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Food Porn Party: Potatoes, Polenta, and Pie

Whole Foods came through for the sweet tooth! Although this ginger sugar cookie definitely had a kick! - Elyssa

Today, the iEG team is chowing down on some vegan Thanksgiving meals, but the past week has been full of festive treats! You can check “food porn” off your wishlist because we’ve got some right here! Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Detox the Festive Way!

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Welcome to November, the middle child of the holiday season. Between coming down from your Halloween vegan candy high and looking forward to that one night of crazy overindulgence, Thanksgiving, it may be difficult to stay trim during this time of year. The holiday season is full of festive food options, and, believe it or not, your morning green smoothie is no exception. Continue reading

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Food Porn Party: Biscuits, Brownies, and (Pesto-) Bruschetta

I'm always ready for some vegan comfort food in the form of biscuits and sausage gravy from Champs Family Bakery in Brooklyn! - Shadé

This week, the iEG team is indulging in some vegan biscuits and gravy, baking banana brownies, and combining bruschetta with pesto! As always, we’ve got the pictures to prove it! Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: Soy Cheap, Soy Delicious, Soy Yogurt!

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Yogurt’s a weird food to love, but I’m a weird person so it works out. I used to eat yogurt with a banana basically every day. Whether I ate it for breakfast or an afternoon snack, I seriously loved yogurt. However, after learning about the pain that cows had to go through for my daily fix, I gave it up without a second thought. Now, my yogurt and banana breakfast has been replaced by daily green smoothies. I even forgot about my previous love affair with yogurt until I came across a recipe for ridiculously simple tofu yogurt. Continue reading

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Weekend Beauty 101: DIY Banana Sugar Body Scrub

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This week, I tested out yet another scrub – full body treatment this time. The timing couldn’t be any more perfect for the browning banana in my kitchen; easier for mashing. When combined with sugar, a gentle aromatic exfoliating scrub forms. Continue reading

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Weightloss Wednesday: Replacing the Meal

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I have been a Chef for 12 years and an actor for 7 years as I think about this balancing act I realize just how it is all connected. I sometimes don’t even realize when I’m switching gears or pulling from one profession to aid another. Continue reading

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