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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More