hunter road trip, we definitely went out with a bang. A yummy, over-the-top, local produce, VEGAN, food fantasy dream of a restaurant. I'm sure like most of … Read more

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The Lemonade Bar: Homemade Lemonade 5 Different Ways

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Nothin' says summer quite like a big ole glass of ice cold lemonade. You know what I mean, when the only thing that can really cool you down after a hot day out in the sun is a popsicle or lemonade. They are basically the epitome of summer if you ask me. I've been wanting to try to make infused lemonades for a while now. The idea started when I … Read more

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HUSK: Nashville, Tennessee

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Farm-to-table is the bomb dot com. First of all, it's a problem that every restaurant ISN'T farm-to-table. But, for those ones that really advertise it and make it a priority, I am giving you a massive applause right now. During the McKenzie and Hunter road trip through the southeast, we tried to eat at restaurants that were out of our comfort … Read more

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Refreshing Mango & Lime Juice Popsicles

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I don't really know anything better than a hot summer day by the pool slurping on fast-melting popsicles. I love how sometimes when it's so hot (especially being a Florida girl) all I can really have to quench my thirst is a super cold and delicious concoction of frozen fruit juice. Popsicles have really "taken off" as the "cool summer snack" in … Read more

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4th of July Orange Pork Sliders with Homemade Buns

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Heyo! Happy 4th of July Week! This is an interesting holiday for me considering that I've only actually spent a handful of 4th of July's in the United States. My family is like the super-travel family. My mom's birthday is July 5th, and her favorite thing in the whole wide world is to travel. So most of our 4th of July's have been spent looking … Read more

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The Laughing Seed: Asheville, North Carolina

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So if you happen to read my blog posts on the daily, then you know that I recently took a super cool road trip with my super cool friend mckenzie to super cool places. And one of those super cool places happened to be Asheville, North Carolina. Where they had this super cool restaurant called The Laughing Seed. Needless to say, it was … Read more

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Peach & Prosciutto Pizza

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Buonjourno! So hey. FROM ITALY! I've just spent my entire morning slaving over a hot wood burning oven to bring you this delicious pizza straight from the streets of Florence. Just kidding. Kind of. I really am in Italy, but I might have made this pizza before I left. That doesn't mean that it isn't totally knock your socks off good … Read more

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Crossroads : Los Angeles, California

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About a month ago, my parents and I went to Los Angeles for a big event to kick off my dad's new project with Usher. That's right, the singer Usher. I'm so proud of my dad and all he's accomplished, and my mom and I were extremely excited to be sharing that experience with my dad. (and to meet Usher, of course.) If you know me, you know that … Read more

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Summer Corn Salad

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There are two types of people in this world. 1. salad people. 2. non-salad people. In my vegetarian/vegan days, I was a total non-salad person. All the way. When you get offered salads like 90% of the time you ever eat out, it can definitely put you against the salad. But once I started eating meat again, salads came back into my life as a … Read more