Interning at PCRM + 4 Online Resources You Won’t Want to Miss

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Have you ever had a week that went by in such a whirlwind that you’re left standing there, your hair still blowing in the breeze, wondering how it got to be the weekend? Well, that was this past week for me! Just after Memorial Day, I started a 7-week nutrition internship at the Physicians Committee… 

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Making Green Smoothies in a Standard Blender – the Easy Way

I’m embarrassed to say this given how much I love them now, but in my pre-Vitamix days, I hardly ever drank green smoothies. Proof positive: I started Veggie Quest in 2010, but didn’t post a green smoothie recipe until 2014! That’s because the few times I tried making a green smoothie in a regular blender,… 

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Ridiculously Simple Green Smoothie Formula

Some mornings it’s fun to experiment with your green smoothie, adding a little of this and a dash of that until you come up with a new 12-ingredient smoothie masterpiece. On other mornings, though, you just want to make something that’s simple, tastes great, and takes zero thought. (So you can get your butt out… 

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4 Creative Ideas for Green Smoothies

If you’re trying to work more vegetables into your diet, green smoothies are one of the easiest ways to do it. Sweet and refreshing, they’re nutrition powerhouses, packed with vitamins, minerals, and protective phytochemicals. What I like most about green smoothies, though, is the immediate energy boost. They never fail to get me going, even… 

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How to Eat 2 Pounds of Vegetables a Day

As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted on Veggie Quest in awhile. That’s partly because I’ve been researching a new media project. (More to come on that later!) But, alas, it’s mostly due to the fact that I’ve been off the wagon big time. And when you have a blog focused on healthy eating… 

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Review: Gluten Free and Vegan at Sandals Emerald Bay, Bahamas (Part 1)

Vacations, while rejuvenating, can actually be a little stressful if you’re trying to follow a gluten free, vegan diet. Doubly so if you have additional dietary restrictions like I do. (Low fat, soy free, and oat free, just to name a few.) So when Jeff and I vacation, we usually make most of our own… 

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Review: Gluten Free and Vegan at Sandals Emerald Bay, Bahamas (Part 2)

Five days of food and fun at Sandals Emerald Bay After our busy first day, we spent the rest of our vacation relaxing, playing in the surf, and eating amazing food. Our daily itinerary looked something like this: Walk the beach and watch the sunrise Enjoy a tasty plant-based breakfast Lounge by the quiet pool… 

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