Posts tagged upbeet
✧ Upbeet Repeat ✧

Anyone who really knows me is aware of my profound and undying love for Upbeet.  Ever since they opened on the West-side (insert gang sign throwing emoji here) almost a year ago, I’ve been a regular there. Since I live across 75 in Midtown, I don’t frequent it as much as I would like to.  Which is ridiculous because I’m like, only 10 minutes away.

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My Love of Leftovers

I love leftovers.  I mean, love.  They make a quick meal without much planning or thought and come together for me in less than 5 minutes.  Maybe six, tops.

Problem is, my other half is not/Hnat a big fan.

Regardless, when I dine out, my secret is to over-order and take home the extra to repurpose.  Sometimes I just eat as is, or create a new meal.

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Upbeet... My Dream Healthy Restaurant!

I've always said that I would love to open a healthy restaurant that served organic, locally- and ethically-sourced ingredients in a casual, hip setting.  The menu would include my daily personal favorites and would have to include: fresh veggie juices and smoothies with awesome salads with healthy dressings and grain bowls - perhaps a couple other healthy sweet treats.  When dining out I've usually had to "sacrifice nutrition for convenience" which is why I prep so much at home.  Plus I actually enjoy playing with food, creating healthy new recipes with the ingredients I have available.  That was a skill my stepmom had and I always admired it - eventually replicated it with the plant-based twist.

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