Reggae Music.


Amazing Food. (Umami Burger, Cafe Gratitude, Murakami Sushi)



Hollywood Farmers Market.


Natural Foods.


Palm Trees.



What else does one need?


expo west 2011 findings

Welcome to the crazy world of the Natural Products Expo West. There were many new and notable products – ranging from food, drink, body/cleaning products, supplements and crazy other products that aren’t even categorizable. I must say that Expo is a completely different experience when walking the show rather than being at a booth. (And

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expo west 2011

Today I head to California for the Natural Products Expo West show. Sun, warmth and natural food! It will be a wonderful week obviously! I’m not working in the booth this year, just walking the show, which makes for a much less stressful trip. I’ll be sure to update you on the newest and greatest

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Before I get to New York, I want to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! I know half the world hates it, but like I told the kids at Camp – single or not,  it’s a perfect day to think about what you love about YOURSELF! The Taster and I celebrated last night with an

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finding my cooking mojo in chicago

My weekend search for my cooking mojo took me all the way to Chicago. We also missed the biggest snow storm Minneapolis has seen in a long time. I’m not sure if I’m happy or sad about that – I think being snowed in sounds kind of fun! I’m happy to report that my mojo

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leaving haiti

Thank you for all of the lovely comments on my Haiti posts. Haiti obviously holds a very special place in my heart and I’m so glad I can share a little bit of my trip with you. In case you missed any of them: Faces of Haiti Haiti: Farm to Mug Coffee Haiti: Day of

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haiti: day of meals

I showed you some of the customary Haitian food last year, but I wanted to show you what a typical day of food looks like. Now this is more than what most Haitians eat on a daily basis, but still much less than most Americans. They feed us very, very well and the food is

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